This week the Meadowlands Environment Center is holding a space camp for students entering the seventh grade.
Tuesday's session was about the sun, stars and planets, and students went outside to learn about the sun in whole new ways (see 1:45-minute video).
MEC's Laura Venner talked to the 15 students abot the sun and SOHO, an international project involving NASA and other space agencies to study the sun.
The space camp, one of a half-dozen offered by MEC
All MEC camps are held at the new Center for Environmental and Scientific Education (below), a “green” building that incorporates sustainable materials and alternative energy, in DeKorte Park in Lyndhurst.
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