|PUBLIC PROGRAMS||Return to Visitor Center Site|
|Oct. 26||1 p.m.||Solar System Program|
|Nov. 2||1 p.m.||Model Rocket Launch|
|Nov. 9||1 p.m.||Fall Colors|
|Nov. 16||1 p.m.||Martian Madness|
|Nov. 23||1 p.m.||Water, Water Everywhere!|
|Nov. 30||1 p.m.||Cool Comets|
PUBLIC PROGRAM DESCRIPTIONS
Please Note: Programs and activities are subject to change without prior notice!
+ Solar System Program - Oct. 26, 1 p.m.
Eight planets around the sun.... How do they differ? Some are made of rock, others of gas. Some have rings, some do not. Do they all have moons? This 60 minute program takes students on a journey through our solar system using our Science On a Sphere.
+ Model Rocket Launch (All Ages) - Nov. 2, 1 p.m.
A model rocket launch will be held at 1 p.m. on the Visitor Center grounds. Models of various rockets will be launched. The launch will be cancelled if it is raining or if winds exceed 18 mph. Program will last 45 minutes.
+ Fall Colors - Nov. 9, 1 p.m.
Join us at the Visitor Center to learn about why leaves change colors in the fall! We will talk about what is going on inside of the trees, how NASA satellite images capture the changes and do a leaf craft.
+ Martian Madness - Nov. 16, 1 p.m.
Let’s learn about the planet Mars! We will see why Mars is known as the “Red Planet”, what amazing findings the rover Curiosity is discovering and play a fun Martian themed game!
+ Water, Water Everywhere - Nov. 23, 1 p.m.
Let’s take a closer look at how cool water really is and why it is so important to life on Earth. We will watch a Science on the Sphere presentation on water and then do an experiment to test the properties of H2O.
+ Cool Comets - Nov. 30, 1 p.m.
Do you know what a comet is? Well let’s find out! Join us as we learn all about comets, check out the buzz of the comet ISON and look at some future comet sighting opportunities.