We have reopened our doors to the public. Here’s what you need to know to plan a fun, safe visit to the new Morehead Planetarium and Science Center.

What you Need to Know

NC Standard Course of Study

Discovery Classes

Discovery Class

3th Grade
Science Correlations: 3.E.1.1

4th Grade
Science Correlations: 4.E.1.1, 4.E.1.2

3rd Grade
Science Corrleations: 3.P.1.1, 3.P.1.2, 3.P.1.3, 3.E.1.1

5th Grade
Science Correlations: 5.P.1.1, 5.P.1.4
Information and Technology Skills Correlations: 5.RP.1.1

6th Grade
Science Correlations: 6.E.1.2, 6.E.1.3

7th Grade
Science Correlations: 7.P.1.1, 7.P.1.2

Science Stage

Science LIVE!

1st Grade
Science Correlations: 1.L.2

2nd Grade
Science Correlations: 2.L.2

3rd Grade
Science Correlations: 3.L.1

4th Grade
Science Correlations: 4.L.2

5th Grade
Science Correlations: 5.L.1, 5.L.3

2nd Grade
Science Correlations: 2.P.2

3rd Grade
Science Correlations: 3.P.2.1, 3.P.2.2, 3.P.2.3, 3.P.3.2

4th Grade
Science Correlations: 4.P.2.1, 4.P.3.1

5th Grade
Science Correlations: 5.P.3.1, 5.P.3.2

6th Grade
Science Correlations: 6.P.2.1, 6.P.2.2, 6.P.2.3, 6.P.3.1, 6.P.3.3

8th Grade
Science Correlations: 8.P.1.3

3rd Grade
Science Correlations: 3.P.1.1, 3.P.2.1, 3.P.2.2, 3.P.2.3, 3.P.3.2

4th Grade
Science Correlations: 4.P.1, 4.P.2.1, 4.P.3.1

5th Grade
Science Correlations: 5.P.1.1, 5.P.1.4, 5.P.3.1, 5.P.3.2

6th Grade
Science Correlations: 6.P.2.2, 6.P.2.3, 6.P.3.1

7th Grade
Science Correlations: 7.P.1.2, 7.E.1.3


At-Your-School Programs

Our Physical World

3rd Grade
Science Correlations: 3.P.2.3, 3.P.3.1, 3.P.3.2

4th Grade
Science Correlations: 4.P.2.1, 4.P.3.2

5th Grade
Science Correlations: 5.P.3.1, 5.P.3.2

6th Grade
Science Correlations: 6.P.2.2, 6.P.2.3, 6.P.3.1, 6.P.3.2, 6.P.3.3

High School Physical Science
Science Correlations: PSc.3.1.1, PSc.3.1.2

3rd Grade
Science Correlations: 3.P.3.1, 3.P.3.2

4th Grade
Science Correlations: 4.P.3.1

6th Grade
Science Correlations: 6.P.1.1, 6.P.1.3, 6.P.3.1, 6.P.3.2, 6.P.3.3

7th Grade
Science Correlations: 7.P.2.1, 7.P.2.2, 7.P.2.3, 7.P.2.4

8th Grade
Science Correlations: 8.P.2.1, 8.P.2.2, 8.L.3.3

High School Physical Science
Science Correlations: PSc.3.1.1, PSc.3.1.2, PSc.3.1.3, PSc.3.2.1, PSc.3.2.2, PSc.3.2.3, PSc.3.2.4

2nd Grade
Science Correlations: 2.P.1.1, 2.P.1.2

4th Grade
Science Correlations: 4.P.3.1

6th Grade
Science Correlations: 6.P.1.1, 6.P.1.3

High School Physical Science
Science Correlations: PSc.3.2.1, PSc.3.2.3, PSc.3.2.4

Kindergarten
Science Correlations: K.P.1.1, K.P.1.2

1st Grade
Science Correlations: 1.P.1.1, 1.P.1.2, 1.P.1.3

3rd Grade
Science Correlations: 3.P.1.1, 3.P.1.3

5th Grade
Science Correlations: 5.P.1.1, 5.P.1.2, 5.P.1.4

7th Grade
Science Correlations: 7.P.1.1, 7.P.1.2, 7.P.1.3, 7.P.2.1, 7.P.2.2

4th Grade
Science Correlations: 4.P.1.1, 4.P.1.2, 4.P.2.1

6th Grade
Science Correlations: 6.P.3.3

7th Grade
Science Correlations: 7.P.2.3

High School Physical Science
Science Correlations: PSc.3.3, PSc.3.3.1

2nd Grade
Science Correlations: 2.P.2.1

3rd Grade
Science Correlations: 3.P.2.1, 3.P.2.2, 3.P.2.3, 3.P.3.1, 3.P.3.2

5th Grade
Science Correlations: 5.P.3.2

6th Grade
Science Correlations: 6.P.2.2

8th Grade
Science Correlations: 8.P.1.1, 8.P.1.3, 8.P.1.4

4th Grade
Science Correlations: 4.P.3.1, 4.P.3.2

6th Grade
Science Correlations: 6.P.1.1, 6.P.1.2, 6.P.3.2

High School Physical Science
Science Correlations: PSc.3.2.1, PSc.3.2.2, PSc.3.2.3, PSc.3.2.4

