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NFB 2006 Circle of Life Academy




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The Westminster Astronomical Society joined Noreen Grice and the NFB Circle of Life teachers and students for an exciting and accessible star party!

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Noreen_Explains_Planet_Distances Noreen Grice explains how to measure the planet distances in a tactile scaled model of the solar system.

The Circle of Life Academy students complete the scaled model of the solar system. Scaled_Model_of_the_Solar_System
Student_With_Tactile_Pictures_of_Moon_Phases Noreen watches a student arranging tactile pictures of the phases of the moon.
Jingle_Bells_Audible_Sound_for_the_Sun Jingle bells provide an audible reference for the Sun's position in a moon phase activity.
Tactile_Moon_Ball Noreen demonstrates how to model the phases of the moon using a tactile moon ball.
Circle of Life students gather around the Minolta star projector at the Davis Planetarium, Maryland Science Center. Minolta_Star_Projector
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Noreen Grice interprets a tactile model of the star projector.
Group photo of Circle of Life Academy students and teachers, Noreen Grice, Wendy Ackerman, and Jim O'Leary at the Davis Planetarium, Maryland Science Center.