Our online planetarium show offer

We are working on expanding this list of sessions all the time so if there is something you need that we don’t offer yet please let us know.  You can do that by joining our teacher forum and helping to make sure our programme fits exactly what you need.

KS2/3: Our Solar System

  • Curriculum links: Main bodies in our Solar System including the Sun, Earth and Moon as well as why we can see the phases of the Moon.
  • Session type: Planetarium
  • Session times: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday or Friday – 12:45pm or 1:45pm
  • Capacity: 30 pupils per session
  • Price: £60 per session
  • Duration: 45 minutes

Let us take you and your students on an amazing journey to explore the wonders of the night sky. Combining real images from spacecraft and telescopes our Royal Observatory Greenwich astronomers will fly you around the solar system and beyond- wow! All sessions will finish with a question and answer session so students can ask their big space questions. You will also then get follow-up activities so students can give their brains a real workout and test what they have learned.

KS3/4/post-16: Discovering the Universe

  • Curriculum links: Our Solar System, Milky Way Galaxy and larger universe
  • Session type: Planetarium
  • Session times: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday or Friday – 12:45pm or 1:45pm
  • Capacity: 30 pupils per session
  • Price: £60 per session
  • Duration: 45 minutes

Join our Royal Observatory Greenwich astronomers as we take a tour of the cosmos – wow! Combining real images from spacecraft and telescopes we will explore our place in space as well as the contents of our Solar System, Milky Way galaxy and the larger universe. All sessions will finish with a question and answer session so students can ask their big space questions. You will also then get follow-up activities so students can consolidate their learning and stretch their knowledge further.

Science lesson ideas and resources

For more ideas of activities to do in class or at home check out our resources below:

Key Stage 2

Key Stage 3

Key Stage 4

Post-16