Homeschool Day: Cassini Grand Finale
Educator led Science On a Sphere® presentations and hands-on science activities linked to learning about space travel and the universe. Science On a Sphere® presentations will be at 10:30 a.m., 11:30 a.m., and 1:30 a.m.
Wednesday, September 6, 2017
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Space Foundation Discovery Center
Come and learn about NASA's Cassini spacecraft as it gets ready for its grand finale and crashes into Saturn. Cassini and Huygens probe expanded our understanding of other worlds and where life might exist. Join us to examine Cassini before its "End of Mission Grand Finale" scheduled for September 15.
- NASA TV & videos of Cassini
- Cassini Activity
- Cassini Science On a Sphere® presentations will be at 10:30 a.m., 11:30 a.m., and 1:30 a.m.
Homeschool Day at the Discovery Center includes educator led Science On a Sphere® presentations aligned to education standards, hands-on science activities linked to learning about space travel and the universe in our Lockheed Martin Space Education Center. In our Northrop Grumman Science Center, presentations on Science On a Sphere® will explore our solar system and Earth systems. And in El Pomar Space Gallery, view artifacts and models depicting the story of historic and future space exploration. Activities are included in general admission to the Discovery Center.
Homeschool Day will be offered each month, with new themes and activities designed to engage learners on all levels. These activities are a great way to meet other homeschoolers in the area and help enrich your child's learning experience.