Homeschool Days: Geology, Asteroids and Space Mining
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Homeschool Days: Geology, Asteroids & Space Mining. Learn about the geology of Earth and how scientists are using that knowledge to search for precious metals and even life in space!
Event Series:Homeschool Days
November 2 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm MDT
Admission:General Admission + Additional $5 Materials Fee. Passport members receive complimentary admission.
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Location:Space Foundation Discovery Center
Homeschool Days supports K-12 students and their families by integrating science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) into exciting laboratory and classroom lessons. Participate in educator-led Science On a Sphere® presentations, Standards-based lessons and demonstrations, and theme-specific activities.
Learn about the geology of Earth and how scientists are using that knowledge to search for precious metals and even life in space!
10:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Science On a Sphere® presentation
11:00 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. Workshop: Cookie Mining
1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Workshop: Spot the Fake, featuring guest speaker Renata Lafler, Executive Director at Mines Museum of Earth Science.
2:00 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.Workshop: Robotic Arm/Grabbing Challenge
Self-Guided Activities: Draw and design a machine for Mars, Google Mars exploration
Enjoy Discovery Center Passport membership benefits!
Passport Member Benefit—Complimentary Admission!
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