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10 a.m.
Shirley Brice Heath, linguistic anthropologist, studies learners across the life span in non-formal environments of learning. She earned her M.A. in Linguistics at Ball State University in 1964. Heath has taught at universities throughout the world, most notably Stanford University and Brown University. She will be receive an honorary doctorate at the Fall 2018 Commencement Ceremony.
6:30 p.m.
The Christmas StarOver the years many people have tried to explain the appearance of the Star of Bethlehem, as described in the Bible. Can the star be explained as an exploding star, a comet or some other natural event in the sky? Potential natural explanations for the Star of Bethlehem and common modern-day misconceptions will be discussed.
8 p.m.
The Christmas StarOver the years many people have tried to explain the appearance of the Star of Bethlehem, as described in the Bible. Can the star be explained as an exploding star, a comet or some other natural event in the sky? Potential natural explanations for the Star of Bethlehem and common modern-day misconceptions will be discussed.
5:30 p.m.
One World, One SkyFollow Sesame Street's Big Bird and Elmo as they explore the night sky with Hu Hu Zhu, a new friend from China. Together, they take an imaginary trip from Sesame Street to the moon, where they discover how different it is from Earth. They will also find shapes in the sky that will help them find the North Star. This cross-cultural adventure opens children's eyes to the sky, helping them see how people all over the world are connected. Families with children in preschool through second grade will especially enjoy this program but kids of all ages will enjoy learning from our Sesame Street friends.
6:30 p.m.
Earth, Moon and SunExplore the relationship between Earth, Moon, and Sun with the help of Coyote, an amusing character adapted from Native American oral traditions. Coyote has many misconceptions about our home planet and its most familiar neighbors. His confusion about the universe makes viewers think about how Earth, Moon and Sun work together as a system and learn to distinguish between myths and science. Learn the basics of fusion and solar energy and why the Sun rises and sets. Examine the Moon's orbit, craters, phases and eclipses. You'll even take a look at past and future space travel to our Moon ... and beyond! Families with children in grades two through five will especially enjoy this look at the Earth-Moon-Sun system, though audiences of all ages can appreciate learning the science behind the myths.
2:30 p.m.
One World, One SkyFollow Sesame Street's Big Bird and Elmo as they explore the night sky with Hu Hu Zhu, a new friend from China. Together, they take an imaginary trip from Sesame Street to the moon, where they discover how different it is from Earth. They will also find shapes in the sky that will help them find the North Star. This cross-cultural adventure opens children's eyes to the sky, helping them see how people all over the world are connected. Families with children in preschool through second grade will especially enjoy this program but kids of all ages will enjoy learning from our Sesame Street friends.
3:30 p.m.
Earth, Moon and SunExplore the relationship between Earth, Moon, and Sun with the help of Coyote, an amusing character adapted from Native American oral traditions. Coyote has many misconceptions about our home planet and its most familiar neighbors. His confusion about the universe makes viewers think about how Earth, Moon and Sun work together as a system and learn to distinguish between myths and science. Learn the basics of fusion and solar energy and why the Sun rises and sets. Examine the Moon's orbit, craters, phases and eclipses. You'll even take a look at past and future space travel to our Moon ... and beyond! Families with children in grades two through five will especially enjoy this look at the Earth-Moon-Sun system, though audiences of all ages can appreciate learning the science behind the myths.
5:30 p.m.
One World, One SkyFollow Sesame Street's Big Bird and Elmo as they explore the night sky with Hu Hu Zhu, a new friend from China. Together, they take an imaginary trip from Sesame Street to the moon, where they discover how different it is from Earth. They will also find shapes in the sky that will help them find the North Star. This cross-cultural adventure opens children's eyes to the sky, helping them see how people all over the world are connected. Families with children in preschool through second grade will especially enjoy this program but kids of all ages will enjoy learning from our Sesame Street friends.
6:30 p.m.
Earth, Moon and SunExplore the relationship between Earth, Moon, and Sun with the help of Coyote, an amusing character adapted from Native American oral traditions. Coyote has many misconceptions about our home planet and its most familiar neighbors. His confusion about the universe makes viewers think about how Earth, Moon and Sun work together as a system and learn to distinguish between myths and science. Learn the basics of fusion and solar energy and why the Sun rises and sets. Examine the Moon's orbit, craters, phases and eclipses. You'll even take a look at past and future space travel to our Moon ... and beyond! Families with children in grades two through five will especially enjoy this look at the Earth-Moon-Sun system, though audiences of all ages can appreciate learning the science behind the myths.
2:30 p.m.
