Astronomy Night

Seasonal Program:
Summer's Cosmic Splendor

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Runs June 15th - September 30th

The summer sky features some of the most prominent star clusters, and the core of the Milky Way galaxy. In 2021, Jupiter & Saturn will grace the skies in the later half of the summer, while Venus hangs to the west as a beacon through February 2022.
 
Our Sidewalk Astronomers will come to your home or meet you in a public park, and guide you on a personalized tour using our own telescopes and binoculars. Own a telescope? We encourage you to bring it out! Select the two-hour program to add an hour of activities that model the solar system, visualize cosmic geometry, and show you why curiosity has no limit.
 
Suitable for families & adult groups.

1-Hour Program

Telescope only........................................................$107.00
Activities only.........................................................$133.75

Tax included in prices above
Receive 1
0% off all science kits

2-Hour Program

Telescope + Activities...............................................$187.25
Telescope Training & Observing................................$160.50

Tax included in prices above
Receive 20% off all science kits

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Events priced for 15 participants. An additional $5.00 charge per extra participant will apply. 25% fee applies if you reschedule within 7 days of selected date. Free weather-related rescheduling.

20% deposit is required at time of booking to guarantee your regular event date.

Backyard Science Lab

Available Year Round

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Engage with a series of project-based science experiments to practice the scientific method, working together to ask questions, form hypotheses, make observations, and test variables to understand how each experiment works.

Our Sidewalk Scientists will come to your home, or meet you in a public park.

Designed for ages 5-14.

90-Minute Program

Backyard Science Lab.............................................$133.75

Tax included in price above
Receive 2
0% off all science kits

Events priced for 15 participants. An additional $5.00 charge per extra participant will apply. 25% fee applies if you reschedule within 7 days of selected date. Free weather-related rescheduling.

20% deposit is required at time of booking to guarantee your regular event date.

Lecture & Discussion

Alex Martin presents a selection from his lecture series:

  • "Where Science Meets Art: Using Science-fiction as a Method of Science Communication"

How does science-fiction has the power to influence the future of humanity and shape society? How can we develop educational experiences through science-fiction? How can we productively integrate with and impact local communities with science education?

  • "Sidewalk Science Center: Creating Educational Experiences in Public Spaces"

How integrating science education with local communities outside of traditional institutions democratizes education.

Any audience size

Pricing:

  • $400 up to 1-hour lecture, plus 30-minute meet-and-greet session

Ready to schedule?