Gene Roddenberry Planetarium

Visit the Gene Roddenberry Planetarium for a truly 21st-century experience. The planetarium was established in 1969 as part of an initiative to enhance science education in America. Since its creation, the planetarium has been a place where well over two million students have been able to travel to the far reaches of the universe, from the comfort of our 120 reclined seats. Lessons in STEM are designed specifically to demonstrate some of the most difficult concepts in all of science in a clear and concrete way, that is extremely difficult to do in the traditional classroom.

Contact Info
Address: 6531 Boeing Drive, El Paso, TX 79925. El Paso County. Tel: 915-230-2641. Email: Website: Hrs: By appointment.

Trip Info
Grade Level: 3rd-8th. Activity Type: Guided Activities, Performances. Recomm. Length of Visit: 90 minutes. Cost: Fee. 

Lesson Plan To Enrich This Class Trip

STEM Lesson Plan

The light bulb, the assembly line, and the personal computer are all inventions by American innovators that have greatly impacted the world. For America to continue to lead the world in innovation, students must be fluent in the foundation of these inventions. Students learn science, technology, engineering, and mathematics and how they are related to specific topics. ... Continue