Science Museum News
April 18, 2011
Ed Faits, a director of the Springfield Stars Club, will present “Spectacular Saturn” on Friday, May 6, at 7:30 pm at the Springfield Science Museum.
March 17, 2011
In recognition of April Fools Day, Richard Sanderson, curator of physical science at the Springfield Science Museum, will present “Foolish Astronomy” on Friday, April 1, at 7:30 pm at the museum. The program will focus on astronomical misconceptions.
February 15, 2011
Alan Rifkin, president of the Springfield Stars Club, will teach people how to properly observe the heavens through their backyard telescopes at the Springfield Science Museum on Friday, March 4, at 7:30 pm.
February 9, 2011
The Springfield Science Museum is offering overnight camp-in programs for Girl Scout and Boy Scout groups. Scouts participate in a variety of hands-on activities that will help them earn the requirements for badges, belt loops or try-its. All groups will see a planetarium show and decorate a T-shirt with a screen-print design. They will also enjoy an evening pizza party, and a light breakfast in the morning.
January 17, 2011
The Springfield Science Museum’s large rooftop telescope will be open for public sky-gazing on Friday, Feb. 4, at 7:30 pm. The program will be held rain or shine. If it is overcast, a planetarium show will be presented in place of telescope viewing.