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EXPLORING THE STARS

EXPLORING THE STARS

Students will discover how technological advances throughout time have expanded our knowledge of the Universe. Program will run for 2 hours.

Field Trip

Program will run for 2 hours.

30 MINUTES – PLANETARIUM SHOW
– Unseen Universe

30 MINUTES – LAB
– Use star charts to track stars and constellations
– Explore different types of lens and mirrors within various types of telescopes used on Earth
– Review telescopes in space including the Hubble and upcoming James Webb telescopes

30 MINUTES
– Visit the Museum Store

30 MINUTES – GALLERY TIME
– *Weather permitting, students will visit the Tellus Observatory and view our 20″ telescope
– During inclement weather, in addition to exploring the Science in Motion gallery, students will engage in an activity to explore one of the ways scientists use to look for exoplanets

TAKE HOME ITEMS
– Rotary Star Charts and bookmarks

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