Join us on May 11th at Simon Fraser University’s Science Rendezvous and International Astronomy Day 2019. Science Rendezvous is the largest science festival in Canada that seeks to engage the public (and especially kids!) through interactive science activities, demonstrations, and laboratory experiences. Participants can explore dozens of hands-on science activities and demonstrations that will delight all ages at the South and East hallways of the Academic Quadrangle at SFU’s Burnaby campus, Saturday, May 11th from 11 am – 3 pm.
RASC activities include the Jim Bernath Meteorite Collection, several talks, Apollo rockets and mission display, solar telescope observing (weather permitting), and numerous craft and activity tables for children.
Pre-register for talks by RASC Vancouver speakers using the links below:
- Interactive Stellar Constellation Tour by Robert Conrad and Andrew Krysa, 12:00PM – 1:00PM
- Introduction to the Art and Science of Observational Astronomy by Robert Conrad, 1:00PM – 2:00PM
- What’s New in the Search for Exoplanets and Extraterrestrial Life by Stanley Greenspoon, 2:00PM – 2:30PM
- Creation of the Moon and Lunar Geology by Ted Stroman, 2:30PM – 3:00PM
Talks are in the Academic Quadrangle rooms AQ 3149/AQ 3150.
- Free admission to all shows, activities, talks and tours.
- Complimentary parking offered in East Parking lot
- Open to participants of all ages.