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Fred G. Dale Planetarium

Your gateway to everywhere!

Attention: Educators

A wide selection of shows and lessons are available for all ages and learning levels; schedule your field trip today!

Educator's guides for some shows and lessons are available upon request.

Contact the Planetarium Director

Dr. Todd Young, Professor of Physics and Astronomy
toyoung1@wsc.edu
402-375-7471
Contact the Planetarium (online form)

 

New at the Planetarium: Oculus Virtual Reality (VR) System

Experience firsthand the incredibly immersive experience that is VR. There are numerous programs for educational topics.

VR Experience Topics

  • Construction and Engineering
  • Travel
  • History
  • Art
  • Physics
  • Geography
  • Chemistry
  • Government
  • Teaching and Education
  • Human Anatomy
  • Astronomy
  • Relaxation and Mindfulness
  • Cultural Awareness
  • Sexual Assault Awareness

There are also entertainment programs that include mazes, flying, roller coasters, funhouses, and escape rooms!

The experience is free with a suggested donation of $5 per half hour. All donations are appreciated. It is recommended that you bring your own pair of 3.5 mm earbuds, but not required.

To sign up for the VR experience, contact Dr. Todd Young.