Community: Pasadena Unified’s Norma Coombs Alternative School to Explore the Wonders of Space
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For Immediate Release
February 20, 2015
Contact: Adam Wolfson, 626-396-3606
PASADENA UNIFIED’S NORMA COOMBS ALTERNATIVE SCHOOL TO EXPLORE THE WONDERS OF SPACE
Pasadena, CA—Students, families and community members are invited to look up to the sky and learn more about the universe during the inaugural Norma Coombs Alternative School (NCAS) Science Literacy Night on Monday, February 23. The star gazing and other activities will take place from 5:30 p.m.- 8 p.m. on the NCAS campus located at 2600 Paloma Street in Pasadena. Admission is free.
NCAS partners leading students in hands-on demonstrations include the Caltech Community Science Academy, the Caltech Science Team, Carnegie Observatories, the Planetary Society, the Mt. Wilson Association and NCAS parents. Kids and adults will be making rocket launchers, learning the physics of video games, using 3-D printers and peering through telescopes on the school lawn to spot stars and other distant objects in space. Other activities are planned to highlight the impact of science on our lives and missions to other planets. Teachers will also have books on a variety of science-related topics in their classrooms. Food trucks will be on hand to satisfy the earthly hunger of attendees.
The universe has infinite possibilities; explore them with us at Norma Coombs.
What: Norma Coombs Alternative School Science Literacy Night
When: Monday, February 23 from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Where: Norma Coombs Alternative School, 2600 Paloma Street, Pasadena
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