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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 @7:30p Friday Night Lights:
Verde Valley Astronomers host a star-gazing party at Rezzonico Family Park, just north of the library.

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 object lession with miniature marshmallows.

May Events

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.

05/09-05/24 TUE-THU @(varies) Class Visits:
Call miss Nadia or Mr. Zack for an age-appropriate Discover NASA program & activity @554-8387 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  for elementary or preschool children or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for middle school through high school children.

05/08 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...

05/12 FRI @1:00p S.T.E.A.M. - Beautifully Engineered:
How is origami related to engineering? Find out from Lisa Mina & Kathy Bohannon as you learn how fragile paper can become strong.

05/19 FRI @1:00p S.T.E.A.M. - Battle of the Bots:
CVMS Cyber Cowboys demonstrate their prowess with Lego robotics. Followed by a presentation of Google mars by Yavapai County GIS expert, Andrew Fisher.

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. Pickup your detective tools and see how many micrometeorites you can find.

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.

06/29 THU @6:30p Meteorites & Arizona's First Meteorite Man: 
Ken Zoll, Executive Director of the Verde Valley Archaeology Center, gives an overview of meteors and the life of Harvey Nininger.

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. - STOMP Rockets
Make & launch rockets with Science on Wheels from the AZ Science Center.

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 (sans Fire): 
Meet us at the Camp Verde Community Pool to celebrate summer and Discover Nasa: From Our Town to Outer Space with a splash.