Join us for a day of planetary and astronomical exploration
Museum education staff and guest astronomers will provide a full day of activities for learners of all ages, covering topics from stars to planets, comets to meteorites.
Constellations – Learn about the stars as you make your own constellation to take home.
Meteorites – Touch a piece of the solar system.
Moon Phases – Make your own earth, moon, and sun diagram to take home.
Straw Rockets – Make a miniature air powered rocket.
A Day in the Life of an Astronomer – Meet astronomers and learn how they study space.
Pocket Solar System – Make your own scale model of the solar system.
Make a Comet! – Help make a model comet as you learn about these icy parts of the solar system.
Tonight’s Sky – Find out about the constellations and planets visible tonight.
Star Clocks – Use the constellations to learn how to tell time at night.