For Educators

This hall is divided into four main zones: UniverseGalaxiesStars, and Planets. Each zone uses visualizations, models, images, and interactives to explore the nature and evolution of celestial bodies. 

Educators Guide and Materials

Guided Explorations: Cullman Hall of the Universe 




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Tour

Guided Exploration: Planets Zone

Investigate the formation and evolution of planets around the Sun and other stars, and examine the role of collisions for planets.


Guided Explorations: Scales of the Universe 


More Resources

OLogy: Astronomy

Hands-on activities and interactives for kids, including "Planetary Mysteries" and "Build the Big Dipper."

Astro Bulletins

Delivering the latest developments in astrophysics through HD video and animation.

Listing Thumbnail: SoS Solar System

Seminars on Science: Online Graduate Courses for Educators

Connect to educators, researchers, and collections at the Museum without ever leaving home. Six-week courses include "The Solar System" and "Space, Time, and Motion."