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Saturdays at 2pm:

(PreK - grade 2 and families)

Join children's entertainer Fred Penner as he explores things large and small, from the colors of the rainbow, to the reasons for the seasons.
Through the use of entertaining songs and immersive environments, children are encouraged to participate while learning about the planets, constellations, meteors, the moon and more.
Geared towards the youngest stargazers and scientists, In My Backyard is sure to instill a sense of wonder and exploration while encouraging children to explore their own backyards.

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Saturdays at 3pm: 

(All ages)

Imagine the ultimate space vacation! Discover our solar system through a new set of eyes – a family from another star system seeking the perfect vacation spot. Fly over the surface of Pluto, our best known Dwarf Planet. Dive over the ice cliffs of Miranda. Sail through the rings of Saturn. Feel the lightning storms of Jupiter. And walk on the surface of Mars. Which destination would you choose? A solar system journey for space travelers of all ages.
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Saturdays at 7pm: 

(Grades 4 to adult and families)

Ice Worlds is an engaging and surprising tour of the icy landscapes of our solar system, especially our home planet Earth.
In Ice Worldsaudiences explore the critical relationship between ice and life - "a tale of friend and foe, enabling, challenging, supporting, and adapting" - that has developed over millions of years.

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Saturdays at 2pm


Big Bird's Adventure


(PreK - grade 2 and families)

This show follows Sesame Street’s Big Bird and Elmo as they explore the night sky with Hu Hu Zhu, a Muppet from Zhima Jie, the Chinese co-production of Sesame Street. Together, they take an imaginary trip from Sesame Street to the moon, where they discover how different it is from Earth. One World, One Sky is a brilliant spectacle of light and color as the furry friends watch the stars twinkle over Sesame Street. Children attending the show can interact as they watch, drawing constellations and counting the time it takes the sun to set.

One, World, One Sky is a production of Adler Planetarium, Sesame Workshop, Beijing Planetarium, and Liberty Science Center and was produced with major support from the National Science Foundation.
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Thursdays at 7pm: 

This show tells the incredible story of how an international team of scientists and engineers transformed one billion tons of Antarctic ice into a telescope. Building IceCube was a titanic endeavor driven by our human passion for discovery.
You will witness stunning views of the South Pole, captivating animations of the IceCube detectors capturing a neutrino collision–and eye-catching views of the cosmos. CHASING THE GHOST PARTICLE will take you on a journey you will never forget.
Deep in the ice at the heart of Antarctica, the biggest and strangest detector in the world waits for mysterious messengers from the cosmos. The detector is IceCube! The messengers are neutrinos–ghostly particles that give us tantalizing looks into world of exploding stars and black holes.

This show tells the incredible story of how an international team of scientists and engineers transformed one billion tons of Antarctic ice into a telescope. Building IceCube was a titanic endeavor driven by our human passion for discovery.
You will witness stunning views of the South Pole, captivating animations of the IceCube detectors capturing a neutrino collision–and eye-catching views of the cosmos. CHASING THE GHOST PARTICLE will take you on a journey you will never forget.
(Grades 4 to adult and families)

Chasing the Ghost Particle will take you on an unforgettable journey!
Deep in the ice at the heart of Antarctica, the largest and strangest detector in the world waits for mysterious messengers from the cosmos. The detector is "IceCube!" The messengers are neutrinos - ghostly particles that give us tantalizing clues into the universe of exploding stars and black holes.  

This show tells the incredible story of how an international team of scientists and engineers transformed one billion tons of Antarctic ice into a telescope. Building IceCube was a gigantic endeavor driven by our human passion to discover and explore. You will witness stunning views of the South Pole, captivating animations of the IceCube detectors capturing a neutrino collision - and eye-catching views of the cosmos. 

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