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AGO Makes: Summer Edition - Exploring the Galaxy with the Ontario Science Centre

Image of The Whirlpool Galaxy (M51) and companion galaxy

The Whirlpool Galaxy (M51) and companion galaxy. ESA, S. Beckwith (STScI), and The Hubble Heritage Team (STScI/AURA)

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AGO Makes: Summer Edition - Exploring the Galaxy with the Ontario Science Centre

Wednesday August 5th, 2020 10am

Look up at the stars! Join Tiana Roebuck, AGO Associate Curator, Studio Programming & Learning in conversation with special guest Simon Chang, Science Educator at the Ontario Science Centre. We'll learn about the night sky and the stars, planets and galaxies that surround us. You'll even learn how to create your very own galaxy at home using everyday materials.

Simon Chang is a science educator and graduate from York University’s Physics and Astronomy program. At the Ontario Science Centre, Simon develops and delivers school programs as well as acts as co-lead of a space simulator& the Challenger Learning Centre. He is passionate about sparking young minds curiosity about science, space and astronomy. You can also catch him answering science questions on TVO’s series Blynk and Azoo.

 

Ontario Science Centre

Guided by its mission to inspire passion for the human adventure of discovery, the Ontario Science Centre strives to be a global leader in lifelong learning; a vital link in Ontario’s education and innovation ecosystems; and a convener of public dialogue about technology, science and society. The Centre has welcomed more than 54 million visitors since opening as a Centennial project in 1969, pioneering an interactive approach now adopted by science centres around the world. An agency of the Government of Ontario, the Centre relies on funding from the province, as well as donations from generous individuals, corporations and foundations that share the Centre’s vision to contribute to a more curious, creative and resilient world. Learn more at OntarioScienceCentre.ca

This conversation is a part of AGO Makes: Summer Edition. Check out the full series of artmaking projects and programming.

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