Saunders Planetarium

Experience outer space at the Saunders Planetarium, located in the Museum of Science and Industry (MOSI). The planetarium boasts a GOTO Space Simulator Chronos projection system that can recreate the night sky from any period of time in under 20 seconds. Groups will enjoy shows that focus on topics such as galaxies, planets, weather, the night sky, moons, and more. Interactive aspects of the planetarium allow groups to see ultra 3D graphics as well as live videos from NASA. Planetarium talks touch on subjects such as meteorites, the end of the universe, the Cosmos, and other topics related to astronomy.
 
Contact Info
Address: Museum of Science and Industry (MOSI), 4801 E. Fowler Avenue, Tampa, Florida 33617. Hillsborough County. Tel: 813-987-6000. Email: janetw@mosi.org. Website: www.mosi.org. Hrs: Vary.

Trip Info
Grade Level: All grades. Activity Type: Day Trips, Guided Activities. Recomm. Length of Visit: Approx. 2.5 hours. Cost: Fee.

SUPPORTS CLASSROOM LEARNING IN: Science.
SUPPORTS SCOUT BADGES IN: Science.