Inflatable Classrooms

Unisphere Planetarium

The night sky comes to you in our portable, inflatable planetarium. Unisphere programs are developed by staff of the Science Center's world-renowned Henry Buhl, Jr. Planetarium and Observatory.

Capacity: 30 students
Time required: 45 minutes
Fee: $200 includes set-up and two presentations (shows can be different);
$100 for each additional presentation.
Requirements: 12' ceiling height, 20' x 20' floor space, and electrical access.

Available Programs:

The Sky Above Mister Rogers' Neighborhood
For grades PreK–K

Constellation Illumination
For grades 1–3

Map to the Stars For grades 4–6

Mythology: Star Stories For grades 4–8

Space and Time For grades 7–8

Earth Balloon

This 18-foot inflatable globe provides an immersive experience in geography and environmental science as you see the Earth from inside and out.

Capacity: 30 students
Time required: 45 minutes
Fee: $200 includes set-up and two presentations(shows can be different); $100 for each additional presentation.
Requirements: 18' ceiling height, 30' x 30' floor space, and electrical access.

Available Programs:

Introduction to Geography
For grades PreK–3

The Extremes

For grades 4–6

Environmental Awareness

For grades 6–8