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Lowell Observatory Camps for Kids (LOCKS): Make a Battery from Coins
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With a few coins you can make your own battery!

Lowell Observatory Camps for Kids (LOCKS): Archimedes' Principle
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Learn to measure density and solve the mystery of the gold crown like Archimedes.

Lowell Observatory Camps for Kids (LOCKS): Grow Your Own Plants From Seeds
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As a nod to Earth Day, grow your own plants with the multi-part lesson.

Lowell Observatory Camps for Kids (LOCKS): Newton's First Law (Part 1 of 3)
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This challenge is for anyone who would like to try it.

Lowell Observatory Camps for Kids (LOCKS): Newton's Second Law (Part 2 of 3)
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This challenge is for anyone who would like to try it.

Lowell Observatory: Elizabeth Roemer
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Over her career, Dr. Roemer is credited with the recovery of 79 comets, the discovery of two asteroids, and the co-discovery of Jupiter’s moon, Themisto.

Lowell Observatory: Wrexie Louise Leonard
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Leonard’s role as secretary was complex.

Lowell Observatory: Elizabeth Langdon Williams
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 In 1905, Percival Lowell hired her as a “computer,” i.e., a person who manually performs calculations, and she began work in his Boston office.

Lowell Observatory: Women in Astronomy
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For Women’s History Month, we are focusing on three women who are represented in our collections: Dr. Elizabeth Roemer, Wrexie Louise Leonard, and Elizabeth Langdon Williams.