Planetarium Shows - Space
All our planetarium shows are led by astronomer Cosmic Carol who has a huge passion for all things space related. Please visit Cosmic Carol’s blog at cosmiccarol76.wordpress.com to read all about her space themed adventures.
About our planetarium system.
Lab Rascals Digistar lite system uses a customized version of Digistar 6, the world’s leading digital planetarium system. The biggest and most important planetariums in the world use Digistar. Lab Rascals portable state of the art planetarium system is the only one of its kind within the north of the UK.
Lab Rascals portable system is a fully digital system which shows the planets rotating in real time. The system allows the audience to flying through the solar system and explore key features such as the northern lights, Olympus Mons on Mars, Pan within the rings of Satan, the sun’s magnetic field and more. The system allows us to go anywhere in the universe. Just tell us where you want to go!
Our Scientist-led interactive shows
Our dome shows take place inside Lab Rascals portable planetarium. The dome can be set up in any large, indoor space with a smooth, clean floor area of 6 by 7m, a clear ceiling height of 3.5m and access to mains power. The dome accommodates up to 25 secondary or up to 30 primary-aged children plus two teachers.
· Our Solar System (EYFS-KS4)
· Comets, Asteroids and Meteoroids (KS2-KS5)
· Rockets (EYFS-KS5)
· Stars in the Night Sky (EYFS - KS2)
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Grants for school
The Royal Institution runs two enrichment and enhancement grant schemes. Grants of up to £500 are available to UK-registered state schools to host a STEM activity selected from the STEM Directory.
There are a number of other organisations that offer grants to schools.
|Published||06 April 2018|
|Last modified||30 April 2018|
|Nature of scheme||Show or Event|
|Subject(s)||Science, Earth science, Practical work, Enquiries and investigations|
|Age||4-5, 5-7, 7-11, 11-14, 14-16, 16-19, FE/HE|
|Running times||1-4 hours|
Prices: £295 per half day, £525 per full day. Prices exclude VAT and travel.