Purchase a discounted ticket and see two full-dome films and two astronomy presentations in a row!
Stars of the Pharaohs
Travel to ancient Egypt to see how science was used to tell time, make a
workable calendar, and align huge buildings. You’ll learn about the
connection the ancient Egyptians felt with the stars and various
astronomical phenomena, and see some of the most spectacular temples and tombs of the ancient world recreated in their original splendor. Recommended for fourth grade children and up. 35 minutes.
Two Small Pieces of Glass: The Amazing Telescope
Two Small Pieces of Glass traces the history of
the telescope from Galileo’s modifications to a child’s spyglass—using
two small pieces of glass—to the launch of NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope
and the future of astronomy. It explores the wonder and discovery made
by astronomers throughout the last 400 years. Interstellar Studios.
Recommended for middle school ages and up. 23 minutes.
Shows and show descriptions provided by Spitz Inc.
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