These full dome movies take your students to far away and very close places. These are highly visual experiences that both educate and entertain. In addition, you can custom fit these programs by adding a short, live segment on one of these topics:

    • The night sky
    • Planets
    • Sky motions
    • The Universe

Where possible, links in the descriptions below will take you to sites where you can see a trailer of the full dome programs.

Black Holes: The Other Side of Infinity

Recorded narration by Liam Neeson. Features striking, immersive animations of the formation of the early Universe, star birth and death, the collision of giant galaxies, and a simulated flight to a super massive black hole.

Learn more about this show by visiting the Spitz web site.

Origins of Life

Starting with the Big Bang, learn about the prebiotic chemistry in the
Universe, the formation of stars and solar systems, and the first life on
Earth, as well as the great extinctions and our search for life beyond
planet Earth.

Learn more about this show by visiting the Spitz web site.

Stars of the Pharaohs

See how science in ancient Egypt was used to tell time, make a workable calendar, and align huge buildings. See temples and tombs of the ancient world digitally recreated in their original splendor.

 

MarsQuest

With recorded narration by Patrick Stewart, MarsQuest chronicles humanity’s cultural and scientific fascination with the planet Mars, from early observations of its “canals” to stories like War of the Worlds. Spacecraft mission findings are used to compare Mars’ weather, climate, and geology to Earth’s. We learn where on Earth we can prepare to live on Mars, what will be needed to get crewed missions there, and what the first landing may be like.

Learn more about this show by visiting the Loch Ness Productions web site.

The Zula Patrol: Under the Weather

From the far reaches of outer space, from the bright orange planet Zula, comes the Zula Patrol! Based on the highly-acclaimed Zula Patrol TV series, this animated adventure about weather, both terrestrial and interplanetary, written for children, is a must-see for audiences of all ages.

Learn more about this show by visiting the Spitz web site.

The Little Star that Could

Little Star, an average yellow star, searches for planets of his own to protect and warm. Along the way, he meets other stars, learns what makes each star special and discovers that stars combine to form clusters and galaxies. Little Star also learns about planets and our Solar System.

Learn more about this show by visiting the AVI web site.

Two Small Pieces of Glass: The Amazing Telescope

Four hundred years ago, a simple adjustment to a child’s spyglass revealed an infinite and perplexing universe. Today, the world’s great telescopes gaze into both the distant past and into our future. From simple diagrams to dramatic full dome fly-throughs, this program illustrates the important contributions made with telescopes, and how some telescopes work.  A short, live star talk is included in the program.

Learn more about this show by clicking HERE.