Discovering the Stars (Troop Event)
February 01, 2014
1:30 PM - 4:30 PM
29th and Yale Church of Christ
2901 S Yale Ave
Tulsa, Oklahoma 74114
Phone: 918-745-5217 or 800-707-9914 ext. 217
Be part of the GSEOK Astronomy Club and receive the Cadette level patch: Discovering the Stars! Girl Scout Cadettes will learn about constellations and telescopes through hands-on activities and discuss galaxies and distances in astronomy.
Who: Girl Scout Cadette Troops. No tagalongs.
Prerequisites: Leaders must have completed Beyond the Meeting training.
Volunteer Coordinators: Leslie Chambliss, Erik Davidson, Doug Napier, and Sherry Robinson.
Adults Needed: Due to space limitations, please only bring the number of adults/leaders that are necessary for the adult to girl ratio.
Additional Information: Prior to attending the event, troops must complete the following activities:
• Learn about distance in astronomy. Define each of the following:
o Astronomical Unit
o Light Year
• Learn about galaxies:
o What is a galaxy?
o What is the name of our galaxy?
o How large across is our galaxy in light years?
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