These multi-sensory educational projects are from other teams.

In this 1 hour webinar, Dr Chris Harrison and Dr Nic Bonne discuss various engagement and research projects that use multi-sensory approaches to communicate astronomy. Below the video, are links to various projects' website.

Tactile Universe

Lessons plans and downloadable resources (including models for 3D printers), all based around using tactile models to represent Astronomy. Primarily for upper-elementary and high school pupils. 

A Touch of the Universe

A tactile planetarium show of constellations ("The Sky in Your Hands") and 3D tactile models of the Moon, Venus, Mars, and Mercury among others.

SonoKids Ballyland

A suite of Apps to support students who are blind or have low vision build (assistive) technology skills and other fundamental skills. 


A suite of sound-based resources from this incredible sci-art project, bringing the cosmos to you through sound.  This includes movies including sonification approaches and interactive applets covering everything from the Moon to the deepest edges of the Universe. 


Suitable for adults and older students, access astronomical data from around the world, presented in an accessible way. With the phone App, point up to the night sky and get an audio description and sonification-based understanding of where you are pointing. 

From Space to Sound

Brought to you by NASA and SYSTEM-Sounds, listen to some of the most incredible astronomical images ever taken with space-based telescopes including Hubble and Chandra. The images are given a new artistic dimension by representing them with sound.  


A series of sonifications based around astronomy. CosMonic combines helpful animations with sonifications with the goal to communicate concepts in an accessible way to members of the public.