Tag: lowell observatory

Taurids And Leonids Meteor Showers

| November 11, 2018
Taurids And Leonids Meteor Showers

Join Lowell Observatory To View The Meteor Showers. Come and talk to one of Lowell Observatory’s educators under the night sky (weather permitting) about the meteor shower from 7 – 10pm! Get viewing tips about the best way to view the Taurids and Leonids Meteor Shower and learn the science behind it.

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LOCKs: Preschool Camp – Other Solar System Objects: Moons

| November 11, 2018
LOCKs: Preschool Camp – Other Solar System Objects: Moons

Created for children ages 3 to 5, these activity-based, hands-on camps explore science and include STEM elements.

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Taurids And Leonids Meteor Showers

| November 4, 2018
Taurids And Leonids Meteor Showers

Join Lowell Observatory To View The Meteor Showers. Come and talk to one of Lowell Observatory’s educators under the night sky (weather permitting) about the meteor shower from 7 – 10pm! Get viewing tips about the best way to view the Taurids and Leonids Meteor Shower and learn the science behind it.

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Pluto Discovery Telescope Grand Reopening

| March 4, 2018
Pluto Discovery Telescope Grand Reopening

Come see the hard work of Lowell Observatory’s Pluto Restoration team. Stand in the place of Clyde Tombaugh himself, and experience history in the making as they “cut the ribbon” on their prized, newly renovated Pluto Discovery Telescope at 3:00pm.

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LOCKs: Preschool- Matter: Density

| February 25, 2018
LOCKs: Preschool- Matter: Density

Topic:
Matter: Density

Highlights:
Children will construct a density tester.

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LOCKs: Preschool – Constellations

| February 9, 2018
LOCKs: Preschool – Constellations

Topic:
Constellations: Constellations Change

Highlights:
Children will participate in activities to learn about changes in the night sky.

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Community Day

| January 7, 2018
Community Day

Come enjoy FREE admission for Flagstaff Locals and NAU students.

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Meet an Astronomer

| December 16, 2017
Meet an Astronomer

There aren’t many places in the world where the public can meet a professional astronomer and ask him or her questions. Come up to Mars Hill and meet a Lowell astronomer and take a peek at real-time images of planets, stars, galaxies and other celestial objects to be displayed on a large television screen outdoors with the new MallinCam. This is your opportunity to see interesting objects in the night sky, learn about an astronomer’s research, and ask questions you might have about any topic in astronomy.

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LOCKs: Preschool | Space Travel: Mars

| December 10, 2017
LOCKs: Preschool | Space Travel: Mars

Children will construct Mars rovers and perform experiments on a simulated martian surface.

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Taurids and Leonids Meteor Shower

| November 12, 2017
Taurids and Leonids Meteor Shower

Family-friendly activities designed to teach visitors about the cause of meteor showers at 6 p.m. Learn about the source of the Leonids Meteor Shower and get viewing tips during a lecture at 7 p.m.

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