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Planetarium gets $20,000 support from BOCES

Families enjoy an animated show about space exploration on the big overhead dome at the Casper Planetarium. (Dan Cepeda, Oil City)

CASPER, Wyo. — The Casper Planetarium has received a $20,000 grant to support a Natrona County School District Curriculum facilitated there.

The grant is provided by the Board of Cooperative Educational Services (BOCES).

The NCSD Board of Trustees voted to accept the grant during their Wednesday, July 10 meeting.

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The funding will be used to facilitate a “Standards Based Immersive Curriculum” for the 2019-2020 school year, according to school board documents.

The school district’s website provides further details about how the Casper Planetarium supports learning for NCSD students.