|Our mission is to promote the study of planetary science
and astronomy with emphasis on meteorites; and to sponsor, encourage,
and assist in the physical, astronomical, environmental, and cultural sciences
so as to broaden man's knowledge of all phases of the universe.|
|NEWS & EVENTS|
A Super Blue Blood Lunar Eclipse
Yes, that is a mouth full of words to remember, but this month is a very
unique month for astronomy. The Planetary Studies Foundation Earth and
Space Science Museum located at 115 N. Main Street in Elizabeth, IL is
offering a free presentation on this event. Come join Dr. Paul Sipiera,
planetary geologist on Saturday, January 27 at 1:00 p.m. as he explains this
event which was last seen in over 150 years ago in 1866. Find out why the
moon is "super", why it's called "blue", what about "blood", what about a
lunar eclipse and exactly when can you see this event. For more
information about this program, please contact the Planetary Studies
Foundation at (815) 858-2014 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
2018 February Children's Workshop
The Planetary Studies Foundation will be offering a one-day children's workshop on Monday, February 19 (Presidents
Day- School Off) from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Come join Diane Sipiera, Judith Glenn and WQAD's Senior
Meteorologist, Eric Sorensen as they help your child explore how our Earth is effected by climate change. Children will
learn how various oceans and weather patterns are changing our world. Additionally, Martha Purchis will be presenting
on Wilson Bentley, the pioneer of snowflake photography and the Caldecott Medal winning book "Snowflake Bentley".
This workshop is for children ages 7-12 and are limited to the first 10 registrants. This workshop will take place at the PSF
Earth & Space Science Museum located at 115 N. Main Street, Elizabeth, IL Please submit application and check no
later than one week prior to workshop start date. Please have child bring sack lunch. No refunds.
CLICK HERE TO PRINT THE APPLICATION FORM
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