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Discovery Dome Programs

Discovery Dome Theater

The EHC is ready to take you to SPACE!  Explore the galaxy and the stars while spending some quality instructional time in our unique Discovery Dome Theater, a portable planetarium available on our campus as part of a guided museum tour.  The Dome can also travel to your school for outreach programs or science nights.  This exceptional visual experience allows students to experience space and space concepts in a new way!

The following is a list of shows available for study in our Discovery Dome Theater:

  • Night Sky Presentation
  • Astronaut
  • Saturn – The Ring World
  • Force Five
  • Two Small Pieces of Glass: The Amazing Telescope
  • Heart of the Sun
  • Ultimate Universe
  • Amazing Astronomers of Antiquity
  • IBEX Search for the Edge of the Solar System

Click here to download show descriptions

Discovery Dome Outreach

Outreach programs provide students with high quality, high interest instruction and provide teachers with the convenience of a field study.  The Discovery Dome Theater can be used as an outreach program at their own school.

Discovery Dome Outreach Pricing

The cost of a science or Discovery Dome outreach program is $9 per student for 30 to 89 students. Science programs can be scheduled for less than 30 students for $270. For groups of 90 students or more, the rate is discounted to $6 per student. Additionally, travel charges may apply to out of county locations.

Effective 9/1/2017, all registrations for GEHC programs will take place utilizing www.gwinnettEHC.com  Please call 678.765.4680 for more information.

Click here to register for a Discovery Dome Outreach Program

Science Nights

The cost of an EHC Discovery Dome Science Night Program is $450 for a two (2) hour program. (If the program exceeds two (2) hours, a $75 fee for each additional 30 minutes may apply.) Travel charges may apply to out of county locations. Current EHC STEM partners receive a discounted flat rate of $275 for the use of the Discovery Dome at a Science Night program.

 

Pricing for Science Night Programs:

The cost of an EHC Discovery Dome Science Night Program is $450 for a two (2) hour program. (If the program exceeds two (2) hours, a $75 fee for each additional 30 minutes may apply.) Travel charges may apply to out of county locations. Current EHC STEM partners receive a discounted flat rate of $275 for the use of the Discovery Dome at a Science Night program.

Effective 9/1/2017, all registrations for GEHC programs will take place utilizing www.gwinnettEHC.com  Please call 678.765.4680 for more information.

Click here to register for a Science Night Program

$20 out of county travel fee for programs within 10 miles of the GEHC.
$30 out of county travel fee for programs within 11-20 miles of the GEHC.
$40 out of county travel fee for programs within 21-30 miles of the GEHC.
$50 out of county travel fee for programs within 31-40 miles of the GEHC.

Discovery Dome at the GEHC

  • View the stars with EHC’s Discovery Dome.  Explore the galaxy, and let your mind drift into space in the unique dome!
  • Discovery Dome shows are available as a part of the EHC K-12 Museum Tours and as part of Guided Group Tours of the museum.
  • The Discovery Dome shows are also shown as part of admission to the EHC on Saturdays!
  • This exceptional visual experience allows visitors to experience space and space concepts in a new way!

Effective 9/1/2017, all registrations for GEHC programs will take place utilizing www.gwinnettEHC.com  Please call 678.765.4680 for more information.

Click here for more information on scheduling a Guided Group Tour.

For reservations, contact the EHC Registrar at 678-765-4680.