Planetarium Show & Tour of Campus

Shippensburg University

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Planetarium Show @ Shippensburg University

Friday, March 24th, 10am-2pm

1871 Old Main Drive

Shippensburg, PA

Free planetarium show and tour of campus for any interested Juniors and Seniors.

Tour will occur after the show and should run to about 2:00pm.

Join us for a Planetarium show at Shippensburg Univ.

A traditional star show consisting of a discussion and demonstration of the patterns and motions observed in the night sky over the course of a year. Also, a short discussion of the nature of light and spectroscopy to go over the Physics of light

Purpose of the Outing: Social/Educational

Learning Objectives:

  • Students and family will enjoy the show of stars and movement
  • Students will connect with fellow classmates
  • Student will understand the physics involved in light spectroscopy
  • Any Junior or Seniors interested will receive a tour of college campus


9:30a-10:00a__Arrival and Sign ins
10:00a-11:30a__Planetarium show and Presentation
11:30a-12:00p ____Lunch break and completion of show
12:00p-2:00p ____Campus tour for Juniors and up

What to Remember:

* Lunch and drinks for your family (no nut products, please)

* Your comfortable shoes for walking if doing tour

* Your imagination and questions

* We will meet at the Planetarium at 9:30am. Please be sure to arrive on time as the show starts at 10am.

Click here to complete the 2016 Emergency Response Form

Thank you for submitting the RSVP. Remember, we must have an updated Emergency Information Form for all students participating in the outing

Reminders for all PA Virtual Outings:

1: In consideration of our students with serious allergies, please refrain from bringing nut (food) products and balloons.

2: As always, to limit the spread of possible flu, please do not attend a PAVCS event if you have had a fever within 24 hours of the event.

3: For safety: All students need to be accompanied by a parent or learning coach. All students must wear shoes/sneakers for the entire school event and please refrain from bringing pets.

4: If there is a possibility of severe weather, please check Blackboard the day of the event in case the event is cancelled due to weather.

5: All PAVCS events are tobacco free.