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Robinson's NatureSphere Planetarium Presentations

The NatureSphere is a digital planetarium that seats up to 50 people. You may book a presentation in the NatureSphere in conjunction with birthday parties or field trip programs. Presentations can also be seen during our public planetarium programs. For more information, call 410-313-0400. 

Each feature listed below lasts approximately half an hour. To download a brochure of all presentations with descriptions,  click here . Links below provide short previews of each film (certain software or access to Youtube is required to view the previews).

 

For a schedule of upcoming opportunities to view these films in the NatureSphere, see our upcoming public programs.

 

Space/Astronomy Films

One World, One Sky: Big Bird’s Adventure - Recommended for PreK – 2nd grade. Windows Media Player preview.

The Little Star that Could - Recommended for PreK – 2nd grade. You tube preview.

Molecularium - Recommended for K – 5th grade. MPEG preview. Windows Media Player preview.

Astronomy: 3,000 years of Star-gazing - Recommended for 3rd - 8th grade. show preview (internet streaming video) 

Earth, Moon & Sun - Recommended for  3rd - 8th grade. You Tube preview.

Astronaut - Recommended for 3rd - 8th grade. MPEG preview.  Windows Media player preview.

We Are Aliens - Recommended for 3rd - 8th grade. show preview (internet streaming video) 

Oasis in Space - Recommended for 3rd - 12th grade. MPEG preview. Windows Media Player preview.

Two Small Pieces of Glass - Recommended for 3rd - 12th grade. No preview available.

Passport to the Universe - Recommended for 3rd - 12th grade. MPEG preview. Windows Media Player preview.

Stars: the Power House of the Universe - Recommended for 6th - 12th grade. MPEG preview. Windows Media Player preview.

Black Holes: The Other Side of Infinity - Recommended for 6th - 12th grade.MPEG preview. Windows Media Player preview

Impact! - Recommended for 6th - 12th grade. show preview (internet streaming video) 

 

Environment/History Films

The Weather - Recommended for PreK-2nd grades. Full show preview (internet streaming video).

Zula Patrol: Down to Earth - Recommended for PreK – 4th grade. MPEG preview

 Dinosaurs Alive! - Recommended for 3rd - 12th grade. You tube preview.

Titans of the Ice Age - Recommended for 3rd - 12th grade. You tube preview. 

The Last Reef - Recommended for 3rd - 12th grade. Click here to see the film trailer.

Dynamic Earth (captioned) - Recommended for 4th - 12th grade. Click here to see film trailer.