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Sponsored by CSM Math/Science Division, the 

San Mateo County Astronomical Society and Makers Space


Saturday Oct. 4, 2014 – 2:00pm to 11:00pm

Science Building 36, Engineering Building 19 and Library Building 9 with the keynote talk in CSM Theatre


Admission and Parking is Free 


Family Workshops - Great for Kids

2:00pm to 6:00pm

See Below for Subjects




 Keynote Speaker 

 At 7:00pm in CSM Theatre

 Dr. Pat Burchat  

                    Gabilan Professor of Physics, Stanford University 


The Dark Side of the Universe:  

Dark Matter and Dark Energy 



Click HERE for more details about the speaker and topic 

Reception: 8:30 to 8:50, Theatre Lobby. 

CSM Observatory, Jazz Under The Stars (Dean Drumheller)

9:30pm to 11:00pm 


Workshop Schedule

Astronomy Workshops - Building 36
Drop In
o Construct Planispheres, Galileoscopes  
o How a Telescope Works  
o Finding Planets around Other Stars
o Solar System Model 
o Gravity and Black Holes 
o Space Theatre 
o Meteors and Comet


Science Workshops - Building 36
2:00pm, 3:00pm, 4:00pm, 5:00pm
o Astronomy-Planetarium shows (extra show at 6:00pm)
o Geology-Geologic Wonders Quiz/Contest
o Physics-Got Physics?;
o Biology-Exploring life on planet earth and hands-on biology museum! (Drop in)
o Anatomy-It’s all in your Head!o Chemistry-Chemistry Creations


Library Workshops - Building 9
Times Vary
o Solar Home Demonstration-2am-5pm
o String Art-2pm-6pm
o 3-D Printing Demonstrations-2pm-6pm
o Router Demonstrations 2pm-6pm
o Build a City-2pm-6pm
o Using Solar Energy: Solar Cars and other cool stuff 2pm-6pm  
o Kite Building/paper helicopters-3pm-5pm
o Solar Painting-3pm-5pm
o Make a journal or notebook out of recycled materials 3pm-5pm
o Button Making-3pm-5pm
o Terrariums 4pm-6pm
Engineering Workshops - Building 19
Drop in
o Build a City
o Lego seismic shake tables