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(770) 606-5700

Museum Hours

Every day 10 AM – 5 PM
Closed Major Holidays


Admission

Members: FREE
Adults: $15.95 + tax
Children (3 – 17): $11.95 + tax
Student with ID: $11.95 + tax
Active Military w/ ID: Free
(1/2 price admission for active
duty dependents with ID)
Seniors (65+): $13.95 + tax

Location

100 Tellus Drive
Cartersville, GA 30120
(770) 606-5700
I-75 Exit 293
Cartersville, GA

Cadettes & Senior Girls: Night Sky

Saturday, September 12, 2020

9:45 AM to 12:30 PM
(check-in begins at 9:30)

Registration for this program closes at noon on Wednesday, September 9, 2020 or when the program reaches maximum capacity.

Come experience the stars of Tellus Science Museum! During the Night Sky program, Cadettes will work toward the requirements of the Night Owl badge, while Senior girls will do activities for the Sky badge.  While at Tellus, girls will tour the night sky in the planetarium and investigate eclipses, seasons and seasonal constellations.  Scouts will learn how to make and use a rotary star chart, find the major constellations, and find planet positions in the Tellus planetarium. Other activities will include learning how to tell time using the sky, learning how to use a telescope and viewing sunspots (weather permitting).

Program will consist of 3 rotations 50 minutes each, 50 scouts per group.

Groups A and B Live Planetarium show 50 min. (100 scouts)

Group A: Star wheel activity in big theater – 50 min. (50 scouts)
Group B (50 scouts):
– Moon Phase Activity in Lab 4 – 25 min. (25 scouts)
– Solar observation/ or power point images if cloudy in Lab 3 – 25 min. (25 scouts)

Group B: Star wheel activity in big theater – 50 min. (50 scouts)
Group A: (50 scouts):
– Moon Phase Activity in Lab 4 – 25 min. (25 scouts)
– Solar observation/ or power point images if cloudy in lab 3 – 25 min. (25 scouts)

All groups end at the store where Tellus patches are available for purchase.

CADETTE GIRL SCOUT NIGHT OWL REQUIREMENTS

Go Solar: Visit a planetarium, find five fun facts.

ACTIVITY: Planetarium Program, Star Wheel activity & Moon Phase activity

Examine the night sky. Learn about an astronomy topic. Learn about Big Dipper & North Star or more heavenly objects.

ACTIVITY: Planetarium Program, Star Wheel activity & Moon Phase activity

A night activity: Make a star finder. A nighttime legend; Learn about legends of the sky.

ACTIVITY: Planetarium Program, Star Wheel activity & Moon Phase activity

SENIOR GIRL SCOUT SKY BADGE REQUIREMENTS

Focus on the night sky: Identify 10 constellations and 8 stars. Find and use the North Star. Investigate the colors of the sky, why is the sky blue, what color is the Sun.

ACTIVITY: Planetarium Program, Star Wheel activity & Moon Phase activity. Viewing through solar telescope of sunspots.

Visit a planetarium; Take a guided tour of the sky, find out more about the planets, stars and the solar system.

ACTIVITY: Planetarium Program, Star Wheel activity & Moon Phase activity. Viewing through solar telescope of sunspots.

Explore light pollution; composition of the Sun, sunspots.

ACTIVITY: Planetarium Program, Star Wheel activity & Moon Phase activity. Viewing through solar telescopes of sunspots.

Share sky stories from ancient to modern cultures; Stories of the sky from around the world.

ACTIVITY: Planetarium Program, Star Wheel activity & Moon Phase activity. Viewing through solar telescopes of sunspots.

19
Oct

Scout Saturday: Cub Scouts and Boy Scouts

Saturday 9:45 AM – 12:30 PM
10/19/2019

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20
Oct

Quiet Mornings at Tellus: Sensory Friendly Weekend

SAT and SUN, 8:45 AM
10/20/2019

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23
Oct

Lunch + Learn: Did Dinos Roar?

Wednesday, 12:15 PM
10/23/2019

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MUSEUM HOURS

Every day 10 AM – 5 PM
Closed Major Holidays


ADMISSION

Members: FREE
Adults: $15.95 + tax
Children (3 – 17): $11.95 + tax
Student with ID: $11.95 + tax
Active Military w/ ID: Free
(1/2 price admission for active
duty dependents with ID)
Seniors (65+): $13.95 + tax

LOCATION

100 Tellus Drive
Cartersville, GA 30120
(770) 606-5700
I-75 Exit 293
Cartersville, GA

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