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Starry Nights


 

Girlstart's STEM Studio and Mini-Planetarium is a unique space for families to explore astronomy! Starry Nights are held the 1st Thursday of every month (except January, June, July and August), with each month featuring a new astronomy experience and related hands-on activities. All ages are welcome to stop by any time between 5:30pm and 7:00pm. RSVP is recommended, however not required, to attend. 

Upcoming Starry Nights at Girlstart

Every culture has passed down stories explaining the images we see in the sky, the variations and interpretations of these stories are as varied as the people who tell them.

Thursday, March 2nd
Featuring the Mayan Skies Star Shows

Hands-on activities include:
Explore Mayan agriculture and grow your own beans
Construct a sugar cube pyramid
Compare the Mayan calendar to our own
Discover the history behind Mayan constellations and heiroglyphs
 
Additional activities and resources from our friends at the Austin Astronomical Society.

 
Thursday, April 6th
Featuring Lunar Shows
 
Thursday, May 4th
Featuring Ancient Egyptian Mythology Star Shows