University of Chicago representatives helped kids and their parents build model rockets, comets and stars and taught them about outer space at the Homewood Science Center on the morning of Saturday, Jan. 22.
Juliet Crowell, a public outreach manager at the University of Chicago, and Louise Gagnon and Yue Pan, U of C students in astronomy and astrophysics, shared their knowledge with the group. As everyone participated, a kid-friendly YouTube playlist about astronomy selected by Crowell was presented in the Michael Wexler Theater space.
The kids were given prepared materials to assemble their comet model, but they had lots . . .
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