Habitat Earth

Habitat Earth
When: November 10, 2020 @ 4:15 pm – 5:15 pm
Where: Casper Planetarium, 904 N Poplar

Showing for 2 days only, November 10 and 11, 2020.  Living networks connect and support life forms large and small—from colonies of tiny microbes and populations of massive whales to ever-expanding human societies. In the California Academy of Sciences’ latest original planetarium show, Habitat Earth, discover what it means to…

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Halloween: Celestial Origins

Halloween origins
When: October 3, 2020 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Where: Casper Planetarium, 904 N. Poplar

Halloween:  Celestial Origins     From the festival of Samhain celebrated by the ancient Celts to the Christian traditions of All Hallows Eve, there’s a lot of history behind Halloween.  There’s also astronomy, using constructions like Stonehenge to track the seasons.  Learn how legends, science, and tradition combined to create what…

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Halloween: Celestial Origins

Halloween origins
When: October 1, 2020 @ 4:15 pm – 5:00 pm
Where: Casper Planetarium, 904 N. Poplar

Halloween:  Celestial Origins     From the festival of Samhain celebrated by the ancient Celts to the Christian traditions of All Hallows Eve, there’s a lot of history behind Halloween.  There’s also astronomy, using constructions like Stonehenge to track the seasons.  Learn how legends, science, and tradition combined to create what…

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Voyage to Distant Worlds

When: November 7, 2020 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Where: Casper Planetarium, 904 N. Poplar

Voyage to Distant Worlds   A tour of the planets in our solar system.  Discover facts you never knew about our neighboring worlds.  An original show produced by the Casper Planetarium. Run Time:   38 minutes Recommended for ages 10 and up

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Voyage to Distant Worlds

When: September 19, 2020 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Where: Casper Planetarium, 904 N. Poplar

Voyage to Distant Worlds   A tour of the planets in our solar system.  Discover facts you never knew about our neighboring worlds.  An original show produced by the Casper Planetarium. Run Time:   38 minutes Recommended for ages 10 and up

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Earth, Moon and Sun

Earth Moon Sun
When: November 3, 2020 @ 4:15 pm – 5:00 pm
Where: Casper Planetarium, 904 N. Poplar

Earth, Moon and Sun    Explore the relationship between the Earth, Moon and Sun with the help of Coyote, an amusing character adapted from Native American oral traditions who has many misconceptions about our home planet and its most familiar neighbors. His confusion about the universe makes viewers think about…

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Earth, Moon and Sun

Earth Moon Sun
When: September 15, 2020 @ 4:15 pm – 5:00 pm
Where: Casper Planetarium, 904 N. Poplar

Earth, Moon and Sun    Explore the relationship between the Earth, Moon and Sun with the help of Coyote, an amusing character adapted from Native American oral traditions who has many misconceptions about our home planet and its most familiar neighbors. His confusion about the universe makes viewers think about…

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AMATEUR ASTRONOMY 101: Summer Camp for 11 year olds and up

When: July 27, 2020 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Where: Casper Planetarium / at home via computer

Topics covered: Observing the moon as it changes phases, recognizing constellations and asterisms, using a planesphere or star chart, observing the sky with a telescope.    Limit of 8 students. Telescopes will be checked out to students on Monday and returned on Friday.   An observation book and planesphere will…

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EARTH SCIENCE: Summer Camp for 9 & 10 year olds

When: July 6, 2020 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Where: Casper Planetarium

Learn about habitats and ecosystems, rock and minerals, weather and other Earth Science topics. Students will meet at the Planetarium for the camp.   Limited to 15 students. Advance registration is required.  Click HERE to download the registration form.

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SOLAR SYSTEM EXPLORATION: Summer Camp for 7 & 8 year olds

When: June 22, 2020 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Where: Casper Planetarium / at home via computer

Students will learn about objects in our solar system and the technology used to explore them.    Limited to 15 students. FORMAT: Please note, this camp will ONLY meet face to face on Monday the 22nd and Friday the 26th.  The remainder of the camp will be done virtually using…

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