Wednesday, September 9, 2009

Planetarium Field Trip - September

Friday, September 18 - 9:30-Noon

Come visit Morrill Hall and the Mueller Planetarium! You will see a show in the planetarium and then take a self-guided tour of Morrill Hall!

Mueller Planetarium is located 14th & "U" Streets in the University of Nebraska State Museum (Morrill Hall) on the University of Nebraska-Lincoln City Campus.

For directions and parking information, please go to their website at:

For information on what Morrill Hall has visit their floor plan page (there are 3 floors of things to explore) at:

Field trip for the planetarium/Morrill hall showings are $4 per child and $6 per adult. I will check on the price for preschoolers.

RSVP Required

All shows are now in the "fulldome" format.

5th graders should plan to pick one of the shows. If they choose both, we just need to make arrangements to pay for both shows.

Dawn of the Space Age



Re-live the excitement of the early days of space exploration, from the launch of the first artificial satellite Sputnik, to the lunar landings and privately operated space flights. Ride the Space Shuttle to the International Space Station and experience future Mars exploration.

Running time 45 minutes

Appropriate for grades 5 and up.

Secret of the Cardboard Rocket>


A fantastic adventure as two youngsters build a cardboard rocket and go on an adventure exploring the solar system.

Running time 35 minutes

Appropriate for grades 1-5

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