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K-12 Science 2 Schools Traveling Science Programs: LIVE

Program Title:
Program Subtitle:
(Lowell Interstate Vehicle for Education)
Lowell Observatory Flagstaff, AZ, United States
Geographical Area:
No limit.
General Description:
Our offsite programs include Cosmic Cart, Starlab Planetarium, and Traveling Telescopes. Cosmic Cart is a mobile lab where we use physics demonstrations to explain the properties of the nine planets and the conditions of space. The Starlab Planetarium is portable and can accommodate about 25 children per program and 6 programs per day. Students learn the stars, planets and constellations of the night sky. We have many other programs that are offered with Starlab. We also have a collection of Traveling Telescopes that we take to schools for solar viewing or for nighttime star parties.
Area of Science:
Astronomy and some physics
Target Grade Levels:
Target Group Size:
100-200 students/day, sometimes in one large group, sometimes in many smaller groups.
Costs depend on duration of program and distance.

The information contained in this page is accurate as of March, 2003.