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Follow along with our planetarium presenter for a journey to the Red Planet and celebration of the launch of NASA’s Mars 2020 Perseverance Rover
Follow along for an exploration of dark matter and dark energy. What's the difference, and how do we know they exist?
In this experiment, explore how hotter things have faster moving particles, while particles in colder things move slower (Grades: Pre-K – 4 with parent participation; grade 5 and up with parent permission)
Why do we think there might be life beyond Earth, and where have we looked? Have we found any signs yet?
Model and observe the impacts of deforestation in this hands-on experiment. Then design solutions to prevent soil erosion (Grades: 3 – 8)
Follow along for a preview of the Perseids Meteor Shower, generally the best meteor shower of the year
Explore the sense of touch in this at-home experiment (Grades: Pre-K – 2)
Discover how astrology helps us figure out the precise location of planets, and what it means when we say we're a "Gemini" or "Leo"
Follow along with our planetarium presenter as we we explore the planets and dwarf planets beyond Saturn’s orbit
Analyze and compare how sound changes as it travels through different mediums. Then, develop and use models to produce a variety of different sounds (Grades: 1 – 5)
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What is a supermoon? Join our live planetarium educator to learn why the moon, on this evening, is bigger and brighter than a regular full moon
We’ll show you how to find Venus and the elusive Mercury at dusk, then spot Saturn, Mars, and Jupiter in the early morning
Follow along with our planetarium educator as we explore goals for a new mission to our nearest neighbor in space
Follow along as we view our own Milky Way Galaxy, our neighboring Andromeda Galaxy, and beyond
In this experiment, you'll make observations of water expansion when frozen and its impact on moist soils (Grades: 1 – 8)
Follow along as we explore asteroids and what we’re doing to monitor and ward off future dangers from the sky
In this experiment, observe the various stages of the water cycle from the comfort of your home (Grades: Pre-K – K)
How strong is a sheet of paper? Investigate how the shape of an object affects its properties in this experiment (Grades: Pre-K – 2)
Connect with LSC while we're temporarily closed! Enjoy at-home experiments, live streams, animal updates, and more
With your health and safety as our top priority, LSC will reopen Labor Day Weekend
See a black hole up close and celebrate the anniversary of the very first picture of a black hole
In this experiment, we explore static electricity (Grades: Pre-K - 2)
Follow along with an LSC planetarium educator for an exploration of the May night sky
In this experiment, we explore how Earth’s rotation affects wind direction (Grades: middle school to high school)
Explore what kinds of shapes roll versus slide using everyday objects around your home (Grades: Pre-K - 2)
In this experiment, you will see how density and polarity, when they are powered by the release of a gas, cause a reaction between oil and water (Grades: Pre-K to Early Primary with Adult Supervision)
In this experiment, you will be able to observe how crystals form and grow, then have fun eating your crystals (Grades: All grades, but with parent supervision, or parent permission for teens)
In this activity, we will model and understand the movements which create tornadoes. We also will be able to analyze the relationship between the size of a tornado and its speed (Grades: 1 - 8)
Model and observe the adaptations of different insects. Then, determine which insect mouthpart is best suited for specific food (Grades: 3 and up; younger learners with adult supervision)
Explore and experiment with the surface tension of water. Then, experiment with different liquids as you aim to answer the question: Will it float? (Grades: 3-8)
Join an LSC planetarium presenter on a journey through Jupiter, Mars, and Saturn, and learn how to find them in the sky
Discover how to spot the brightest planet in the sky, Venus, then visit Orion, Canis Major, Betelgeuse, and beyond
We recognize and applaud your efforts to finish the school year strong! Like you, we are taking this time to plan for the fall. We are working diligently to diversify our programs to enable multiple modes of delivery, highlight connections across content areas, and promote opportunities to accelerate learning.
Throughout the summer, be sure to check out our Summer 2020 Digital Learning catalog for educators. Contact us today to book a program!