Roadrunner Star Party
Our first star party is here!
- When: Thursday, January 26, 2023
- Time: 6:00-8:00 pm
- Where: SASM Observatory & Field
- Who: All SASM families and friends
- Bring: Blankets, Binoculars, and Flashlights
- Provided: Free gifts for all who sign in, pathway lighting, red cellophane & rubber bands to cover flashlights & cell phones
- Hosted by: Albuquerque Astronomical Society & the Air Force Research Lab
- Grant from: APS Education Foundation
Star Party Student Committee
23 Students in Grades K-5th
Gavin, Audrey, Matthew, Elowen, Josephine, Cali, Theo, Jameson, Erin, Cece, Camila, Audrey, Heath, Briar, Kallan, Jack, Preston, Zeke, Maeve, Dagen, Leandra, Arthur, and Ryan.
We had to do several things.
- Write the rules for our game- Pin the Moon on Its Orbit
- We had to design the brochure to give to families during our school's STEM Stroll and at the Star Party.
- Learn about the Moon for our Moon Story Time activity.
- Draw space pictures to use as coloring sheets for our Space Coloring activity.
- We had to make a list of supplies with everything we need for our Star Chart activity.
- We had to form groups who will run each of our activities during the Star Party.
- SASM Telescope
- 4+ additional telescopes
- Star Chart Reading
- Lite Brite Activity
- Pin the Moon on its Orbit Game (with prizes!)
- 4+ Glowing Corn Hole games
- Space Coloring Pages
- Enjoying Family Time
Star Party information booth at the SASM STEM Stroll with brochures for families to take home.
One of several poster advertisements