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From Earth to the Universe

The night sky, both beautiful and mysterious, has been thesubject of campfire stories, ancient myths and awe for as long as there havebeen people. A desire to comprehend the Universe may well be humanity's oldestshared intellectual experience. Yet only recently have we truly begun to graspour place in the vast cosmos. 
This stunning voyage through space and time conveys, through sparkling sightsand sounds, the Universe revealed to us by science. From Earth to the Universetakes the audience out to the colorful birthplaces and burial grounds of stars,and still further out beyond the Milky Way to the unimaginable immensity of amyriad galaxies. Along the way, the audience will learn about the history ofastronomy, the invention of the telescope, and today's giant telescopes thatallow us to probe ever deeper into the Universe.

NGSS:

3-PS2-2, 3-PS2-3, 3-LS4-3, 4-PS3-2, 4-PS3-3, 4-PS4-2, 4-ESS3-1,3-LS4-3, 5-PS2-1, 5-ESS1-1, 5-ESS1-2, 5-ESS2-1, MS-PS3-2, MS-PS2-3, MS-PS2-4,MS-ESS1-1, MS-ESS1-2, MS-ESS1-3, MS-LS2-1, HS-PS3-2, HS-PS1-8, HS-ESS1-1,HS-ESS1-2, HS-ESS1-3

 

Recommended ages: 10 and up

2/28/2020 to 3/29/2020
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Fri, Feb 28
7:00 PM
OCC Planetarium
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The Sun: Our Living Star

The Sun has shone on our world for four and a half billion years. The light that warms our skin today has been felt by every person who has ever lived. It is our nearest star and our planet's powerhouse, the source of the energy that drives our winds, our weather and all life. The passage of the Sun's fiery disc across the sky — day by day, month by month —was the only way to keep track of time for countless past civilizations. Don't be fooled by the terminology; although it is a typical dwarf star, the Sun consumes 600 million tons of hydrogen each second and is 500 times as massive as all the planets combined. Discover the secrets of our star in this planetarium show and experience never-before-seen images of the Sun's violent surface in immersive full dome format.

Seizure warning: There is a portion of the show with flashing lights.

2/29/2020 to 3/29/2020
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Sat, Feb 29
2:00 PM
OCC Planetarium
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Magic Treehouse: Space Mission

Travel with the brother-sister duo Jack and Annie in their Magic Treehouse as they learn about how scientists uncover the mysteries of the universe. With the help of a real astronomer, astronaut, and of course, a pile of books, Jack and Annie are taken on a wondrous journey of adventure and learning to the edges of the universe.

Based on the popular book series by Mary Pope Osborne.

Recommended ages: 5-12

3/5/2020 11:00 AM
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Thu, Mar 5
11:00 AM
OCC Planetarium
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Dynamic Earth
Dynamic Earth explores the inner workings of Earth’s great life support system: the global climate. With visualizations based on satellite monitoring data and advanced supercomputer simulations, this cutting-edge production follows a trail of energy that flows from the Sun into the interlocking systems that shape our climate: the atmosphere, oceans, and the biosphere.
Audiences will ride along on swirling ocean and wind currents, dive into the heart of a monster hurricane, come face-to-face with sharks and gigantic whales, and fly into roiling volcanoes.
4/2/2020 11:00 AM
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Thu, Apr 2
11:00 AM
OCC Planetarium
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We Are Stars
What are we made of?
Where did it all come from?
Explore the secrets of our cosmic chemistry, and our explosive origins. Connect life on Earth to the evolution of the Universe by following the formation of Hydrogen atoms to the synthesis of Carbon, and the molecules for life.
Narrated by Andy Serkis.
5/7/2020 11:00 AM
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Thu, May 7
11:00 AM
OCC Planetarium
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