What can we learn through exploring our universe?
Register to reserve a unique experience for your students to engage in the world around them and the Museum’s content online. Each show lasts approximately 45 minutes and will be hosted on Zoom or Teams. If your school uses a different platform, please note your platform preference within your registration.
These experiences are available for groups of 10 or more.
Programs will occur at 10:00 am Eastern Monday through Friday. If you would like to inquire about an alternate program start time please contact the Tours and Reservations Office at NASMFieldTrips@si.edu.
Choose Your Virtual Planetarium Show Experience
Observing the Sky
What can we see looking up toward the sky? Journey with museum educators to explore Earth’s sky, and discover how patterns and motions of the Solar System affect our everyday lives.
Observing the Sky is adaptable for grades K-8. Be sure to select the appropriate grade level within your registration.
More about Observing the Sky
Grade level specific highlights include:
K-2nd grade audiences will practice slow looking to describe patterns like constellations
3rd-5th grade audiences will discover motions in the universe that help explain observable patterns like phases of the Moon
6th-8th grade audiences will investigate using models to describe Earth’s place within the Solar System