Out-of-this world experience for Wading River School students

As a component of Wading River School’s science curriculum, students had a unique learning experience to journey through the universe when a digital planetarium was set up in their school.

Powered by a tablet controlled by Cradle of Aviation Museum educators Kerri Kiker and Cathie Bianco, the portable, inflatable dome-theater was visited by fourth- and fifth-grade students to learn about the night sky.

The immersive educational environment enabled the students to venture into the outer reaches of the universe and learn the names of stars and constellations, the motions of the sky and all of the wonders of space.