TORONTO, March 27 /CNW/ - In celebration of Earth Hour the Ontario
Science Centre will be participating by turning off its lights and offering
visitors a free Star Party, filled with activities and demonstrations on
climate change. Visitors are also welcome to participate in the Canada-wide
experiment - StarWatch.
WHAT: - StarWatch is a cross-country survey to count stars in the
Little Dipper constellation during Earth Hour and again when
the lights come back on.
- Planet observing of Mars and Saturn through high powered
- Storytelling by Ojibway storyteller, Aaron Bell.
- Climate change demos and activities.
- DJ musical sets
(*) weather permitting.
WHEN: Saturday March 29, 2008
8:00pm to 10:00pm
(lights out from 8pm to 9pm)
WHERE: Ontario Science Centre
770 Don Mills Road
TELUSCAPE outside at the main entrance
WHO: Sara Poirier, Astronomy Expert, Ontario Science Centre
Guy Nason, Royal Astronomical Society of Canada - Toronto Centre
Daniel Olsen, Engineer Without Borders
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