Monthly Archives: June 2012

Transit of Venus 2012

Did you see it?!  The transit of Venus happened on June 5th, 2012 and was observable here in the United States.  We watched it here in Michigan from around 4:30pm until sunset.  This important astronomical event won’t occur again for … Continue reading

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Lie Back, Look Up: Why it’s important

Stargazing is a great way to “get outside” as a family.  A back-to-nature movement to reconnect children with the outdoors is burgeoning nationwide. —USA Today, November 2006 Many would agree that families are spending less and less time outside together.  … Continue reading

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