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

Browse Group Shows by Grade Level

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TitleGradesort iconLength (minutes)Teacher Guide?Synopsis
Introduction to the Planetarium0/Kdg - 1st grade45-50YesIntroduces the planetarium and the day and night sky
Wilbear's Adventure0/Kdg - 3rd Grade50NoWilbear is a teddy bear who learns about the history & science of flight
Earth is a Planet1st - 2nd grade50YesEarth as a planet: the atmosphere, water, land, and life
Exploring the Sky1st - 5th grade60NoStars, planets, moon, constellations; earns badge for young scouts
Larry Cat in Space1st - adult60YesA family show about a cat that follows its owner to the moon
Let It Snow1st - adult60YesFavorite holiday songs and festive animation (full dome show - additional fee)
How Do We Explore Space?1st grade50YesExploring space by using our eyes, telescopes, and spacecraft
MoonWitch2nd - adult50NoAfter hearing Halloween stories, a young girl learns about the moon
Sun and Earth, The2nd grade55YesStars; Earth orbits the sun; cause of day and night, seasons