Steward Observatory Mirror Lab Tours

Location: Steward Observatory Mirror Lab (east of football stadium)

Website: http://mirrorlab.as.arizona.edu

 

UA Steward Observatory Mirror Lab offers an opportunity to learn how innovative engineering, pioneering optical technology and unparalleled manufacturing techniques are used to produce the next-generation of monolithic honeycomb mirrors that will revolutionize astronomy and explore deep into outer space to produce cutting-edge scientific research.  Tour is geared towards middle / high school students. 

Audience: Grades 6-12; usual group size is 20, but larger groups can be accommodated.

Science Field: Astronomy, Physics, Engineering and Optics

Science Topics: Optics

For more venue information: http://parking.arizona.edu/parkingmap

Schedule: Tours are 60 minutes and may be scheduled Monday through Friday, mornings or afternoons; reservations required.

Cost: $5 per student, payable by, purchase order, credit card, check. Reduced rates are available for Title 1 schools.

Contact: Cathi Duncan, Community Relations, Steward Observatory,cduncanf@email.arizona.edu,
SOMLtours@gmail.com, 520-626-8792