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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.
December 9 - "Gumdrop Structures" - Using only toothpicks and gumdrops, can you build a structure strong enough to support a book? How about several books?
December 16 - "Instant Snow" - Experiment with polymers and learn more about super absorbers.
December 23 & 30 - No Workshops - Enjoy the holidays and please join us again on January 6th for a new year of science fun!
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 email@example.com 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.
New Year's Eve Night Walk at UW Arboretum Sunday, December 31 • 6:30 - 8:30pm
Join UW Arboretum naturalists for a trail walk, a cup of hot chocolate, and a peaceful welcome to 2018. Meet at the Visitor Center, which will be open during this time. Space Place will set a telescope for viewing, weather permitting.
For more information on the event, please contact the arboretum at 608-263-7888 or email firstname.lastname@example.org