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Homeschool Program: Urban Ecosystems

Wednesday, April 10 10am-12pm Registration for this program is closed. Pennsylvania’s vast forests are not the only home for its plants and animals. A wide variety of wildlife call the city home. Learn how the plants and animals of the Commonwealth have adapted to survive in an urban environment among the buildings, parking lots, paved […]

Exploration Sky

Designed for our youngest viewers. Join Astrid, a scientist, as she explores the sky. While observing the sky learn about the motions of the Sun and Earth, clouds, rainbows, stars, daytime and nighttime, the Moon and constellations. A production of the Planetarium at The State Museum of Pennsylvania Educational content designed for PreK to Grade […]

Event Series Compass, Calendar and Clock

Compass, Calendar and Clock

Our ancients learned the sky is not just a thing of beauty, but also our window for the position of our planet. Understanding how our planet is aligned with the distant stars allows anyone to use the sky as a compass, a calendar and a clock. This traditional show explores how mankind has used the […]