November 17, 2017 6:30 p.m.End:
November 17, 2017Location: Emens Auditorium
BLAST OFF with JANET'S PLANET! Explore the wonders of the solar system by traveling at the "speed of thought" in this interactive performance that takes families and young audiences on a virtual tour across the universe.
Based on the educational television show that airs on 144 public television stations nationwide, Janet's Planet fans are in for a real treat as they see the galaxy from Janet's futuristic Mission Control. The live show engages and challenges young minds while inspiring STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Mathematics) potential in every student grades 2-8. Janet's Planet promotes critical thinking, scientific literacy, encourages lifelong learning, and brings to light the wonderful creativity that is an integral part of science. As Albert Einstein said, "Imagination is more important than knowledge.”
For parents and educators, the Janet's Planet fun-filled study guide is designed to integrate with Next Generation Science Standards, and is based on curriculum endorsed by NASA and Space Florida. Janet's Planet also meets Common Core Standards. The show is grounded in educational research and inspires scientific inquiry in an entertaining way.
An innovative show producer and a well known leader in the space education community, Janet Ivey is committed to enriching the lives of children through educational programming. With more than 24 years in the media, she has received 12 Regional Emmy Awards, 5 Gracie Allen Awards and was recently awarded the first Permission to Dream Award by The New World Institute.
"What makes Janet stand out from the hundreds of artists I have presented is her creativity, energy, passion and true love of sharing and inspiring people." - Angel Mercier, Director, Performing Arts Series, Arts Education (Johnson County Community College, Overland Park, KS)
How to Purchase Tickets
Tickets go on sale August 7, 2017 at 10 a.m.
Tickets - General Admission:
Ways to Purchase
Emens Box Office
All Ticketmaster Outlets
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For more information contact the Emens box office at 765-285-1539.
Dates/times subject to change.