UNA Planetarium Shows

Planetarium"The Stars are for Everyone". Helen Sawyer-Hogg

We offer a number of multimedia astronomy programs that may be of interest to you and your students. Programs can be tailored to meet the needs of all age groups from 1st Grade through adult. Each show will also feature a look at the planetarium's night sky, highlighting the sky features for that particular time of year. Some of the shows we offer are described below.

Program Brief Description Grade Level
Planet Patrol Join planetary investigator Sam Snork and his assistant Elmo as they cruise for clues, look for leads, and use the latest in crime-solving equipment to investigate the planets in our solar system and find out what makes the Earth so special. (Ages 6 and up)
Worlds in Motion A look at space,time and motion, as it involves astronomy and other scientific disciplines. This is a fast-moving picture of the universe and how itworks. (Ages 9 and up)
Just Imagine This show provides an assortment of topics in Astronomy and Cosmology, such as the changing night sky, constellations, history of the moon, astronomical observations and distances, and possible origin and fate of the universe. (Ages 11 and up)
Voyager Encounters This is the definitive summary, recapping all of Voyager's encounters with Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus and Neptune in one convenient, thorough documentary. The show discusses the functions of Voyager's instrument packages; the highlights of each flyby; and compares and contrasts each of the planets atmospheres and magnetic fields, their moons and ring systems. (Ages 11 and up)
'Tis the Season A discussion of many traditions related to the Chistmas and Hanukkah holidays. This show features an examination of the winter sky constellations as well as the possible origins of the Star of Bethlehem. This will be shown during the month of December. (Ages 11 and up)