Long exposure timelapse photo of starry sky

Morehead in Motion : Lab to Life

Lab to Life educator with student checking glove size

7th Grade
Science Correlations: 7.L.1

High School Biology 
Science Correlations: Bio.1.1, Bio.1.2.1

High School Biology 
Science Correlations: Bio.3.3

High School Biology
Science Correlations: Bio.1.1, Bio.1.2.1, Bio.3.1.2, Bio.3.1.3, Bio.3.2, Bio.3.3

6th Grade
Science Correlations: 6.P.3.1, 6.E.1.2,

Earth & Environmental Science
Science Correlations: EEn.2.7.1, EEn.2.7.2, EEn.2.7.3

High School Biology
Science Correlations: Bio.2.1, Bio.2.2, Bio 3.5

Morehead In Motion : Earth & Beyond

Kindergarten
Science Correlations: K.E.1.1, K.E.1.2, K.E.1.3

2nd Grade
Science Correlations: 2.E.1.2, 2.E.1.3

1st Grade
1.RP.1.1, 1.TT.1.1

2nd Grade
2.TT.1.1

3rd Grade
Science Correlations: 3.E.2.1, 3.E.2.2

3rd Grade
Science Correlations: 3.E.1.1

4th Grade
Science Correlations: 4.E.1.1, 4.E.1.2

5th Grade
Science Correlations: 5.P.1.1

6th Grade
Science Correlations: 6.P.2.2

7th Grade
Science Correlations: 7.E.1.1, 7.E.1.6

8th Grade
Science Correlations: 8.P.2.1

Earth & Environmental Science
Science Correlations: EEn.2.6.3

6th Grade
Science Correlations: 6.E.1.1, 6.E.1.2, 6.E.1.3

Earth & Environmental Education 
Science Correlations: EEn.2.3.1, EEn.2.6.1, EEn.2.6.2, EEn.2.6.3, EEn.2.6.4

High School Physical Science 
Science Correlations: PSc.3.2, PSc.3.2.1, PSc.3.2.2, PSc.3.2.3, PSc.3.2.4

Mobile planetarium dome and educator

Planetarium Shows

Astronaut

Astronaut

4th Grade
Science Correlations: 4.L.1.1, 4.L.1.2, 4.L.1.3, 4.L.2.2
Information and Technology Correlations: 4.SI.1.1, 4.SI.1.2, 4.SI.1.3, 4.TT.1.1

5th Grade
Science Correlations: 5.P.3.1, 5.L.1.2
Information and Technology Correlations: 5.SI.1.1, 5.SI.1.2, 5.SI.1.3, 5.TT.1.1

Starry Night Sky

Carolina Skies

3rd Grade
Science Correlations: 3.E.1.1, 3.E.1.2
Information and Technology Correlations: 3.SI.1.1, 3.SI.1.2, 3.TT.1.1

4th Grade
Science Correlations: 4.P.3.2, 4.E.1.1, 4.E.1.2
Information and Technology Correlations: 4.SI.1.1, 4.SI.1.2, 4.SI.1.3, 4.TT.1.1

6th Grade
Science Correlations: 6.P.1.2, 6.E.1.1, 6.E.1.2, 6.E.1.3, 6.SI.1.1, 6.TT.1.1

8th Grade
Science Correlations: Major concepts about Earth, the Moon, orbits, seasons and the Sun

Earth Sciences
Science Correlations: EEn.1.1.1, EEn.1.1.2, EEn.1.1.3, EEn.1.1.4
Information and Technology Correlations: HS.SI.1.1, HS.SI.1.2, HS.TT.1.1

Physical Sciences
Science Correlations: Major concepts Earth, the Moon, orbits, seasons and the Sun
Information and Technology Correlations: HS.SI.1.1, HS.SI.1.2, HS.TT.1.1

