Field Trips, South Carolina State Museum
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Planetarium Experience: Habitat Earth

Grades: Recommended for all ages 

SC 2014 Academic Standards for Science: K.L.2; 1.E.4, 1.L.5; 2.L.5; 3.E.4, 3.L.5; 4.E.2, 4.L.5; 5.E.3, 5.L.4; 6.L.4; 7.EC.5; 8.E.6; H.B.6   

SC College- and Career-Ready Science Standards 2021: K-LS1, K-ESS2, K-ESS3; 1-LS1, 1-LS3; 2-LS2, 2-LS4, 2-ESS2, 2-ESS3; 3-LS3, 3-LS4; 4-LS1, 4-ESS2; 5-PS3, 5-LS1, 5-LS2; 6-ESS2; 7-LS2 

Next Generation Science Standards: K-LS1, K-ESS2, K-ESS3; 1-LS1, 1-LS3; 2-LS2, 2-LS4, 2-ESS1, 2-ESS2, 2-ESS2; 3-LS1, 3-LS3, 3-LS4; 4-LS1, 4-ESS2; 5-PS3, 5-LS1, 5-LS2; MS-ESS2; MS-LS4 

Maximum Capacity: 145 seats (additional 6 spaces for wheelchairs) 

Cost: $3 per person per show 

Duration: 30-45 minutes 

Days: Tuesdays – Fridays 

Times: 9:30 a.m and 10:30 a.m.  

Accessibility:  Assistive listening devices and captioning is available upon request. Please let Group Visits know you may need this accommodation when you fill out the Reservation Request Form.  With advanced notice, we can also provide use of a tablet with transcription software for live shows.    

Living networks connect and support life forms large and small—from colonies of tiny microbes and populations of massive whales to ever-expanding human societies. Discover what it means to live in today’s connected world. Dive below the ocean’s surface to explore the dynamic relationships found in kelp forest ecosystems, travel beneath the forest floor to see how Earth’s tallest trees rely on tiny fungi to survive, and journey to new heights to witness the intricate intersection between human and ecological networks.