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Educator Resources

The Orange Coast College Planetarium is committed to providing an innovative, immersive, and illuminating experience for Orange County and beyond. 
Starting in January 2019, the Planetarium will offer field trip experiences for the local school community from kindergarten through high school. In addition to the variety of full-dome planetarium presentations that can span a wide range of topics not limited to astronomy, the planetarium can be a starting point for a campus-wide experience that can include the visits to the Dennis Kelly Public Aquarium, Horticulture Gardens, Art Pavillion, and other exciting sights.

Planetarium content will be directly correlated with the California Next Generation Science Standards, so educators will have supplementary and follow-up activities and lesson plans to integrate their visit seamlessly into their curriculum.