Monthly Archives: December 2013

Overview of the project

Project title: Astronomy for the extremely ill or traumatically injured children and their families, USA Project leader: Dr. Donald Lubowich The purpose of this project is to provide telescope observations and astronomy demonstrations for children, their siblings and adult family members staying at the Ronald McDonald Houses (RMH) of Chicagoland (RMH-Chicago) in conjunction the children’s […]

RMH event December 2013

Below are images taken from the astronomy event at the Ronald McDonald House in Chicago. It was clear at 4 pm but clouded up at 7:30. We used hands-on optics cardboard tube telescopes, used STARburst candy to simulate planetary formation, and had a family do a scale model of the solar system. [nggallery id=65]