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Public Schools of Robeson County

 

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 Former astronaut Buzz Aldrin our freshly painted sidewalk!
Buzz Aldrin and Ken Brandt                               Freshly-painted sidewalk,courtesy of our maintenance painting crew!
 
Director: Ken Brandt
910-735-2148 
 
 Secretary: Joy Ivey
910-735-2148
 
Driver: Cleveland Oxendine 
910-735-2148
 
Supervisor: Dr. Linda Emanuel
Assistant Superintendent of Curriculum & Instruction 
910-735-2370
 
Robeson Planetarium and Science Center presents:   Our next public shows: Passport to Pluto  June 30, July 1 & 2, at 10 am and 2 pm
Our address: 420 Caton Road, Lumberton, NC Phone 910-735-2148 email: joy.ivey@robeson.k12.nc.us

Beginning June 30th and running throughout summer, we will be open for public programs and children’s groups on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays.  Times for these programs are 10:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m., with additional show times available upon request for groups of 20 or more. 

Our programs will feature different aspects of our amazing space program.  The schedule will rotate throughout the summer, so you’ll see a different set of programs every week.  See our program schedule below, and call 735-2148. Tickets are Free. Seating is limited to 65 per showing.  Groups of ten or more are encouraged to make reservations in advance. 

Weekly Schedule of Summer Planetarium Shows

DATES

PROGRAM

June 30-July 2

Passport to Pluto

July 7-9

Exploring New Horizons

July  14-16

Latest News: Exploration of Space

July 21-23

TBD (To Be Determined)

August 4-6

TBD

August 11-13

TBD

Version 2.3        Please note that our schedule is subject to change, as current events in space science dictate. 

Ken Brandt's podcast for the International Year of Astronomy: How to find the directions using the Sun and shadows, can be heard here: Ken's pod cast .  Listen to today'podcast Here.

One of the teacher activities linked is Ken's simple way to demonstrate the Phases of Venus, which Galileo saw 400 years ago. The activity can be found here: Galileo Was Right!

 
Weather: here is a link for our own clear sky clock. See whether it'll be clear or cloudy here in SE NC.

For reservations and other information call (910) 735-2148, or email joy.ivey@robeson.k12.nc.us