Skies Over Jacksonville
(Grade level customizable)

Students will join our planetarium educators in a journey across the sky as bright stars, asterisms, constellations, and other surprises are identified and discussed.

NGSS: SC.(K5).E.5. Earth in Space and Time

One program can seat up to 192 people total; larger groups will be split into two programs.

The Little Star That Could
(Grades K – 2)

The Little Star That Could follows the adventures of a character named “Little Star.” The Little Star That Could is an excellent and fun introduction to stars, the galaxy, and planets of our solar system.

NGSS: SC.(K5). E.5. Earth in Space and Time

(Grades PreK – 3)

This magical, musical adventure into the world of molecules follows a cast of fun-loving characters as they move throughout the universe in a magical ship. On their journey, they pass through the three states of matter — solids, liquids, and gas — at the atomic level.

NGSS: SC.(24).P.8. Properties of Matter

Earth, Moon & Sun
(Grades K – 6)

Follow Coyote on an adventure in space as you learn the truth behind some common misconceptions about our Earth and its relationship with the moon and sun. Coyote and his Native American stories will help demonstrate the difference between the myths and science of the sky.

NGSS: SC.(K5).E.5. Earth in Space and Time

Oasis in Space
(Grades 4 – 12)

Embark on a startling and beautiful voyage through the universe as you visit planets in search of water, a key ingredient for life on Earth. 

NGSS: SC.(4-5, 8, 9-12).E.5 Earth in Space & Time 

(Grades 2 – 7)

The exploration of space is the greatest endeavor ever taken, but it is very grueling on human bodies. Experience the toll paid by “Chad,” our test astronaut. 

NGSS: SC.(2, 5-6).L.14 Organization and development of living organisms 

Black Holes
(Grades 5 – 12)

There are few phenomena in the cosmos where the known laws of physics and general relativity break down. Black Holes explores the power and grace of these cosmic beasts. 

NGSS: SC.(5,8,9-12).E.5 Earth in Space & Time 

A Tour of the Solar System
(Grade level customizable)

Embark on a journey of exploration and discovery as you explore our solar system – from the planets to the Sun and from comets to asteroids. 

NGSS: SC.(K, 1, 3-5, 8, 9-12).E.5 Earth in Space & Time 

Dynamic Earth
(Grades 5 – 12)

Follow a trail of energy that flows from the Sun into the interlocking systems that shape our climate: the atmosphere, oceans and the biosphere. 

NGSS: SC.(5, 6, 9-12).E.7 Earth systems and patterns 

Energy: From Stars to Spinach
(Grade level customizable)

What is energy? Why do we need it? How critical is it to life and to human civilization? Would other forms of life need it? Follow the story of stellar energy from start to spinach, all along the way learning about energy’s interaction with every single form of plant and animal life. 

NGSS: SC.(3, 4, 7).P.10-11, SC.(3, 8).E.5, SC.3.L.14, SC(4, 7).L.17, SC.8.L.18 Physical, Life, and Earth Sciences