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Activities 2015

Activities are subject to change. This list is incomplete. More will be added later.


Family Activities

  • Air-powered rockets NEW
  • Ask an astronomer
  • Buy an IfA T-shirt
  • CAVE (3-D virtual environment)
  • Flight simulator
  • Hands-on physics NEW
  • Hologram NEW
  • Infrared camera
  • LEGO Mindstorm robotics
  • Pan-STARRS virtual tour and operations
  • P-40 flight simulator
  • Short lectures
  • Spectroscopy school (learning with light)
  • Solar observing (weather permitting)
  • TMT hologram NEW
  • 3-D printer demo NEW
  • Voyager game NEW
  • Wind tunnel NEW


  • Astrophotography
  • Friends of the IfA
  • Scale model of solar system
  • Science Fair exhibitors
  • Youth Color the Cosmos
Watch a video about 2013 Open House.