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(770) 606-5700

Museum Hours

Every day 10 AM – 5 PM
Closed Major Holidays


Admission

Members: FREE
Adults: $17
Children (3 – 17): $13
Student with ID: $13
Active Military w/ ID: Free
(1/2 price admission for active
duty dependents with ID)
Seniors (65+): $15

Location

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

Daisies, Brownies, & Juniors: Night Sky

Saturday, November 6, 2021

10 AM to 12:40 PM
(check-in begins at 9:30)

Registration for this program closes at noon on Thursday, November 4, 2021 or when the program reaches maximum capacity.

Come experience the stars of Tellus Science Museum! During the Night Sky program, Daisies, Brownies, and Juniors will work toward the requirements of the Space Science Explorer,  Space Science Adventurer, and Space Science Investigator badges (respectively).  While at Tellus, scouts will tour the night sky in the planetarium and learn about the major constellations of each season, like Orion, Big Dipper, Polaris, and Cassiopeia.  Scouts will learn how to make and use star wheels, make a model solar system, and investigate Moon phases. Other activities will include learning how to use a telescope and viewing the Moon, the Sun, and sunspots (weather permitting).

Program will consist of 3 rotations 50 minutes each.

1at Rotation: Watch a live planetarium show.

2nd Rotation: Star Wheel activity in the presentation theater.

3rd Rotation:
– Moon Phase activity in Lab 4
– Solar observation or view images if cloudy in Lab 3

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

SPACE SCIENCE EXPLORER REQUIREMENTS

Visit the Observatory (weather permitting) and observe the Moon and observe the Sun looking for sun spots.

ACTIVITY:

  • Make a pocket solar system and investigate Moon phases

Visit a planetarium and watch a live show featuring the current sky featuring location of the planets. Then, pointing out the major constellations of each season, featuring Orion, Big Dipper, Polaris and Cassiopeia.

ACTIVITY:

  • Make and learn to use star wheels
  • Make a scale model of the solar system

SPACE SCIENCE INVESTIGATOR REQUIREMENTS

ACTIVITY:

  • Make and learn to use star wheels
  • Make a scale model of the solar system
  • Make a pocket solar system and investigate Moon phases

Visit a planetarium and watch a live show featuring the current sky featuring location of the planets. Then, pointing out the major constellations of each season, featuring Orion, Big Dipper, Polaris and Cassiopeia.

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

SPACE ADVENTURER REQUIREMENTS

ACTIVITY (Step 1, 3 and 4):

  • Make and learn to use star wheels
  • Make a scale model of the solar system
  • Make a pocket solar system and investigate Moon phases

Step 2 and 3: Visit the Observatory (weather permitting) and observe the Moon and observe the Sun looking for sun spots.

Step 2 and 3: Visit the Observatory (weather permitting) and observe the Moon and observe the Sun looking for sun spots.

ACTIVITY (Step 1 and 3):

  • Make a pocket solar system and investigate Moon phases

Visit a planetarium and watch a live show featuring the current sky featuring location of the planets. Then, pointing out the major constellations of each season, featuring Orion, Big Dipper, Polaris and Cassiopeia.

ACTIVITY (Step 1 and 4):

  • Make a pocket solar system
  • Make a scale model of the solar system
  • Investigate Moon phases
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MUSEUM HOURS

Every day 10 AM – 5 PM
Closed New Year’s Day, Fourth of July, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day.


ADMISSION

Members: FREE
Adults: $17
Children (3 – 17): $13
Student with ID: $13
Active Military w/ ID: Free
(1/2 price admission for active
duty dependents with ID)
Seniors (65+): $15

LOCATION

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

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