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Science Saturday at Pizza9 in the White Sands Mall “Exploring the Universe: Orbiting Objects”

April 9 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Free

April 9, 2022 — The New Mexico Museum of Space History’s Science Saturday at Pizza9 in the White Sands Mall “Exploring the Universe: Orbiting Objects”This hands-on activity invites visitors to experiment with different sized and weighted balls on a stretchy fabric gravity well. The activity models gravitational attraction in space. Participants investigate how changing conditions can cause phenomena like stellar wobble and planet formation.

Science Saturday is a monthly presentation by the museum’s education department that offers free hands-on STEM based science programs to kids in grades 2-7. The program runs from 10:00 am to 11:00 am and all building materials are provided free. Science Saturday is held on the second Saturday of each month. All kids must be accompanied by an adult. 

The New Mexico Museum of Space History, a Smithsonian Affiliate, is a division of the NM Department of Cultural Affairs. For more information, call 575-437-2840 or visit the website at www.nmspacemuseum.org. Like us at: www.facebook.com/NMSpaceMuseum/

Details

Date:
April 9
Time:
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Cost:
Free
Event Category:
Website:
nmspacemuseum.org

Organizer

NM Museum of Space History
Phone:
(575) 437-2840 x 41132
Email:
msh.info@state.nm.us
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Venue

Pizza9 at the White Sands Mall
Alamogordo, NM 88310 United States + Google Map
Phone:
5754372840
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