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Legends in the Sky - Constellation Tales from Around the World (English and Spanish)

Legends in the Sky - Constellation Tales from Around the World (English and Spanish)

  • Daytime Event
  • Nighttime Event
  • Inside Venue
  • Outside Venue
  • Target Audience
  • Child, Teen, Adult

Learn about legends told about the night sky around the world and throughout time with this activity. Create your own story about a constellation visible in tonight's sky. 

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Solar Eclipse Resources

Solar Eclipse Resources

  • Daytime Event
  • Outside Venue
  • Target Audience
  • Child, Teen, Adult

Solar eclipses happen on average twice a year somewhere on Earth. These activities show what's happening and why!

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Why Do Eclipses Happen? - The Yardstick Eclipse Demonstration [Activity]

Why Do Eclipses Happen? - The Yardstick Eclipse Demonstration [Activity]

  • Daytime Event
  • Nighttime Event
  • Inside Venue
  • Target Audience
  • Child, Teen, Adult

Using simple materials, participants create 3D models of the Earth, Moon and Sun and demonstrate solar and lunar eclipses.

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