Summer of the Stars: Astronomy

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August 10, 2013


New York Hall of Science


All Ages

$11; $8 children 2-17

Event description: Citi Field is hosting the All-Star Game and there are celebrations all over the borough. Enjoy star-related activities and demonstrations, where kids can make constellations on sun print paper and learn about rockets and flight. Kids can even explore the sun using solar telescopes.

David Cohn of the Educational Projects Network will lead a hands-on workshop to safely explore the Sun using a variety of telescopes. You'll see sunspots, solar prominences, filaments and numerous other dynamic features of the Sun in real-time by direct observation.

Activities are free with NYSCI admission. The solar telescope workshop will be held weather permitting.

Address: 47-01 111th St.
Flushing, NY 11368
Phone: 718-699-0005

About New York Hall of Science

Standard hours: M-F 9:30 am - 5 pm, Sat/Sun 10 am - 6 pm
Wheelchair accessible: Yes
Stroller parking: Yes
Stroller check: No
Bring food: No
Buy food: Yes
Where is food allowed: Food allowed in designated spots
Changing tables in the women's room(s): Yes
Changing tables in the men's room(s): Yes
Family bathroom: No

New York Hall of Science presents 450 exhibits, demonstrations, workshops and participatory activities that explain science, technology, engineering, and math.

NYSCI offers professional development for teachers, produces curricula and resources for classrooms, and studies how technology and play affect how we learn.

NYSCI was founded at the 1964–65 World’s Fair and has evolved into New York’s center for interactive science, serving a half million students, teachers, and families each year.

Parking: Paid
Nearest public transportation stop: 7 (local 111th Street Station)
Party room: Yes

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