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.
Featuring live animals and plant life native to the Carolinas, Discovery Place Nature encourages students to develop a sense of wonder and appreciation of the natural world.
|Jul 20||Man on the Moon Anniversary|
|Jul 23||Asteroid Toss|
|Jul 24||Tremendous Telescopes|
|Jul 27||Moon Rocks|
|Jul 27||Guided Nature Walk|
|Aug 03||MarsQuest Premiere|
|Aug 03||Monthly Bird Walk|
|Aug 10||Martian Soil|
|Aug 14||Mars Volcanology|
|Aug 21||Boiling Cold|
|Aug 24||Guided Nature Walk|
|Aug 28||Imagine a Martian|
|Sep 14||Merit Badge Workshop: Environmental Science|
|Nov 09||Merit Badge Workshop: Environmental Science|