Waukesha County

Ask An Astronomer with Dr. Bob Benjamin

Participants can expect: 

This talk aligns with the Supervolcanoes show.

Following the planetarium show, Prof. Bob Benjamin will add a short 10-15 minute presentation on two major threats to human civilization: super volcanoes and asteroid strikes. He will talk about the history of these kinds of events on our planets and what we are doing to make sure that humans can survive the next threat. This will be followed by a question and answer session where Prof. Benjamin will answer any and all questions on space and astronomy topics.

Call 262-970-4139 for availability.

Duration: 10 - 15 minutes
Fee: Yes
Offered: School Year
Location options: Horwitz-DeRemer Planetarium located at the Retzer Nature Center

Grade 9-12 program listing

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