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All-American Eclipse

at Adventure Science Center, Nashville TN

Apr 02
All-American Eclipse

Don’t miss a day filled with eclipse-themed fun! Plus, there will be a special FREE presentation by Andrew Fraknoi of Foothill College at 1 p.m.

Join the Adventure Science Center for a day filled with space and eclipse-themed activities in preparation for the Total Solar Eclipse on Monday, Aug. 21, 2017!

Special Activities: 
(included with general admission)

  • Star Stages
    Imagine if you were an alien, could you arrange the stages of human life in the correct order? Using similar logic, see if you can correctly identify the life stages of stars.
  • Sunspotter
    Align this folded-Keplerian telescope with the sun and watch as sunspots appear and move across the surface of the sun, then vanish!
  • Little Moon, Giant Sun
    Get ready for the 2017 Total Solar Eclipse while discovering the sun and moon’s sizes and distances from Earth.
  • Is It Alive?
    Analyze soil samples for signs of life and learn how our sun powers life on Earth!

Plus, we’ll have members of the Middle Tennessee Space Society/National Space Society onsite with activities to help you understand even more about eclipses and NASA missions focused on studying the sun.

1 p.m. – Don't miss special guest Andrew Fraknoi, acclaimed author and noted astronomy expert, who will reveal Nashville's special role in the total solar eclipse. Discover how eclipses work, how to observe the eclipse and the Sun safely, and much more. Free and open to the public.


General Admission Tickets: Free/Members & Toddlers, $11/Ages 2-12, $14/Ages 13+rnrnFraknoi’s 1 p.m. talk is free and open to the public.

Contact: (615) 862-5160

    Official Website


Additional time info:

Andrew Fraknoi\’s FREE presentation will begin at 1 p.m.

* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.


Adventure Science Center

800 Fort Negley Boulevard, Nashville, TN 37203


Free Parking

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