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Preschool/ Kindergarten


STEM Curriculum Programs for Preschool Education

We provide a Sky Dome movie program that consists of a movie of your choice (from those listed below) that is followed by a related movie/science talk and question/answer period. This program can be extended based on the requirements of the school/ teacher.

LITTLE ABC

A set of three short movies addressing Light (7-min), Clouds (7-min) and Meteorites (7-min), the films stimulate curiosity about the world around us.

The themes are accessible to youngsters and presented in a way that stimulates the senses and boosts an understanding of their surroundings.

Running Time: 21:00 minutes
Subjects Covered: Senses, Clouds, Light, Meteorites
MOLES

MOLES story revolves around a young mole named Plato. Plato lives deep underground in a dark burrow full of mystery and surprises together with his mum and dad. He is a restless, curious and thoughtful creature. Plato is fascinated by the light that penetrates the entrance to his home. Sometimes it is lit; sometimes it is off… Why could that be? Our young friend is desperate to see what is out there in the outside world and one day he finally gets to see it all! Plato discovers day and night, the sun and the moon, and the stars! Plato’s best friends are Alfa, Beta and Gamma with whom he loves to sing… and go treasure hunting! Good thing that the professor Socrates keeps an eye on our young friends… as sometimes things can get a little out of hand…!

Running Time: 37:00 Minutes
Subjects Covered: Objects in the Sky (Sun, Moon), Day and Night, Properties of Motion in Space, Properties of Solar System Objects, Motions And Forces, Gravity
LARRY CAT IN SPACE

Larry Cat In Space is a playful, imaginative cartoon presentation about an inquisitive cat who takes a trip to the Moon. Through Larry’s eyes, we observe his human family – a group of skywatchers who spend much of their leisure time with a telescope. Diana, the family’s daughter, goes to work on the Moon as a geologist. Larry wants to go with her. He finds a way and experiences zero gravity and other strange things.

Running Time: 30:00 Minutes
Subjects Covered: objects in the sky (Moon, Sun, stars); the moon's changing appearance; surface temperature motions and forces (lunar gravity, weightlessness); science as a career choice; transportation from Earth's to low-earth orbit; future modes of transportation to the Moon; future science bases on the lunar surface.