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School Programs

PLANETARIUM Educational Programs

(One program can seat up to 194 people total, larger groups will be split into two programs)

Did you know that a study released by the National Academy of Sciences concluded that experiences in informal learning institutions can significantly improve science learning outcomes? Help reinforce classroom learning by taking your students on an inspiring journey to the Bryan-Gooding Planetarium at MOSH! A wide selection of programs are available for all ages and learning levels. And, programs meet Sunshine State Standards! Click below to book your trip today!

Sesame Street’s One World, One Sky (preK – K)

oneworldonesky_0_0Elmo and Big Bird meet a new friend – Hu Hu Zhu who lives far, far away in China. The friends soon discover that despite the distance, they still see the same stars in the night sky!

27 minutes | Watch the trailer

Contains Sesame Street puppet characters and basic concepts.


Dynamic Earth  (5th grade and up)

de_posterDynamic Earth is an immersive full dome program that explores the inner workings of Earth’s climate engine. 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.

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. Narrated by Academy Award nominated actor Liam Neeson.

25 minutes | Watch the trailer

  • Category: Physical Science, Earth Science, Astronomy

Skies Over Jacksonville (can be adjusted to suit ANY grade level)

sojStudents will join our planetarium educators in a journey across the sky as bright stars, asterisms, constellations and other surprises are identified and discussed.

Approximately 40 minutes

  • Category: Astronomy, Physics, Mythology, Space Science and Exploration and History

[ NGSS: SC.(K5).E.5. Earth in Space and Time]


Tour of the Solar System (can be adjusted to suit ANY grade level)

Tour-of-the-Solar-System-webThis live interactive program explores our solar system.  From the planets to the sun and from comets to asteroids, we will embark on a journey of exploration and discovery.

Approximately 40 minutes

  • Category: Space Science, Planetary astronomy

[ NGSS: SC.(K5).E.5. Earth in Space and Time]


Force 5 (4th grade and up)

Force-5-thumbExperience nature’s fury as all of her powerful forces are unleashed. You’ll be thrown into the sea to ride out a massive hurricane, swept into the massive funnel cloud of a violent tornado, and launched into the heart of a gigantic solar flare. You’ll learn how these phenomena develop over time and how they can turn into cataclysmic events when the forces of nature converge.

25 minutes

  • Category: Earth Science, Weather, Space Science, History

The Little Star That Could (K – 5th grade)

littlestarThe Little Star That Could follows the adventures of a character named “Little Star.” The Little Star That Could is an excellent and fun introduction to stars, the galaxy and planets of our solar system.

25 minutes | Watch the trailer

[ NGSS: SC.(K5). E.5. Earth in Space and Time]


Zula Patrol (PreK– 3rd grade)

zula-patrol_0While on a routine fossil hunting expedition, the Zula Patrol discovers that someone’s been dumping trash in Earth’s prehistoric past! On their mission to catch the culprit, they learn all about the formation and development of Earth and its inhabitants.

24 minutes | Watch the trailer

Contains animated characters and elementary concepts.

[NGSS: SC.(K5). E.5. Earth in Space and Time]


Molecularium (K – 3rd grade)

molecularium_0This magical, musical adventure into the world of molecules follows a cast of fun loving characters as they move throughout the universe in a magical ship. On their journey, they pass through the three states of matter solids, liquids, and gas – at the atomic level.

25 minutes | Watch the trailer

Contains animated characters and song with upper elementary level content.

[ NGSS: SC.(24).P.8. Properties of Matter]


Earth, Moon & Sun (K – 5th grade)

EMS1aFollow Coyote on an adventure in space as you learn the truth behind some common misconceptions about our Earth and its relationship with the moon and sun. Coyote and his Native American stories will help demonstrate the difference between the myths and science of the sky.

35 minutes | Watch the trailer

Contains animated characters and elementary concepts.

[NGSS: SC.(K5).E.5. Earth in Space and Time]


Legend of the Night Sky: Orion (K – 5th grade)

orion-posterThe Legends of the Night Sky series introduce mythology, geography and astronomy in way you have never seen before and are ideal for family audiences and younger viewers.

25 minutes | Watch the trailer


Legend of the Night Sky: Perseus and Andromeda (K – 5th grade)

perseusThe Legends of the Night Sky series introduce mythology, geography and astronomy in way you have never seen before and are ideal for family audiences and younger viewers.

20 minutes | Watch the trailer

  • Category: History, Mythology, Astronomy, Geography

Oasis in Space (3rd grade and up)

show_oasis_0Earth’s abundance of liquid water and life is quite unique within our solar system.  But, could life exist on other planets? Take a tour of the solar system and beyond in a quest to search for other water worlds like Earth.

25 minutes | Watch the trailer

A narrated program containing CGI images of the solar system and real data from robot explorers. 


Astronaut (4th grade and up)

astronaut_0The exploration of space is humankind’s greatest endeavor. Go on an incredible voyage to discover what it takes to be an astronaut as you experience a rocket launch from inside the body of “Chad,” our test astronaut.

23 minutes | Watch the trailer

  • Category: Astronomy, Health Science

Explores concepts of inner and outer space using CGI depictions of astronauts in space.


Two Small Pieces of Glass (3rd grade and up)

tspog2Two Small Pieces of Glass traces the history of the telescope from Galileo’s modifications to a child’s spyglass – using two small pieces of glass – to the launch of NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope and the future of astronomy.

25 minutes | Watch the trailer


Black Holes: The Other Side of Infinity (6th grade and up)

show_blackholeNo longer the stuff of science fiction, the discovery of the black hole is a triumph of modern science. Explore the fascinating world of black holes in this program narrated by Academy Award nominated actor Liam Neeson.

25 minutes | Watch the trailer

Contains dark images and advanced concepts.


Dinosaurs at Dusk: The Origins of Flight

dad_poster_250Take to the skies and discover the origins of flight in Dinosaurs at Dusk. It’s a learning adventure of a father and his teenage daughter Lucy, who share a fascination for all things that fly.

You’ll travel back in time to meet the pterosaurs and the ancestors of modern-day birds: the feathered dinosaurs. Lucy and her father navigate from continent to continent, looking for clues about the origins of flight. When time runs out, they experience first-hand the cataclysmic “last day” of the dinosaurs.

Science content topics include: continental drift, proper motion of stars, asteroids and impacts, extinctions and the convergent development of flight among species.

30 minutes | Watch the trailer

  • Category: Paleontology, History, Entertainment, Earth Science
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