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STAR STUFF: Carl Sagan and the Mysteries of the Cosmos

Have you ever looked up at the stars and wondered, "What are they?". A young boy named Carl Sagan asked this question and his curiosity lead him to become an astronomer who sent robots up into space to explore the cosmos. Join me to learn more about our place in the space and how being curious can lead to adventure and scientific discovery. STAR STUFF: Carl Sand and the Mysteries of the Cosmos is an ALA Notable Book, a School Library Journal Best Books of the Year book, a Bank Street Books Best Children's Book, a California Book Awards Master List book and an Orbis Pictus Honor Book.

Stephanie Roth Sisson

45 Minute Program

 

$140


This is a program for your young scientist or dreamer...."Imagination will often carry us to worlds that never were, but without it we go nowhere." - Carl Sagan. Join me in learning about the life of Carl Sagan who looked up at the stars from his Brooklyn, New York window as a boy and wondered, "What are they?". Young Carl's love of science fiction, his imagination and his appetite for learning eventually made him one of the most exciting and visionary scientists ever. And it all started with a question...In this program I'll share my biography of the great astronomer and astrophysicist. We will talk about our solar system, the stars, galaxies and about the "message in a bottle" that Carl sent into space. This program includes behind the scenes sketches and additional videos and information to keep things fun, interesting and engaging. I'll leave some time in the end for questions.

About the Author

Stephanie has illustrated over sixty books for kids including the Princess Posey series by Stephanie Greene. She is also the author and illustrator of the critically acclaimed STAR STUFF: Carl Sagan and the Mysteries of the Cosmos and SPRING AFTER SPRING: How Rachel Carson Inspired the environmental movement. Known for her expressive illustration style Stephanie invites you to join her for her programs exploring curiosity, wonder, imagination and picture making.

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