Girls Exploring the Universe!

July 17 - 22, 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