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

Exploring the Sky

Grade Level:
1st - 5th grade
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Also called the Scout Show, this program covers the basic concepts of astronomy to earn the scout badge. The program has a beach picnic setting where a family views the sky and learns about its many wonders. The program includes NASA footage of the first moon landing and a meteor shower. A star projector project and seasonal constellation charts are provided to complete the scout badge requirements.