Public speaking

2019

July 18, 1:00 p.m. (tentative), West Springfield (MA) Public Library: “Our Marvellous Moon”

  • How to observe the Moon; what causes craters
  • grades 1-4

2018

July 18, 1:00 p.m., West Springfield (MA) Public Library: “The Great American Eclipse”

  • What an eclipse is; what happens during a solar eclipse; how to observe one safely.
  • ages 5-13

August 8, 6:00 p.m., West Springfield (MA) Public Library: “The Great American Eclipse”

  • What an eclipse is and how to observe safely + weird history of eclipses
  • ages 12 and up

August 9, 4:30 p.m., Wellesley (MA) Free Library: “The Great American Eclipse”

  • What an eclipse is; what happens during a solar eclipse; how to observe one safely; weird history and mythology of eclipses.
  • ages 5-17

Thursday, August 17, 6:00 p.m., East Bend (OR) Library: “Weird History of Eclipses”

  • Strange historical events associated with eclipses; interesting scientific advances; eclipse mythology from many cultures.
  • ages 14 and up

Friday, August 18, noon, Redmond (OR) Library: “What to Expect When It’s Eclipsing”

  • What an eclipse is; what happens during a total solar eclipse; how to observe one safely.
  • all ages