Education Through Entertainment

Great Ideas for School Assemblies for Halloween

Posted on Thu, Oct 24, 2013

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Of Space, and Heros and the Stars

Posted on Fri, Oct 4, 2013

Today is October 4, and whether or not you know it, today marks some important anniversaries in the exploration of Space.

Mobile Ed has always been interested in Space. Way back in the dark ages we began touring withour Sky Dome portable planetariums and taking them into schools so that young students could begin to understand the universe in which we live. And through the years we have kept a keen eye on all the events and breakthroughs connected with Space and Space exploration.

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Mobile Ed's School Assembly Guide Chapter 17 – Planetariums

Posted on Mon, Jul 8, 2013

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.

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German Battleships, Memories, and School Assemblies.

Posted on Thu, May 24, 2012

About a million years ago, when I was a kid, I heard a song on the radio. I liked it immediately and so I made my Mom buy me a copy on a 45 (that alone betrays my ancient condition, right?).

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California Schools and Middle School Assemblies

Posted on Fri, Dec 9, 2011

Yesterday we spoke a little about middle school assemblies and assembly ideas for school shows that play well at that age level. We just received a really nice e-mail following a performance of our Sky Dome Planetarium in California, and although this was an elementary school assembly, it reminded me how well this inflatable planetarium works for middle school aged kids as well.

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Interstellar Telescopes and School Science Assemblies

Posted on Thu, Apr 14, 2011

In December of 2009 NASA launched an interesting vehicle. Entitled Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer or WISE, this satellite entered a polar orbit and began scanning the skies, collecting images taken at four infrared wavelengths of light. WISE captured more than 2.7 million images of various objects from distant galaxies to close by asteroids.

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School Assemblies - Searching for the Right Program

Posted on Thu, Nov 11, 2010

Just a quick one this morning!

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