The First Stargazers (best for ages 8 – adult)
Journey back in time to explore how the ancients experienced the sky, guided by a friendly time traveler who
has visited Earth many times before. Witness an early stargazer making a Moon calendar out of animal bone
30,000 years ago. Discover the sky alignments of the pyramids of Giza, the Parthenon, the Alexandria Library,
Stonehenge and Abu Simbel Temple, and be inspired by the early stargazers. Produced by the Milwaukee
Gravity of Jupiter (best for ages 8 – adult)
Learn how NASA’s Juno mission measures the gravity of Jupiter, and why that holds the key to unlocking the
origins of the Solar System.
The Modern Universe (best for ages 7 – adult)
Different every time, this live program is about our modern understanding of space and the universe.
Questions welcomed! The sun? Saturn? Exoplanets? Galaxies? What would you like to learn today?
The Sky Tonight (best for ages 5 – adult)
This live presentation introduces visitors to evening constellations, bright stars, and planets.
Stars (best for ages 10 – adult)
Every star has a story. Some are as old as time, faint and almost forgotten. Others burn bright and end their
lives in powerful explosions. New stars are created every day, born of vast clouds of gas and dust. Through
every phase of their existence, stars release the energy that powers the Universe. Journey to the farthest
reaches of our galaxy and experience both the awesome beauty and destructive power of STARS. Produced
by Sudekum Planetarium and NSC Creative ñ distributed by Sky-Skan, Inc.
Two Small Pieces of Glass
Join two kids going to a star party where they meet the astronomy lady, who tells them all about telescopes
and what astronomers find with them. Discover the amazing world of telescopes and the universe!
We Are Astronomers (best for ages 10 – adult)
Today’s astronomers are not the lone observers of past centuries. Discover the global collaboration,
technology from telescopes to the Large Hadron Collider, and dedication required to answer the unresolved
questions of the Universe.