Starlab Planetarium

Starlab Planetarium is a giant silver dome that simulates the night sky of our Southern Hemisphere. Inside, students can discover more about space and our solar system through the use of visual projections, demonstrations and multimedia. This is an interactive experience enabling the students to participate by asking questions and making observations about space.

Starlab Planetarium School Science Presentations

Teachers may select from a range of topics to suit the year level and current studies. Refer to the appropriate curriculum in the Quick Links column for suggested topics to suit your learning requirements.

Starlab Planetarium

Starlab Planetarium provides excellent, easy to understand, demonstrations of astronomy concepts.


  • Starlab Planetarium Science ShowWhy do we have day and night ?
  • Starlab Planetarium Science ShowWhy do we have seasons ?
  • Starlab Planetarium Science ShowWhy do we see the Moon ?
  • Starlab Planetarium Science ShowWhat is a solar eclipse ?
  • Starlab Planetarium Science ShowWhat is apparent movement?
  • Starlab Planetarium Science ShowWhat is true movement?
  • Starlab Planetarium Science ShowWhat are moon phases ?
  • Starlab Planetarium Science ShowWhat are stars ?
  • Starlab Planetarium Science ShowWhat are constellations ?
  • Starlab Planetarium Science ShowWhat is a solar eclipse ?
  • Starlab Planetarium Science ShowWhat are star signs?
  • Starlab Planetarium Science ShowWhat is gravity?

Testimonials

Here is what Teachers have to say about Starlab Planetarium.

"Great presentation. The kids loved the set up and really enjoyed the program".
Joy Kerridge
(Yr 6/7 Teacher, Pullenvale State School).
"Students really enjoyed the visit. The explanations were great and at an appropriate level for the students."
K. Hadfield
(Teacher Yr’s 2-5 Southport State School)
"The explanations provided by the presenter were well matched to the children…. Our children have been inspired to research and share knowledge".
I Perry
(Yr 2 Teacher, St Martins School).
"The feedback I have heard from the other staff members and students was overwhelmingly positive and all thoroughly enjoyed their experience (even my extremely 'active' class!)."
L Hume
(Yr 6/7 Teacher, Buddina SS)

Starlab Education Bookings

Simply complete a Booking Request or contact Starlab Education direct. Upon receiving your booking request with your preferred selections you will receive a ‘Booking Confirmation’ and ‘Timetable’ for completion prior to the visit. Any additional resources will be emailed to your school or venue.

Starlab Education

Mob: 0417 394 354
Fax: 07 3112 4169

Providing inspiring
astronomy and earth
science presentations
throughout Queensland.

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Starlab Venue, Sessions & Pricing

Suggested Australian Curriculum Topics

Suggested Essential Learning Topics

Cosmodome Shows

Starlab Booking Request

Starlab Timetable

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