FAQ’s for Teachers

  • Q) Does my class have to visit the planetarium?
  • A) No — but we hope you will.
  • B) We have added programs, dates and times to our schedule to make       it more convenient for your classroom to see a show.
  • Q) What standards do the programs meet?
  • Each program presented to school groups is designed to match              Wyoming State Standards and/or NCSD #1 Standards.  For a list of        recommended programs by grade level and the science standards         they include, click HERE (updated September 2020).
  • Make sure you schedule your bus BEFORE you schedule with the Planetarium.
  • B) Click HERE to schedule your class.  (NCSD teachers only)
  • Click HERE to see list of NCSD Standards-based shows
  • Q) What if I want to bring my class to a program not listed for my grade level?
  • A) A phone call (577-0310) or email casperplanetarium@gmail.com
  • You can choose any program listed in our Planetarium Field Trip Standards Matrix.  The matrix provides the grade and standards that each show is designed to match pursuant to district standards.
  • Q) Do you have any programs that can be presented in the classroom?
  • A) The Planetarium has multiple science lessons that can be taught as pre or post lessons to your visit to the planetarium.  Call 307-577-0310 or email Amber French at amber915@myncsd.org
  • Q) What other programs do you have?
  • A) We have over 70 programs covering a number of topics.   Choose the list of Available Shows from the drop down menu under the Scheduling a School or Private Show tab.
  • Q)  Do you have additional info that I can use in my classroom?
  • A)  Teacher Guides are available for some of our programs.  We have placed a link to them with the show description on our list of Available Shows.  Look for the TEACHERLINK and click on it.
  • Q) Where can I get information about NCSD #1 Science Fair?
  • A) District Science Fair information, including handbooks, dates, and registration forms, can be obtained from the Planetarium.   Call Rod Kennedy at the Planetarium.  307-577-0310.

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