Bring the wonders of outer space indoors – with the amazing STARLAB portable planetarium! STARLAB fits inside a gym or other large room, and projects amazing images of the stars.
Grades 3 – 6
Prepare to explore the solar system! Meet your planetary neighbors as you journey to exotic worlds and strange moons. Learn what’s up with Pluto and more.
CT Grades 3 – 5 Core Scientific Inquiry, Literacy and Numeracy
SCIENTIFIC INQUIRY: Scientific inquiry is a thoughtful and coordinated attempt to search out, describe, explain and predict natural phenomena.
SCIENTIFIC LITERACY: Scientific literacy includes speaking, listening, presenting, interpreting, reading and writing about science.
SCIENTIFIC NUMERACY: Mathematics provides useful tools for the description, analysis and presentation of scientific data and ideas.
4.1 The position and motion of objects can be changed by pushing or pulling.
B 9 Describe the effect of the mass of an object on its motion.
5.3 Most objects in the solar system are in a regular and predictable motion.
B 22 Explain the cause of day and night based on the rotation of Earth on its axis.
B 23 Describe the monthly changes in the appearance of the moon, based on the moon’s orbit around the Earth.
5.4 Humans have the capacity to build and use tools to advance the quality of their lives.
B 25 Describe the uses of different instruments, such as eye glasses, magnifiers, periscopes and telescopes, to enhance our vision.