Field Trip Experiences
Pre-K - 1st Grade
Constellations and Our Stories
Portable Dome: One World, One Sky: Big Bird's Adventure
For more information download our pre-k through grade 1 Field Trip Guide (PDF)
6th - 8th Grade
Understanding the Universe
For more information download our grades 6-8 Field Trip Guide (PDF)
9th - 12th Grade
For more information download our grades 9-12 Field Trip Guide (PDF)
Constellations & Our Stories
Students will use their imaginations and technology during this interactive experience to view the night sky, learn about constellations and create constellation stories of their own.
IL State Standards Addressed: 11A, 11B, 12F
After watching Welcome to the Universe, head over to the SVL to talk to a staff astronomer and experience new technology they use to visualize data about the Universe.
Space Visualization Lab
IL State Standards Addressed: 11A, 12D, 12E, 12F
Solar System Expedition
Students will use content in the recently updated Our Solar System exhibition to collaboratively analyze properties of planets and discover patterns in our Solar System.
IL State Standards Addressed: 11A, 12F, 13A
Students learn how scientists hunt for exoplanets by participating in this hands-on, technology-rich classroom program. They will utilize orreries and highly sensitive light sensors to create light curves to reflect how the Kepler Space Telescope searches for exoplanets.
IL State Standards Addressed: 11A, 11B, 12D, 12F
Through the generosity of the William McDaniel Charitable Foundation the Adler Planetarium is proud to offer bus scholarships to qualifying Chicago Public Schools.
Please read through the application carefully ensure that your school meets all our qualifications. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org with additional questions.