MOBILE NOBLE PLANETARIUM
BRINGING THE UNIVERSE TO YOU!

Bring the universe to your classroom through the Museum’s Mobile Noble Planetarium. Our planetarium staff will help your students travel through space and unleash their imaginations. Meets over 40 TEKS standards over multiple grade levels!

FAST FACTS

Available year-round (except on Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve and Christmas Day)

Contact planetarium staff at 817-255-9409 or stwidal@fwmsh.org or book online here. Check availability two weeks out.

Minimum: 3 hrs/day Max: 5 hrs/day

Fee:$475 for 3-hour minimum plus $125 per additional hour up to 5 hours plus small travel fee ($25 within Tarrant County, + $1/mile beyond).

Capacity: Max of 35 people per showing

SHOWS

One World, One Sky:  Big Bird’s Adventure

  • Suggested Grade Level: K-1
  • Earth Science, Social Studies, Language, Astronomy
  • 40 Minute Interactive Version (includes 25 minute video) or 30 Minute Show Only Version

Join Big Bird, Elmo and their friend, Hu Hu Zhu for a look at the stars.  Take an imaginary trip to our Moon, learn how to find the Big Dipper and North Star, and see how we all share the same sky.

This Is Your Captain Speaking

  • Suggested Grade Level: K-5
  • Astronomy, Chemistry, Geology, History
  • 45 Minute Interactive Version  (includes 10 minute video) or 15 Minute Show Only Version

Explore the sights of our solar system:  breathtaking planets, marvelous moons, our spectacular sun, and poor, poor Pluto.

Take Me to the Stars

  • Suggested Grade Level: K-12
  • Astronomy, History, Social Studies
  • 40 Minute Interactive Version or 20 Minute Show Only Version

Connect with ancient civilizations as you hear the rich folklore of the stars still sparking our human imagination today!  Discover how to find stars, constellations, visible planets and any special astronomy events at the time of your visit.

Our Amazing Solar System

  • Suggested Grade Level: 3-12
  • Astronomy, Chemistry, Geology, History, Physics
  • 45 Minute Interactive Version (includes 25 minute video) or 30 Minute Show Only Version

Reach for the stars with this fun and informative journey.

Earth, Sun, and Moon: Connections

  • Suggested Grade Level: 3-12
  • Astronomy, Chemistry, Geology, History, Physics
  • 50 Minute Interactive Version  (includes 25 minute video) or 30 Minute Show Only Version

Discover the surprising scale and distance of the Earth, Sun, and Moon in more depth.  Investigate seasons, lunar rotation and phases, the sun, solar phenomena, auroras, gravity, and the important elements of Earth.

Losing the Dark

  • Suggested Grade Level: K-12
  • Astronomy, Social Studies, Engineering, Health
  • 10 Minutes Show Only

Learn how to keep our skies clear and improve human health by getting rid of excess light at night.

AUDITORIUM (NO DOME) PROGRAMS

Your school will need to provide seating and a screen for viewing in a room that can be made fully dark for better viewing.

FAST FACTS

Available year-round (except on Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve and Christmas Day)

Contact planetarium staff at 817-255-9409 or stwidal@fwmsh.org or book online here. Check availability two weeks out.

Minimum: 2 hrs/day Max: 5 hrs/day

Fee: $250 for 2-hour minimum plus $125 per additional hour up to 5 hours plus small travel fee ($25 within Tarrant County, + $1/mile beyond).

Capacity: We recommend limiting viewing to 50 – 80 people per showing. We bring the laptop, projector and staff for programming.

 SHOWS

Take Me to the Stars

  • Suggested Grade Level: K-12
  • Astronomy, History, Social Studies
  • 40 Minute Interactive Version or 20 Minute Show Only Version

Connect with ancient civilizations as you hear the rich folklore of the stars still sparking our human imagination today!  Discover how to find stars, constellations, visible planets and any special astronomy events at the time of your visit.

Fly through Space

  • Suggested Grade Level: K-12
  • Astronomy
  • 30 Minute Interactive Version

Discover the unique scale of the Universe, or just fly through the Solar System. You choose the Adventure you want your students will travel on in this program!

Losing the Dark

  • Suggested Grade Level: K-12
  • Astronomy, Social Studies, Engineering, Health
  • 10 Minutes Show Only

Learn how to keep our skies clear and improve human health by getting rid of excess light at night.