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Friday, November 22, 2013; 9am - 4:45 pm CO Regional Rally

CO Regional Rally (Friday, Nov 22): Students will convene at the NM Natural History Museum and Explora Museum for an extended day of MESA Day practice competition, museum visits, Dynatheatre and planetarium shows, and a water harvesting workshop to gear up for the big MESA Day competition.

  • The museums require 1 chaperone per every 6 students.
  • Bring packed lunches.
  • REVIEW the MESA Day Handbook (link located at the bottom of the MESA Day 2014 webpage).
  • EVERY team needs at least a partial “system” to test on the maps/review of rules.
  • Every HS team needs drafts of the Academic Displays sections – for help with editing, re-writing and general feedbackChange: Replace w/Academic Display workshop and Q&A
  • Onsite event: water harvesting workshop at Explora.
  • Museum visits, Dyantheatre and planetarium shows (NM Museum of Natural History & Science and Explora)

Click HERE for CO Rally Registration Form

Click HERE for Pre-Rally activities for prepared design and academic display events

Click HERE for a link to volunteer for a shift during Rally Day 

Current Schedule (subject to change)

9:15 AM Arrival and school registration in the main lobby of the Natural History Museum
9:30 AM MIDDLE Schools drop of their prepared designs in the NatHis conference room.   Bring your lunches to Explora.  HIGH Schools drop off your lunches in the NatHis conference room and go directly to the prepared design (system/map) and poster classrooms. 
9:50 AM Check in at Explora (groups check-in is outside at the purple door to the left of the main entrance). 
10:00 AM Explora Water Harvesting Wksp Explora Museum Food Delivery System on Map Poster
11:00 AM Explora Museum Explora Water Harvesting Wksp Poster Food Delivery System on Map
12:00 PM Eat your packed lunch at park or in the upstairs dome area at Explora Eat your packed lunch at park or in the entrance conference room at  Natural History Museum
12:45 PM Each school moves across the street as a group.  1/2 the MS’s will pick up their system and go to the classroom and 1/2 will go directly to the planetarium. HS checks in at the purple group check-in door to the left of the main Explora entrance. 
1:00 PM Planetarium Show Food Delivery System on Map Explora Water Harvesting Wksp Explora Museum
2:00 PM Food Delivery System on Map Planetarium Show Explora Museum Explora Water Harvesting Wksp
3:00 PM Dynatheatre Show Dynatheatre Show Natural History Museum Natural History Museum
4:00 PM Natural History Museum Natural History Museum Dynatheatre Show Dynatheatre Show
4:45 PM Buses pick up in front of Natural History Museum and leave for school

 

 

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