Skywatchers of Central America

Skywatchers of Central America

Grades : Grade 04Grade 04
Activity Type : Portable Planetarium/Hands-on Lab
Duration : 90 minutes
Subject : Social Studies - Ancient Civilizations
Min / Max : 15 / 25 students + adults

Explore the connections between the stars and planets and Maya life. The planetarium takes the students to the land of the Maya of 1200 years ago under a star-filled sky. Half of this lesson will be spent in a learning lab exploring concepts through demos, storytelling, and questioning; the other half will be spent in the ROM’s travelling planetarium.

Curriculum links:
Grade 4: Social Studies – Heritage & Identity: Early Societies, 3000 BCE – 1500 CE

If you would like this program to be customized to your needs, please provide a detailed description in the "Additional Information" field during the checkout process.  A ROM staff member will contact you to discuss your request.

Maximum 25 people (including students, teachers, educational assistants and supervisors) at one time.

Not available before 10:00 a.m.

Ce programme est offert en français.

Availability subject to change.

Please consult your school calendar before booking. Availability subject to change.


Daily Schedule
Day From   To
Monday 10:00 am  -  4:30 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am  -  4:30 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am  -  4:30 pm
Thursday 10:00 am  -  4:30 pm
Friday 10:00 am  -  4:30 pm
  The following dates and times are not available
Day       From   To    
Tuesday   December 6, 2016   10:00 am  -  4:30 pm  
Wednesday   December 7, 2016   10:00 am  -  1:00 pm  
Thursday   December 8, 2016   10:00 am  -  4:30 pm  
Friday   December 9, 2016   10:00 am  -  4:30 pm  
Monday   December 12, 2016   10:00 am  -  4:30 pm  
Tuesday   December 13, 2016   10:00 am  -  4:30 pm  
Wednesday   December 14, 2016   10:00 am  -  4:30 pm  
Thursday   December 15, 2016   10:00 am  -  4:30 pm  
Friday   December 16, 2016   10:00 am  -  4:30 pm  
Monday   December 19, 2016   10:00 am  -  1:00 pm  
Tuesday   December 20, 2016   10:00 am  -  4:30 pm  
Wednesday   December 21, 2016   10:00 am  -  4:30 pm  
Thursday   December 22, 2016   10:00 am  -  4:30 pm  
Friday   December 23, 2016   8:00 am  -  Monday, December 26, 2016 5:55 pm [range]
Tuesday   December 27, 2016   8:00 am  -  Friday, January 6, 2017 5:55 pm [range]
Tuesday   January 3, 2017   8:00 am  -  Friday, January 6, 2017 5:00 pm [range]
Thursday   January 12, 2017   12:30 pm  -  4:30 pm  
Friday   January 13, 2017   10:00 am  -  1:00 pm  
Thursday   January 19, 2017   10:00 am  -  4:30 pm  
Friday   January 20, 2017   10:00 am  -  4:30 pm  
Tuesday   January 24, 2017   10:00 am  -  1:00 pm  
Tuesday   January 31, 2017   10:00 am  -  1:00 pm  
Thursday   February 2, 2017   10:00 am  -  1:00 pm  
Friday   February 17, 2017   10:00 am  -  4:30 pm  
Monday   February 20, 2017   10:00 am  -  4:30 pm  
Tuesday   February 21, 2017   8:00 am  -  Friday, February 24, 2017 5:00 pm [range]
Tuesday   February 28, 2017   10:00 am  -  4:30 pm  
Monday   March 13, 2017   12:00 am  -  Friday, March 17, 2017 5:55 pm [range]
Friday   March 24, 2017   10:00 am  -  1:00 pm  
Tuesday   March 28, 2017   8:00 am  -  Thursday, May 18, 2017 5:55 pm [range]
Monday   May 22, 2017   10:00 am  -  4:30 pm  
Friday   June 9, 2017   10:00 am  -  4:30 pm  

$16 /person
Tax Exempt : $16

1 adult free
per 10 students


Activity Type : Portable Planetarium/Hands-on Lab
Duration : 90 minutes
Subject : Social Studies - Ancient Civilizations
Min / Max : 15 / 25 students + adults


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