South Yorkshire Mobile Planetarium offers its services in all areas of South Yorkshire, which include Sheffield, Rotherham, Barnsley and Doncaster. We deliver interactive planetarium science shows to Nursery, Reception, Primary, Secondary and SEN schools. Our range of mobile planetarium presenter-led shows cover individual school topic as well as the National Curriculum requirements.
Wonderdome also offers visits to scout and guide groups as well as museums and other interested organisations.
Over the past four years, our South Yorkshire Mobile Planetarium helped to teach about wonders of the universe, space travel, stars and mythology as well and enhance Maths and English learning in hundreds of local South Yorkshire schools. A mobile planetarium is a popular option for South Yorkshire schools due to being located quite far from stationary space centres and planetariums.
If you are looking to book a place/science related trip Leicester Space Centre, Birmingham Think Tank Museum and The Life centre in Newcastle offer a superb day out with their wonderfully interactive displays and material collection. These places also provide stationary planetariums facilities.
Chesterfield observatory while not having a mobile planetarium offers guided tours of facilities. However, it is best visited in the evening times when stars can be observed through the telescope facilities on offer.
There is a great variety of museums in all four metropolitan boroughs of South Yorkshire including Barnsley, Doncaster, Rotherham and Sheffield.
Barnsley museums, which include Cannon Hall, Worsbrough Mill, Cooper Gallery, Elsecar Heritage Centre and Experience Barnsley are dedicated to the local history and arts http://www.barnsley-museums.com/our-museums.
Clifton Park museum in Rotham provides an opportunity to take learners on the scientific adventure build on the local Rotherham natural and social history http://cliftonpark.org.uk/museum/.
The Doncaster Museum and Art Gallery is well worth booking a visit as some school workshop is on offer to enhance the pupils’ learning of history and science. For more information visit: http://www.doncaster.gov.uk/services/culture-leisure-tourism/courses-museum-and-art-gallery-and-cusworth-hall
A school trip to Sheffield for a whole class offers an exciting educational day out. An array of art and collections of scientific interest are on offer in the Sheffield Museums which include Weston Park Museum as well as Graves and Millennium Galleries http://www.museums-sheffield.org.uk/
Our own Wonderdome mobile dome option is also a fascinating as well as a cost-effective way of engaging learning with space-related science topic. For South Yorkshire schools, our portable planetarium visit will offer superior price option, which also saves a lot of time for the teachers in both preparation and travel.
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