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  • The Great American Total Solar Eclipse! Lecture and Book signing

The Great American Total Solar Eclipse! Lecture and Book signing

  • 18 Aug 2018
  • 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM (CST)
  • Bradbury Science Museum Auditorium

Join us  to celebrate the first anniversary of The Great American Total Solar Eclipse with a special children’s story time and presentation! First, we'll read Misty Carty’s new title, Where did the Sun go?: The Great American Total Solar Eclipse with amazing pictures captured from the path of totality in Casper, WY. Then, we'll learn about how eclipses occur using fun solar system inflatables, an Earth/Moon orrery, and scale Earth and Moons to make our own solar eclipses. Lastly, we'll make some fun eclipse art. We hope you can join the fun!

About the author: 

Misty Carty is a children's science author and proud member of STEM-NM. She has published three science narrative titles: Where is the Moon?, Why are there Seasons?, and Where did the Sun Go?: The Great American Total Solar Eclipse. In addition to writing, Misty provides formal and informal science outreach presentations to schools and museums around New Mexico, Colorado, and Wyoming. She received her Ph.D. in astronomy from the University of Maryland, College Park and was a professor of Physics and Astronomy at McKendree University and Marymount University. Through her writing and outreach, Misty hopes to inspire children of all ages to explore the world around them and become scientists themselves! To find out more about Misty’s books and science presentations, visit www.alittlescience.com.

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