Building Blocks
Building Blocks
Questions? Ready to book? Please call Robin Keller at (203) 372-3521 ext. 117 Engineers know there is more than one way to solve a problem! Students will put on their engineering hats and come up with creative solutions to building …
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Sound
Sound
Questions? Ready to book? Please call Robin Keller at (203) 372-3521 ext. 117 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 …
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Shadow Detectives
Shadow Detectives
Questions? Ready to book? Please call Robin Keller at (203) 372-3521 ext. 117 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 …
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Over the Moon
Over the Moon
Questions? Ready to book? Please call Robin Keller at (203) 372-3521 ext. 117 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 …
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Marvelous Minibeasts
Marvelous Minibeasts
Questions? Ready to book? Please call Robin Keller at (203) 372-3521 ext. 117 Why might it be important to study insects?  We’ll answer this question and learn about what entomologists do by becoming entomologists ourselves!  We will learn different insect …
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Constellations
Constellations
Questions? Ready to book? Please call Robin Keller at (203) 372-3521 ext. 117 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 …
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Amazing Adaptations
Amazing Adaptations
Questions? Ready to book? Please call Robin Keller at (203) 372-3521 ext. 117 What are the needs of living things?  What are some ways animals and plants obtain what they need in order to survive?  We’ll learn what adaptations are …
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What Makes Weather?
What Makes Weather?
Questions? Ready to book? Please call Robin Keller at (203) 372-3521 ext. 117 Students will observe the weather outside and talk about different features of the weather including temperature, precipitation, and wind. We’ll talk about temperature and precipitation and how …
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Taking Out the Trash
Taking Out the Trash
Questions? Ready to book? Please call Robin Keller at (203) 372-3521 ext. 117 Everyone talks about recycling, but who really knows how it’s done or why it matters? Students will learn about where our garbage goes and play a game …
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Space Kids
Space Kids
Questions? Ready to book? Please call Robin Keller at (203) 372-3521 ext. 117 Things work differently in space than here on Earth. Students will hear a story, make a take-home toy, and learn how gravity (and lack thereof!) affects objects. …
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Sound
Sound
Questions? Ready to book? Please call Robin Keller at (203) 372-3521 ext. 117 A story about the science of sound sets the stage for thus super (and noisy!) science learning lab. In an exploration lab the children build an unusual …
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Sink and Float
Sink and Float
Questions? Ready to book? Please call Robin Keller at (203) 372-3521 ext. 117 How did people learn how to travel over water? Your students will find out as they test different materials to see what sinks and what floats. Students …
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Magnets!
Magnets!
Questions? Ready to book? Please call Robin Keller at (203) 372-3521 ext. 117 In a hands-on exploration lab, children become expert “Magnetologists,” wielding their magnetic wands to explore the curious properties of magnets and other materials. Then, inspired by a …
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Motion Commotion
Motion Commotion
Questions? Ready to book? Please call Robin Keller at (203) 372-3521 ext. 117 Students will learn about forces and practice using different forces to change the motion of a toy car. Students will use pushes and pulls as well as …
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Kid Detectives
Kid Detectives
Questions? Ready to book? Please call Robin Keller at (203) 372-3521 ext. 117 NGSS: Does not meet any CDI standards, but does meet several SEPs and CCCs: Cause and Effect: Simple tests can be designed to gather evidence to support …
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Gravity Games
Gravity Games
Questions? Ready to book? Please call Robin Keller at (203) 372-3521 ext. 117 Investigate how objects move by racing to the end of your very own slide! Students will work together to discover how gravity affects falling objects  and think …
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Float Your Boat
Float Your Boat
Questions? Ready to book? Please call Robin Keller at (203) 372-3521 ext. 117 Why do some objects sink and some objects float? Your students will find out as they make predictions and test different materials to see what sinks and …
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Wild Weather
Wild Weather
Questions? Ready to book? Please call Robin Keller at (203) 372-3521 ext. 117 Follow the life cycle of a cloud as it experiences the entire water cycle, and make your own model cloud. Learn how to measure water and make …
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Teetering Towers
Teetering Towers
Questions? Ready to book? Please call Robin Keller at (203) 372-3521 ext. 117 We all know the story of the Three Little Pigs...each of them build their houses out of a different material. We’ll find out what would have happened …
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Let’s Get Buggy
Let’s Get Buggy
Questions? Ready to book? Please call Robin Keller at (203) 372-3521 ext. 117 Learn about cricket clicks, chirps, and songs! Your students will learn all about crickets and why they are important to our environment. Students will also have an …
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I Want to Be an Astronaut
I Want to Be an Astronaut
Questions? Ready to book? Please call Robin Keller at (203) 372-3521 ext. 117 Learn how astronauts live and work in space. Learn about gravity and how rockets launch astronauts and their cargo into space. Students will make a twirly spacecraft …
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Buzzy Bees
Buzzy Bees
Questions? Ready to book? Please call Robin Keller at (203) 372-3521 ext. 117 Get all the buzz about bees! Your students will learn about the body parts of a bee and how they help plants to grow and thrive. Students …
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Custom Show
Custom Show
Questions? Ready to book? Please call Robin Keller at (203) 372-3521 ext. 117 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 …
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Skies Tonight
Skies Tonight
Questions? Ready to book? Please call Robin Keller at (203) 372-3521 ext. 117 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 …
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Following the Milky Way
Following the Milky Way
