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Shows for Schools

The following shows have been identified as being particularly topical for teachers.

  • Cosmos 360 Series - Seeing Stars

    Cosmos 360 Series - Seeing Stars

    Live Planetarium Show

    Friday Feb 12 6:00pm, 7:00pm
    Friday Feb 26 6:00pm, 7:00pm
    Saturday Feb 27 6:00pm, 7:00pm
    Friday Mar 04 6:00pm, 7:00pm
    Saturday Mar 05 6:00pm, 7:00pm
    Friday Mar 11 6:00pm, 7:00pm
    Saturday Mar 12 6:00pm, 7:00pm
    Friday Mar 18 6:00pm

    The stars are as richly diverse as the people who gaze at them with wonder. Join us on a trek to learn how these luminaries are born, live and die, and the importance of their lives to our existence.  

  • Cosmos 360 Series - Seeing Stars

    Cosmos 360 Series - Seeing Stars

    Previously Recorded Planetarium Show

    Sunday Feb 07 3:00pm
    Wednesday Feb 10 3:30pm
    Thursday Feb 11 3:30pm
    Sunday Feb 14 3:00pm
    Monday Feb 15 3:30pm
    Tuesday Feb 16 3:30pm
    Wednesday Feb 17 3:30pm
    Thursday Feb 18 3:30pm

    Previously Recorded
    The stars are as richly diverse as the people who gaze at them with wonder. Join us on a trek to learn how these luminaries are born, live and die, and the importance of their lives to our existence.  

  • Back To The Moon For Good

    Back To The Moon For Good

    Google Lunar XPRIZE!

    Friday Feb 12 1:00pm, 3:30pm
    Saturday Feb 13 3:00pm
    Monday Feb 15 12:00pm
    Tuesday Feb 16 12:00pm
    Friday Feb 19 11:00am, 1:00pm, 3:30pm
    Saturday Feb 20 3:00pm
    Friday Feb 26 3:30pm
    Saturday Feb 27 3:00pm

    To the Moon... with no return? This new planetarium show follows the excitement of the Google Lunar XPRIZE competition. The ultimate example of citizen science, the winning team will successfully land a robotic spacecraft on the Moon, have it travel 500 meters on the surface, and send back video imagery. Who will win the $30 million prize? After 40 years, the race is heating up once again, get in on the action!

    Running time: 25 mins

  • Tales of the Maya Skies

    Tales of the Maya Skies

    Ask Jeeves Planetarium

    Sunday Feb 07 2:00pm
    Thursday Feb 11 10:00am, 1:00pm
    Friday Feb 12 11:00am, 4:30pm
    Saturday Feb 13 11:00am, 12:00pm, 2:00pm
    Sunday Feb 14 2:00pm
    Monday Feb 15 1:00pm
    Tuesday Feb 16 1:00pm
    Thursday Feb 18 11:00am, 1:00pm

    Immerse yourself in the beauty of the "seventh wonder of the modern world," Mexico's Chichén Itz�. Hear the story of the ancient Maya civilization. Experience Tales of the Maya Skies, a new digital full-dome planetarium show produced by Chabot Space & Science Center. Narrated by Latin Grammy Award winner Lila Downs, Tales of the Maya Skies transports us to the jungles of Mexico, presenting the rich history and culture of the ancient Maya. Using the latest three dimensional laser scanning and advanced graphic techniques, Tales of the Maya Skies weaves together the richness of Maya culture, stories, science and contributions to our way of life.

    A Chabot Space & Science Center production. Major funding provided by the National Science Foundation.

    Running time: 33 mins

  • Astronaut

    Astronaut

    Ask Jeeves Planetarium

    Sunday Feb 07 1:00pm
    Tuesday Feb 09 12:00pm
    Wednesday Feb 10 10:00am, 12:00pm
    Saturday Feb 13 1:00pm
    Sunday Feb 14 1:00pm
    Saturday Feb 20 1:00pm
    Sunday Feb 21 1:00pm
    Wednesday Feb 24 10:00am

    The exploration of space is the greatest endeavor that humankind has ever undertaken. What does it take to be part of this incredible journey? Experience a rocket launch from inside the body of an astronaut. Explore the amazing worlds of inner & outer space, from floating around the International Space Station to maneuvering through microscopic regions of the human body. Narrated by Ewan McGregor.

    ASTRONAUT is produced by the National Space Centre.

    Running time: 25 mins

  • ElectroLaze Led Zeppelin

    ElectroLaze Led Zeppelin

    A Rockin' Music Odessey

    Led Zeppelin is proclaimed by many critics to be the progenitors of heavy metal and hard rock, and their individualistic style reset the standards for many musical genres in the 1960s and '70s. Indeed, they have been hailed as one of the most successful, innovative and influential bands, alongside Pink Floyd, U2 and the Beatles. Now you can relive the magical sounds of Led Zeppelin while enjoying a visual treat of custom laser imagery.

    Running time: 50 mins

  • ElectroLaze Laser Pop

    ElectroLaze Laser Pop

    A Rockin' Music Odyssey

    Sunday Feb 07 12:00pm
    Sunday Feb 14 12:00pm
    Sunday Feb 21 12:00pm
    Sunday Feb 28 12:00pm
    Sunday Mar 06 12:00pm
    Sunday Mar 13 12:00pm
    Sunday Mar 20 12:00pm
    Sunday Mar 27 12:00pm

    The hottest pop artists and the latest laser art come together in a sensational, eye-POPping laser show that will have your heart thumping and your feet tapping! Laser Pop features sizzling stars, both past and present, in brilliant laser light.

    Running time: 35 mins

  • ElectroLaze Laser Magic

    ElectroLaze Laser Magic

    A Rockin' Music Odyssey

    Sunday Feb 07 4:15pm
    Sunday Feb 14 4:15pm
    Sunday Feb 21 4:15pm
    Sunday Feb 28 4:15pm
    Sunday Mar 06 4:15pm
    Sunday Mar 13 4:15pm
    Sunday Mar 20 4:15pm
    Sunday Mar 27 4:15pm

    This program offers a magical mix of music, from those you love to those you have forgotten, all presented in concert with stunning laser images! This musical compilation is fun for the entire family and includes artists like Joan Jett, The B-52’s, Will Smith, The Blackhearts and much more.

    Running time: 40 mins

  • ElectroLaze Laser Mania

    ElectroLaze Laser Mania

    Planetarium

    Saturday Feb 27 8:00pm

    When it's time to just rock-out and have a good time, Lasermania is the ticket. Enjoy a pure sensory adrenaline rush with a collection of the most current rock and pop hits of any laser show on the planet. Lasermania is the pinnacle of high energy laser light shows, guaranteed to have audiences dancing in their seats.

    Running time: 35 mins

  • Secret of the Cardboard Rocket

    Secret of the Cardboard Rocket

    Ask Jeeves Planetarium

    Monday Feb 15 11:00am
    Tuesday Feb 16 11:00am
    Wednesday Feb 17 10:00am
    Sunday Mar 20 10:00am
    Wednesday Mar 23 10:00am
    Wednesday Apr 06 12:00pm
    Friday Apr 29 12:00pm

    Two young adventurers turn an old cardboard box into a rocket and with the help of a magical book and their vivid imaginations blast off on an awesome journey to the most amazing places in the Solar System. Gasp in amazement at the huge planet Jupiter, find out what Saturn's rings are made of and discover the secret of the cardboard rocket. The show has been upgraded for digital full-dome systems and provides an excellent introduction to the nine planets of our Solar System. Especially for ages 5 to 10.

    Running time: 30 mins