2017 ASTC Annual Conference (October 21-24)

My Sky Tonight: Engaging Young Children in the Science of Astronomy

Friday, October 20, 2017: 9:00 AM-5:00 PM
Convention Center
Session Leader:
Anna Hurst, Astronomical Society of the Pacific
Presenters:
Danielle Bardellini, Astronomical Society of the Pacific, Michele Crowl, Discovery Space of Central Pennsylvania and Maureen Callanan, University of California, Santa Cruz

Bring the excitement of astronomy to pre-K children and their families! Educators will learn developmentally appropriate methods of engaging young children in the practices of science. We will showcase a set of hands-on astronomy activities designed for 3- to 5-year-old children and tested at multiple museums. Preregistration required. Limited to 60 participants. Fee: $65 per person (includes breakfast and lunch).