Tag: dsbk

Chat about Astronomy Outreach Tonight!

Re-post from the CosmoQuest blog: Am I not so lucky that Joe has already posted an introduction to the fabulous universe of CosmoQuest Hangouts? Join us live on Google+ this evening (4pm Pacific/7pm Eastern) for a roundtable chat with several…

Learning in a Planetarium

So, I’ve begun to make some forays into Astronomy Education Review, a journal about science education specifically as it relates to, of course, astronomy. It has been recommended to me by several people, and I’ve browsed it a bit as…

I am a Grass-Stained Skeptic…

Wait, no that’s not right. I am a Grassroots Skeptic. Check out my guest post over at GRSkeptics on my skeptical nature, and how I think working with kids in our astronomy program can help grow little skeptic-lings. And a…

Dirty Snowballs… In April

In preparation for tomorrow’s meeting of Dark Skies, Bright Kids, we decided to test our comet making skills before we unleashed 17 elementary school kids upon our activity. We’re making a physical analog of a comet, with dirt, water, sand,…