The Earthball is a fantastic tool for discussing our planet with children, combining playtime with education!

Cecilia Scorza, EU-UNAWE Germany

Universe in a Box Activity Book

Universe in a Box is a low-cost educational resource designed to explain the difficult and sometimes abstract concepts of astronomy to young children through inquiry-based and fun learning methods. 

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The Adobe indesign packages are available as a compressed rar file for translations.



Cecilia Scorza (EU-UNAWE Germany/House of Astronomy)

Project Management

Pedro Russo (EU-UNAWE/Leiden University)
Jaya Ramchandani (UNAWE/Sirius Interactive)

Educational Development

Cecilia Scorza and Natalie Fischer (EU-UNAWE Germany/House of Astronomy)

Educational Support

Sara Khalafinejad (UNAWE/Leiden University) and Jos van den Broek (Leiden University)

Business Development

Jaya Ramchandani (UNAWE/Leiden University)

Editorial Support

Erik Arends (UNAWE/Leiden University)
Jaya Ramchandani (UNAWE/Sirius Interactive)

Activity Contribution

Angela Perez (UNAWE Colombia/Astronomy Kids Club)
Curion Education Pvt. Ltd. (India)

Prototype Production

Curion Education Pvt. Ltd. (India)


Image Editing
Charlotte Provot (EU-UNAWE/Leiden University)

We have taken care to credit all pictures. Unfortunately, this has not been possible in all cases (e.g., for the celestial sphere in chapter 5). Should you be aware of the authorship of these unaccredited pictures, please let us know!

Logo Design

Nikki Hartomo (Design); David Kerkhoff (Font) 


Charlotte Provot (EU-UNAWE/Leiden University) 

ISBN: 978-94-91760-00-6



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43.0 MB
RAR file
244.4 MB
ZIP file
255.7 MB
DOCX file
54.8 MB