Ice Worlds

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For groups of 30 or more:
by request on weekdays during the school year at 10am, 11am and 1pm (summer at 10am only).
$3 Per Person

This program must be booked at least 2 weeks in advance to receive group rates.
Grade Level(s)
4th — Adult
25 min
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Examine the ecosystems that thrive in the Arctic and Antarctic and see how their survival is connected with our own. Beyond Earth, see how the existence of ice shapes the landscape and the natural systems on other planets and moons in our solar system.

This film is in our library and available for groups of 30 or more. Smaller groups are welcome to register for films reserved by another group or pay the 30-person minimum. View current listings or call the registration office for more information.

This program takes place in the Kendall Planetarium. Combine this program with a field trip to the museum.

A minimum of 2 weeks' advance notice is required for all registration requests. If you have questions, please contact us at 503.797.4661 or

Standards Addressed Structure and Function:
Classify the bodies in our solar system based on properties and composition.
Describe the structure, function, and composition of Earth’s atmosphere, geosphere, and hydrosphere.
Interaction and Change:
Explain how the energy from the sun affects Earth’s weather and climate.