Meteors and Meteorites at Tellus Science Museum

Lunch + Learn: Meteors and Meteorites

with Karisa Zdanky

Wednesday, August 7, 2024

12:15 PM

Members: FREE
Non-Members: Regular Admission


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Learn all about this year’s Perseid Meteor Shower! The annual celestial event will be unobstructed by the Moon’s light this year. Tellus Astronomer Karisa Zdanky will explain the science behind meteor showers, discuss the difference between meteors and meteorites, and will explain how you can get ready to watch this year’s Perseid Meteor Shower. Guests will also have the opportunity to see and touch real meteorites.


Tellus Educators will host special activities for students after each Lunch + Learn.

The Lunch + Learn lecture begins at 12:15 PM. No outside food is allowed but you are welcome to buy lunch in the Café and bring it into the lecture, or just come hear the lecture. All Lunch + Learns are FREE for members and included in regular admission for non-members. Presentations are recommended for ages 8 and up, unless otherwise indicated.

From fossils to stars, Lunch and Learn features a wide variety of topics.

If you can’t make it in person, be sure to check out the live stream on YouTube!


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