July 20, 2016

Astronomy and Youth

SOLAR ECLIPSE 2017

For the solar eclipse of August 21, 2017 we hosted a live viewing event at one of the local libraries packed with activity stations and a conference that attracted close to 600 patrons, and ran out of tickets.

A young boy observes the 2017 partial solar eclipse from an eastern Long Island, North-shore library, an event hosted by Astronomy For Change. Click the image for the full story.

Youth Programs

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Astronomy For Change and youth programs provides absolutely free astronomy resource designed to teach children about the exciting world of outer space.

Learning about science should never be boring. We will take you to the moons of Jupiter, and explore the possibility of life on these distant worlds.
Travel through the expanse of the universe and discover just how much SPACE there is in Space.

Together we will learn how modern day scientists are pushing the limits of space exploration every day.

Enter NASA Kid’s Club

Astronomy Resources for Kids

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So strap yourself in for a great ride. Our astronomy website is packed with games, activities, fun facts, and resources to help Teachers, Parents, and Students of all ages reach out and touch our universe.

For Teachers

We are fortunate to have on staff professionals with advanced degrees in Mathematics, Astronomy and Astrophysics.

These staff members are Project Astro Astronomers as well as NASA/JPL Solar System Ambassadors.

Project Astro is a worldwide program of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific where Professional Astronomers engage local and regional school districts and their science teachers, assisting them in enhancing their science education programs.

NASA’s Solar System Ambassador’s program represents the country’s space agency to the public, advocating for strong and continued support for their missions of discovery and educational outreach.

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