Tag: Earth & Space Science

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Homeschool Workshop: The Solar System

EARTH AND SPACE SCIENCE: The Solar System Tuesday, January 28 11:00am-12:15pm Ages 6-8 Students explore our solar system as they create a to-scale model of our planets, and learn special feature of each one. Instructor: Karen Berry, MSc Location: Science Center (suite 5) $20/lab

Homeschool Workshop: Pangea Puzzle

MAPPING LANDFORMS: Pangea Puzzle Thursday, January 30 9:30am-10:45am Ages 6-8 Explore how the geography of the Earth has changed over the last 220 million years. Students recreate the supercontinent known as Pangea, and investigate how landmasses fit together like puzzle pieces. Instructor:…

Girl Scout Workshop: Studying Space (Seniors and Ambassadors)

Studying Space (Seniors and Ambassadors) Sunday, February 2 1:00-2:30pm Seniors earn their Space Science Expert Badge, and Ambassadors earn their Space Science Master Badge as they investigate the brightest stars in the universe, and how scientists study space using telescopes. Location: STEM Lab…

Homeschool Workshop: Earth's Layers

EARTH AND SPACE SCIENCE: Earth's Layers Tuesday, February 4 11:00am-12:15pm Ages 6-8 This week, we look inside our planet to create a model of the Earth’s layers, study how its surface moves, and learn why the Earth acts like a magnet. Instructor: Karen Berry, MSc Location: Science Center…

Homeschool Workshop: Coordinates

MAPPING LANDFORMS: Coordinates Thursday, February 6 9:30am-11:30am Ages 6-8 Join as we investigate the significance of the invisible lines, latitude and longitude, that run along Earth’s surface and practice following coordinates to find different locations on Earth. Instructor: Katie Sheffield,…

Faculty Open House with Katie Gordon

Join Katie Gordon for an evening at the Bradley Observatory where she will discuss Measuring the Stars with Optical Interferometry.

Homeschool Workshop: Weathering and Erosion

EARTH AND SPACE SCIENCE: Weathering and Erosion Tuesday, February 11 11:00am-12:15pm Ages 6-8 We play with sand and water to study the processes of weathering and erosion to demonstrate how the Earth’s surface changes over time. Instructor: Karen Berry, MSc Location: Science Center (suite…

Homeschool Workshop: Rock Types

EARTH AND SPACE SCIENCE: Rock Types Tuesday, February 25 11:00am-12:15pm Ages 6-8 Students investigate sedimentary, metamorphic and igneous rocks, and make their own examples of each as they learn about the rock cycle. Instructor: Karen Berry, MSc Location: Science Center (suite 5) $20/la…