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  • Registration Information

    Thank you for your great interest in our "Live Sessions" at HBOSC.    Please check out some of our On Demand Sessions that do not require registration.  

    Registration for "Live" programs is still open!

    New Program for first grade opens in May: You are my Sunshine- Register Now!

     "Live" Program Descriptions
    Registrations for "Live" Programs

    Check out our On Demand Sessions for use on your schedule with no registration necessary. Don't see something that fits your needs? Don't worry more resources are being added.

    Visit the HBOSC Google Site (must be signed in as PGCPS to access) for full resources. To learn more about the HBOSC Google Site, please watch the introductory video.

    Common Q & A about "Live" Programs (Virtual HBOSC Field Trips)

    HBOSC is exempt from ADMIN PROCEDURE 6153-.No fieldtrip packet is required.

  • Research Practicum Interns at HBOSC
  • RPI

    Learn more about the program, the students and their projects.

  • Professional Development

    Check here for great  professional learning opportunities for PGCPS teachers.

    To attend any of these PLO events, unless otherwise stated, 

    • you must be a current PGCPS teacher
    • you must register in MyPPS
  • Upcoming Events

  • Skies PGC
    • Planetarium Patty Shares a Look at the Night Sky in Prince George's County

      Taking a few minutes outside?  Want to know what to look for in the night sky this week? Join Planetarium Patty from HBOSC as she shares a few of the nightly and early morning wonders to check out in the sky over Prince George's County.

      Summer Skies 2021

      Week of May 30



    • HBOSC Planetarium Virtual Astronomy Programs

      Have you missed the HBOSC Friday Night Planetarium Programs? Wait no longer. 

      Susie's Snowflake
      Presenting... our traditional winter program, enjoyed by 1000s of students and adults for over 20 years: Susie's Snowflake!! Yes, your favorite Howard B. Owens Science Center original planetarium program is now available as a video for streaming!! This is a high-resolution version for optimal quality.  If you need a lower resolution version, please contact me (

      Then, if you like, create a snowflake by drawing one or cutting one out using this template. Then dance in the snow with Planetarium Patty using this link