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Exploring the Night Sky

Pacific Science Center

with Holly Duskin and Fatima Kamal

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About Pacific Science Center

Pacific Science Center ignites curiosity in every child and fuels a passion for discovery, experimentation, and critical thinking in all of us. Located in the heart of Seattle, PacSci has been a leader in informal education for more than 50 years. PacSci is always seeking to meet the needs of the community and now offers virtual programs to capture the magic of a visit to Seattle’s favorite science center. Teachers, students, and families across the country (and world) can access free, educational resources on Curiosity at Home or join live programming through Virtual Field Trips.

About the class

In this class, you'll learn how to become a true backyard astronomer. Discover how living on a giant spinning ball changes what can be seen each night, as well as how to find constellations and how the sky can be used to find directions! No clear skies are needed for this virtual planetarium experience.

Meet your instructors, Holly and Fatima.

Pacific Science Center educators Fatima Kamal and Holly Duskin have led curious minds of all ages in groups ranging from classrooms, to museum visitors, to summer camps, and now virtual field trips. With backgrounds in education and hundreds of hours of experience in planetariums, Holly and Fatima have logged thousands of virtual space miles.


May 17
Monday @ 6:00 PM-7:00 PM EDT
1 x 60min session (1 hour)
All ages welcome
(Best for grades 3-6)

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