Informal Science Education Resources
Our Users & Partners
With annual worldwide attendance in the area of 90 million visitors, planetariums are important venues for astronomical instruction and inspiration. We focus a great deal of our efforts on serving the needs of planetarium educators and program producers.
Resources for The Dome & Show Production
Programs presented beneath the star-filled planetarium dome are the stock-in-trade of the profession. To help, we offer…
Resources for The Lobby & Audience Queue
Many planetarium audience members spend as much time lingering in the lobby and waiting, in line, for the theater doors to open as they do in the dome itself. Enhance their "out of dome" experience with some of these resources:
Resources for Education & Teacher Training
Many planetariums are in schools and offer programs for K-12 students district wide. Many offer astronomy education training for teachers. We'd like to help:
Did you know that the Space Telescope Science Institute administers two NASA-funded educational grant programs? Informal science educators are welcome to apply.
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