Sun-Earth Day

Explore the Sun and the Earth from the Museum!

Discover the science behind our solar system! 

 

10:00 Sun Observing – Use a telescope with a sun filter to safely observe sun spots. Front of Museum

11:00 Moon Phases – Make your own earth, moon, and sun diagram to take home. Community Room

12:00 Ask an Astronomer – Meet a local astronomer and learn how they study space. Community Room

1:00 Pocket Solar System – Make your own scale model of the solar system. Community Room

2:00 Tonight’s Sky – Find out about the constellations and planets visible tonight. Community Room

3:00 Meteorites – Touch a piece of the solar system. Discovery Lab

4:00 Sun Dials – Make your own sundial to track the sun’s progress across the sky. Discovery Lab