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The show, developed especially for younger viewers, focuses on the difference between day and night, the motion of the sun and moon, and the patterns of stars in the night sky.

About the Show (Grades K-2)

Duration: Approximately 20 minutes

The state-of-the-art Morrison Planetarium uses the latest scientific data and visualization techniques to observe the sky. The Planetarium is pleased to offer exclusive 10:30 am shows exclusively for student groups. These school shows are unique in that they are presented live by Planetarium staff.

This presentation will touch on the following topics:

  • Difference between day and night
  • Motion of the sun and moon in the sky
  • Changing appearance of the moon
  • Patterns of stars in the night sky

You may even sing a song during the show!

Tips for Scheduling Free Seats in the Planetarium

Sun, Moon, and Stars (Grades K-2) is scheduled on select Mondays, Thursday, and Fridays throughout the school year, starting at 10:30 am sharp.

A total of 150 seats are available in each presentation, and seats are booked on a first-come, first-served basis as field trip applications roll in.

The wisest of all field trip organizers use these Planetarium schedules to select visit dates on their application that overlap with their favorite Planetarium show.

Grades: Kindergarten - 2nd Grade
Program Duration: 20 minutes
Capacity: 150
Price: Free
Time Slots: 10:30 am
Book a Field Trip

The application for the 2022-2023 school year is now open!