Tag: Space Month
"The sky calls to us." – Carl Sagan
Make a stunning pair of earrings reminiscent of Mars, the red planet, using silver wire and red stone beads. Appropriate for adults and teens in grades 6 and up. Space is limited; registration is required.
Hone your engineering skills by participating in engaging building challenges utilizing various construction toys and materials. Appropriate for students in grades K-5. No registration required.
It’s a play date at the library! Join us for playtime and interaction for babies 18 months and younger and their caregivers. Play dates in March will include special space inspired activities. No registration required.
Join Dr. Robert Stencel, the William Herschel Womble professor of astronomy and director of DU Observatories, to discuss light pollution. Light pollution wastes energy and money, disrupts global wildlife and ecological balance, has been linked to negative consequences in human health, and negatively affects astronomers and scientists. Dr. Stencel will discuss ways that you can help.
Enjoy relaxing hour listening to a taped version of a professional storyteller’s humorous tale about growing up as a Native American and thinking about space.
Build a Bumbling Explorer robot and set it to work exploring a maze. You’ll learn how robots think, sense and act while navigating exciting terrain. Appropriate for ages 8 and up. Registration suggested, but not required.
Learn how to think like a robot, and write code to guide a simple robot through a maze. Pre-readers welcome. Children under the age of 8 should be accompanied by an adult. Space is limited; registration required.