WE ENGAGE COMMUNITIES ON A LEARNING JOURNEY IN HISTORY AND SCIENCE

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Join us every second Friday of the Month to discuss different Cultures and how they interpret the sun, stars and other celestial objects.

July: Polynesian Wayfinding

How objects in the sky were used to travel between islands

Date: Friday, July 8, 2022
Time: 6:00-7:00 p.m.
In-Person Location: Longway Planetarium, 1310 E. Kearsley St. Flint, MI 48503
This lecture will explore Polynesian culture and how the objects in the sky were used for Wayfinding. Travel to Oceania and learn how the use of stars, wind and oceans currents, and other natural signs to travel between islands before the inventions of sextants, compasses, or the modern day GPS.

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