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Soar Together @ Air and Space

Soar Together @Air and Space Virtual Family Day: Create an Imaginary World


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What’s your favorite science fiction book or movie? Ever wonder how the worlds in these stories are created? Through a live workshop, story times, and activities on our website, your family gets to explore these questions and learn about the process of building imaginary worlds and the role science plays in the creative process. 

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Online Activities

Flights of Fancy Story Time

Friday and Saturday from 10:00 to 10:30 am

Tune in as we read a space themed take on an old tale with Interstellar Cinderella by Deborah Underwood. Then create a pretend space tool that you can use to fix all of your broken rocket ships. 

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Register for Saturday's Story Time Program

Creating Imaginary Worlds Family Workshop 

Saturday from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm

Join us for an interactive workshop with special guest, astrophysicist and folklorist Dr. Moiya McTier. Dr. Moiya will take you through the steps of creating a science fiction or fantasy world from your imagination. By the end of the workshop, you will have the beginnings of a fictional world. What stories will you tell in this world?

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Air and Space Adventures Virtual Game

Saturday from 12:30 to 3:30 pm

Join us for Air and Space Adventures, our monthly virtual game using the app GooseChase!

Our game features fun missions, activities and photo challenges for you and your friends and family to do together, featuring content and activities about all things air and space. Earn points with every activity you complete! 

The game runs for 3 hours starting at 12:30 pm EST and ending at 3:30 pm EST. You can complete missions any time during this period. Our game judges will be there with you every step of the way to cheer you on or help you out!

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Soar Together @ Air and Space is made possible by the generous support of Northrop Grumman.

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