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GOING INTERSTELLAR WITH AUTHOR ALEXANDRA SIY

by  Authors on Call, iNK Think Tank

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Based on Alexandra Siy's award-winning book, Voyager's Greatest Hits: The Epic Trek to Interstellar Space, GOING INTERSTELLAR is a journey out of our solar system and into the vast space between the stars. Participants will discover where and how the Voyagers have been exploring for more than 40 years, while viewing the incredible images beamed back to scientists on Earth. Sounds and images from the Golden Record, are part of this multidimensional program, and provide inspiration for a longer art and writing workshop (contact the author for details) that asks students to create their own Golden Record for the 21st Century.

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Cost

By Request: $300.00
By Request Premium: $270.00



Length

60 MINUTES


Target Audience

Education: Grade(s) 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Adult LearnersPublic Library: Library Patrons

Minimum participants:

3

Maximum participants:

80


Primary Disciplines

Language Arts/English, Literacy, Reading, Sciences, Social Studies/History, Technology/Information Science, Writing


Program Delivery Mode

Videoconference - H.323 (Polycom, Cisco/Tandberg, LifeSize, etc...)
Videoconference – Webcam/desktop (Zoom, Google Meet, Cisco WebEx, GoToMeeting, Microsoft Teams, Blue Jeans, etc...)
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Provider's Cancellation Policy

We will not charge for cancellations due to the weather or other closures. No charge if program is cancelled with a 48 hour notice, A $100 fee will be charged if cancellation is within the 48 hour cut-off.

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Authors on Call, iNK Think Tank

White Plains, NY
United States

The Common Core State Standards have focused attention on process and using nonfiction in the classroom. Our Authors on Call from iNK Think Tank embody the CCSS. This team uses their extraordinary breadth of knowledge to transform today's classrooms into vital centers of learning. These authors are experts in processing enormous amounts of information, sifting through it and synthesizing it into works with added value. So why not talk to these masters of 21st century skillsand let them unpack their process for your students? They are eager to share their knowledge with you and to help you inspire your students with books kids love to read about subjects you're required to teach. So far our authors include Jan Adkins, Vicki Cobb,  Roxie Munro, Dorothy Hinshaw Patent,Carla Killough McClafferty, Kerrie Hollihan, Aline Alexander Newman, David M. Schwartz, Alexandra Siy,  Peggy Thomas, Marissa Moss, Jan Adkins, and Andrea Warren. Keep coming back as we add more authors and new programs.

Contact:
Vicki Cobb
email@vickicobb.com
9149491104

Program Details

Format

1. Author introduces herself and shows the book.
2. Author reads a short selection from the book.
3. Images and sounds are presented in multimedia presentation.
4. The author shows a vinyl replica of the Golden Record.
5, Participants discuss what they would include on Golden Record for the 21st Century.
6. Time is allowed for questions and answers.

Objectives

The participants will:
explore the outer solar system (4 gas giants) through imagery
enter interstellar space aboard the Voyager Spacecraft
discover the characteristics of interstellar space
see images and listen to sounds from the Golden Record that is aboard the Voyager space craft
see a real vinyl replica of the Golden Record
discuss what kinds of images and sounds they would send into outer space on a Golden Record for the 21st century