GSC On Tour

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Ross teaching us how to make a comet in a bin bag!

We had a great day of outdoor and indoor astronomy learning with our guests from Glasgow Science Centre on Saturday.

Ross and Andrew travelled all the way up to the A9 loaded with space and science kit to kick off this year’s first daytime event for the Star Stories programme.

Ross ran a fascinating hands-on Comet making workshop in one of the outdoor woodcraft sheds, demonstrating how Comets form and disintegrate as they travel round the Sun.

Meanwhile Andrew presented an indoor planetarium show using a projector and Stellarium software, taking audiences across the night sky and explaining some of the science and mythology surrounding the constellations.

Everyone seemed to have a great time and we’re looking forward to¬†continuing the summer programme with our Summer Solstice event on the 21st June. ¬†Please check my facebook page for booking details in the weeks ahead.

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Interactive exhibits kept the youngsters entertained between learning streams

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Outdoor astronomy learning

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Andrew’s star hopping presentation

 

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