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Planetarium Online: The Supermoon Show

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

Planetarium Online: Five Planets in One Night!

We’ll show you how to find Venus and the elusive Mercury at dusk, then spot Saturn, Mars, and Jupiter in the early morning

Join Us LIVE for Return to the Moon! June 4 at 1 PM

Follow along with our planetarium educator as we explore goals for a new mission to our nearest neighbor in space

LSC Sustainability Fund

Please help maintain LSC as a home for 110 species of animals and provide access to STEM learning for today’s students—our future scientists, engineers, and innovators

Spring 2020 Digital Learning

As educators and students across the world adjust to remote learning, LSC is offering a suite of high-quality, accessible, live programming

LSC in the House

Connect with LSC while we're temporarily closed! Enjoy at-home experiments, live streams, animal updates, and more

Update Regarding COVID-19

For the safety of our community and staff, LSC remains closed to the public until further notice

Planetarium Online: Visit to a Black Hole

See a black hole up close and celebrate the anniversary of the very first picture of a black hole

Confetti Bottle

In this experiment, we explore static electricity (Grades: Pre-K - 2)

Planetarium Online: All About the May Sky

Follow along with an LSC planetarium educator for an exploration of the May night sky

Coriolis Balloons

In this experiment, we explore how Earth’s rotation affects wind direction (Grades: middle school to high school)

Does it Roll or Does it Slide?

Explore what kinds of shapes roll versus slide using everyday objects around your home (Grades: Pre-K - 2)

Lava Lamp Experiment

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)

Growing Crystals in a Glass

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)

Tornado in a Jar

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)

Bug Bites

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)

Will it Float?

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)

Planetarium Online: Tour of the Morning Planets

Join an LSC planetarium presenter on a journey through Jupiter, Mars, and Saturn, and learn how to find them in the sky

Planetarium Online: Tour of the Evening Sky

Discover how to spot the brightest planet in the sky, Venus, then visit Orion, Canis Major, Betelgeuse, and beyond

Attention, Educators

We have been working diligently to develop a plan for supporting educators seeking to bring science and technology understanding to their students. Virtual lessons, interactive live programming, online professional development - you name it.

LSC is uniquely positioned to provide the highest quality programs and learning tools, plus we make it easy and fun.

Spring 2020 Digital Learning

Praise for LSC in the House

“My girls have so much fun with LSC in the House! I love that it’s easy to do with items around the house. It’s definitely a highlight while we’re at home! Fun for everyone in the family.”
–Natalie K, Westfield, NJ

Learn More About LSC in the House