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Stars and Constellations


Region: Central MA, MetroWest
Level: Grade 3 - 5, Grade 6 - 8, Grade 9 - 12
Program type: Field Trip;

Description: What makes a star, a star? Find out how stars are born, learn about the role of gravity in the life cycles of stars, and discover what a star's color tells you about its temperature and age. Investigate how constellations tell stories, as well as point the way to many amazing astronomical features of the night sky.

Topics: Astronomy

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This is a 45 minute live planetarium program offered onsite at the museum (pre-registration required).