CosmoDome: Immersive 3D Theatre/Planetarium: Earth's Wild Ride (Yr 1-10)

Description:

 

The CosmoDome, brought to you by iSkies, is a mobile theatre/planetarium which provides an IMAX style immersive educational experience. This very popular audio-visual presentation surrounds the audience, watching in the comfort of a ventilated inflatable dome easily set up in the school hall or library. With stunning spectacular images zooming across the dome, the students are transported to an awesome 3D world. 

It’s an innovative environment to meet the present and future challenges in science education, developed by Swinburne University of Technology. Each session consists of an immersive 3D movie, Stellarium and discussion. Relevant activity sheets are provided. 

Earth’s Wild Ride:

An amazing movie presented by Immersive Earth Project, NASA – about moments in earth’s history, pictured from a futuristic settlement on the moon. It links to the NSW schools science curriculum. With impressive audio-visuals and 3D effects, it educates students on the following: 

 

 

  • Occurrence of natural events in earth’s history including – ice ages, asteroid impact, dinosaur extinctions 
  • Volcanic eruptions 
  • Earth’s atmosphere, water cycle and rivers 
  • Sun, Earth, Moon and solar eclipse 
  • The way living things adapt to their environments 
  • Technology, creativity and imagination 

 

 

 

Stellarium:

An interactive presentation that renders the sky as it would actually appear on the night of the show. It explores the various components of the universe and our Solar system – planets, stars, meteor showers, constellations, zodiac signs, nebulae.... the universe is yours to discover! An excellent study in Space and Astronomy

A novel concept in Sydney since 2005, CosmoDome has visited numerous schools both public and private all over Sydney and iconic institutions like The Sydney Observatory, The Australian Museum and The Powerhouse Museum. 

 

Cost per session: 

$160

Min/Max audience:

30 per session

School years suitable: 

1 - 10

Company:

iSkies

Contact: 

Sim or Prab

Phone:

(02) 9836 4817

Fax: (02) 9836 4817
Email:

info@iskies.com

Website:

www.iskies.com