Education Through Entertainment

Did You See Our Feature in the LA Times?

Posted on Wed, Dec 5, 2018

Last week, the Los Angeles Times visited our mobile planetarium program at Oak View Elementary School in Huntington Beach, California. They wrote a very nice article about the SkyDome program and took some wonderful pictures, which are usually difficult to take inside the dark planetarium.

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Topics: astronomy, teaching astronomy, SkyDome Planetarium

Bring the Planetarium to You | SkyDome Planetarium

Posted on Wed, Nov 22, 2017

There's no way to truly experience SkyDome Planetarium without going inside for yourself, but this video will give you a taste of what you can expect.  Check it out!

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Topics: astronomy, teaching astronomy, SkyDome Planetarium

The Universe at Your Fingertips!

Posted on Tue, May 2, 2017

One of the perks about working with Mobile Ed is you see a LOT of America!  Sadly most of the time it is just through your windshield because there is no time to stop and “see the sights”.

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Topics: Sky Dome Planetarium, Field Trips To Planetariums, alternatives to field trips, astronomy, teaching astronomy

Everyone Can Explore the Solar System in the SkyDome Planetarium

Posted on Tue, Dec 20, 2016

SkyDome Planetarium has been our most popular school assembly program of all time for a reason: it's awesome!  The standard in portable field trips, SkyDome takes your whole school through the solar system, to the stars, and back again.  Ryan Thompson blasts you off on this cosmic journey in this short video.

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Topics: school show, Sky Dome Planetarium, school assembly, astronomy, teaching astronomy, Space

Discover How Different Cultures Explore The Night Sky

Posted on Wed, Sep 23, 2015

Discover How Different Cultures Explore The Night Sky

Go on a journey through time and your school! Celestial Voyage crosses astronomy and history in a new take on our most popular assembly of all time.

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Topics: Sky Dome Planetarium, astronomy, teaching astronomy, Space, Celestial Voyage

New Program "Our Solar System" Explores The Milky Way

Posted on Tue, Sep 1, 2015

Take a trip around the planets with our brand-new astronomy assembly

We're excited to announce an exciting new science assembly - Our Solar System!  Developed by one of our most experienced and educated performers, Our Solar System uses our Sky Dome planetarium dome and digital projector to take your students on a trip around, well, our solar system!

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Topics: Sky Dome Planetarium, astronomy, Mobile Ed Productions, teaching astronomy, Our Solar System

Mobile Ed is Going to Space!

Posted on Mon, Jul 27, 2015

Well, sort of...

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Topics: Education, STEM, astronomy, teaching astronomy, STEAM, Kickstarter, Space, LightSail

End of an Era - Space Shuttles, The Earth Balloon and The Sky Dome

Posted on Mon, May 16, 2011

Well, today marks the end of an era!  Space Shuttle Endeavor blasted off successfully today on what will be the last of that shuttle's flights. Space Shuttle Endeavour was the fifth of  the shuttle orbiters. The first flight of the orbiter Endeavour was STS-49 mission in May 7, 1992. Space Shuttle Endeavour was named after the first ship commanded by James Cook. Captain James Cook was an 18th century British explorer, navigator and astronomer.

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Topics: portable planetarium, sky dome, the earth balloons, astronomy, Earth Balloon

Space Stations, Hurricanes and Portable Planetarium School Shows

Posted on Tue, Apr 19, 2011

I really love what we do! Bringing an excitement about science to kids through awesome science assemblies is exciting in itself! Seeing their faces filled with awe and knowing we had a part in creating that awe is a wonderfully fulfilling feeling!

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Topics: Portable Planetariums, starlab, sky dome, astronomy, science assemblies, science assembly programs

School Assemblies and State Standards - Skydome Planetarium

Posted on Tue, Nov 16, 2010

I love National Public Radio! Listening to NPR on my way to the office in the morning I often hear about things that are fascinating and about which I knew nothing before.

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Topics: portable planetarium, School Assemblies, School Assembly Programs, alternatives to field trips, astronomy, science assemblies, Kentucky state educational standards, teaching astronomy