Exploring Your Universe: This is a great annual event that draws over 6,000 visitors each year. Activities include scientific talks by faculty, telescope viewing, comet-making and bottle rockets, and physics and chemistry experiments. Visitors will also be able to explore the UCLA Meteorite Collection, learn about UCLA’s involvement in NASA space missions, and attend UCLA Planetarium shows. (NOTE: This is an off site, independent event. No sign-up needed! If you do attend (on your own), please email one of the co-chairs, and we will note your child(ren)’s attendance. )
Where and When: UCLA Court of Sciences, 12 noon – 8pm. For more information and parking, visit the website: http://eyu.astro.ucla.edu/
Weather Station Tour: Come to Exploring Your Universe, and also get a private tour of UCLA’s weather station by staff meteorologist James Murakami. There will be a 30 minute lecture, followed by a tour of the rooftop weather station (weather permitting).