Earth, Moon and Sun

Learn how these cosmic bodies work together as a system.

Group Only

The Dome
Additional Fee
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.

This astronomy show is currently exclusively available for group bookings. Please check back periodically, as we occasionally release select showings to the public. To find out more about incorporating an astronomy show into your group visit, click here.

The Dome 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 Dome with your group today. It’s yours to discover. Click here to learn more about adding an astronomy show to your visit.

Virginia Standards of Learning:

  • Kindergarten: 8
  • 1st Grade: 6
  • 4th Grade: 5 and 6
  • 6th Grade: 3

North Carolina Standard Course of Study:

  • Earth System, Structures: K.1, 1.1, 2.1, 3.1, 4.1 and 6.1
  • Physical Science: 3.2