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Activities 2014

Activities are subject to change.


Family Activities

  • Ask an astronomer
  • Buy an IfA T-shirt
  • CAVE (3-D virtual environment)
  • Fun with physics
  • Hawai‘i State Science & Engineering Fair displays
  • Heliophysics demonstrations
  • Magic Planet
  • Make a crater
  • Mindstorm Robotics
  • P-40 flight simulator NEW
  • Pan-STARRS virtual tour NEW
  • Short lectures
  • Spectroscopy school (learning with light) NEW
  • Foam plate gliders NEW
  • Sunspot observing (if weather on Earth and on Sun cooperate)
  • Mensa Academy, an interactive Wii game that challenges thinking skills


Watch a video about 2013 Open House.