Merrillville Community Planetarium
Bringing the Universe to the Merrillville Schools and Northwest Indiana

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Titlesort iconGradeLength (minutes)Teacher Guide?Synopsis
Comet Called Halley, A6th - adult60NoThe history & science of comets; results of Halley's 1986 visit
Comet: From Ice to Fire6th - adult60NoComets in history; the nature and study of comets; recent comets
Current Sky and Solar System2nd - adult60YesConstellations; sky motion; a trip to the North Pole; tour of the planets
Destination Mars!5th - adult60NoFollow astronauts on a journey to explore Mars based on NASA plans
Exploring Our Universe6th - adult60NoHow humans' view of the universe has changed throughout the history
Exploring the Sky1st - 5th grade60NoStars, planets, moon, constellations; earns badge for young scouts
Inner Solar System, The5th - 6th grade60NoMercury, Venus, Earth, Mars and the asteroid belt
Magellan: Report from Venus8th - adult60NoResults from the Magellan probe which used radar to map Venus
Mars Show, The6th - adult60NoHistoric views, recent Mars probes, and future exploration
Outer Solar System, The5th - 6th grade60NoJupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune, Pluto, and comets
RingWorld6th - adult60NoWritten to coincide with the arrival of the Cassini probe at the Saturn System.
Sun's Family, The3rd - 4th grade60YesCovers the sun, planets, moons, asteroids, and comets
Through the Eyes of Hubble8th - adult60NoThe discoveries made by Hubble since being successfully repaired
Voyager Encounters, The7th - adult60NoThe planets, moons, & rings of the outer solar system