Planetarium Programs for School Groups

Our state-of-the-art digital technology will immerse your students in an unforgettable exploration of our universe.

See below for full list of field trip planetarium shows. Most programs last 30 minutes.


Field Trip Planetarium Shows

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Meets curriculum for grades: NC 1, 3, 4 & 6 / SC 1 & 4

Take a tour through the solar system to learn about the planets, moon phases, star patterns, and more. This unique experience will give students an appreciation of the stars outside tonight!


Meets curriculum for grades: NC 4 & 8 / SC 3 & 8

How do we know an asteroid hit Earth during the time of the dinosaurs? Travel deep in space and deep underground to uncover the mysteries of Earth’s most famous reptiles.


Meets curriculum for grades: NC 5, 7 & 9-12 / SC 4-6 & 9 – 12

Climate change is here!  Massive storm systems like Hurricane Katrina illustrate the dynamic nature of our planet.

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Meets curriculum for grades: NC 3 & 6 / SC 4

See how the rotations and orbits of the Earth create climate, seasons and cycles.


Meets curriculum for grades: 1 – 8

Dive underneath the ocean waves to explore precious coral reefs. Discover the impact of climate change and how positive actions can help restore the reefs.

Grosology and you

Meets curriculum for grades: NC 3, 5, & 7 / SC 7

Join Noreen Neuron and other animated characters to explore the inner workings of the human body.

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Meets curriculum for grades: NC 3

Travel with Jack and Annie in their Magic Tree House as they discover a note that asks them to answer a series of six questions about space on a wondrous journey of adventure and learning.


Meets curriculum for grades: Pre K – 1

Explore the night sky with Big Bird and friends in a perfect introduction to outer space for our youngest astronomers!

Solar Superstorms

Meets curriculum for grades: NC 9 – 12 / SC 8 – 12

Venture into the seething interior of the Sun to explore high-velocity jets, a fiery tsunami wave that reaches 100,000 kilometers high, and rising loops of electrified gas.


Meets curriculum for grades: NC 6 & 9 -12 / SC 3, 5, 8, & 9 – 12

Discover how massive volcanoes form, affect climate and atmosphere, and shape the face of Earth.  

Meets curriculum for grades: K & 2

Learn about the water cycle and how to use our senses and instruments to make some predictions about upcoming weather.

The Schiele Museum’s education programs address critical standards for public education. For specific curriculum standards met by our programs, questions or reserve a field trip or outreach, call 704-854-6676 or