Challenge: Looking Up and Around

This challenge involves attending a program and doing research on how artificial light impacts our ability to observe space.

When you complete 3 tasks, you will earn 30 points and a badge.

Task

Attend the program "Dark-Sky: The Future is Bright!" on June 3rd at 7:00 pm at Southeast Regional Library.

Check out (or place a request for) the Citizen Science Kit "Measuring Light in the Night"- Available to Southeast Regional or White Tank customers only.

Research the nearest International Dark-Sky Place to your home.

Investigate the lights at your home and in your community. Are there lights that shine upward? Think about some positive steps you could take to minimize light pollution and take them if you can.

Identify a constellation that you can see in the night sky. Look up the names of each of the major stars in it and try to memorize them.

Read this book! Use the Freading website or app to download and peruse "Night Sky" (2012) by Nicholas Nigro.

Read this book! Use the Hoopla website or app and your library card to download and read any one of the titles on the attached list.

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