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Party With the Stars
Friday, December 15 • 7:00-8:30 pm Find out what objects are currently in the night sky and where to find them. Following the indoor program, we will set up telescopes outside for viewing, weather permitting.
Space Place family workshops are offered during the school year on Saturdays at 10 a.m. for
children ages 6-10 and their parents. The workshops are free and open to the public. No registration is required.
November 25 - "Thanksgiving in Space" - Join us for our annual Thanksgiving dinner eaten the way the astronauts would! Try all your dehydrated favorites if you can figure out how to keep them from floating away.
December 2 - No Workshop - Join us instead on Friday, December 1st from 6:00-8:00 pm for Family Science Night (see below under "Special Events" for more details).
December 9 - "Gumdrop Structures" - Using only toothpicks and gumdrops, can you build a structure strong enough to support a book? How about several books?.
Friday, December 15 • 6:00-7:00 pm
Build and learn to use your own telescope! We will construct the telescope, help you learn to use the lenses that are included, and give you some tips for observing. The fee for the workshop is $35 which includes the Galileoscope telescope kit. Email firstname.lastname@example.org to register for the workshop.
The Eclipse Megamovie Project is gathering images of the 2017 total solar eclipse from over 1,000 volunteer photographers and amateur astronomers, as well as many more members of the general public. The Photo Team has been busy uploading the photographs they took of the total solar eclipse and have created a continuous view of the eclipse as it crossed the US.