The Secret of the Cardboard Rocket

When: May 4, 2021 @ 4:15 pm – 5:15 pm

The Secret of the Cardboard Rocket  Climb aboard a magical cardboard rocket with two young adventurers and experience a breathtaking, up-close look at each of our solar system’s planets with guidance from a wise Astronomy Book.   With “Book,” as their guide, the travelers visit the Sun, the eight planets and…

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Summer Camp 2021: Earth Science

When: July 12, 2021 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Where: Casper Planetarium, 904 N Poplar ST

Summer Camp 2021 Registration Form July 12-16        9-11am EARTH SCIENCE (9-10 yr olds)  Kids will learn about habitats and ecosystems, rocks and minerals, weather and other Earth Science topics.  We will make a terrarium, anemometer,  pan for “gold”, and make toothpaste! We are limited to 12 kids per…

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Summer Camp 2021: Aerospace Adventures

When: July 19, 2021 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Where: Casper Planetarium, 904 N. Poplar

Summer Camp 2021 Registration Form July 19-23        9-11am AEROSPACE ADVENTURES (10-12 yr olds)  Kids will be introduced to the ideas of flight, both here Earth as well as space flight.  We will explore forces, the laws governing flight, orbits and gravity and will build a lot of flying…

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Summer Camp 2021: The Solar System, Constellations and Star Stories 7-8 yr olds

When: July 26, 2021 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Where: Casper Planetarium, 904 N Poplar ST

Summer Camp 2021 Registration Form SOLAR SYSTEM, CONSTELLATIONS and STAR STORIES (7-8 yr olds) July 26-30       2-3pm Students will learn about constellations, how to find them, and some of the stories that go with the constellations.  They will also learn about our solar system, like scale and distance, and…

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Summer Camp 2021: Sunbeams/Moonbeams 6 year olds

When: June 14, 2021 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Where: Casper Planetarium, 904 N Poplar ST

Summer Camp 2021 Registration Form June 14-18       2-3pm MOONBEAMS/SUNBEAMS (6 yr olds)  Kids will learn about our nearest neighbor, the Moon, and our closet star, the Sun. We are limited to 12 kids per camp.  Advance registration required.  Please call the Planetarium at 307-577-3013 to make sure there is…

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Astronaut

astronaut
When: April 1, 2021 @ 4:15 pm – 5:00 pm
Where: Casper Planetarium, 904 N. Poplar

Astronaut   Experience a rocket launch from inside the body of an astronaut. Explore the amazing worlds of inner and outer space, from floating around the International Space Station to maneuvering through microscopic regions of the human body. Discover the perils that lurk in space as we subject ‘Chad,’ our test astronaut,…

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Dream to Fly

When: March 6, 2021 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Have you ever dreamt you were flying? Discover the mystery of flight with Leonardo da Vinci, the Montgolfier brothers, the Wright brothers and other inventors. Experience the adventure and find out how this immense and challenging dream, for which mankind has strived since the beginning of history, came true. Dream…

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Habitat Earth

Habitat Earth
When: March 16, 2021 @ 4:15 pm – 5:15 pm
Where: Casper Planetarium, 904 N Poplar

Showing for 2 days only, March 16th and 17th, 2021.  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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Explore the Sun: Sunstruck

When: March 2, 2021 @ 4:15 pm – 5:15 pm
Where: Casper Planetarium

Share the wonder of our own personal star, the Sun. Learn how the Sun’s incredible energy has supported life on Earth for millennia, but also poses threats to the way of life our 21st century technology. Check out trailer below. Run Time: 30 minutes Recommended for ages 8 and up…

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Astronomyths: Where the Sky Ends, the Myth Begins

When: February 6, 2021 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Where: Casper Planetarium, 904 N Poplar ST

A blend of modern astronomy with ancient Greek mythology. The audience travels through a series of constellations as seen from earth and learns about the respective mythological stories after which they were named. Run Time: 25 minutes Recommended for ages 8 and up

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