Girls Exploring the Universe!

July 16 - 21 2018, University of Virginia

 

GETU 2016: July 11 - 15, 2016

 
 
 Looking at (but not through!) the 26 inch refractor at McCormick Observatory

Looking at (but not through!) the 26 inch refractor at McCormick Observatory

 Measuring the scale of the solar system with strips of paper

Measuring the scale of the solar system with strips of paper

 "Looking" at the sun through radio waves

"Looking" at the sun through radio waves

 Looking at the sun (safely) through a filter

Looking at the sun (safely) through a filter

 Team work 

Team work 

 And more team work

And more team work

 Building LEGO Mars Rovers

Building LEGO Mars Rovers

 How to navigate your rover

How to navigate your rover

 Rover building is a team effort!

Rover building is a team effort!

 With a LOT of parts to it

With a LOT of parts to it

 The Rover control room on Planet Earth

The Rover control room on Planet Earth

 And the Rovers on Mars

And the Rovers on Mars

 The end of a successful mission!

The end of a successful mission!

 Looking through the telescope

Looking through the telescope

 On Observing Night, with families

On Observing Night, with families