Kopernik Observatory and Science Center introduces their new Science Park

After  six years in the making, the Kopernik Science Park located by the observatory will be opening to the public starting today.

Enter your number to get our free mobile app

The official ribbon cutting for the Kopernik Science Park was a 10am this morning, held on Zoom as a virtual ceremony that included Director of the Kopernik center Drew Deskur and Broome County Executive Jason Garner, New York State Assemblywoman Donna Lupardo along with many members of the Junior League who provided donations for the project.

The project had to deal with many obstacles including financial issues and a swamp on the property, and the COVID-19 pandemic.

The park combines fun and informative lessons on science along with an actual playground for the kids to enjoy while they learn.

Kopernik Center will also hold their yearly Astrofest at the observatory with a chance to view the sky and learn more about the stars CLICK HERE

The Kopernik Center has so much to offer with programs and presentations including their Friday Night Livestream Programs, take a tour on their Virtual Fields trips and much more.  CLICK HERE 

If you’re looking for some fun things to see and do, check out the Kopernik Observatory and Science Center, 698 Underwood Road, Vestal New York 13850

[via kopernik.org/ ]

 

 

gallery galleryid="497:373399" gallerytitle="TAKE A LOOK: Even Broome County Statues Are Wearing Face Masks"]