Today, as I sit at the library, my son is on a field-trip to see Goodnight Moon at the Denver Center for the Performing Arts' Theater for Young Audiences program. The description of the show reads: “As the clock strikes seven o’clock, all your favorite characters in the Great Green Room spring to life on stage: Bunny, kittens and mittens, bears and chairs, the red balloon, a (not-so-quiet) old lady, and – of course – cows jumping over the magical moon.”
Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Apollo 11 lunar landing by reliving one of history’s greatest achievements. Led by Richard from STEMpunkED, watch remastered and previously unseen videos and images of humanity’s first steps and giant leaps. All ages welcome!
Join us as we celebrate International Observe the Moon day by learning about and gazing at the moon! Appropriate for tweens ages 8-12. Space is limited; registration is required.
Learn all about the moon’s phases and craters by doing fun, and even tasty, activities. Appropriate for tweens ages 9-12. Space is limited; registration is recommended.
Science fiction is often portrayed as giant explosions and weird aliens. Both of these things are awesome, but a sci-flick with a strong message or interesting performance can transcend clichés. The following films are all examples of science fiction that go beyond the stereotypes to make a point: