Earth, Moon and Sun

Learn how these cosmic bodies work together as a system.

Digital Dome Theater
Additional Ticket Required
All ages
29 minutes

A Quest to Understand!

Explore the relationship among cosmic bodies with the help of Coyote, an amusing character adapted from Native American oral traditions who has many misconceptions about our home planet. His confusion about the universe makes viewers think about how the Earth, moon and sun work together as a system.

The Science Center's Digital Dome Theater illuminates our world with stunning clarity and brilliance on its gigantic 40-foot screen. Adventurers of all ages can hike across majestic parks, climb to the top of a skyscraper, embark on an oceanic safari, and travel the cosmos without leaving their seats. Experience the Digital Dome Theater with your group today. It’s yours to discover.

Virginia SOLs:

  • Kindergarten: 8
  • 1st grade: 6
  • 3rd grade: 8
  • 4th grade: 8

North Carolina Common Core:

  • 1st grade: E.1
  • 3rd grade: E.1
  • 4th grade: E.1