One World, One SkyFollow Sesame Street's Big Bird and Elmo as they explore the night sky with Hu Hu Zhu, a new friend from China. Together, they take an imaginary trip from Sesame Street to the moon, where they discover how different it is from Earth. They will also find shapes in the sky that will help them find the North Star. This cross-cultural adventure opens children's eyes to the sky, helping them see how people all over the world are connected. Families with children in preschool through second grade will especially enjoy this program but kids of all ages will enjoy learning from our Sesame Street friends.
3:30 p.m.
Earth, Moon and SunExplore the relationship between Earth, Moon, and Sun with the help of Coyote, an amusing character adapted from Native American oral traditions. Coyote has many misconceptions about our home planet and its most familiar neighbors. His confusion about the universe makes viewers think about how Earth, Moon and Sun work together as a system and learn to distinguish between myths and science. Learn the basics of fusion and solar energy and why the Sun rises and sets. Examine the Moon's orbit, craters, phases and eclipses. You'll even take a look at past and future space travel to our Moon ... and beyond! Families with children in grades two through five will especially enjoy this look at the Earth-Moon-Sun system, though audiences of all ages can appreciate learning the science behind the myths.
5:30 p.m.
One World, One SkyFollow Sesame Street's Big Bird and Elmo as they explore the night sky with Hu Hu Zhu, a new friend from China. Together, they take an imaginary trip from Sesame Street to the moon, where they discover how different it is from Earth. They will also find shapes in the sky that will help them find the North Star. This cross-cultural adventure opens children's eyes to the sky, helping them see how people all over the world are connected. Families with children in preschool through second grade will especially enjoy this program but kids of all ages will enjoy learning from our Sesame Street friends.
6:30 p.m.
Earth, Moon and SunExplore the relationship between Earth, Moon, and Sun with the help of Coyote, an amusing character adapted from Native American oral traditions. Coyote has many misconceptions about our home planet and its most familiar neighbors. His confusion about the universe makes viewers think about how Earth, Moon and Sun work together as a system and learn to distinguish between myths and science. Learn the basics of fusion and solar energy and why the Sun rises and sets. Examine the Moon's orbit, craters, phases and eclipses. You'll even take a look at past and future space travel to our Moon ... and beyond! Families with children in grades two through five will especially enjoy this look at the Earth-Moon-Sun system, though audiences of all ages can appreciate learning the science behind the myths.
2:30 p.m.
One World, One SkyFollow Sesame Street's Big Bird and Elmo as they explore the night sky with Hu Hu Zhu, a new friend from China. Together, they take an imaginary trip from Sesame Street to the moon, where they discover how different it is from Earth. They will also find shapes in the sky that will help them find the North Star. This cross-cultural adventure opens children's eyes to the sky, helping them see how people all over the world are connected. Families with children in preschool through second grade will especially enjoy this program but kids of all ages will enjoy learning from our Sesame Street friends.
3:30 p.m.
Earth, Moon and SunExplore the relationship between Earth, Moon, and Sun with the help of Coyote, an amusing character adapted from Native American oral traditions. Coyote has many misconceptions about our home planet and its most familiar neighbors. His confusion about the universe makes viewers think about how Earth, Moon and Sun work together as a system and learn to distinguish between myths and science. Learn the basics of fusion and solar energy and why the Sun rises and sets. Examine the Moon's orbit, craters, phases and eclipses. You'll even take a look at past and future space travel to our Moon ... and beyond! Families with children in grades two through five will especially enjoy this look at the Earth-Moon-Sun system, though audiences of all ages can appreciate learning the science behind the myths.
7:30 p.m.
An thumbnail for In Print Festival of First Books XIVThe fourteenth annual In Print Festival of First Books is a two day event featuring a multi-author reading on Day 1 and a panel discussion on the writing life and literary editing and publishing on Day 2. This year In Print welcomes poet Chen Chen, fiction writer Nafissa Thompson-Spires, creative nonfiction writer Dustin Parsons and editor/poet Allison Joseph.
7:30 p.m.
An thumbnail for In Print Festival of First Books XIVThe fourteenth annual In Print Festival of First Books is a two day event featuring a multi-author reading on Day 1 and a panel discussion on the writing life and literary editing and publishing on Day 2. This year In Print welcomes poet Chen Chen, fiction writer Nafissa Thompson-Spires, creative nonfiction writer Dustin Parsons and editor/poet Allison Joseph.
7 p.m.
Dr. Katharine Hayhoe, an atmospheric scientist and professor at Texas TechDr. Katharine Hayhoe, an atmospheric scientist and professor at Texas Tech and one of TIME's 100 Most Influential People, will deliver the Alice Proctor Killey: “Science in a Fact-Free World.” The values that inspire the quest for higher education define ethical behavior in our political, economic, scientific and personal choices. So, how can good science inform sound societal decision-making?