Get ready for an out-of-this-world experience! We’re excited to invite you from 12:00pm to 2:00pm to our special Astro Afternoons, a family-friendly event filled with celestial wonders and educational fun.
Tuesday December 26 – Planets
Explore the solar system and investigate planet sizes. Activities include making a pocket and playdoh solar system, a planet headband, a travel brochure for a planet adventure and other fun related activities.
Wednesday December 27 – Constellations
Learn how to read a star map for winter sky navigation. Create a night sky treasure hunt. Make a big dipper clock, star wheel and constellation cups.
Thursday December 28 – Sun, Moon, Eclipse
Learn about solar eclipses and how to view the Sun safely. Bring a shoebox or cereal box and learn how to make a solar projection box. Make a simple rocket and learn how to survive on the Moon.
Friday December 29 – Climate
Bring a pizza box/box with a lid and learn how to make a solar oven. Build a windmill and learn about climate on other planets and other fun related activities.
Saturday December 30 – Extraterrestrial Life/ Planets
Create an alien and learn adaptation on different planets. Look through alien eyes using different types of light. Explore other possible life forms and other fun related activities.