Presentations

peterborough_planetarium_portable_inflatable_constellation_charactersOur signature show…

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Testimonials for this show

Have our mobile dome come to you for a tour of stars, planets, comets,  meteor showers and the Northern Lights.

Experience living, breathing constellation characters above your local horizon…

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..AND come along on 3-D flythroughs of our Solar System, all the way out to the outer rim of our home galaxy, the Milky Way…

“TOUR OF THE UNIVERSE”

While we offer dozens of shows customizable to your group’s needs, our signature show is by-far our most-requested presentation…A best-of compilation of the core topics of many school curriculums, Scouting awards, and other science and astronomy units, classes, and programs.


peterborough_planetarium_international_space_station_school_groupHighlights of this show include:

  • welcome to our observing location, and a look at sky motions
  • exploring the constellations (Big Dipper, Little Dipper, Cassiopeia, Orion, etc…)
  • telescope views of objects in the night sky (Moon, planets, and deep space objects like nebulas, star clusters and galaxies
  • BLAST OFF! Leaving Earth in a modern rocket launch
  • Welcome to the International Space Station – a space-walking tour of history’s largest orbital outpost (and Canada’s contribution)
  • peterborough_planetarium_northern_lights_school_groupdepart Earth orbit for a light-speed tour of the planets, moons, asteroids, comets and other members of our Solar System
  • depart the Solar System for a tour of our local stellar neighbourhood
  • touring the Orion Arm of the Milky Way, then seeing our entire galaxy from the outside
  • return to home on Earth and a display of the Northern Lights (and possibly a meteor shower)

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Educators, groups, institutions and individuals interested in booking our mobile facility for this or any other shows we present can call or email:

bookings@peterboroughplanetarium.com / 905.885.9471

*** The above presentations, presentation titles, descriptions, and ideas are the copywritten © 2012 intellectual property of Peter McMahon and noticemyscience.com Reproduction and/or performance without written permission is strictly prohibited ***

 

 *** please note, due to the time commitment required to set-up and disassemble the planetarium, we can only book by the day – we recommend that teachers or groups looking to bring us in for a single class, Scouting meeting, etc… identify other classes/groups/etc… that might be interested in participating in  shows while we’re at your school/meeting venue to provide maximum value for you and your colleagues***

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