Field Experiences at the Gheens Science Hall and Rauch Planetarium for Grades K-12
The Gheens Science Hall and Rauch Planetarium field experiences are designed to address the National Science Education Standards as well as state-level core curriculum science standards. Students are immersed in easy-to-comprehend visual information that is enhanced with live demonstrations and discussions led by planetarium educators. These engaging experiences are available only in our unique facility where complex data and information comes to life, so book your field experience now!
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Field experiences are organized by grades. Click on the categories listed below for detailed information.
To book a field experience for your class, contact us at 502-852-6665 or email@example.com with the following information:
School address (street, city, state, zip)
Number of kids
Number of chaperones
Grade(s) participating in field experience
Preferred field experience date
Field experience selection(s)
Any special needs
Field experiences are scheduled week days, Monday - Friday, between the hours of 9 am and 4 pm.
- Plan to arrive 15 minutes before the scheduled program starting time to allow time for check-in, seating, etc.
- Payment is due when checking in unless prior arrangement have been made
- Scholarship funds may be available for Title I schools
- Those who brown bag in the lobby are responsible for cleaning up trash and sweeping the floor
The ultimate catalog of planet, mission,
technology, and science data from five decades of discoveries in the Solar System.
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