The School District of Upper Dublin's Planetarium has been completely renovated and includes state-of-the-art technology! For more information about Planetarium events, shows, or other programs, please contact Kim Small at (215) 576-3280 ext. 7241 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Community Event - Friday, December 14th
Outside Group Information
The planetarium is open to outside groups from other school districts, community groups, preschools, and youth groups. A variety of programs is available and your experience will be tailored to your request. Our goal is to make your experience at our facility one that is both meaningful and educationally appropriate. The Planetarium Director is flexible with both the level and topic of your presentation. Attached is a list of the current lessons available. “As requested” lessons are also possible if your group is studying a specific topic.
The planetarium fee is $5.00 per person, with a minimum fee of $120.00. Checks should be made out to “Upper Dublin School District”, and are requested at least one week before your visit to reserve your time. All presentations run approximately one hour, and the maximum capacity of our facility is 50 individuals. An adult to child ratio of 1:10 is requested. We hope to make your visit out of this world! For information call Kim Small at (215) 576 - 3280 ext. 7241.
General Planetarium Information
Upper Dublin School District is proud to have offered a planetarium program, a valuable and unique educational resource, to its students for the last 40 years. The planetarium facility, located at Sandy Run Middle School, offers a complete astronomy-related curriculum that aligns with Pennsylvania State standards in science. The program also offers many cross-curricular lessons linking science with other disciplines and areas of interest. The facility serves all students from kindergarten through twelfth grade as well as other community groups, area preschools, private and parochial schools, neighboring school district students, social institutions and adult evening school courses. Several times a year, the planetarium opens its doors to community members for well-attended special events.