Summer Learning Activities June 17-23

Here are a few of the special events that the June 17-23 Summer Learning Team has planned!

Monday | Pluto’s Kansas Presentation

Monday, June 17, 2019 | 10:30am-12pm | Marvin Auditorium AB SCHOOL AGE KIDS

Pluto loves Kansans! And Kansans love Pluto! But what is the special connection? Learn about the discovery and ongoing fascination with this dwarf planet.

*Wednesday | Zoo Animal “Spaces” x2

Wednesday, June 19, 2019 | 11am-12pm & 9:30am-10:30am | Marvin Auditorium ABC FAMILY

Join the Topeka Zoo as we meet scaly, furry, and feathery animals and talk all about the spaces they call home!

* Beanstack secret code: zoo poop

Friday | Space Food

Friday, June 21, 2019 | 11am-3pm | Marvin Auditorium BC ALL AGES

How do astronauts eat in zero gravity on the international space station? Explore techniques for preparing and eating food in space. Come hungry, we will be making space snacks as well as watching short videos.

Saturday | AR VR Space Painting and Moon Walk

Saturday, June 22, 2019 | 1-4pm | Marvin Auditorium AB ALL AGES

Use virtual reality to paint in space with the Google Tilt brush. Then take steps on the moon in augmented reality!

Sunday | First Man (Movie)

Sunday, June 23, 2019 | 1-4pm | Marvin Auditorium AB ALL AGES

NASA astronaut Neil Armstrong rigorously trains to become the first man to walk on the moon. Stars Ryan Gosling, Claire Foy and Jason Clarke. 2018 | PG-13 | 138 min

Week 4 (June 17 – June 23) – Rachael Schmidtlein and Amber Bonnet

  • Dawn Buttery
  • Janet Pionkowksi
  • Jennifer Grammer
  • Kathryn Barnes
  • Keenan Eves
  • Megan Johnson
  • Stephen Ferrell
  • Tierney Kirtdoll

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