Wyoming Observe the Moon Night

When: September 11, 2021 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Where: Casper Planetarium

We are hosting this event in partnership with the Science Zone, Central Wyoming Astronomical Society, and the Girl Scouts of Wyoming. This event is free and open to the public. We will have our mini observatory open for moon viewing as well as several other telescopes around the property. A…

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Origins of Life

When: August 7, 2021 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Origins of Life Explore some of the most profound questions of life science: the origins of life and the human search for life beyond Earth. Travel from prebiotic chemistry in the Universe, through the formation of stars and solar systems, to the first life on Earth. Origins of Life also…

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Earth’s Wild Ride

When: August 3, 2021 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Earth’s Wild Ride Set on the surface of the Moon in the year 2081, the program opens with a grandfather and his grandchildren gazing out into space. As they watch the Moon’s shadow move across Earth, the grandfather tells stories of crashing asteroids, erupting volcanoes, roaring dinosaurs, electrifying lightning and…

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Summer Skies

When: July 10, 2021 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Take a detailed tour of the prominent constellations that are visible during the summer months.  You’ll also learn about the evolution of the stars that make up these constellations. Run Time:  45 minutes                Recommended for ages 8 and up

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Galileo: The Power of the Telescope

When: June 5, 2021 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Two eyes and two pieces of glass revolutionized human understanding 400 years ago. The eyes belonged to Galileo Galilei, and the curved pieces of glass were the lenses of his telescope.  Experience Galileo’s early experiments, his advocacy of the idea that the Earth revolves around the sun, and his work…

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Dinosaur: Passage to Pangaea

When: June 1, 2021 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Where: Casper Planetarium, 904 N Poplar

When two children embark on a geology field trip back in time, they are thrown into a fantastic voyage where they witness incredible geological wonders and learn the mysterious process that created our present-day continents. From racing across the landscape atop Dinosaurs to plummeting to the center of the Earth,…

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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: 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 on Earth as well as space flight.  We will explore forces, the laws governing flight, orbits and gravity and will build a lot of…

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Summer Camp 2021: This Camp is Full 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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