School Groups

Due to COVID-19, our operations have changed. We are accepting reservations for:

  • Virtual Zoom visits with an astronomer ($50 for 30 minutes)
  • Visits to your facility (starting at $200)

The fee is different for day care, summer, and evening and weekend groups.
See Private Reservations.

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Show Topics

Wonders of Night and DayWonders of Night and Day | Ages 4 – 7
Blast off to the International Space Station where we investigate what causes night and day. Experience what night and day are like on other planets such as Mars, then return to Earth to search for constellations in the night sky.
 

Solar System ExpeditionSolar System Expedition | Ages 6+
Explore the solar system and marvel at the Sun’s powerful flares, Jupiter’s swirling storms, and Saturn’s intriguing moons. Travel to the icy worlds of the Kuiper Belt and behold the latest discoveries from Juno and New Horizons. Return to Earth to gaze at the night sky as you search for constellations from the Big Dipper to Orion.

Life of a StarLife of a Star | Ages 10+
Marvel at the dramatic changes of stars as they transform from stellar nurseries to exotic objects such as white dwarfs, neutron stars, and black holes. Discover how stars fused the chemical elements in our bodies. Gaze at the night sky away from city lights and witness how stars vary in brightness and colors.

Moving to MarsMoving to Mars | Ages 10+
NASA is planning to have the first woman on the Moon by 2024 and the first human on Mars in the 2040s. Jean Creighton will explore what we’ve learned about the habitability of the red planet and the challenges we will need to overcome to be successful.

Scale of the UniverseScale of the Universe | Ages 14+
Our Earth belongs to the solar system, which is part of the Milky Way galaxy.  This galaxy is one of trillions of galaxies in the universe. Using amazing visuals, Jean Creighton will help you grasp the size of the cosmos in an enlightening and accessible way.