Strasenburgh Planetarium

Field Trips

Embark on a journey of discovery with your students at the Strasenburgh Planetarium. Find the program to match your curriculum needs using the search tool below or call us at 585.697.1942 and we’ll help you identify the best program for your class.

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Educator Programs

Explore school programs using our Program Search below. This tool is designed to help you find the RMSC experience that best fits your needs. As always, we’re here to help. Give us a call at 585.697.1942 and we will answer any questions you have.

Please note: as of September 1, 2022 the RMSC will no longer offer Monday school programs while the Museum & Science Center is closed. Thank you for your patience and understanding!

  • Black Holes Revealed

    Grades 9-12 | Discover the mysteries of Black Holes through one of our most popular shows.

    • Strasenburgh Planetarium
    • Planetarium Digistar Presentation

  • Eclipse Preview

    Grades 9-12 | Prepare for the upcoming 2023 & 2024 solar eclipses.

    • Strasenburgh Planetarium, Virtual
    • Planetarium Digistar Presentation

  • Holiday Laser

    Grades K-8 | A holiday classic returns, with popular songs choreographed to dancing laser light effects.

    • Strasenburgh Planetarium
  • I See the Sky

    PreK-K | Young children learn about day and night, the Sun and moon, bright and faint stars, constellations and meteors.

    • Strasenburgh Planetarium
    • Planetarium Digistar Presentation

  • Planet Spectacular

    1-2 | Depart Earth, visit Pluto and all the planets in our solar system!

    • Strasenburgh Planetarium
    • Planetarium Digistar Presentation

  • Rotation and Revolution

    Grades 3-6 | Take a virtual trip from Earth’s surface into the solar system to see vividly how rotation and revolution produce the cyclical sky changes we see.

    • Strasenburgh Planetarium
    • Planetarium Digistar Presentation

  • Scale of the Universe

    Grades 9-12 | Expanding our view by powers of ten, we survey the universe from human scale to the limit of the observable universe, 100 to 1026 meters. Visualizations based on real NASA data.

    • Strasenburgh Planetarium
    • Planetarium Digistar Presentation

  • Solar System Science

    Grades 3-8 | Surrounded by the best images from recent space missions such as the New Horizons Pluto flyby projected at giant scale, students encounter the majesty, mystery and wonder of our solar system.

    • Strasenburgh Planetarium
    • Planetarium Digistar Presentation

  • Sun, Moon and Stars

    Grades K-2 | Observe the Sun’s path through the sky from east to west. After sunset, find key constellations of the season by looking for distinctive features such as Orion’s Belt. Travel to the moon, returning just in time for sunrise.

    • Strasenburgh Planetarium
    • Planetarium Digistar Presentation

  • The Sky Tonight and the Life Cycles of Stars

    Grades 9-12 | Get a unique view of what’s in the sky tonight

    • Strasenburgh Planetarium
    • Planetarium Digistar Presentation