Planetarium at UT Arlington

Know any aspiring astronauts? Bring them over to the Planetarium at UT Arlington to excite and inspire them. Groups will be able to take part in a “Texas Stargazing” activity, where they will take a tour of the night sky in the planetarium. Groups will be able to ask questions to the educator, and can also take part in a Science Ambassador Show that teaches them about chemistry. While at the planetarium, they can also purchase Eclipse Glasses, which will enable them to safely look at the sun to track movements. Groups may also take a tour of the campus. 

Contact Info
Address: 700 Planetarium Place, Arlington, TX 76019. Tarrant County. Tel: 817-272-1183. Email: planetarium@uta.edu. Website: www.uta.edu/planetarium/. Hrs: By appointment.

Trip Info
Grade Level: All grades. Activity Type: Day Trips, Guided Tours, Guided Activities. Recomm Length of Visit: 1 hour. Cost: Fee. 
  
SUPPORTS CLASSROOM LEARNING IN: Science.
SUPPORTS SCOUT BADGES IN: Science. 
 

Lesson Plan To Enrich This Class Trip

360 Degrees Observatories Lesson Plan

Most major cities have an observation deck. Built on top of skyscrapers, they provide visitors with 360˚ views of the world below and give them an opportunity to view a city from a different perspective. Students observe the physical and human geography of a city from the vantage point of an observation deck.... Continue