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Science Events

Mar
24
2018
Science Academy

"Cadets" are brought into the wonderful world of astronomy to explore gravity, simple machines, stars, spacecraft, meteors, the Earth and the Moon, asteroids and comets, the electromagnetic spectrum and the American space program!

Ages: 8-12

Mar
31
2018
Science Academy

"Cadets" are brought into the wonderful world of astronomy to explore gravity, simple machines, stars, spacecraft, meteors, the Earth and the Moon, asteroids and comets, the electromagnetic spectrum and the American space program!

Ages: 8-12

Mar
31
2018
Evening Sky Viewing

At least two nights a week, a professional-grade telescope at HRPO is unlocked to showcase the Baton Rouge sky in all its glory (weather-permitting). This season visitors should expect to see Uranus and Neptune.

Mar
31
2018
Evening Sky Viewing Plus

Standard sky viewing offering supplemented with sky tour, marshmallow roast and physical science demos.

Apr
7
2018
Swamp Bird Walks

Led by a member of the Baton Rouge Audubon Society, visitors enjoy a morning hike through the forest and swamp while identifying various bird species.

Apr
7
2018
Science Academy

"Cadets" are brought into the wonderful world of astronomy to explore gravity, simple machines, stars, spacecraft, meteors, the Earth and the Moon, asteroids and comets, the electromagnetic spectrum and the American space program!

Ages: 8-12

Apr
14
2018
Science Academy

"Cadets" are brought into the wonderful world of astronomy to explore gravity, simple machines, stars, spacecraft, meteors, the Earth and the Moon, asteroids and comets, the electromagnetic spectrum and the American space program!

Ages: 8-12

Apr
21
2018
International Astronomy Day

The 12th consecutive year of HRPO's largest annual event. Games and rides; exhibitors; physical science demos; solar and lunar viewing; Venus and Jupiter viewing; live music; telescope raffle.

Apr
28
2018
Science Academy

"Cadets" are brought into the wonderful world of astronomy to explore gravity, simple machines, stars, spacecraft, meteors, the Earth and the Moon, asteroids and comets, the electromagnetic spectrum and the American space program!

Ages: 8-12

May
5
2018
Swamp Bird Walks

Led by a member of the Baton Rouge Audubon Society, visitors enjoy a morning hike through the forest and swamp while identifying various bird species.

May
5
2018
Science Academy

"Cadets" are brought into the wonderful world of astronomy to explore gravity, simple machines, stars, spacecraft, meteors, the Earth and the Moon, asteroids and comets, the electromagnetic spectrum and the American space program!

Ages: 8-12

May
5
2018
Evening Sky Viewing Plus

Standard sky viewing offering supplemented with sky tour, marshmallow roast and physical science demos.

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