UH Institute for Astronomy hosts Open House

University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa
Roy Gal, 808-388-8690
IfA Outreach Coordinator, Institute for Astronomy
Posted: Apr 6, 2019

WHAT:     The University of Hawaiʻi’s Institute for Astronomy (IfA) hosts its annual Open House for the public.

WHEN:    Sunday April 7, 11 a.m.-4 p.m.

WHERE:  2680 Woodlawn Drive, Mānoa


The event attracts many families with children for more than two dozen hands on exhibits and activities. Activities include telescopes to look at the sun, hands-on with physics and optics, sky surveys, infrared camera, Lego and demonstrations of liquid nitrogen. The open house annually brings more than 1,200 people. Children are given the hands-on opportunity to learn more about STEM fields—science, technology, engineering and math. They have examples to see and touch STEM beyond the pages of their textbooks.

More information: http://www.ifa.hawaii.edu/open-house/open-house.shtml