All K-12 groups are welcome to enjoy astronomy at the MCC Planetarium!
We have several planetarium shows that portray a range of topics in astronomy. See our show listings for information about each show.
In addition to planetarium videos, our all-digital planetarium system is also capable of displaying the planets, moons, and stars of the night sky in many ways. For example, the Planetarium can display:
We can customize planetarium visits to a lesson plan and give students a visual astronomy feast! We also have outside space in the Astronomy Plaza in front of the Planetarium for hands-on activities and demonstrations.
Some of the hands-on activities we can provide are:
The Planetarium is directly accessible from the driveway off Dobson Road. A parking circle is available for buses or vans carrying students for drop-off at and pick-up from the Planetarium. Contact Dr. Kevin Healy to arrange a visit: firstname.lastname@example.org or 480-461-7027.
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