The next event will occur on Saturday, June 11th, 2005 in the Bloomberg Center for Physics and Astronomy.
Registration is now FULL for the event for 2005.
We thank members of the Bloomberg Center for Physics and Astronomy for saving paper towel tubes in
the months leading up to this event. We are grateful to the Masci Restaurant for donating scoops for
the ``Universe Trail Mix" activity (see left photograph at the top of this web page), to the JHU
bookstore for donating white plastic bags for the attendees' materials, and to the Chandra X-ray Center
for donating calendars and board games for prizes during the scavenger hunt and quiz. We thank Ann Field
for her generous donation of graphics design time in making name tags and the schedule.
PICTURES 1 (GROGIN)
PICTURES 2 (SCOTT)
PICTURES 3 (THAKAR)
Schedule (pdf format)
Scavenger Hunt Question List (pdf format)
Below are the resource materials for the four activities. We are in the
process of modifying these based upon the feedback we received. Girls from
the Girl Scouts of Central Maryland Council are encouraged to contact us or
GSCM regarding earning this patch. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org to make
arrangements for doing these patch activities.
The activities were either taken from or inspired by the Imagine the Universe lesson
plan on supernova spectroscopy:
Imagine the Universe, Spectroscopy of Supernova Remmnants
The black hole orbits activity was adapted from an Adler Planetarium activity.
There are other Adler activities concerning gravity. Please see this website:
Adler Planetarium Gravity & Black Holes Activity (under Guiding Questions, then ``How do we identify black holes?")
Please contact us if you are interested in coming to NASA Goddard to do activities with us (annh at milkyway.gsfc.nasa.gov)