Waukesha County

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Citizen Science in Astronomy


(Availability may be limited)

Following the planetarium show, Professor Bob Benjamin (University of Wisconsin-Whitewater)—a professional astronomer who uses NASA telescopes to do research on the structure of our own Milky Way Galaxy— will add a 10-15 minute presentation about his research program and how students in your classes can get involved in ground-breaking research by participating in a Citizen Science project that he has developed. He will also be available for a question and answer session for any topic in astronomy that your students have.


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


Grade 9-12 program listing