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SOLAR SYSTEM SAFARI

A jungle adventurer uses a magical camera to take visitors on an exciting safari through the Solar System.  The Sun, Moon, planets, and dwarf planets come to life, taking on unique personalities and describing their own characteristics and eccentricities.  Learn about the planets all the way out to Pluto and the Kuiper Belt. 

 

SUNSTRUCK!

The Sun is humanity’s star!  But what is it made of and how does it shine?  Travel back to the beginning of the solar system and experience the birth of the Sun.  Discover how it came to support life, how it also threatens life as we know it, and how its energy will one day fade away.   Produced by the Michigan Science Center and NASA. 

 

SPIRITS IN THE SKY, THUNDER ON THE LAND

Come with us on a never-before-seen journey into the culture of the Pawnee Native American Nation, who lived in what is now Nebraska and northern Kansas from the 1600’s to 1876. Their culture grew of out their legends and lore of skywatching.  The show takes you inside a Pawnee earth lodge through the development of the agricultural calendar and the Pawnee creation legend.