Programs & Events

Getting Your Kids Started in Astronomy

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Workshop or Trip
Sep. 25, 2014 | Thursday, 7:00pm
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Thursday, September 25, 2014; 7:00pm - 7:45pm
No minimum age but child must be accompanied by an adult.
Location: Nature Research Center - Environmental Conference Center - 4th floor

Learn the basic areas of introducing your kids to Astronomy.  This class is targeted to parents, grandparents, etc. of children from 5 years old to teenagers.  We will specially address the following areas:

  • What equipment is needed and why it may be different from starter gear for adults.
  • What resources are available.
  • What activities you can participate in with your children.
  • Q&A session

Preregistration is required.  For more information or to registrer, please contact Debbie Huston at or 919.707.9840.