EXPLORE THE UNIVERSE @ YOUR LIBRARY!
Solano County Library is one of only 3 libraries in California, and 75 nationwide to be awarded a prestigious NASA@MyLibrary grant.
This grant is designed to share the excitement of NASA exploration and discovery with our community.
Join us for a compelling learning experience and be a part of the story, science and adventure of NASA’s exploration of our solar system and the universe beyond.
SOMETHING FOR EVERYONE!
We will have programs that engage various age groups and get the chance to meet NASA scientists, engineers and educators. We will have something for everyone!
Programs will include national and international STEM/space events as well as storytimes, robotics programs, weather programs, and other STEM-related offerings. Programs will be held between May 2017 and October 2018.
UV Ray Light Detectors
Thursday, September 28 • 3-4 PM • Suisun City Library
Make an ultraviolet (UV) light detector and learn about UV rays. There are ways to detect UV radiation and also to protect ourselves from it, whether you’re on Earth or in space!
LittleBits: Space Kits
Tuesday, October 17 • 6-7:30 PM • Suisun City Library
LittleBits are great for all tinkerers. Join with other middle and high school age kids and snap your ideas to life. No soldering, no wiring, no programming needed.
Saturday, January 20 • TIME TBD • JFK Library, Vallejo
Join us for a fun time exploring weather! Learn about weather science from our special guest presenters, create a cloud in a bottle, take home a wind streamer, do a weather report from outer-space, and more! Children under the age of 10 must be accompanied by a guardian.
NASA@ My Library is led by the National Center for Interactive Learning (NCIL) at the Space Science Institute (SSI) in partnership with the American Library Association (ALA) Public Programs Office, the Pacific Science Center, Cornerstones of Science and the Education Development Center. Funding comes from NASA’s Science Mission Directorate via cooperative agreement No. NNX16AE30A. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed by NASA@ My Library do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration.
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