For Educators

Educators! Register to get access to the Free resources available online!

Resources include:

  • Educational Webcasts
  • RISO 3.0 (control the solar telescopes from your classroom)
  • RIO 1.0 (Observe night time objects live!)
  • Lesson plans for using RISO/RIO and other MWV Observatory resources
  • Educator Forums
  • much, much, more!

Activities and lesson plans aligned to national science standards for grades K-12; a few topics include:

  • Science literacy
  • Solar science
  • The solar system in proportion
  • Lunar phases
  • Eclipses and transits

To register, send an email to and include your name, school email, name of your school and location. When signing up as an educator, please use your institution email. All educator accounts are verified using the institution email.

Contact Us

Coca-Cola Space Science Center
WestRock Observatory
701 Front Ave.
Columbus, Ga 31901

Phone: (706) 649-1470
Fax: (706) 649-1478