ORONO – The Emera Astronomy Center is now offering family-friendly shows to give kids a fun way to learn science.
Astronomy center officials said that in the center’s planetarium kids can learn lessons about science, which includes information about the ocean, the Earth’s atmosphere, the environment or even deep space.
“It’s the next generation that is going to go off back to the moon and onto Mars. It’s important to get them thinking about science in their early years,” said Tristan Underwood, a lecturer at the astronomy center.
He said shows for adults are held throughout the week and the shows for kids are scheduled for every Sunday.
For future schedules for the planetarium, go to astro.umaine.edu.