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Don’t miss these exciting Programs in the Travelers Science Dome at the Gengras Planetarium!
Dancing With the Dinosaurs
Sing along and learn about types of dinosaurs and why they’re not alive today. It’s a perfect introduction to dinosaurs and science for our youngest visitors.
Oasis in Space: A Solar System Adventure
Take a journey through the beautiful Solar System. Your exploration starts on Earth, with its vast oceans that make life possible. You’ll fly by the other planets and their moons, learning about their characteristics such as atmosphere, temperature, and composition. See why water is a key to life here. Oasis in Space is a production of Spitz Creative Media.
Lars the Little Polar Bear
Lars the Little Polar Bear is a story about a young polar bear who explores his arctic home, meeting friends along the way. Children will learn about the arctic climate, the animals that live here, and how to find the Big and Little Dipper in the night sky.
Wildest Weather in the Solar System
Join National Geographic and The Children’s Museum on a spectacular journey to witness the most beautiful, powerful, and mysterious weather phenomena in the solar system. From a storm the size of a 100-megaton hydrogen bomb, to a 400-year-old hurricane, to a dust tempest that could engulf entire planets, you’ll be glad you live on Earth! Wildest Weather in the Solar System is packed with eye-popping visuals, high-end CGI and cutting-edge science.
Secret of the Cardboard Rocket
Join two young space explorers and their talking astronomy book as they travel through the solar system in a magical cardboard rocket.
The Sky Tonight – A Live Tour of the Night Sky Feb. 20 and 21 at 1 p.m. only)
Using the planetarium’s digital projection system, astronomy educators take visitors on a live tour of the current night sky. Learn how to find visible planets and star patterns. This show changes with the current season!