Kentucky Academy of Science

Habitat Earth Planetarium Show @ The Living Arts & Science Center

by / Wednesday, 08 February 2017 / Published in KAS News

NEW!! Planetarium Show! @ The Living Arts & Science Center

Habitat Earth: Living In A Connected World

Check out Habitat Earth – a fulldome exploration of what it means to live in today’s connected world, exploring a variety of habitats, types of life, and their relationships.  Great for all ages!  We can bring our portable dome to you or you can view it in the LASC planetarium as part of a field trip experience.

 

Check out this stunning trailer & call us today to book a planetarium visit or outreach program!  LASC:  859-252-5222

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EcqBuepYF6g

 

 

 

 

 

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. In the California Academy of Sciences’ 2015 original planetarium show, Habitat Earth, discover what it means to live in today’s connected world.

Through stunning visualizations of the natural 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.

Narrated by Academy Award-winning actor Frances McDormand, this 2015 show from the Morrison Planetarium features stunning visualizations of both biological and human-built networks (and of how they intersect), taking show-goers on an incredible, immersive journey through the interconnectedness of life on Earth.

“In Habitat Earth,” says Ryan Wyatt, Director of Morrison Planetarium, “we’re advancing the boundaries of traditional planetarium content, which focuses primarily on astronomy and space.” Instead of looking solely to the stars, the Morrison team is using advanced digital tools and scientific data to tell stories that are uniquely Earth-focused.

The show details the ways humans fit into this ever-evolving story of connection. And along the way, audiences will learn more about what we can do to ensure that our cohabitation with the natural world leaves a healthy, sustainable planet for generations to come.

Explore all of the Living Arts & Science Center field trip and outreach program options on our website!

www.LASCLEX.org

Call Katherine Bullock to schedule or with questions, call or email:  859-252-5222   kbullock@lasclex.org

Katherine Bullock

Discovery Education Director

The Living Arts & Science Center

362 N. Martin Luther King Blvd.

Lexington, KY 40508

(859) 252-5222

 

 

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