DIY Science in Nashville - Adventure Science Center - Music City Solar Eclipse

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  800 Fort Negley Blvd., Nashville, TN 37203

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DIY Science

We are proud to offer fun DIY science experiments the whole family can enjoy! We hope you'l have fun digging into the subjects below, and we can't wait to see you at the museum.

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Category: Music City Solar Eclipse

DRAW THE SUN’S CORONA by Marcin Chojnowski, Eclipse Intern

As we all might imagine, astronomy isn’t meant to be learned exclusively inside a classroom. The upcoming total solar eclipse on August 21 st is a great opportunity to get even the youngest of your kids to enjoy a great learning experience. This activity has been designed as a great way to get younger children (ages 3 – 10) actively involved with the upcoming total solar eclipse! A little bit of background first… as it turns out we don’t know everything about... Read More
Posted by Molly Hornbuckle at 7/27/17

MAKE A SIMPLE PINHOLE PROJECTOR by Marcin Chojnowski, Eclipse Intern

With only 47 days until totality hits Nashville during the Music City Solar Eclipse , NOW is the time to start getting your family prepared to view the sun safely on this big day. There are a variety of different ways to do this, just check out our blog on Solar Eclipse Safety here»   Or, use the following steps to make a simple pinhole projector at home. Materials: 2 pieces of construction paper (one should be white); cardboard also works well for this project A... Read More
Posted by Molly Hornbuckle at 7/5/17