March 3-6, 2015
Carnegie Science Center
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High-definition, full-dome digital projection at the Buhl Digital Dome takes you to the outer reaches of the cosmos like never before! This behind-the-scenes presentation gives students a first-hand look at the processes involved in creating multimedia displays and graphic animation for cutting-edge planetarium productions.
Presenters: Digital Dome program developers for Carnegie Science Center's Buhl Digital Dome.
Science and technology topics include:
Astronomy, Graphics and Information Technology
Program Capacity: 140Program Dates & Times
March 3, 2015 – 12 pm
March 4, 2015 – 12 pm
March 5, 2015 – 12 pm
March 6, 2015 – 12 pm
Interesting, Everyday Use for IT - Predictive Technology Meets Fast-Food Nation (Pittsburgh Firm, Hyperactive Technologies).
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MS-PS1-1. Develop models to describe the atomic composition of simple molecules and extended structures.
MS-PS2-4. Construct and present arguments using evidence to support the claim that gravitational interactions are attractive and depend on the masses of interacting objects.
MS-PS3-1. Construct and interpret graphical displays of data to describe the relationships of kinetic energy to the mass of an object and to the speed of an object.
MS-PS3-4. Plan an investigation to determine the relationships among the energy transferred, the type of matter, the mass, and the change in the average kinetic energy of the particles as measured by the temperature of the sample.
MS-PS4-2. Develop and use a model to describe that waves are reflected, absorbed, or transmitted through various materials.
MS-ESS1-1. Develop and use a model of the Earth-sun-moon system to describe the cyclic patterns of lunar phases, eclipses of the sun and moon, and seasons.
MS-ESS1-2. Develop and use a model to describe the role of gravity in the motions within galaxies and the solar system.
MS-ESS1-3. Analyze and interpret data to determine scale properties of objects in the solar system.
MS-ESS1-4. Construct a scientific explanation based on evidence from rock strata for how the geologic time scale is used to organize Earthâ€™s 4.6-billion-year-old history.
MS-ETS1-1. Define the criteria and constraints of a design problem with sufficient precision to ensure a successful solution, taking into account relevant scientific principles and potential impacts on people and the natural environment that may limit possible solutions.