Hoffman Planetarium

Oak Park School District Events and Activities

Virtual Field Trip Opportunity - a Private Live-Stream Event with Ambassador Andrew Young (sponsored by Microsoft)

Please join us for this Oak Park High School Hoffman Planetarium Private Live-Stream Event as we honor the legacy and dream of Dr. King by hosting a special fireside chat with his close friend and confidant, Ambassador Andrew Young. Ambassador Young will share his fondest memories of Dr. King from the early days, to planning marches, to being by his side on the balcony the day he was assassinated.

Fireside Chat (6th - 12th grade)

Friday, Jan. 15th, 10:30am-12pm

This is an online event.

Please register if you would like your class to attend. Event link and additional details will be forthcoming.

Students will have the opportunity to delve into a Minecraft Education experience called "Lessons in Good Trouble" where they will complete challenges as they journey through time with Congressman John Lewis to meet leaders of social justice movements such as MLK and Nelson Mandela who were catalysts for Good Trouble and positive change.

Minecraft Education - Lessons in Good Trouble (3rd - 8th)

Friday, Jan. 15th, 9:30-10:30am

This is an online event.

Please register if you would like your class to attend. Event link and additional details will be forthcoming.
Good Trouble: Lessons in Social Justice

Oak Park Science Learning Hub

Looking for Science content for your K-12 learners? Below you will find the district online resource offerings for all grade levels. If you have any questions or require assistance, please contact Grayling Mercer (248) 336-7740 extension 2839.


OP Science Portal

The Hoffman Planetarium

The Hoffman Planetarium is designed to be an engaging, interactive fulldome classroom. Powered by Starry Night, The Layered Earth and Zygote Body, the SciDome IQ2400 brings realtime space and earth science into the dome’s unique teaching environment. We will immerse students in the Planetarium’s interactive visual universe, and explore Earth’s 3D topography and layers in spectacular detail.


Hoffman Planetarium Website