Questions? Ready to book? Please call Robin Keller at (203) 372-3521 ext. 117 Why do we have day and night? What really causes the seasons? How do the patterns of the stars change over time? What can you expect to …
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The Dark Matter Mystery
The Dark Matter Mystery
Questions? Ready to book? Please call Robin Keller at (203) 372-3521 ext. 117 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 …
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The Hot and Energetic Universe
The Hot and Energetic Universe
Questions? Ready to book? Please call Robin Keller at (203) 372-3521 ext. 117 Explore how high-energy astrophysics plays a key role in understanding the hot and violent nature of the universe. It will take you on journeys through our own …
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We Are Astronomers
We Are Astronomers
Questions? Ready to book? Please call Robin Keller at (203) 372-3521 ext. 117 Do you know what an astronomer does? Today’s astronomer is not the lone observer as in centuries past. “We Are Astronomers” reveals global collaboration, technology, and dedication …
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We Are Aliens
We Are Aliens
Questions? Ready to book? Please call Robin Keller at (203) 372-3521 ext. 117 What does a planet need to support life? Are we alone in the Universe? Explore the extreme environments here on Earth where life thrives, then take a …
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Two Small Pieces of Glass
Two Small Pieces of Glass
Questions? Ready to book? Please call Robin Keller at (203) 372-3521 ext. 117 Join two teenage students at a local star party as they discover how the telescope has helped us understand our place in the cosmos. Learn how telescopes …
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Sunstruck
Sunstruck
Questions? Ready to book? Please call Robin Keller at (203) 372-3521 ext. 117 Travel back to the beginning of our solar system and experience the birth of the Sun. Discover how it came to support life, how it threatens life …
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Seeing: A Photon’s Journey Across Space, Time, and Mind
Seeing: A Photon’s Journey Across Space, Time, and Mind
Questions? Ready to book? Please call Robin Keller at (203) 372-3521 ext. 117 Ride a photon across the Galaxy to your mind’s eye and experience how we see. This planetarium show follows a photon’s creation and journey across the Galaxy …
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Dawn of the Space Age
Dawn of the Space Age
Questions? Ready to book? Please call Robin Keller at (203) 372-3521 ext. 117 We begin with the launch of Sputnik and important Russian space history as well as the American Gemini, Apollo, and Shuttle programs. The show transports viewers to …
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Hubble Vision 2
Hubble Vision 2
Questions? Ready to book? Please call Robin Keller at (203) 372-3521 ext. 117 Since its launch into Low Earth Orbit in 1990, the Hubble Space Telescope has brought into deeper focus the unimaginable vastness and deep mysteries of the Universe. …
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From Earth to the Universe
From Earth to the Universe
Questions? Ready to book? Please call Robin Keller at (203) 372-3521 ext. 117 The night sky, both beautiful and mysterious, has been the subject of campfire stories, ancient myths and awe for as long as there have been people. A …
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Back to the Moon for Good
Back to the Moon for Good
Questions? Ready to book? Please call Robin Keller at (203) 372-3521 ext. 117 Immerse yourself in a race to return to the Moon 40 years after the historic Apollo landings. See how a competition among privately funded international teams is …
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Flight Adventures
Flight Adventures
Questions? Ready to book? Please call Robin Keller at (203) 372-3521 ext. 117 In this multimedia planetarium show about the science of aeronautics, you will discover the science of flight through the eyes of a young girl and her grandfather …
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The Little Star that Could
The Little Star that Could
Questions? Ready to book? Please call Robin Keller at (203) 372-3521 ext. 117 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 …
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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 Robin Keller at (203) 372-3521 ext. 117 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, …
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Where Would You Go?
Where Would You Go?
Questions? Ready to book? Please call Robin Keller at (203) 372-3521 ext. 117 What are the basic things a planet needs to be able to support life? How do we look for places that meet these needs outside of our …
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Wonderful Weather
Wonderful Weather
Questions? Ready to book? Please call Robin Keller at (203) 372-3521 ext. 117 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 …
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Terrific Tectonics
Terrific Tectonics
Questions? Ready to book? Please call Robin Keller at (203) 372-3521 ext. 117 Did you know the outer layer of Earth is made up of giant shifting land masses called plates? Learn about the structure of our Earth and the …
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Tour the Solar System
Tour the Solar System
Questions? Ready to book? Please call Robin Keller at (203) 372-3521 ext. 117 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 …
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Our New Neighbors
Our New Neighbors
Questions? Ready to book? Please call Robin Keller at (203) 372-3521 ext. 117 TRAPPist-1 solar system. One of the greatest questions in astronomy is whether or not we are alone. In our search for answers, we have identified thousands of …
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Our Changing Earth
Our Changing Earth
Questions? Ready to book? Please call Robin Keller at (203) 372-3521 ext. 117 Earth is always changing, sometimes even in ways we don’t realize. Many of these changes are results of human impact, and they can impact human, animal, and …
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Natural Disasters
Natural Disasters
Questions? Ready to book? Please call Robin Keller at (203) 372-3521 ext. 117 Take a closer look at some of the natural disasters that occur on our planet. We’ll talk about Earth’s tectonic plates and the volcanoes and earthquakes that …
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Eclipses
Eclipses
Questions? Ready to book? Please call Robin Keller at (203) 372-3521 ext. 117 Become an eclipse expert! We’ll discuss the differences between lunar and solar eclipses, where and when they happen, and how to safely observe them! We’ll learn about …
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Earth Science
Earth Science
Questions? Ready to book? Please call Robin Keller at (203) 372-3521 ext. 117 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 …
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