FAQ’s for Teachers

 

  • Q) Does my class have to visit the planetarium?
  • A) No — but we hope you will.  If you have received a schedule of visits (some but not all grades have), it is just for convenience and efficiency. A phone call to the Planetarium (577-0310) can  remove your class from the schedule this year, change the date of your visit, or arrange a visit if you are not already scheduled.
  • Q) What standards do the programs meet?
  • A) Each program presented to school groups was designed to match Wyoming state standards and/or NCSD #1 standards.   For a list of recommended programs  by grade level and the science topics they include, click HERE.
  • Q) What if I want to bring my class to a program not listed for my grade level?
  • A) A phone call  (577-0310) or email (michele_wistisen@natronaschools.org) can get you put on the schedule for any program.
  • Q) Do you have any programs that can be presented in the classroom?
  • A) The Planetarium has three programs that can come to you in your classroom.  These are Phases of the Moon, A Guide to the Solar System, and Constellations.
  • Q) What other programs do you have?
  • A) We have many other programs that cover a number of topics.   Please scroll down for the full list.
  • Q) Where can I get information about NCSD #1 Science Fair?
  • A) District Science Fair information, including handbooks, dates, and registration forms, can be obtained from the Planetarium.  Give us a call at 577-0310.

List of programs available