Program Offerings

Discover-It-Yourself (DIY) Field Trips

Discover-It-Yourself (DIY) field trips are self-guided Museum visits for students and adults. DIY field trips provide timed entry and departure at a discounted rate for groups of 10 to 80 children plus chaperones. It provides up to 2.5 hours at the Museum and the flexibility to explore the exhibitions at your own pace. Every student receives a coupon for discounted admission for a future Museum visit.

DIY field trips are a great option for preschools, early elementary classrooms and community organizations looking for a shared educational experience.

Availability: Tuesday – Friday
Timing: 2.5 hours offered at 9:15 – 11:45 a.m.; 9:45 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.; or 10 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Grade Levels: Preschool – 3rd grade
Group Size: 10 – 80 students; 1 adult required for every 5 students
Price per Student: $8 plus 1 complimentary adult for every 5 students; $8 per additional adult

STEM Workshops

STEM workshops are for Pre-K to 3rd grade groups aligned to Preschool Learning Foundations, Common Core and Next Generation Science Standards. Idea Labs can take place at the Museum or in your classroom and are designed to engage students, teachers and caregivers.

Facilitated by our dynamic team of Museum educators, Idea Labs provide a playful, hands-on, multisensory exploration of STEM content while encouraging risk-taking, collaborative problem-solving and creative thinking. Museum facilitators will guide teachers and chaperones to help children make observations, express their thinking and collaborate.

Every student will go home with a coupon for discounted admission for a future Museum visit.

To view our extensive list of Idea Lab topics, click here

STEM Workshops at the Museum

Availability: Tuesday - Friday
Timing: 45-60 minute workshop & 2.5 hours of free exploration; 9:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Grade Levels: Preschool - 3rd grade
Group Size: Up to 30 students per session
Price per Session: $200-$250 plus 1 complimentary adult for every 5 students; $8 per additional adult

STEM Workshops at Your School

Availability: Monday - Friday
Timing: 45-60 minute workshop during your school day
Grade Levels: TK - 3rd grade
Group Size: Up to 30 students per session (2 session minimum)
Price per Session: $200-$250 (2 session minimum)                

STEM Intensives

STEM Intensives are a sequence of three facilitated workshops, two in the classroom with a field trip to the Museum in between. STEM Intensives are designed to allow students time to dig deeper into the selected content aligned to Common Core and Next Generation Science Standards.

 

Every student will go home with a coupon for discounted admission for a future Museum visit.

To view a list of STEM topics, click here.

Availability: Monday – Friday
Timing: 60 minute pre-visit classroom session; 3.5 hour Museum visit; 60 minute post-visit classroom session
Grade Levels: TK – 3rd grade
Group Size: Up to 30 students per session
Price per Student: $30; all adults are complimentary

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