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Astronomy Club: October Newsletter

October 29, 2019

It’s been a busy year for Astronomy and Spaceflight enthusiasts, as we can safely say that a new Space Race is fully underway. The original Race was between 2 countries, the United States and the USSR. With…

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Tips for drivers during deer breeding season

October 14, 2019

Breeding season occurs mid-October through December. Male deer, or bucks, are often seen traveling together and marking their territory by scraping the ground or rubbing their antlers on trees. Eventually, increased testosterone and aggressiveness will force the…

Topics: Wildlife

Astronomy Club: September Newsletter

September 30, 2019

The Autumnal Equinox occurred on Monday, September 23. On this day, both the Northern and Southern hemispheres experienced an equal amount of daylight. This happens twice a year when the Earth’s axis is tilted neither towards nor…

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Backyard Astronomy

September 15, 2019

Summer is coming to a close, but on the bright side – there will be more time to look up each night and enjoy the night sky. Planetarium Specialist Katy Downing shares some of the astronomical events,…

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Looking and listening for owls in Northeast Ohio

September 9, 2019

Some of the most fascinating wild animals in Ohio are owls. Their mysterious nature, charismatic expressions, and recognizable calls have sparked interest for centuries. Many people claim to have never seen an owl in the wild, but…

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6 fun and educational outdoor activities for young children

August 31, 2019

We can all agree that exposure to nature provides one of the most reliable boosts to mental and physical well-being, but do you know the great effects nature has on young children? Our natural environment fosters children’s…

Topics: Preschool

Eyes to the sky

August 1, 2019

Look up! The Perseid Meteor Shower, one of the most spectacular meteor showers of the year, will peak the evening of Monday, August 12, 2019. In preparation for this cosmic event, the Center’s planetarium staff explains what…

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