Friday, May 7, 2010
Star Lab and Star Gazing May 7-9, 2010
School groups have been at the Northern Great Lakes Visitor Center today and one of their activities is going in the SkyLab--a portable (inflatable) planetarium. Mary Gruhl--key volunteer, is here to teach youth about the constellations and their Native American names.
She is also hosting a star gazing session Saturday night, May 8, 2010 from 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. called "Astronomy The Study of Stars and Planets". Enjoy an evening of star gazing from the Center's viewing deck at the top of the tower. Look through powerful telescopes at the Northern Wisconsin skies. Fee: $1.00 suggested donation for materials. Grades 6 & up.
Then, on Sunday afternoon from 2:00-4:00pm she will host one of her regular "Science Sunday" programs on Astronomy: the study of Stars and Planets. $1.00 to cover materials. Call 715-685-9983 for more information