Hayden Planetarium at the American Museum of Natural History

Hayden Planetarium at the American Museum of Natural History

The Hayden Planetarium at the American Museum of Natural History is a great resource for intermediate and high school students to learn more about physics, astronomy, and the laws of the universe. The planetarium's notable programs include the Frontiers Lecture Series, which features prominent astrophysicists, authors, and Museum experts discussing the latest research in their fields, and the Astronomy Live program, where visitors may explore the night sky with the Zeiss Mark IX star projector or travel to the farthest reaches of the observable universe with the world's most complete cosmic atlas, the Digital Universe. Visit the Museum of Natural History's websites for more information on upcoming offerings.

Name of Cultural Institution : 
American Museum of Natural History
Preferred citation of your OER: 

Hayden Planetarium Programs, American Museum of Natural History. Web. Oct 2014.

OER Standards: 
  • NGS Standard ESS1A: The Universe and its Stars
  • NGS Standard ESS1B: Earth and the Solar System 
  • NGS Standard ESS1C: The History of Planet Earth
  • NGS Standard PS2A: Forces and Motion