Apollo 13 50th Anniversary Celebration

Apollo 13 50th Anniversary Celebration
Apollo 13 50th Anniversary CelebrationIn conjunction with the Cosmosphere's 50th Anniversary celebration of the Apollo 13 mission, we are sharing opportunities to learn more about this fascinating story!  Visit the Cosmophere's website and facebook page for even more photos and events!

Look at our Reader's Advisory page for ideas!

Unfortunately, we cannot check out books from inside the library to you (because of the stay at home order, no one is at the library), you can look to see if we have an e-book or audio book on Cloud Library or Kansas EZ library.

Flipster Magazines provide free online versions of your favorite magazines.  "All About Space" Magazine is there!  You will need your library card number to login.

Freegal Music has recorded speeches from the Apollo 13 crew, audio books, songs titled "Apollo 13" and music from the movie "Apollo 13."  Try different searches, like "Moon" or "Space" or "Rocket" and see what you discover!

Online Learning

NASA.gov - of course!

NASA photo archive - APOD (Astronomy Picture of the Day) 

Lunar and Planetary Institute - Apollo 13


Premier source based on Mc-Graw Hill's Encyclopedia of Science and Technology.  

Gale Virtual Reference Library

Digital versions of selected encyclopedias and reference resources on a wide range of subjects from art, business, environment, history, literature, medicine, multicultural studies, nations, the world, and science. You will need your library card number located under the barcode on your card.

Newspaper Archive

Digitized version of The Hutchinson News back to its first issue in 1872.  Also includes The Herald.

US Newsstream

National and regional news sources from the U.S.  Includes popular titles such as The New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, Los Angeles Times, Boston Globe, Newsday, and Chicago Tribune.  Provided by the State Library of Kansas.  

World Almanac for Kids Elementary

Engaging activities, puzzles, games and videos that are meant to make learning fun.  Most appropriate for Kindergarten through 5th grade. Provided by the State Library of Kansas


Here's a moon dough recipe we use for S.T.E.A.M.

A website on making craters!

 Here's a great youtube channel about "mess with your milk" milk experiments, with a few "moon" related ones! 

Lunar Tunes: