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No Child Left Inside Day

No Child Left Inside Logo“No Child Left Inside” Day — NCLI Day, for short — originated in 2008 to urge young people outdoors, where they could explore Earth science firsthand. The first NCLI Day was held on Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2008, during Earth Science Week, an annual celebration of the geosciences organized by the American Geosciences Institute (AGI) since 1998.

Date: 
October 16, 2013

Transit of Venus

On June 5, 2012 at sunset on the East Coast of North America and earlier for other parts of the U.S., the planet Venus will make its final trek across the face of the sun as seen from Earth until the year 2117. The last time this event occurred was on June 8, 2004 when it was watched by millions of people across the world. Get prepared for this once in a lifetime event!

Date: 
June 5, 2012

Astronomy Day

The next Astronomy Days are April 20 and October 13, 2013. Local astronomical societies, planetariums, museums, and observatories will be sponsoring public viewing sessions, presentations, workshops, and other activities to increase public awareness about astronomy and our wonderful universe.

Date: 
October 13, 2013

Astronomy Day

The next Astronomy Days are April 20 and October 13, 2013. Local astronomical societies, planetariums, museums, and observatories will be sponsoring public viewing sessions, presentations, workshops, and other activities to increase public awareness about astronomy and our wonderful universe.

Date: 
April 20, 2013

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