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Cincinnati Observatory

Cincinnati Observatory

Inspiring generations to look to the stars

The mission of the Cincinnati Observatory Center (the Observatory) will be to maintain the integrity and heritage of a historic 19th century observatory while promoting the study and practice of 21st century astronomy and science.

Our vision is to be a

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Moon Phases and Eclipses

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Program Description

Moon phases are perhaps the most difficult astronomical phenomenon for students to understand. With the assistance of a half-painted soccer ball, 30 moons on a stick, a 150-watt light bulb, and some great simulation software, your students are sure to become luna-tics.

Program Detail

Program type: In-School Workshop/Class
Artistic Discipline: Science
Subject: Science
Population Served Grade 1, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12, Grade 2, Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8, Grade 9
Bilingual: No
Available dates:

Available throughout the 2015-2016 school year.

Available times:

Flexible.

Length of :Program 90 minutes
Location(s):

We come to you!

Fees / Ticketing:

Outreach fees start at $100 for the first presentation, $50 for each additional presentation on the same day. Assembly programs start at $250.  Mileage charges apply for programs outside the Cincinnati area