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Session 9: Love of Learning

Session 9: Love of Learning
Session 9: Love of Learning

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  • The reward of the young scientist is the emotional thrill of being the first person in the history of the world to see something or to...
  • Activity Minutes Opening 7 Activity 1: Center of Gravity 10 Activity 2: Story — For the Love of Stars 15 Activity 3: Blue Sky, Red Sunset...
  • How often do you observe the night sky? Is the night sky clearly visible from where you live, at this time of year? If you can, observe the...
  • Materials for Activity Chalice and LED/battery-operated candle Session 1, Handout 1, Ten Million Stars Session 1, Handout 2, Love Will...
  • Materials for Activity A flying disk - a Frisbee(TM), or an unbreakable plate Preparation for Activity Clear a large table or (uncarpeted)...
  • Materials for Activity Newsprint, markers, and tape A copy of the story " For the Love of Stars " A large basket Objects related to the...
  • Materials for Activity A large, transparent container with flat parallel sides (a 2 1/2 gallon aquarium tank is ideal) A flashlight One cup...
  • Materials for Activity Session 3, Leader Resource 3, Source Star - Reason and Science Pencils or markers Taking It Home Optional: Session 1...
  • Take a few minutes to evaluate the session with your co-leader immediately afterward, while it is fresh. Share your thoughts with any other...
  • Preparation for Activity ...
  • Materials for Activity Felt candle-and-flame board (see Session 1, Alternate Activity 1) A basket of felt "flames" and a basket of felt "...
  • Materials for Activity Session 3, Handout 2, UU Source Constellation - Reason and Science Session 3, Leader Resource 1, UU Source...
  • Materials for Activity A floor lamp with a bare bulb, and (optional) extension cord A large blue balloon, string, and thumbtacks (or...
  • Materials for Activity 12-inch long, 2 1/2-inch diameter cardboard rolls for all participants Box cutter Black construction paper, a few...
  • Preparation for Activity Plan for a multigenerational evening of watching the night sky-you will need a location away from city lights, and...
  • The reward of the young scientist is the emotional thrill of being the first person in the history of the world to see something or to...
  • By Gail Forsyth-Vail
    Adapted from Stories in Faith by Gail Forsyth-Vail, a Tapestry of Faith Toolkit book (Boston: UUA, 2007). Used with permission. Once there...
  • Family-Friendly Astronomy Learn about and track the Hubble telescope on a website that includes downloadable photographs. Another online...

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