Exploration Station Brings AGU Science to Children and Parents


  • Paul Cooper


This article is corrected by:

  1. Errata: Correction [to “Exploration Station brings AGU science to children and parents”] Volume 89, Issue 34, 314, Article first published online: 19 August 2008


More than 20 families from the Fort Lauderdale, Fla., area attended AGU's pilot family science event, “Exploration Station,” held on 26 May as part of the 2008 Joint Assembly. During the event—which was organized by AGU's education staff, the Association for Astronomy Education, and the Solar Physics Division of the American Astronomical Society—children and parents had the opportunity to discuss science with researchers and to get involved with many hands-on activities.