Imagine Mars is a national arts, sciences and technology education initiative sponsored by NASA and the National Endowment for the Arts that leads students to work together with scientists, engineers, artists and civic leaders to design and share a futuristic Mars community.
At the Hall workshop, students will work to create a baseball experience on Mars – factoring in the extreme Martian environment and the physical aspects of the red planet while imagining what life may be like on it.
Working with NASA educators, scientists and Hall staff, students will be asked to create uniforms, stadiums, marketing, concessions and new baseball rules. Within each category, students will work together to devise a way that baseball can be played on Mars.
Cost of the workshop is $10 per student, which includes materials, supplies and lunch and beverages provided by Price Chopper. The first 50 students to register will be accepted. A parent or guardian must be present to register and pick up the student April 27. Parents are welcome to attend the Imagine Mars Project Showcase from 3-5 p.m.
For more information or to register, call 607-547-0313.
Rat Snake registration open
Registration is open for the 2013 Rat Snake, a triathlon held in honor of the late Dr. Ken Stalter.
The event, which is scheduled for May 18, will feature professional timing. The triathlon/team triathlon will begin at 7 a.m., followed by the trail run at 10 a.m. and the 3-kilometer jog/stroll at noon.
The triathlon and trail run will be limited to 100 participants. The team triathlon will be limited to 10 teams.
For more information, visit the website theratsnake.com.
SUNY Delhi sets pool schedule
SUNY Delhi’s pool schedule through May 19 is as follows:
Monday-Friday: Lap Swim 7-8 a.m., 11 a.m.-1 p.m, 5:30-7 p.m.; Open Swim 7-9 p.m.
Saturday-Sunday: Open Swim 1-5 p.m.