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Space Oddities


Tuesday, March 27, 2018, 4 p.m.

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Fully accessible to wheelchairs
Major support for children's and young adult programming is provided by the Andreas C. Dracopoulos Family Endowment for Young Audiences. Additional major support is provided by the Mr. and Mrs. Timothy R. Barakett Endowment for Children's and Young Adult Programs and Services. Additional support is provided by Beth and Christopher Kojima; The Jason and Susanna Berger Fund; the Estate of Charles J. Mauro; the Estate of William C. Morris; The Morris and Alma Schapiro Fund; Solon E. Summerfield Foundation, Inc.; Epstein Teicher Philanthropies; Mr. and Mrs. John Klingenstein; Mrs. Frederick P. Rose; and The Edith Glick Shoolman Children's Foundation.

Students enrolled in Space Oddities have the opportunity to learn about various aspects of the Earth, sun and the surrounding planets. Through inquiry and experiments, students learn about what life may be like on other planets, what stars are made of, and how astronauts travel all the way to the moon. Through a variety of interactive and science-based lessons, students discover and learn basic concepts of physics, geography, astronomy, and geology. This program is designed to meet performance standards for Earth sciences, scientific thinking, communication tools, and investigation. Best for ages 6 and older. limited to 30 participants only.

Presented by Children's Museum of Manhattan