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Prairie Skies SPRING PRAIRIE SKIES

A live鈥憂arrated tour of the wonders of tonight's sky, accompanied by some of the legendary stories of the ancient sky. Find out what constellations and planets are visible tonight and how to find them. This show is updated seasonally and is intended for all ages.

Spirits in the Sky, Thunder on the Land

SPIRITS FROM听THE SKY, THUNDER ON THE LAND

Come with us on a never-before-seen journey into the culture of the Pawnee Native American Nation, who lived in what is now Nebraska and northern Kansas from the 1600鈥檚 to 1876. Their culture grew of out their legends and lore of skywatching. The newly-converted takes you inside a Pawnee earth lodge through the development of the agricultural calendar and the Pawnee creation legend.

One World, One Sky: Big Bird's Adventure

ONE WORLD, ONE SKY, BIG BIRD'S ADVENTURE

Explore the night sky with our friends from Sesame Street鈩. Join Big Bird, Elmo, and Hu Hu Zhu as they take a trip to the Moon. See how the Moon is different from the Earth and learn how to find the Big Dipper and North Star from your backyard. This interactive show was coproduced by the Adler Planetarium, Sesame Workshop, the Beijing Planetarium, and Liberty Science Center and comes to us through a grant from the PNC Foundation.

Flight Adventures

FLIGHT ADVENTURES

Discover the science of flight through the eyes of a young girl and her grandfather as they explore how birds, kites, planes, and models fly. Learn about the history and future of flight and how NASA is discovering new and safer ways to travel with the help of future engineers and aviators鈥攍ike you!