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Girls Ages 9-14 Invited To SciGirls Program About Time Keeping – Transylvania County NC

 

SciGirls emerge from PARI's StarLab Planetarium during a past program. StarLab will be used again at the April 28 program to learn about how astronomy is used for time keeping. Co-hosted by PARI and the Transylvania County 4-H, SciGirls is a national program designed to help interest girls in science with fun, hands-on activities. All girls ages 9-14 are welcome; prior participation is not required.

Area girls ages 9-14 are invited to a SciGirls program Tuesday, April 28, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Pisgah Astronomical Research Institute (PARI). Co-hosted by PARI and the Transylvania County 4-H, this month's activity is "Time Flies," a look at how astronomy is used for time keeping.

"Astronomy helps us mark time: from the hours in the day to the days in a month and year," said PARI Education Director Christi Whitworth. "This month our SciGirls will learn how we use the night sky for time keeping. We will explore the sky markers for keeping time in the StarLab Planetarium and learn how w...



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