Life in the Extreme Activity

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Life in the Extreme Activity

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

Participants are each given one of 14 examples of extremophiles, organisms found in some of the toughest conditions on Earth.

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    Pocket Solar System

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

    Using a strip of paper, construct a quick scale model of the distances between the orbits of the planets, the Asteroid Belt, and all the way out to Pluto!


  • NSN Webinar: The Wrong Stuff: NASA and the Mercury 13 Women Astronauts

    NSN Webinar: The Wrong Stuff: NASA and the Mercury 13 Women Astronauts

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

    Join the NASA Night Sky Network on Wednesday, March 15 at 6:00pm Pacific Time (9:00pm Eastern) to hear Amy Shira Teitel bring us the story of an amazing group of women who qualified as astronauts in the earliest days of the space program.


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    • Target Audience
    • Adult

    Everything you need to navigate the NSN website and manage your club.


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