THANKS TO DONORS
MORE ABOUT OUR DONORS, 2010.
We�d like to express our gratitude to MIKE BRUNO of SPITZ who organised the donation of The Zula Patrol and
Oasis in Space to Ghana Planetarium.
Read about Spitz at www.spitzinc.com
Founded in 1946, Spitz began as a provider of affordable optical planetarium projectors for schools and small educational institutions. Today, Spitz is the leading supplier of planetariums and domes, with over 1,200 installations worldwide. The expertise of Spitz's talented team covers all aspects of dome theater design, implementation and use, including engineering, manufacturing and installation.
Spitz projection domes are chosen by the most discriminating customers like Disney, Universal Studios, Volkswagen, IMAX and others. Spitz maintains an ongoing research and development program to offer its customers the latest in digital technologies, including SciDome powered by Starry NightTM, the popular desktop astronomy program. With SciDome, the planetarium becomes an immersive digital classroom - including curriculum plans, lessons, assessments and teaching materials for all grade levels. Spitz is also a leading producer and distributor of digital content for fulldome video theaters, with the industry�s most comprehensive catalogue of shows for audiences of all ages.
The Zula Patrol www.zula.com It IS Rocket Science! The Zula Patrol, a 3D/CG animated children's show, is designed to entertain while promoting an understanding of science and astronomy through engaging character-driven stories, which focus on specific educational science learning objectives. In every episode of The Zula Patrol, the characters demonstrate inquiry-based learning and critical thinking skills. They also model inquisitiveness, observation, self-reflection, and social experiences that encourage collaboration, teamwork, and an excitement for scientific exploration and problem solving.
The Zula Patrol television show is a part of Zula's PreK - 3rd Grade curriculum titled Zula's Exploration Mission Modules and Afterschool Program titled Zula's Afterschool Discovery Program. Both the school and afterschool programs provide all materials needed for children to view and discuss an episode of The Zula Patrol, read a similarly themed book, complete a similarly themed hands-on activity, and go online to ZulaWorld.com for a technology-based exploration of the program topics.