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Planetarium Virtual Field Trips

The De Anza College Planetarium is closed for spring and summer. Public shows and field trips will resume in fall 2020. Please check back for updates on future events.

Virtual Field Trip Presentations: Our presentations last about 45 minutes, for up to 100 guests, and will be a grade-appropriate learning module created by our Planetarium Director and staff. 

Fees & Payment:  Field trip fee: $250 per reservation, must be paid in full upon submission of your request via our online reservation window. We accept credit cards: Visa, MasterCard and Discover. Book before September 15, 2020 and only pay $200.

Availability & Schedule: Virtual field trips start September 14, 2020 and will be offered through June 2021, Monday to Friday, mornings: 9:00, 10:00 and 11:00 a.m. To see our field trip calendar click here.

To Reserve a Field Trip: Reserve two weeks or more in advance to ensure preferred date and time availability. Please use our online reservation window, to submit your field trip request and payment.

Confirmations: Our planetarium staff will follow up with a confirmation of your reservation and instructions on how to access your virtual field trip to the Planetarium.  

Questions or need help?: Contact us at planetarium@deanza.edu

Show Options: Detailed information here. All field trips are aligned with NGSS standards.

  • Kinder- 2nd "Patterns in the Sky"
  • Grades 3-5 Stars and Seasons "Celestial Cycles"
  • Grades 3-5 Weather and Climate "Climate: The Long Cycle"
  • Grades 6-8 Celestial Motion "Dance of the Solar System"
  • Grades 6-8 Solar System "The Gravity of the Cosmos"
  • General - Grades K- 8 "The Moon and the Stars"
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