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Saturday, Feb 15, 2020 10:00 am - 12:00 pm 2020-02-15 10:00:00 2020-02-15 12:00:00 America/Chicago Science Academy “Cadets” are brought into the wonderful world of astronomy. Highland Road Park Observatory BREC

Highland Road Park Observatory

“Cadets” are brought into the wonderful world of astronomy. They explore gravity, simple machines, stars, planets, meteors, the Earth and the Moon, asteroids and comets, the electromagnetic spectrum and the American space program! Each session is stand-alone, but your child will want to attend again and again.

Most Saturdays. Visit for complete schedule.

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February 1 - Earth Orbit Trips II/Electrical Behavior II” (Saturday 1 February)
This standalone, never-to-return-again series of sessions (each about a month apart) will focus on the space stations and satellites that orbit our home planet, and a collection of electricity demonstrations. Cadets who participates in sessions I, II and III will receive a special notation on their next certificates!

February 8 - Power in the House III
The third and final session of this series concludes Cadets’ focus on how the motion of water can be transformed into energy for families and businesses! Previous enrollment in Part I or Part II is not required.

February 15 - Mercury
Cadets will learn how the features on Mercury are named, when we last visited and what future trips we have planned.

Ages: 8-12

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