Sky's the Limit 4-8

Robotics, Green Energy, Weather, Computers & more!


The Sky’s The Limit for Fall is robot season - students may start as early as September 29 and join as late as October 13 as part of the FIRST LEGO League Robotics Competition - Talcott fields two teams of 10 students for the regional (November) and state (December) competitions.  

Over the year, Sky includes Meteorology, Astrophotography, Entomology as well as the robot team for the Trinity College Firefighting Robot Competition.  


Fall Robotics & FIRST LEGO League

Sep 29, Oct 6, 13, 20, Nov 3, 10, 17, Dec 1, 8  -  Register Here

Students will learn how to design, build, test, and code LEGO Mindstorms EV3 robots, designed to compete in the 2018 "Into Orbit" competitions.  


Fall Astrophotography

Oct 13, 20, 27, Nov 3, 10, 17 - Register Here

Learn to photograph the wonders of the universe!  Use Talcott three observatories and dozen telescopes, computers, phto editing software and planetarium software and projector to study the night sky, plus our alpha-hydrogen and projecting solar telescopes.  Class begins on the first Saturday and will meet either the scheduled Saturday or on Friday evenings depending on weather.  


All classes meet for six weeks on Saturdays from 10 AM to 4 PM at Talcott’s mountaintop campus in Avon.  All courses let students explore new areas of science and technology, integrated with math and language arts, taking on the role of a practicing professional scientist.   

Join us on the mountain for authentic, hands-on, minds-on science! For more information about Sky programs, call (860) 677.8571