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

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Titlesort iconGradeLength (minutes)Teacher Guide?Synopsis
Africa: Mysteries in Art5th - adult60NoThe art, history, and role of the sky in various cultures in Africa.
Dawn of Astronomy, The8th - adult60NoAncient Astronomy; building & use of pyramids; Stonehenge
Days of the Dead, The8th - adult60NoTraces the history and art of this Mexican festival from ancient Aztecs to today
Eclipse: Dance of Shadow and Light6th - adult60NoSolar & lunar eclipses in history; cause of eclipses; viewing safely
Endless Horizon, The6th - adult60NoHuman Exploration of the oceans, continents, and outer space
Humanities & the Stars: Greeks8th - adult60NoThe stars, planets, and universe as portrayed in Greek mythology
Let It Snow1st - adult60YesFavorite holiday songs and festive animation (full dome show - additional fee)
Mars Show, The6th - adult60NoHistoric views, recent Mars probes, and future exploration
Van Gogh Sees the Stars7th - adult60NoThe life & art of Vincent Van Gogh; how Van Gogh was influenced by the sky