Secret Lives of Stars
Secret Lives of Stars
Questions? Ready to book? Please call (203) 372-3521 ext. 139 Not all stars are created equal. Some are massive. Others are tiny; almost insignificant. The specific characteristics of a star will determine what type of life it will lead, how …
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Mini Meteorology Demo
Mini Meteorology Demo
Questions? Ready to book? Please call (203) 372-3521 ext. 139 What is weather? Find out about what’s cold and hot, how air has pressure, and where our precipitation comes from. See how our seasons change and learn about different kinds …
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Light & Sound Demo
Light & Sound Demo
Questions? Ready to book? Please call (203) 372-3521 ext. 139 What makes a sound louder, quieter, higher or lower? How does light help us see? This fun, participatory exploration of how we hear and see will cover sound waves, pitch, …
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Earth, Sun & Moon Demo
Earth, Sun & Moon Demo
Questions? Ready to book? Please call (203) 372-3521 ext. 139 What is the relationship between the Earth, the Sun, and the Moon? We’ll learn this, see the relative size of these three bodies, discuss relative distance, and demonstrate eclipses, craters, …
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Just Like Magic Demo
Just Like Magic Demo
Questions? Ready to book? Please call (203) 372-3521 ext. 139 Balloons that don’t pop? Water that disappears immediately? Non-magnetic objects floating toward each other? It’s not magic: it’s science. We’ll break the cardinal rule of magic and reveal how it’s …
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Sound
Sound
Questions? Ready to book? Please call (203) 372-3521 ext. 139. In this fun and engaging station-based class, we’ll learn all about sound waves, how we detect them, and how instruments can demonstrate vibration and pitch change. We’ll experiment with a …
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Shadow Detectives
Shadow Detectives
Questions? Ready to book? Please call (203) 372-3521 ext. 139 Students explore light and shadows as they observe patterns of the Sun. Students will investigate how different materials interact with light and play a game to see what opaque, translucent, …
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Over the Moon
Over the Moon
Questions? Ready to book? Please call (203) 372-3521 ext. 139. Does the Moon shine, or is it simply reflective? Does it change shape, or is it in shadow? Your students will be over the moon as they learn all about …
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Marvelous Minibeasts
Marvelous Minibeasts
Questions? Ready to book? Please call (203) 372-3521 ext. 139 Despite their size, the world of insects is actually quite large. In this class, students become entomologists and learn about what body parts make up insects and some of their …
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Constellations
Constellations
Questions? Ready to book? Please call (203) 372-3521 ext. 139 Your students will learn about the night sky in our planetarium and then make constellations of their own. Learn about the history of constellations and how to create your own …
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Amazing Adaptations
Amazing Adaptations
Questions? Ready to book? Please call (203) 372-3521 ext. 139 We’ll learn what adaptations are and that plants and animals have different adaptations to help them survive, including a discussion of different senses and life cycles. We’ll use hands-on sensory …
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Custom Show
Custom Show
Questions? Ready to book? Please call (203) 372-3521 ext. 118 Join our experts for a special planetarium show created to support your learning goals! Shows must be booked a minimum of three weeks in advance, and the Director of the …
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Skies Tonight
Skies Tonight
Questions? Ready to book? Please call (203) 372-3521 ext. 139 Coming to a dark sky near you! Join our experts as they take you on a fantastic journey through the nighttime sky. Students are shown how to locate and identify …
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The Little Star that Could
The Little Star that Could
Questions? Ready to book? Please call (203) 372-3521 ext. 139 Join Little Star, an average yellow star, as he searches for planets of his own to warm and protect. Along the way he meets other stars, learns what makes each …
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One World, One Sky: Big Bird’s Adventure
One World, One Sky: Big Bird’s Adventure
Questions? Ready to book? Please call (203) 372-3521 ext. 139 Young audience members will be thrilled when they find themselves on Sesame Street with their famous friends, Big Bird and Elmo. The fun begins when Elmo’s friend, Hu Hu Zhu, …
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Wonderful Weather
Wonderful Weather
Questions? Ready to book? Please call (203) 372-3521 ext. 139 What does the weather look like today? What will it look like tomorrow? Learn about the features that make up our weather and find out how all weather on Earth …
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Tour the Solar System
Tour the Solar System
Questions? Ready to book? Please call (203) 372-3521 ext. 139 Join us on a journey through our solar system. We will begin at the center with our Sun and work our way out to the furthest reaches of our planetary …
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Earth Science
Earth Science
Questions? Ready to book? Please call (203) 372-3521 ext. 139 Travel back in time with us to see how the Earth formed and how it has changed to become the planet we know and love today. We’ll discuss why Earth …
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