Lowell Observatory | Kids Out and About Phoenix

Lowell Observatory

At Lowell Observatory, history and science come together! A family friendly venue, Lowell Observatory allows everyone to explore the history of the universe, as well as modern science research. Currently, we are open by reservation only. Visit our website to check out our socially-distanced guided tours and no-wait stargazing experiences!

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Lowell Observatory is proud to offer Lowell Observatory Camps for Kids (LOCKs). These hands-on day camps offer kids the opportunity to learn about STEM through activities such as science investigations, games, music, engineering, and more!

Organization:

Lowell Observatory

Location:

1400 W Mars Hill Rd
Flagstaff, AZ, 86001
United States

Phone:

928-268-2906

2021 LOCKs Preschool

Dates: 
08/07/2021
08/21/2021
09/04/2021
Time: 
10:30am - 12:00pm

Location:

ONLINE ONLY

Perseids Meteor Shower | August 11

Dates: 
08/11/2021
Time: 
9:00 pm - 10:00 pm PDT

Location:

ONLINE ONLY

Clark 125th Anniversary | Imaging Jupiter

Dates: 
08/19/2021
Time: 
9:30pm - 10:30pm PDT

Organization learning resources

Title Description Cost
Science Challenges for Kids
PUBLISHED

Keep your kids engaged with STEM with one of our in-home science challenges. See all of the challenges at the link below or find them on the LOCKs Facebook page

For Science Challenge lesson plans please visit: https://lowell.edu/visit/locks/science-challenge/

Science - STEM - General
Early Elementary School
Late Elementary School
Middle School
Cosmic Coffee Series
PUBLISHED

Cosmic Coffee explores a different topic in astronomy or planetary science each week. In this YouTube series, we talk about a wide range of topics from the Pluto Vote to the history of Lowell Observatory, and is a great place to learn from astronomers and other experts!  

Academic - General
History / social studies
Science - STEM - General
Middle School
High School
Adults
Sagas In the Sky Series
PUBLISHED

The Sagas in the Sky Series explores some of the stories behind the stars in the night sky. 

Academic - General
Science - STEM - General
Middle School
High School
Adults