HMNS Discovery Dome

Library: Central Library, Jesse H. Jones Building

Date: 7/19/2018

Room: Central Library Program Place

Time: 10:00AM - 12:00PM

Type: Kids Program, Summer Reading Program, STEM, Featured Event

Age Group: appropriate for all ages, kids ages 5-10

Whether it’s soaring through the galaxy or driving monster trucks on the moon, the Discovery Dome takes audiences on a journey not possible anywhere else.

We're learning about stars, planets, dinosaurs, volcanoes, tornadoes, DNA and much more in an inflatable dome theater from the Houston Museum of Natural Science! Join us for this unique learning experience.

10 AM – One World, One Sky - Preview

Big Bird and his friends Elmo and Hu Hu Zhu from China explore the stars over Sesame Street. Visit the moon and discover that the children of China and the US share the same sky. A great introduction for youngsters to the moon and stars. Best for grades PK-1.

10:30 AM – Great Planet Adventures - Preview

Be a super star on the solar system’s low gravity worlds: zip lining on the scorched Mercury, snowmobiling on Pluto, bungee jumping from an asteroid and diving from the tallest cliff or rappelling into deepest canyon in the solar system. Ten thrills and ten destinations visiting all the planets! Best for all grades.

11 AM – Night of the Titanic - Preview

A great tragedy unfolds in the icy North Atlantic. Weather, ice, the sun, and human error all contributed to the sinking of this “unsinkable” ship. Experience the RMS Titanic’s last day and discover the science that could have saved the ship. Find out how changing Arctic conditions could affect us today. Best for grades 4-12

11:30 AM – Black Holes - Preview

Black holes are among the most mystifying, awe-inspiring phenomena in the Universe. What is a black hole? Where do they come from? How do we find them? Is there one in Earth’s neighborhood? Explore the latest scientific knowledge about black holes in a show that is visually immersive and very exciting. Best for grades 5-12.