“From Our Town to The Moon, Mars, and Beyond” Exhibit Opportunity Announcement  

2021-09-15T12:28:29-06:00

The Space Science Institute is pleased to announce a new exhibit opportunity for public libraries. 'From Our Town to the Moon, Mars and Beyond' will launch in March 2022, traveling to 8 libraries across the country. All public and tribal libraries are welcome to apply. The application will open on September 15th, and will close November 15th  The exhibit, kits, and activities will focus on the path towards a permanent presence on the Moon, the International Space Station as the micro-gravity laboratory, and current and future missions to Mars. Exhibit themes include the differences and similarities between Earth, the Moon, and Mars, how we're getting [...]

“From Our Town to The Moon, Mars, and Beyond” Exhibit Opportunity Announcement  2021-09-15T12:28:29-06:00

Look Up! Featured Activity – The Expanded Universe: Playing with Time

2021-09-02T09:29:28-06:00

Celebrate the upcoming launch of NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope using a new Toolkit of five interactive activities. This month’s featured activity is The Expanded Universe: Playing with Time.  Patrons use balloons to model the expansion of the Universe! Use stickers and markers to explore how the expansion affects wavelengths of light and distance between galaxies. Facilitate as an in-person program at your library, as an outreach activity, or as a demonstration for a virtual program.  Time to complete: 10-45 minutes  Ages: 12 years and up   Total Cost:  ~$20  Fundamental Space Science Concepts – How Expanded Universe relates to JWST:  The Expanded Universe demonstrates how light and objects in space move as [...]

Look Up! Featured Activity – The Expanded Universe: Playing with Time2021-09-02T09:29:28-06:00
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