Shoot For the Stars!
Schedule a visit to our unique, all-weather facility to learn about the stars, planets, space travel and the latest events in astronomy.
Astronomy programs for general audiences of all ages. Presentations include a mix of the night sky, projected on our 30’ dome, video, animation and still images from various land and space-based telescopes. Many of our programs can be tailored to meet specific educational goals or requirements.
Who: Girl Scouts of all ages; leaders and family members are welcome and encouraged to participate.
When: Monday thru Friday: afternoons or evenings; Saturday – Sunday mornings, afternoons or evenings.
Where: UNO’s Durham Science Center, 6601 Dodge Street, Omaha
Cost: Basic planetarium shows are $3.00 per person. (Weekday afternoons are $1.50 per person). Minimum costs do apply. Cash, check or purchase orders.
Max. seating capacity: 80
Registration: Schedule your show on our website or call our office at 402.554.2219 to inquire about our programming.
Chaperones: Follow Safety Activity Checkpoints.
Recognitions: Astronomy related topics support “It’s Your Planet” and “It’s Your World” requirements. Other topics covered include science, technology and mathematics. Contact the Physics Department Office at 402.554.2511 for other fine programs:
Aim For The Stars summer camps for elementary & middle school-aged children
CAPOW (Chemistry And Physics On Wheels) science demonstration programs
UNO Dept. of Physics, DSC129
6601 Dodge Street
Omaha, NE 68182-0266