Middle School Institutes

Digital Universe: Flight School (Grades 6, 7, and 8)

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Have you ever dreamed of flying among the stars and looking back at Earth? In this program, you will explore the vastness of space using the digital projection of the Museum’s three-dimensional digital map of the universe. You will master the software and science behind the Digital Universe and have the opportunity to use the Rose Center’s Hayden Planetarium to create a short live presentation that highlights the art of data visualization and the importance of storytelling while displaying the scientific concepts connected to planetary science and astrophysics investigated in this course. Come join us for a virtual journey among the stars.

Grades 6, 7, and 8

Monday - Friday
July 3­–7, 2017
9 am–4 pm | $550 ($525 Members)
*Final presentations will take place Friday evening, July 7

OR

Monday–Friday
August 28­–September 1
9 am–4 pm | $550 ($525 Members)
*Final presentations will take place Friday evening, Sept. 1

Want to learn more about Digital Universe? Check out this cool film The Known Universe:


 

Here's a video about the Winter 2012 Institute for the Digital Universe: Flight School