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Family Astronomy Night

Shorecrest High School will present its 13th annual Family Astronomy Night on Tuesday, April 4, 2017, from 7-9 PM, on the first floor of the school.  This is a rain or shine event.  If there is star shine we will also have telescopes outside.  It is a free event.  

The event consists of exhibits and activities, for all ages, that the Shorecrest UW Astronomy 101 class has created.  In addition, we will have guest astronomers giving 15 minute talks, Seattle Astronomical Society telescopes, and the UW portable planetarium.

During the event there is a scavenger hunt that students can do, which results in a Participation Certificate. That is our way of certifying participation if you want to use it as an extra credit opportunity. 

There will never be a promise of extra credit from us, as that is up to you.  But there is definitely science, math, history, and public speaking that can be had at the event.

We also welcome any displays or activities you would like to share.  We have a huge commons and plenty of space.  I would love to see other classes/departments participate and expand this into a larger school event.  Space themed music (the planets, starwars), art, culinary creations, engineering?  The sky is the limit!




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