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    The Game That Went Dark: When Sports and Science Collide October 12, 2023 Exploring the Universe in our Collections September 08, 2023 How Did We Discover the Planets? August 01, 2023 Diamond in the Dark June 19, 2023 AirSpace Season 7, Ep. 11: Mars! May 09, 2023
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    Story Time: Mo the Mars Man Presented Online
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    Venus Rediscovered: An Astrobiological or Astrophysical Frontier? Presented Online
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    Events See all Events Learn more Story Time: 8 Little Planets National Air and Space Museum in Washington, DC
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    Learn more Story Time: 8 Little Planets Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, VA
    Tuesdays and Thursdays in February 2024 at 11:00 am and 11:30 am
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    Learn more National Science Foundation Discovering Our Universe National Air and Space Museum in Washington, DC Learn more Kenneth C. Griffin
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    Flights of Fancy Field Trip Pre and Post Visit Materials - Space Walk - Spanish A mixture of experiment and activites to expand learning on the Space Walk Storytime. Learn about space scientists and about the tools they use. The activities connect to Standards of Learning https://s.si.edu/SpaceWalkPreandPostVisitMaterials_es_us Grade K, Grade 1, Grade 2 Astronomy, Moon (Earth), Telescopes, Solar System, Spaceflight

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    Flights of Fancy Story Time: "Pluto's Secret" Book Talk Tune in to a special Flights of Fancy Story Time interview with the authors of the children's book Pluto's Secret. https://youtu.be/KHiQiL5K9po Grade PK, Grade K, Grade 1, Grade 2, Grade 3 Astronomy, Science, Small solar system bodies, Solar System

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    Flights of Fancy Story Time: "Pluto’s Secret" In this special author session, Margaret Weitekamp reads the book, Pluto’s Secret: An Icy World’s Tale of Discovery https://youtu.be/0bKXCaD4toc Grade PK, Grade K, Grade 1, Grade 2, Grade 3 Dwarf planets, People, Science, Small solar system bodies, Solar System

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    Flights of Fancy Story Time: "The Day the Earth Stopped Spinning" This story is about the orbiting and revolving Earth. https://youtu.be/ABY6SD0FMMg Grade PK, Grade K, Grade 1, Grade 2, Grade 3 Astronomy, Solar System, Science

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    Flights of Fancy Story Time: "Family of the Sun" Family of the Sun, which tells the story of the planets in our solar system. After the story, do a craft to make a solar system playset. https://youtu.be/HuOJNeYG6jk Grade PK, Grade K, Grade 1, Grade 2, Grade 3 Astronomy, Aviation, Solar System, Uncrewed spaceflight, Spaceflight

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    Flights of Fancy Story Time: "Mission to Mars" We return to our three friends as they imagine what it would be like to plan a trip, build a rocket, and travel on a mission to Mars. https://youtu.be/bNfrt_SumRY Grade PK, Grade K, Grade 1, Grade 2, Grade 3 Human spaceflight, Rockets, Science, Solar System, Spaceflight

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