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VINS Presents StarLab - Total Solar Eclipse
August 17, 2017
Solar EclipseThe Vermont Institute of Natural Science will host the public debut of the Starlab, our portable planetarium, on Monday, August 21 at the VINS Nature Center. Presentations will include: 12:30pm - 1:00pm Milky Way Starfield & H.A. Rey Constellations; 1:15pm - 1:45pm Native American Mythology & Navajo Skies; and 2:00pm - 2:30pm Milky Way Starfield & H.A. Rey Constellations. You can learn more about Native American Mythology & Navajo Skies prior to the StarLab event by reading our blog, Science Talk.
Teachers will also receive half-price admission to the VINS Nature Center! See how the StarLab can support the NGSS and enhance your science, social studies and Language Arts lessons in your classroom. Each showing will be limited to 25 participants.
NOTE: The Solar Eclipse will begin in Quechee at 1:24pm, will reach its maximum at 2:42pm and will end at 3:55pm. All visitors at the VINS Nature Center will be encouraged to gather in the meadow at 2:30pm to share this moment together.
All visitors to the VINS Nature Center for the StarLab event will receive a free pair of Solar Eclipse glasses to take home with the price of admission. For further details, please visit our website at www.vinsweb.org.
All events are included with the price of admission to the Nature Center, which is $15.00 for adults; $14.00 for seniors 62 and over; $13.00 for youth ages 4 to 17; and free for members and children 3 and under. Veterans and teachers receive a $2 discount. For more information about VINS and the variety of exhibits, programs, and environmental education opportunities offered, please visit www.vinsweb.org or call 802.359.5000.
For information about VINS and the variety of exhibits, programs, and environmental education opportunities offered, please visit our website at www.vinsweb.org or call 802.359.5000. Stay connected with VINS through our nature blog at vtnature.blogspot.com and our Facebook page.
The Nature Center at the Vermont Institute of Natural Science has been awarded the Trip Advisor 2014 Certificate of Excellence and was voted Best Nature Experience in Yankee Magazine's Editor's Choice Best of New England 2017.
The Vermont Institute of Natural Science (VINS) is a nonprofit, member-supported, environmental education, avian rehabilitation, and research organization headquartered at the VINS Nature Center in Quechee, Vermont. VINS' mission is to motivate individuals and communities to care for the environment through education, research, and avian wildlife rehabilitation. Open year-round, the 47-acre campus, adjacent to Quechee Gorge, features state-of-the-art raptor enclosures, exhibit spaces, interpretive nature trails, onsite educational programs and the Center for Wild Bird Rehabilitation. Through the Center for Environmental Education, VINS provides high-quality, relevant, hands-on inquiry science and place-based learning opportunities for students and teachers throughout the region.
 
 
 
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