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Secrets of Gravity: In the Footsteps of Albert Einstein
Join us for an exciting voyage of discovery through space and time as your students learn about the laws of nature and the discoveries of Albert Einstein as well as his own philosophy of remaining inquisitive and discovering the world for yourself. This is an animated show which uses the latest technological developments and combines fascinating facts with an emotional story, generating an enduring learning effect.
Layered Experience: Pairs well with Marbles, Motion, & Magnets (Class) and Solar System Gallery (Guided Tour) or Astronomy (Guided Exploration).
Secrets of Gravity: In the Footsteps of Albert Einstein is preceded by a live, presenter-led tour of the current seasonal night sky.
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Program Type: Planetarium Shows Subject: Physical Science, History & Social Studies, Earth & Space Science
Cost: $6.75 per student & chaperone
Solar System Gallery Guided Tour
Explore the history of our universe from astronomy to paleontology in the Solar System Gallery. Students will encounter interactive displays that allow them to virtually travel to the Moon, learn about gravity, 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 Dinosaur Passage to Pangaea, Dinosaurs: Giants of Patagonia (Planetarium Show) and all astronomy-themed planetarium shows.
Program Type: Guided Tours Subject: Life Science, History & Social Studies, Earth & Space Science, Science & the Environment
Cost: $2.00 per student & chaperone
The River Dynamics Experience
This exciting new program includes a visit to the LSU Center for River Studies and same-day, hands-on classes and programs at the Museum. On their tour of the CRS, students will explore a 3-dimensional model of the lower 190 miles of the Mississippi River, one of the most technologically-advanced models in existence. At the Museum, students will collaboratively design solutions to real-world environmental challenges by engaging with a state-of-the-art stream table. Participants will also view a related large-screen educational movie at the Museum. Activities are aligned with the Louisiana Student Standards for Science.
Through this partnership with the Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority, this learning opportunity is available free-of-charge to 4th-to-12th-grade students on a first-come, first-served basis. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org to register as soon as possible!
NEW for 2019-2020!
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Program Type: Classes Subject: Science & the Environment
Cost: Free on a first-come, first-served basis!
Two Small Pieces of Glass: The Amazing Telescope
Follow the history of the telescope, from Galileo’s modifications to the spy glass - using two small pieces of glass - to the launch of NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope and the future of astronomy. Your students will learn how telescopes work and how the largest observatories in the world use these amazing instruments to explore the mysteries of the universe.
Layered Experience: Pairs well with The Art of Astronomy (Class) and Solar System Gallery (Guided Tour) or Astronomy (Guided Exploration).
Two Small Pieces of Glass: The Amazing Telescope is preceded by a live, presenter-led tour of the current seasonal night sky.
Program Type: Planetarium Shows Subject: History & Social Studies, Earth & Space Science
Cost: $6.75 per student & chaperone
Discover some of the wildest locations on Earth and witness the sights, sounds, and survival of the world’s largest mammal!
Program Type: Educational DVD Film Subject: Life Science, Science & the Environment
Cost: $4.50 per student & chaperone