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What are the building blocks of our universe? We’ve been trying to answer this question since time began, but still haven’t found the ultimate answer! Approximately a quarter of the universe consists of mysterious dark matter. We know it is there; however, we don’t know what it is made up of. This planetarium show takes you on the biggest quest in astrophysics! Discover why we know there must be dark matter at all. Join scientists as they observe space, as well as deep underground. Will they be able to reveal the dark matter mystery? 42 minutes.

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experience: Planetarium Shows
grade: Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8, Grade 9
NGSS: Earth and Space Science, ESS1: Earth's Place in the Universe, Physical Science, PS2: Motion and Stability: Forces and Interactions, PS2.A: Forces and Motion, PS2.B: Types of Interactions, PS3: Energy, PS3.C: Relationship Between Energy and Forces, MS-ESS1-1, MS-PS2-1, MS-PS2-2, MS-PS2-4, MS-PS2-5