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Solar System Gallery
Explore the history of our universe from astronomy to paleontology, and learn what Earth was like when Jason the Triceratops roamed the land. Students will encounter a variety of interactive displays that allow them to virtually travel to the Moon, learn about gravity as they weigh themselves on different planets, and more. An exhibition of minerals and fossils, including a 65-million-year-old authentic Triceratops prosus skull, will teach students about our aging planet.
Layered Experience: Pairs well with Dinosaurs Alive! (Planetarium Show) and all astronomy-themed Planetarium shows.
Program Type: Guided Tours Subject: Science as Inquiry, Life Science, History & Social Studies, Earth & Space Science, Science & the Environment
Cost: $1.50 per student & chaperone
Louisiana Art & Science Museum’s “Chief Meteorologist,” Wendy Wise, introduces students to the dynamic world of weather and its impact on the environment. This fast-paced educational adventure brings weather-related terms and concepts to life. Weatherwise also includes environmental topics such as coastal erosion, wetland preservation, and conservation of our natural resources to empower students to effectively apply their knowledge in real-life situations.
Layered Experience: Pairs well with Lin Emery: A Force of Nature (Exhibition Guided Tour or Exploration).
Program Type: Interactive Educational Theater Subject: Science as Inquiry, Physical Science, Earth & Space Science
Cost: $6.50 per student & chaperone