Eclipse-themed programs & events
Friday, January 20, 2017 @ Adventure Science Center
The Adventure Science Center will have a red-carpet premiere of Eclipse: The Sun Revealed taking viewers on a journey through the historical and cultural impact of eclipses, the astronomical events that produce them, and the geometry that leads to lunar, partial, annular, and total solar eclipses. Read more.
Saturday, January 21, 2017 @ Adventure Science Center
On this day, the Adventure Science Center will host the public premiere of Eclipse: The Sun Revealed and begin featuring the show on a daily basis leading up to the Total Solar Eclipse. Read more.
Saturdays in 2017 @ Adventure Science Center
The Adventure Science Center is offering special educational activities related to the eclipse on the following Saturdays in 2017:
- Feb. 18
- March 18
- April 22
- May 20
- June 17
- July 22
August 19-21, 2017 @ Adventure Science Center
The Adventure Science Center will host the Music City Eclipse Science & Technology Festival featuring three days of fun activities, exhibitors, live science demonstrations, food, music, and more.
Monday, August 21, 2017 @ Nashville Zoo
The Nashville Zoo at Grassmere is allowing their guests to record the animals' behavior during the solar sclipse. More info.
Monday, August 21, 2017 @ Nashville Paddle Company
View the Total Solar Eclipse from the water with Nashville Paddle Company. Now accepting reservations. More info.
Activities will include utilizing a solar telescope to view the Sun, demonstrations with the Sun Spotter, using household materials for projection viewing, how to build your own pin hole camera, demonstrations of orbits, eclipse simulation using balls, differences in solar and lunar eclipses, observing and recording sunspots, solar photography, spectroscopy, and much more.
Visit Adventure Science Center’s website, adventuresci.org, for more info.
Check back for more information about eclipse-themed activities happening throughout Nashville!