Georgia Southern University Planetarium

Immerse yourself in a race to return to the moon, discover the making of a star and her celestial journey through time, or chase the ghost particle from the South Pole to the edge of the universe! There is no limit to the wonder to be had at the Georgia Southern University Planetarium. The Digistar 4 can immerse groups into the night sky, and out to the edge of the known universe. The real-time, 3D graphics render complex, highly-detailed models in real time and displays them on the dome. 

Contact Info
Address: 1332 Southern Drive, Statesboro, GA 30458. Bulloch County.  Tel: 912-478-5292. Website: cosm.georgiasouthern.edu/planetarium/. Hrs: Weekdays by appointment. 

Trip Info
Grade Level: All grades. Activity Type: Guided Activities. Recomm. Length of Visit: Vary. Cost: Free. 
 
 
 
SUPPORTS CLASSROOM LEARNING IN: Science.
SUPPORTS SCOUT BADGES IN: Science.  

Lesson Plan To Enrich This Class Trip

Planetarium Lesson Plan

Planetariums are theaters that present educational and entertaining shows about outer space. Some planetariums even have shows that focus on history in relation to earth science. Groups can see a multimedia presentation of the night sky on a dome-shaped projection on the ceiling of the theater.... Continue