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Saturday Science: Paleontology

May 13 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am

Join us for Saturday Science fun this year! Starting at 10:00 am on selected Saturdays special guests will entertain you with extraordinary science. Each show is a new, hands-on experience:

May 13
Digging in the Dirt: Paleontology & Archaeology -with the Aurora Fossil Museum

Learn the difference between archaeology and paleontology and the importance of context as they examine artifacts and fossils. Students hunt for fossils in matrix from the Miocene epoch and get to keep their finds!

July 8
NASA & USGS Landsat: Our changing planet -with US Geological Survey geologists

Landsat represents the world’s longest continuously acquired collection of space-based moderate-resolution land remote sensing data. Landsat is an essential capability that enables the U.S. Department of the Interior to wisely manage Federal lands. People around the world are using Landsat data for research, business, education, and other activities. Join us as we dive into this amazing collection of data and see how our planet has evolved and been documented over time.

September 9
Phenomenal Physics -with Professor Fair

What makes an object move? It is all a matter of physics! We use Newton’s Laws of Physics to explore force, motion, and gravity.

November 11
NASA Artemis: Moon & Mars -with Anastasia Vail, NASA JPL Solar System Ambassador

Artemis is NASA’s program to return astronauts to the Moon by 2024, preparing the way for human missions to Mars. Join us as we examine what has already been accomplished with Artemis 1 and what we can expect from future missions.


May 13
10:30 am - 11:30 am
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