FOR KINDERGARTEN - GRADE 2

Planetarium Show: The Little Star That Could

The story of an "average" star who travels the universe in search of planets and makes many discoveries about stars, planets, galaxies and himself. 

Length: 30 minutes      Capacity: 200     Cost: $3.50 per person (special 50th anniversary rate)

Add-on Program: Stellar Stories

Attendees will:

  • Be introduced to constellations and Greek mythology via storytelling
  • Create a constellation and corresponding mythology
  • Make constellation viewers

Length: 30 minutes     

Capacity: 50     

Cost: $2 per person with purchase of Planetarium Show

FOR GRADES 3-5

Planetarium Show: Planets of the Sun

For thousands of years, humans have watched the planets move across the starry sky, yet only in the last 400 years have we come to understand our place in the solar system. Learn more about each of these heavenly bodies, their unique stories and our celestial neighborhood.

Length: 30 minutes     

Capacity: 200    

Cost: $3.50 per person (special 50th anniversary rate)

Add-on Program: AstroZoo

Attendees will:

  • Learn characteristics of six exoplanets.
  • Discuss possible characteristics of life forms on those planets.
  • Create a life form adapted for life on one of the exoplanets.

Length: 30 minutes     

Capacity: 30     

Cost: $2 per person with purchase of Planetarium Show.

This program is free to Saint Louis Public School third graders, with purchase of a Planetarium Show.

FOR GRADES 6-8 (Can be adapted for 9-12)

Planetarium Show: Mr. Hubble's Universe

The Hubble Space Telescope was named after one of the most influential astronomers of our time, Edwin Hubble. Take a tour of our Universe revealed by Mr. Hubble's Telescope as it unravels the mysteries of the cosmos. Length: 30 minutes      Capacity: 200     Cost: $3.50 per person (special 50th anniversary rate)

Add-on Program: Stars and Constellations

Attendees will:

  • Construct 3-D constellations
  • Create an astrolabe and use it to find their location on Earth

Length: 30 minutes     

Capacity: 30     

Cost: $2 per person with purchase of Planetarium Show

FOR ALL AGES

Boeing Space Station Kick-Start
Astronauts spend up to six months aboard the International Space Station. While doing experiments in a micro-gravity environment, they still must eat, sleep, clean themselves, keep fit and use the world’s highest lavatory. In this tour, we’ll discover how all of this is accomplished.

Combine a Space Station Kick Start Tour with a live Planetarium Show and get a special discount!

Length: 30 minutes     

Capacity: 30     

Cost: $50 (Ask about discounts for PTO and Science Center Members)

 

Call Saint Louis Science Center Reservations, 314.289.4424, for more information and to schedule your group.