In our planetarium, concepts can be demonstrated in ways that are impossible in a classroom. This is especially true of three-dimensional concepts such as seasons. Here, we travel through a year's worth of night skies in a matter of minutes. For teacher, this translates into enhanced learning for their students and a more efficient use of conventional classroom time.
Our programs, which explore constellations, planets, galaxies, black holes, and more, are enhanced by various audiovisual special effects.
K - 1
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4 - H.S.
6 - H.S.
5 - H.S.
7 - H.S.
The planetarium can seat 70 people and there is no admission charge. The planetarium operates from September through the end of April, except during university vacations and examination periods. Program times are Monday through Friday at 10 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. The planetarium is closed during the summer months.
Teachers can combine a visit to our planetarium with trips to other interesting sites.
Reservations can be made by calling 765-285-8871 or by filling out the online form for school groups or other groups.
For more information, contact our department or Ronald Kaitchuck, planetarium director.
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