Students may be anxious to learn about all-things outer space after the many recent reports of successful space missions, including one flight carrying well-known actor William Shatner, and hands-on activities are the best way to grab your students' attention and keep them engaged.Read More
Education Through Entertainment
Our Most Popular School Assembly: The SkyDome Planetarium
Our SkyDome Planetarium assembly is widely known by schools across the country and is by far our most popular assembly. Why? Because in this assembly, our high-end portable planetarium transforms your indoor space to outer space to give students a once-in-a-lifetime experience.Read More
Recently in these pages we have been developing a Guide to School Assemblies. Today we will look at shows and field trips featuring permanent, mobile or portable planetariums.
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.
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!