Molecularium 1:00pm Wed., Aug. 12
(Grades 1 - 6 and families)
For young planetarium visitors, Molecularium - Riding Snowflakes is a magical, musical adventure into the world of atoms and molecules. After exploring the sky as we see it from Earth, this Digital-360 experience takes you on a journey with "Oxy," "Hydro," "Hydra," and an amazing cast of atoms, aboard the most fantastic ship in the universe: the Molecularium. Molecularium - Riding Snowflakes brings kids on a musical cartoon adventure into a nanoscale universe created from accurate molecular simulation. Here they learn about the 3 states of matter as they travel into a cloud, watch a snowflake form, and count the number of water molecules in a rain drop. An awesome experience, not soon forgotten!
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Zula Patrol 1:00pm Wed., Aug. 5
(PreK - grade 4 and families)
From the far reaches of outer space, from the bright orange planet Zula, comes the Zula Patrol! Based on the #1-rated NBC Saturday Morning TV series “The Zula Patrol.” The stalwart heroes of the Zula Patrol are on an expedition collecting samples of weather for scientist Multo's research -- using their loyal pet Gorga's ability to collect and bottle all kinds of weather. But when the Zula gang inadvertently hurts Gorga's feelings, he decides to leave Zula and find another planet to live on. Interplanetary villain Dark Truder then tricks Gorga into stealing the weather from other planets - part of his latest nefarious scheme to rule the Universe. Join the Zula Patrol on the expedition as they tour our solar system trying to find their loyal pet Gorga. In the process, you will learn about different types of weather on earth and the other planets as well as the similarities and differences between both. Don’t miss the surprise at the end! In addition, you'll tour the night sky as seen from your own backyard.
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Sesame Street - One World, One Sky:
Wed. August 19 at 1:00pm
(PreK - grade 2 and families)
This show follows Sesame Street’s Big Bird and Elmo as they explore the night sky with Hu Hu Zhu, a Muppet from Zhima Jie, the Chinese co-production of Sesame Street. Together, they take an imaginary trip from Sesame Street to the moon, where they discover how different it is from Earth. One World, One Sky is a brilliant spectacle of light and color as the furry friends watch the stars twinkle over Sesame Street. Children attending the show can interact as they watch, drawing constellations and counting the time it takes the sun to set.
One, World, One Sky is a production of Adler Planetarium, Sesame Workshop, Beijing Planetarium, and Liberty Science Center and was produced with major support from the National Science Foundation.
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