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Home School Day 2017

HOME SCHOOL DAY: THURSDAY, JANUARY 26

Morehead Planetarium and Science Center would like to announce our Home School Day in the early part of Spring Semester 2017! On Thursday, January 26, we will have dedicated programming for Home Schools ONLY from 9:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m.

Tickets for Home School day are being sold in advance through the online form. Payment is accepted by credit/debit card only. Groups must pay at the time of registration. Please determine your number of students and adults attending PRIOR to making a purchase, as refunds will only be offered in the event that the programs are cancelled. If you require additional tickets to Home School Day after making your purchase, please make an additional purchase.​ Your tickets will be available at check-in on the day of the event. Registration will be open until Jan 24 at NOON as long as tickets remain available.

For questions regarding the online form, payment etc., please contact 919.843.3522 or email your questions to fieldtrip@unc.edu

Confirmed registrants will be contacted on the week of the event for information about check-in, arrival, and flow for the day. However, we encourage all interested groups to visit our website for general information on accessibilitydirections, and parking ​for your visit.

The registration form will go live at 8AM on Wednesday, Nov. 30. See below for the schedule of programs planned for this season's Home School Day - click on the links to learn more about each program.

*Parking is available in the University lot in front of the planetarium at an hourly rate on a first-come first-serve basis. Please see our parking link here for more info about parking in Chapel Hill.

Schedule

 

Planetarium

Science Stage

Discovery Class I

Discovery Class II

9:30 AM

Earth, Moon & Sun

Magnificent Matter 

Winging It

 

10:30 AM

Take Flight

Phenomenal Physics

 

Round and Round We Go

11:30 AM

Black Holes

Magnificent Matter

Winging It

 

12:30 PM

Carolina Skies

Phenomenal Physics

 

 

Helpful Links

If you are unable to download PDFs, please email fieldtrip@unc.edu to request a copy.

Recommendations for Your Home School Trip

Pre-K

One World, One Sky: Big Bird’s Adventure (planetarium show)
Science LIVE! Science Showtime (Science Stage show)

Kindergarten

Magic Tree House® Space Mission (planetarium show)
Science LIVE! Science Showtime (Science Stage show)

Grade 1

Earth, Moon and Sun (planetarium show)
Magic Tree House® Space Mission (planetarium show)
Science LIVE! All Systems Go (Science Stage show)
Science LIVE! Science Showtime (Science Stage show)

Grade 2

Earth, Moon and Sun (planetarium show)
Magic Tree House® Space Mission (planetarium show)
Science LIVE! All Systems Go (Science Stage show)
Science LIVE! Magnificent Matter (Science Stage show)

Grade 3

Carolina Skies: Upper Elementary (planetarium show)
Earth, Moon and Sun (planetarium show)
Grossology and You (planetarium show)
Solar System Odyssey (planetarium show)
Science LIVE! All Systems Go (Science Stage show)
Science LIVE! Magnificent Matter (Science Stage show)
Science LIVE! Phenomenal Physics (Science Stage show)
Round and Round We Go (Discovery Class)
Solar Systematics (Discovery Class)

Grade 4

Astronaut (planetarium show)
Carolina Skies: Upper Elementary (planetarium show)
Earth, Moon and Sun (planetarium show)
Grossology and You (planetarium show)
Solar System Odyssey (planetarium show)
Science LIVE! All Systems Go (Science Stage show)
Science LIVE! Magnificent Matter (Science Stage show)
Science LIVE! Phenomenal Physics (Science Stage show)
Round and Round We Go (Discovery Class)

Grade 5

Astronaut (planetarium show)
Carolina Skies: Upper Elementary (planetarium show)
Grossology and You (planetarium show)
Solar System Odyssey (planetarium show)
Wildest Weather in the Solar System (planetarium show)
Science LIVE! All Systems Go (Science Stage show)
Science LIVE! Magnificent Matter (Science Stage show)
Science LIVE! Phenomenal Physics (Science Stage show)
Solar Systematics (Discovery Class)

Grade 6

Carolina Skies: Middle and High School (planetarium show)
Dynamic Earth (planetarium show)
Galileo: The Power of the Telescope (planetarium show)
Solar System Odyssey (planetarium show)
Wildest Weather in the Solar System (planetarium show)
Science LIVE! Magnificent Matter (Science Stage show)
Science LIVE! Phenomenal Physics (Science Stage show)
Solar Systematics (Discovery Class)

Grade 7

Black Holes : Journey into the Unknown (planetarium show)
Carolina Skies: Middle and High School (planetarium show)
Dynamic Earth (planetarium show)
Grossology and You (planetarium show)
Wildest Weather in the Solar System (planetarium show)
Science LIVE! Phenomenal Physics (Science Stage show)
Solar Systematics (Discovery Class)

Grade 8

Carolina Skies: Middle and High School 
Dynamic Earth (planetarium show)
Science LIVE! Magnificent Matter (Science Stage show)

High School

Carolina Skies: Middle and High School (planetarium show)
Dynamic Earth (planetarium show)