Lunch 12:30 – 1:30 pm.
Speaker: Dr. David McLaughlin, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
Area: Collaborative Adaptive Sensing of the Atmosphere
Student and Professional Paper Awards will be announced at the Saturday lunch.
Join the Discovery Museum and Planetarium as it celebrates Space Day on Saturday, April 5, 2014, 10:00am – 5:00pm. This annual, free event exposes our visitors to the wonders of our planet and its surroundings. Throughout the day, visitors can participate in varied events – indoors and outside – that include:
- Viewing a “mission to the moon” in our recently renovated Challenger Learning Center. Open to American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE) members; pre-registration required.
- Rocket Launches by participants of the Girl Scout Astronomy Club and the Discovery Museum STEM Accelerator Program
- Space Science Demonstrations
- Full Dome Planetarium shows in the Henry B. duPont III Planetarium
- Telescope arrays for day and night viewing in collaboration with the members of the Westport Astronomical Society
- Display of Apollo Lunar Samples
- Make and Take activities for children
- “Journey to the Stars” film in our Auditorium
2 PM: Pick up from the clock on Park Avenue and drop off at Discovery Museum, then at Holiday Inn, back to clock on Park Avenue
3 PM: Pick up from the clock on Park Avenue and drop off at Discovery Museum, then at Holiday Inn, back to clock on Park Avenue
4 PM: Pick up from the clock on Park Avenue and drop off at Discovery Museum, then at Holiday Inn, back to clock on Park Avenue
Please click here to download the shuttle schedule.
Due to limited number of seats on the shuttle, we ask you to sign up for this event. Please send an email to Navarun Gupta with the title: “Space Day” and send it to: firstname.lastname@example.org
For more information, visit the Discovery Museum website at www.discoverymuseum.org.