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Summer of Discovery Week 4: ASTRONOMY July 1 - 3

When: 
Tuesday, July 1, 2014 - 10:00am to Thursday, July 3, 2014 - 5:00pm
Location: 
Space Foundation Discovery Center, 4425 Arrowswest Dr., Colorado Springs, Colo.

 


WEEK 4: ASTRONOMY

 

Ent Federal Credit Union - Astronomy Theme Sponsor

Tuesday, July 1 - Thursday, July 3*

*PLEASE NOTE: The Space Foundation Discovery Center will be CLOSED on Friday, July 4 and Saturday, July 5 in observance of Independence Day

  • FREE Make-Your-Own-Solar-System Sticker set for the first 25 paid children admitted Tuesday - Friday (age 4-17 only, includes Discovery Passport holders)
  • Science On a Sphere® Presentations
  • Astronomy Apps Presentations (iPhone and Android)
  • Mars Robotics Laboratory Presentations - 1:00 p.m./3:00 p.m.
  • Minecraft Games in AGI Space Missions Simulation Laboratory - 11:00 a.m./2:00 p.m. ($4 extra fee)
  • Bounce House
  • Astronomy-themed Crafts
    • Make-Your-Own Telescope
    • Astronomy Coloring Pages
    • Constellation Station - make your own necklace, bracelet or keychain ($3 extra fee)
    • Craft Table - Star Chart or Astronaut Window
  • Astronaut Me Photo Booth - get a personalized photo of yourself as a NASA astronaut! ($3 additional fee - sample photo at right)

Wednesday, July 2

  • 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. - Florissant Fossil Beds Presentation “Preserving Darkness”
  • 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. - Solar Gazing with Colorado Springs Astronomical Society
  • 11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. - Cool Science® Interactive Demonstrations

Thursday, July 3

  • 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. - Bite Me Gourmet Sausages Food Truck
  • 5:00 - 7:30 p.m. - Bite Me Gourmet Sausages Food Truck
  • 8:00 p.m. - Star Gazing with Colorado Springs Astronomical Society
  • 6:00 - 9:00 p.m. - Florissant Fossil Beds Presentation “Globe at Night

*Events and activities are subject to change without notice.


Plan to Attend Each Week!

MARS, ROVERS & ROBOTS: Week 5, July 8-12 and Week 6, July 15-19
ROCKETRY: Week 7, July 22-26 and Week 8, July 29-August 2
A TASTE OF SPACE TECHNOLOGY: Week 9, August 5-9 and Week 10, August 12-16


NEW! Get your Discovery Passport today!

Valuable member benefits including admission* to Summer of Discovery 2014! Click here to learn more and purchase today!

*Includes general admission to Summer of Discovery - some activities require an extra fee as noted on schedule.


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