The Discovery Dome Science Experience features a planetarium dome film and hands-on science activities that bring the film to life. Hands-on activities require additional space and teachers or volunteer facilitators.
1 or 2 consecutive shows: $219 each
3rd or 4th consecutive shows: $50 each*
Up to 30 students
45 minutes per class**
20' x 20' room with at least 10 1/2' ceiling clearance
7 days a week
*Applies only to same reservation day, time, location and program.
**Dome show is approximately 30 minutes, followed by 15 minutes of hands-on activities.
Ask about handicap accessibility.
Kindergarten - 1st Grade
One World, One Sky is a 23-minute planetarium show that follows Sesame Street's Big Bird and Elmo as they explore the night sky with Hu Hu Zhu, a Muppet from Zhime Jie and the Chinese co-production of Sesame Street. Together, they take an imaginary trip from Sesame street to the moon, where they discover how different it is from Earth. The show aims to nurture a child's natural sense of wonder about the night sky.
1st - 4th Grade
This program takes you on a journey with OXY, HYDRO and HYDRA, an amazing cast of atoms, aboard the most fantastic ship in the universe: the Molecularium. Molecularium brings children on a musical cartoon adventure into a nanoscale universe created from accurate molecular simulations. They learn about the three states of matter as they travel into a cloud, watch a snowflake form and count the number of water and molecules in a raindrop.
1st - 5th Grade
While on a routine fossil-hunting expedition, The Zula Patrol turns up evidence that the Earth's prehistoric past has become an illegal dump site for toxic trash. In their investigation, children will learn about the formation and development of the Earth, and the life forms who call it home.
Mobile Planetarium Programs made possible by a NASA Space Grant.
Discovery Dome sponsored by Runza.
For questions or to book, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call (402) 342-6164 x. 410.