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Birth of Planet Earth School Workshops

How did Earth become a living planet?

Scientists predict that our galaxy is filled with solar systems, including up to a billion planets roughly the size of our own. Yet why, in our search for exoplanets (planets orbiting other stars) have we yet to find one like the Earth? Drawing on current scientific ideas, supercomputer models and state-of-the-art visuals, this spectacular 360° film attempts to answer such ponderous questions. Students also get to handle the oldest object they will ever touch - a 4,600 million year-old meteorite - an unchanged relic dating back to the birth of the Solar System.


Presenter-led discussion of the birth of planet Earth, including handling of a meteorite, preceded by a high-res 4K film.

Age Groups

Y5 - Y13, Higher Education

Witness the Violent Birth of our Planet

How did Earth become a living planet following the Solar System’s violent birth? Where did our Moon come from?

Is Our World Unique in the Milky Way Galaxy?

Will we ever find an exoplanet that shares the same size, tilt, orbit, and distance from its sun as the Earth (necessary attributes that contributed to the evolution of life on our planet)?


Thea Collision Collision with Thea


Schools receive discounts across all bookings, making our digital dome experiences possible for the equivalent of £1.43 per student (with the 7m dome and 8 sessions), to £3.13 per student (with the 4m dome and 8 sessions). Schools in the WIDER BRISTOL AREA receive an additional 30% discount on their first booking!



"I recommend it to any Science teacher or Science Lead wanting to make their STEM or Science Week more engaging or to add an extra spark to your subject"

Teacher, Newton Farm Junior School, Harrow


About This Provider (Immersive Theatres)
7m Dome
Head Office: Immersive Theatres, Bristol, Bristol, BS13 7HL

Digital planetarium service for all ages specialising in astronomy, cross-curricular learning, new media art and multi-sensory immersive experiences. Our mission is to bring the thrill of immersive learning to schools, using engaging presenters and modern 360° projection technology. Students and teachers will be left with vivid and lasting memories to motivate classroom learning.


Indoor floor space requirements:

⦿ 5m dome: 6 x 6m with 3.3m high ceiling

⦿ 6m dome: 6.6 x 6.6m with 3.7m high ceiling

⦿ 7m dome: 7.6 x 7.6m with 4.2m high ceiling


Event Days
British Science Week, Earth Day, World Ocean Day
Available Regions

Locations in England
Berkshire, Bristol, Buckinghamshire, Cheshire, Cumbria, Derbyshire, Devon, Dorset, Gloucestershire, Greater London, Hampshire, Herefordshire, Hertfordshire, London, Oxfordshire, Shropshire, Somerset, Suffolk, Surrey, Warwickshire, West Midlands, Wiltshire, Worcestershire
Locations in Wales
Blaenau Gwent, Caerphilly, Cardiff, Carmarthenshire, Ceredigion, Conwy, Denbighshire, Merthyr Tydfil, Monmouthshire, Neath Port Talbot, Newport, Pembrokeshire, Rhondda Cynon Taf, Swansea, Torfaen, Vale of Glamorgan, Wrexham

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