Earth’s Place in Space
Learn about our planet, moon, local star, neighboring planets and Milky Way galaxy
What causes day and night? Watch as the sun sets and the stars come out, see the moon’s different shapes, and learn new ways to describe what we see in the sky.
Takes place in the Planetarium.
At the end of the program the student will be able to:
Science: 1.E.1.1, 1.E.1.2
Methods and Activities:
Planetarium, storytelling, sun and moon props
Star, planet, constellation, moon, moon phases
Please note: Capacity in the planetarium cannot exceed 45 people.
|Dec 19||Bug Bistro|
|Dec 20||Holiday Tree Critters|
|Dec 21||Bee Boogie|
|Dec 26||Butterfly Masks|
|Dec 29||Feeding Frenzy|
|Jan 25||Star Party|
|Feb 23||Merit Badge Workshop: Environmental Science|
|Mar 11||Senior Science Days: Wildlife of North Carolina|
|Mar 19||Merit Badge Workshop: Interpreting the Sky|
|Apr 06||Merit Badge Workshop: Environmental Science|
|Apr 23||Merit Badge Workshop: Flora & Fauna of the Carolinas|
|May 03||Discovery Place Nature Exploration Weekend|
|Jun 01||Merit Badge Workshop: Environmental Science|