Inquiring Minds: Solar Eclipse

Event Date: 
Wednesday, August 16, 2017
Event Time: 
10:30am - 12:00pm
Inquiring Minds
Event Description: 

The Gaithersburg Community Museum introduces “Inquiring Minds,” a new series featuring exploration activities for young visitors. Inquiring Minds takes place Wednesday mornings from 10:30 a.m. to noon July 5 through August 16. The series is suitable for ages five and older. Supplies are limited and available on a first come, first serve basis. Admission is free; donations to cover program costs are appreciated. This is a drop-in program.

Learn about the August 21st solar eclipse through hands-on activities.

Throughout spring and summer of 2017, events are taking place at over 250 museums and institutions throughout the country. The National Informal STEM Education Network (NISE... Network) is a national community of informal educators and scientists dedicated to fostering public awareness, engagement and understanding of current science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM). For more information about NISE Net and to download a digital Explore Science: Earth & Space toolkit please visit:

This material is based upon work supported by NASA under cooperative agreement award number NNX16AC67A. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the view of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).

Event Type: 
Citizen Science
Hands-on Activities
Open to the General Public?: 
Science,  Sun
Event Location: 

City of Gaithersburg Community Museums and International Latitude Observatory

9 S. Summit Ave
GaithersburgMaryland 20877
United States