With our portable planetarium the StarDome you can discover the wonders of the night sky within your own school hall. Our experienced presenters deliver programs that can be adapted for any age group – from Junior Infants to Leaving Certificate.The dome inflates in an indoor space, 7m by 7m with a 3.5m height ceiling. Capacity is 30-40 primary pupils, up to 30 second level pupils per session, with up to 8 sessions in a school day.
- Marvel at the Moon with “Earth’s Wild Ride” (EarthsWildRide_script and EarthsWildRidePostShowQuestions)
- Turn on to telescopes with “Two Small Pieces of Glass”
- Explore space travel and the International Space Station: “We Choose Space!”
- Are there aliens? What does life really need? Explore: We are Aliens
A visit by StarDome counts as a “STEP 1 SCIENCE: Invite a Science Speaker to your school” for the DPSM PLAQUE OF STEM EXCELLENCE in the SFI Discover Science & Maths Awards with Discover Primary Science & Maths.
Booking the StarDome
Call our Education Team to make a booking on 021 432 6120. Cost is €420 per day at your primary school, €470 per day at your second level school, with an additional charge for travel if more than 60 km from Cork City.
Supported by ESERO.