GeminiFocus July 2018 - Page 29

Outreach intern Hannah Blomgren (right) shows guests how to model the expanding Universe. Telescope Operator Jocelyn Ferrara (left) and astronomer Siyi Xu (sitting to her left) help participants explore and sort galaxies by morphology. I was reminded of how vital these connec- tions are and the importance of creative sci- ence engagement. AstroDay showcases the multitude of ways in which we can forge these connections and have fun doing it!” Janice Harvey is the Community Outreach and Education Programs Leader at Gemini North. She can be reached at: [email protected] We invite all of our staff to get involved next year and share Gemini’s amazing science with local families. July 2018 GeminiFocus 27