Cosmic Colors

Cosmic Colors

4th Grade
Science Correlations: 4.P.3.2

6th Grade
Science Correlations: 6.P.1.1, 6.P.1.2, 6.P.3.2, 6.L.1.2, 6.L.2.1

Physics
Science Correlations: Phy.2.2.1, Phy.2.2.2

Physical Science
Science Correlations: PSc.3.2.1, PSc.3.2.2

Dynamic Earth

Dynamic Earth

6th Grade
Science Correlations: 6.P.3.1, 6.P.3.2, 6.E.1.2, 6.E.2.2, 6.L.2.1

7th Grade
Science Correlations: 7.E.1.1, 7.E.1.2, 7.E.1.3, 7.E.1.5

8th Grade
Science Correlations: 8.P.2.1, 8.L.3.3

Biology
Science Correlations: Bio 2.1.1., Bio 2.2.1

High School Earth Sciences
Science Correlations: EEn.1.1.3, EEn.1.1.4, EEn.2.1.1, EEn.2.1.3, EEn.2.3.1, EEn.2.5.1, EEn.2.5.2, EEn.2.5.3, EEn.2.5.3, EEn.2.6.1, EEn.2.6.3, EEn.2.6.4

High School Physical Science
Science Correlations: PSc.3.1

Earth Moon and Sun

Earth, Moon and Sun

1st Grade
Science Correlations: 1.E.1.1, 1.E.1.2, 1.SI.1.1, 1.TT.1.1

2nd Grade
Science Correlations: 2.E.1.1
Information and Technology Correlations: 2.SI.1.1, 2.TT.1.1

3rd Grade
Science Correlations: 3.E.1.1., 3.E.1.2, 3.P.3.2, 3.L.2.2
Information and Technology Correlations: 3.SI.1.1, 3.SI.1.2, 3.TT.1.1

4th Grade
Science Correlations: 4.E.1.1, 4.E.1.2, 4.E.2.3
Information and Technology Correlations: 4.SI.1.1, 4.SI.1.2, 4.SI.1.3, 4.TT.1.1

Earthquakes, Volcanoes and Tsunamis

Earthquakes, Volcanoes and Tsunamis

3rd Grade
Science Correlations: 3.E.2.2

4th Grade
Science Correlations: 4.E.2.3

6th Grade
Science Correlations: 6.E.2.1, 6.E.2.2, 6.E.2.4

Earth & Environmental Science
Science Correlations: EEn.2.1.1, EEn.2.1.2, EEn.2.1.4

From Earth to the Universe

From Earth to the Universe

5th Grade
Science Correlations: 5.P.1.1

6th Grade
Science Correlations: 6.E.1.3

Galileo

Galileo: The Power of the Telescope

6th Grade
Science Correlations: 6.P1.2, 6.E.1.1, 6.E.1.2
Information and Technology Correlations: 6.SI.1.1, 6.SI.1.2, 6.SI.1.3, 6.TT.1.1
Social Studies Correlations: 6.H.2.2, 6.H.2.3

Grossology

Grossology and You

3rd Grade
Science Correlations: 3.L1.2
Healthful Living: 3.L.1.2

4th Grade
Healthful Living: 4.PCH.1.2, 4.PCH.2.1, 4.PCH.2.2

5th Grade
Science Correlations: 5.L.1.2
Healthful Living: 5.PCH.4.2

7th Grade
Science Correlations: 7.L.1.4
Healthful Living: 7.PCH.2.1

Magic Tree House

Magic Tree House Space Mission

1st Grade
Science Correlations: 1.L.1.1, 1.P.1.2, 1.SI.1.1, 1.TT.1.1, 1.RP.1.1
ELA Correlations: 1.RI.5, 1.SL.2

2nd Grade
Information and Technology Correlations: 2.SI.1.1, 2.IN.1.2, 2.TT.1.1
ELA Correlations: 2.RI.5, 2.RI.7

Solar System Odyssey

Solar System Odyssey

3rd Grade
Science Correlations: 3.E.1.1, 3.P.2.2, 3.P.2.3, 3.P.3.1, 3.P.3.2
Information and Technology Correlations: 3.SI.1.1, 3.SI.1.2, 3.TT.1.1

6th Grade
Science Correlations: 6.P.3.1, 6.E.1.2, 6.E.1.3, 6.SI.1.1, 6.TT.1.1

Take Flight still

Take Flight

1st Grade
Science Correlations: 1.P.1.1, 1.P.1.2, 1.P.1.3

3rd Grade
Science Correlations: 3.P.1.1, 3.P.1.2

4th Grade
Social Studies/History Correlations: 4.G.1.1

7th Grade
Science Correlations: 7.P.1, 7.P.1.2

8th Grade
Social Studies/History Correlations: 8.H.3, 8.H.3.2

Tales of the American South

3rd Grade
Social Studies Correlations: 3.H.1.1, 3.C.1.2

4th Grade
Social Studies/History Correlations: 4.H.1.4, 4.H.1.1

5th Grade
Social Studies/History: 5.H.1.3

6th Grade
Social Studies/History: 6.C.1.1

7th Grade
Essential Standard: 7.H.1

8th Grade
Social Studies/History: 8.H.2.1, 8.H.3.1, 8.H.2.3