Interactive Planetarium Shows
The Sky Tonight live - all audiences
Explore the constellations, planets, and other spectacular features of the night sky. The show changes each month with the
and is a live presentation.
Our Solar System live - younger audiences
Explore the Sun's kingdom, beginning with a look at how the planets move in the skies above Earth. Then, fly with your students to planets, asteroids, moons, and comets, and get an overview of our solar system's place in the galaxy.
Regents Earth Science live – middle/high school audiences
Explore sky motions and the relationships between
objects, surrounding students with an accurate and
richly detailed universe simulator.
One World, One Sky
Big Bird’s Adventure
Sesame Street friends show us the
the North Star, the Sun
(English and Spanish versions)
The Girl Who Walked Upside Down
The tale of a girl who came to us one spring day, after a storm, walking upside down upon the rainbow. She has a unique way of looking at things, in particular the sky, and an affection for the Moon and stars. What would you notice, if you could walk upside down?
(Spanish and English) 33 minutes
Earth Moon, and Sun
Join Coyote (adapted from American
Indian oral traditions)
in a fast-paced,
full-dome show that explores lunar
eclipses, and other puzzles.
Tycho to the Moon
Blast off with Tycho, the dog, and learn about
night and day, space travel, phases of the
Moon, and features of the lunar surface.
close-up look at the Sun, see Tycho play in zero
Legends of the Night Sky:
Perseus and Andromeda
The stars tell the story of the beautiful Princess
who is punished by the gods for her
to a sea monster,
and rescued by the Greek hero, Perseus.
Optional Planetarium Workshops
Daily Planet Workshop, with Our Solar System, a live show
Students make 3-D soft sculpture planet models. (PreK-4)
Orbits Workshop, with Our Solar System, a live show
Student teams explore the properties of the planets, make observations, and record data, using clues in “Discovery
Boxes.” (Grades 4-Adult)
Colors of the Sky Workshop, with The Sky Tonight, a live show
Mix colors to make day and nightscapes. (PreK-1)
Sky Legends Workshop, with Legends of the Night Sky, a planetarium show
Create glow-in-the-dark constellations and stories. (Grades 1-4)
Regents Earth Science Workshop, with live focused planetarium show
Classify and differentiate the planets, OR interpret data about another (hypothetical) solar system.