Girls Exploring the Universe!

July 8 - 12 2019, University of Virginia

 

Monday

Morning Activities

Welcome to GETU!

Pre-camp survey activity

The Solar System

Presentation
Understanding distances in the Solar System Activity
Making a Scale Model of the Solar System Activity

Lunch

Lunch Talk with Rukmani Vijayaraghavan!

Afternoon Activities

Design and Build a Mars Rover!

Tuesday

Morning Activities

Conducting a Mission to Mars

Lunch

Lunch Talk with Sarah Horst!

Afternoon Activities

Scale of the Universe Activity

Learning about Filters on telescopes

Planning an observation with a telescope

Wednesday

GBO Trip

Bus leaves at 9 am for Green Bank.

Wear your camp t-shirts and bring a water bottle!

Thursday

Morning Activities

Star in a Box Activity

Helioviewer Activity

Exoplanets

Lunch

Lunch Talk: Galaxies

Afternoon Activities

Solar Observing

Images

Making RGB Images

Work on Presentations

Friday

Morning Activities

Classifying Galaxies with GalaxyZoo

Is the universe expanding?

Hexaflexagons

Lunch

Lunch Talk with Iris Nijman!

Afternoon Activities

Work on Presentations

Presentations start at 4 pm — Invite your parents!