Now here’s a theme we have very well-covered, with lots of options to enhance your summer reading program! We book fast for summer programs, so make your reservations today! (Please note mileage and, if needed, overnight accommodations are added to program cost.)
With our portable planetarium, we literally bring the universe to you! Our inflatable dome and projection system can not only show you the night sky as it appears from Earth, we can travel throughout the Solar System as well – even recreating a view of the sky from the Moon. Shows last thirty minutes and are performed every forty-five minutes. Planetarium requires a room at least 20 feet on a side with ceilings a minimum of10 feet high.
Cost: $350 for half-day (up to four shows)
$600 for full day (up to eight shows)
Demonstration: Spaceflight Explorers
What is it like to live and work in space? What are the dangers? And why have we not been back to the Moon in over 40 years? These are many other questions about space travel are answered in this highly entertaining half-hour live science demonstration. Can be presented to a large audience.
Lab: Stomp Rockets:
Students make and launch their very own rockets, made from a card stock pattern. These rockets can fly to 100 feet! One of our most popular labs and for very good reason. Best suited to students in grades 2-5. Limited to 25 participants at a time. We bring all materials needed.
Lab: Mallonaut Spacesuits
Can you build a spacesuit that protects a marshmallow astronaut (“mallonaut”) from the effects of a vacuum? This is a challenge! Best suited to students grades 4 and up. Limit of 25 students per session; students work in teams of two. We supply all materials needed.
Cost for demo and labs:
$350 first session
$125 each additional session