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Celebrate International Astronomy Day and Earth Day at the Delaware Museum of Natural History. Participate in hands-on earth and space science activities, crafts, special story times, guest presentations, themed films, and much more. Don’t miss your chance to visit our STARLAB inflatable planetarium ($1), and learn about what stars you can find in the night sky. Earth & Space Weekend will include exciting science, and engaging discussion about science and society. Participants will have a chance to launch stomp rockets, investigate craters, and much more!

FREE for DMNH Members or with paid admission to the Museum.

Saturday, April 21 – 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Delaware Astronomical Society leading presentations at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m.
 
Sunday, April 22 – Noon-4:30 p.m.
Kathy Coyne, UD researcher and Director of Delaware Sea Grant, leading a presentation on coastal environments at 2pm.
Cajun-Sno will be here with delicious treats for purchase.

 

Earth & Space Weekend  is part of  Explore Science: Earth & Space, a nationwide celebration of educational programs designed to engage audiences in the awe-inspiring fields of Earth and space science led by the Science Museum of Minnesota in collaboration with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). Explore Science: Earth & Space toolkits are developed and distributed nationwide by the National Informal STEM Education Network (NISE Net). Throughout spring and summer of 2018, events are taking place at over 250 museums and institutions throughout the country.