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Discover NASA: From Our Town to Outer Space, a traveling exhibit for libraries, is part of the STAR Library Education Network (STAR_Net) led by the National Center for Interactive Learning a the Space Science Institute. Discover NASA is supported through a grant from NASA. 

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Discover NASA: From Our Town to Outer Space, a traveling exhibit for libraries, is part of the STAR Library Education Network (STAR_Net) led by the National Center for Interactive Learning a the Space Science Institute. Discover NASA is supported through a grant from NASA. 

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April Events

04/21 FRI @1:00p S.T.E.A.M. - Solar System Mobile:
Learn about our earth in the context of our solar system and make a mini-mobile solar system to take home.

04/21 FRI @8:00p Friday Night Lights:
Verde Valley Astronomers host a star-gazing party on the Community Field on Hollamon Street.

04/27 THU @6:30p Meteorites & Arizona's First Meterorite Man:
Ken Zoll, Executive Director of the Verde Valley Archaeology Center, give an overview of meteors and the life of Harvey Nininger. 

04/28 FRI @1:00p S.T.E.A.M. - Nuclear Fusion in Stars: 
What is nuclear fusion and how is radiation generated by stars? A fun opject lession with miniature marshmallows.

May Events

05/01 MON @5:30p NASA Timeline in Perspective: 
HEADLINES: Camp Verde Paves Main Street, Neil Armstrong Walks on the Moon. Hear stories of Camp Verde's past from Historical Society members and tell us where you were when...

05/02 TUE-THU @(varies) Class Visits:
Call miss Nadia or Mr. Zack for an age-appropriate Discover NASA program & activity @554-8387.

05/05 FRI @1:00p S.T.E.A.M. - Tell time by the Sun:
CVHS Astronomy students demonstrate making sun dials, display their work & help you make a DIY sun dial project.

05/12 FRI @1:00p S.T.E.A.M. - Wind, Water or Crater Impacts:
How do scientists know what happened on the surface of Mars from pictures? Join us and find out!

05/25 THU @6:30p Meteorites Among Ancient Native American Cultures:
Ken Zoll, Executive Director of the Verde Valley Archaeology Center gives an overview of the locations of meteorite finds at ancient sites and their possible uses by early cultures.

05/26 FRI @1:00p S.T.E.A.M. - Meteorite Hunt:
Be a meteorite detective. Find micrometeorites.

June Events

06/01 THU @1:00p-7:00p Space Camp/Summer Reading Program Kickoff (all ages):
Kids, step into the library and enter Build a Better World Space Camp! 

06/01 THU @1:00p-7:00p Space Camp/Summer Reading Program Kickoff (teens):
Step into the Oculus Rift and experience space like you can only imagine it.

06/02 THU @11:00a-4:00p Space Camp/Summer Reading Program Kickoff (all ages):
Kids, step into the library and enter Build a Better World Space Camp!

06/02 THU @1:00p-7:00p Space Camp/Summer Reading Program Kickoff (all ages):
Step into the Oculus Rift and experience space like you can only imagine it.

06/09 FRI @1:00p S.T.E.A.M. - Mars Match Game:
Learn to analyze data and examine the evidence of what we know about Earth to understand Mars.

06/16 FRI @1:00p S.T.E.A.M. - Phases of the Moon:
How does the moon affect life on earth? Why do we study the moon cycles? Find out with Miss Nadia.

06/16 FRI @7:30p Moon, Planet, Star Party:
Special guests, JD & Karen Maddy and the Verde Valley Astronomers will setup their powerful telescopes to share a spectacular view of our Milky Way and beyond.

06/17 SAT @2:00p DCT/Lowell Presentation: 
Discovery Channel Telescope outreach team bringing hands-on activities for kids & families.

06/23 FRI @1:00p S.T.E.A.M. - New Moon Intro to Astronomy:
CVHS Astronomy teacher, Matt Malloy, will spark your iterest in night sky viewing even in the daytime!

06/26 MON @5:30p A Matter of Perspective:
What can we learn about what we see when we change our perspective? See the Earth from the Moon.

06/30 FRI @1:00p S.T.E.A.M. - the Magic of Outer Space: 
Popular Magician, Bret Fox, performs a show that is out of this world!

July Events

07/07 FRI @1:00p S.T.E.A.M. - Pinhole Projection in a Box:
Create a tool to observe the sun without haring your eyes.

07/10 MON @4:30p Sun Viewing:
Verde Valley Astronomers bring their sun-viewig telescopes so we can see the sunspots and other activity ont he sun's surface.

07/10 MON @5:30p Sunspot Cycles and Climate:
What are sunspots? How does the sun affect climate? Jeff Hall, Directory of Lowell Observatory, talks about sunspot cycles and solar influences on climate.

07/14 FRI @1:00p S.T.E.A.M. - Make a Simple Telescope:
Join Miss Nadia for this DIY project.

07/14 FRI @8:00p Stargazing on the 3rd Level:
Try out the telescope you made or use one of ours!

07/27 FRI @1:00p SRP Grand Finale - Get Elemental: Earth, Air, Water (san Fire): 
Meet us at the Camp Verde Community Pool to celebrate summer and Discover Nasa: From OUr Town to Outer Space with a splash.