Astronomy for Homeschool Teens: From Stars to Life

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Wednesday October 4

10:00 AM  –  11:30 AM


Ten Wednesdays: Oct. 4, 18, 25; Nov. 1, 8, 15, 29; Dec. 6, 13, 20 (skipping Oct. 11 and Nov. 23)

Required for enrollment: a parent or guardian’s functioning e-mail address

Outline, subject to shifts from week to week as we explore topics
Oct. 4      Constellations of fall and winter
Oct. 18    The Sun, our star. Eclipse 2017 wrap-up; eclipse 2024 preview
Oct. 25    Star types we can see in our sky
Nov. 1      DIY spectroscope 1
Nov. 8      DIY spectroscope 2
Nov. 15    Lives of stars
Nov. 29    Exoplanets
Dec. 6      Other habitable worlds in our solar system?
Dec. 13    The Drake Equation: How many civilizations might exist?
Dec. 20    Fermi’s Question: Don’t you wonder where everyone is?

Instructors: Steve Fentress, Planetarium Director; Paul Krupinski, Strasenburgh Planetarium star show presenter and proprietor of Mr. K’s Mobile Dome Planetarium

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This is just one of three courses being offered in fall 2017 and winter 2018. To enroll in all three at a discount, click here.

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