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December 2017

Observe the Sun with Safe Telescopes

December 15 @ 12:00 pm - December 17 @ 3:00 pm

Become an astronomer and observe the sun and skies with a telescope, even during the day! View the Sun safely using the Observatory's solar-filtered telescopes. Knowledgeable staff will be present to answer questions and guide observing. Sometimes additional daytime objects, including the Moon and…

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Smithsonian TechQuest: Race to the Moon

December 16 @ 10:30 am - 4:00 pm
Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center, 14390 Air and Space Museum Pkwy
Chantilly, VA 20151 United States
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Smithsonian TechQuest: Race to the Moon is a FREE alternate reality game at the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center. Set in the thrilling era of early spaceflight, the game explores the exciting race to space by the first American astronauts. Your Mission: Develop a…

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Observe the Sun with Safe Telescopes

December 20 @ 12:00 pm - December 23 @ 3:00 pm

Become an astronomer and observe the sun and skies with a telescope, even during the day! View the Sun safely using the Observatory's solar-filtered telescopes. Knowledgeable staff will be present to answer questions and guide observing. Sometimes additional daytime objects, including the Moon and…

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Smithsonian TechQuest: Race to the Moon

December 23 @ 10:30 am - 4:00 pm
Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center, 14390 Air and Space Museum Pkwy
Chantilly, VA 20151 United States
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Smithsonian TechQuest: Race to the Moon is a FREE alternate reality game at the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center. Set in the thrilling era of early spaceflight, the game explores the exciting race to space by the first American astronauts. Your Mission: Develop a…

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Observe the Sun with Safe Telescopes

December 27 @ 12:00 pm - December 31 @ 3:00 pm

Become an astronomer and observe the sun and skies with a telescope, even during the day! View the Sun safely using the Observatory's solar-filtered telescopes. Knowledgeable staff will be present to answer questions and guide observing. Sometimes additional daytime objects, including the Moon and…

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Holiday Stargazing at the Public Observatory

December 29 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Celebrate this holiday stargazing at the Public Observatory. Use telescopes to observe planets, stars, and other wonders of the Universe with your own eyes. Knowledgeable staff will be present to answer questions and guide observing. This free stargazing event will be held…

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Smithsonian TechQuest: Race to the Moon

December 30 @ 10:30 am - 4:00 pm
Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center, 14390 Air and Space Museum Pkwy
Chantilly, VA 20151 United States
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Smithsonian TechQuest: Race to the Moon is a FREE alternate reality game at the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center. Set in the thrilling era of early spaceflight, the game explores the exciting race to space by the first American astronauts. Your Mission: Develop a…

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January 2018

STEM Fair: Women in the Design And Building Industry

January 20, 2018 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
District Architecture Center, 421 7th St NW
Washington, DC 20004 United States
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The Washington Architectural Foundation's Design Like A Girl program is opening its doors to girls in the Washington Metro area to meet women in the whole range of design-related fields -- architecture, engineering, construction, urban planning, landscape architecture, interior design.…

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March 2018

You Be The Chemist Challenge ®

March 9, 2018
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every year that begins at 12:00am on day 9 of March, repeating indefinitely

Free

The You Be The Chemist Challenge ® is an interactive academic contest that encourages students in grades 5-8 to explore chemistry concepts and their real-world applications.  This individual competition starts at the school level and then continues to local, state, and…

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May 2018

Techstravaganza 2018

May 19, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology, 6560 Braddock Rd
Alexandria, VA 22312 United States
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Techstravaganza is an annual STEM outreach event, hosted by Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology for elementary and middle school students. Techstrav attracts thousands of attendees in Northern Virginia every year. Over 300 TJ student and teacher volunteers…

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