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ASTRONOMY DAY

October 5

DAILY DISCOVERY EXPERIENCES: OCTOBER 5
ASTRONOMY DAY

Time: Ongoing throughout the Day
Location: Art Zone
Gallery: Toddler Town – Level 1
Description: Design a painting using acorns, corn, and pinecones to welcome autumn!

Time: Ongoing throughout the Day
Location: Creative Stations
Gallery: Young at Art – Level 3
Description: Welcome autumn by creating animal sculptures with pinecones.

Time: Ongoing
Location: Presentation Space
Gallery: Patents Pending – Level 3
Description: Nature is the greatest engineer! Join us as we create our own seed samaras in Patents Pending and observe how they fly.

Time: 10:30am and 1:30pm
Location: Art Zone
Gallery: Toddler Town – Level 1
Hide and Seek Moon – Special for Little Learners 5 and younger
Description: Join us for an interactive read aloud and learn how scientists study objects that are very far away!

Time: 11:00am
Location: Presentation Space
Gallery: Young at Art – Level 3
Texture & Line
Description: Join us as we explore the elements texture and line and learn how to use them in three-dimensional and two-dimensional works of art.

Time: 11:30am and 3:00pm
Location: Presentation Space
Gallery: Patents Pending – Level 3
Growing Galaxies – At the Science Bench
Description: Join us for an engaging presentation about galaxies! Learn about galaxies and how they are formed as we build one together!

Time: 12:30pm
Location: Presentation Space
Gallery: Solve It – Level 3
Super Satellites
Description: Discover the many uses and types of Satellites and how they help us better understand both the world we live in and our expansive universe.

Time: 1:00pm
Location: Stage Area
Gallery: Fantasy Festival – Level 1
Theatre Games
Description: Come meet us on the stage, and learn the basics of putting on a performance as you work together and engage your imagination!

Time: 2:00pm
Location: Presentation Space
Gallery: DISCOVERY Lab – Level 2
Circuits in a Snap!
Description: Learn about how to use electrical circuits to power lights and motors, and then practice your own hand at electrical engineering as a team!

Time: 2:30pm
Location: Presentation Space
Gallery: Eco City – Level 2
What Makes a Community?
Description: Join us in Eco City as we explore the meaning of community and what makes up our own communities.

Time: 4:00pm
Location: Riseman Family Theatre
Gallery: Fantasy Festival – Level 1
The Scientific Method Puppet Show
Description: Learn about the Scientific Method while Elias designs his own experiment, with a little help from his Aunt Milli of course!

ONGOING ACTIVITIES

Space Colony
Description: Have you ever wanted to live in space? Where would you choose to live? Use unique materials to design your very own space colony.

Marbling Planets
Description: Learn how to decorate your own colorful planets using shaving cream and watercolor.

Exploring the Universe: Static Electricity
Description: Build your own electroscope and learn how to use this tool to study invisible forces that exist on Earth and in space.

Rising Sea
Description: Learn how scientists use topographical mapping techniques to track changes in sea level on the Earth.

Sparkling Constellation
Description: Practice identifying various constellations and recreate your favorite one.

Temperature Mapping
Description: Explore how satellites use a thermal infrared sensor to measure land surface temperatures.

Stomp Rockets
Description: Design your own sounding rocket and try to launch it up, up, and away.

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October 5
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