Field Trip Options

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1. Review the POLICIES here.

2. Review TRIP OPTIONS for your class by grade level here.

3. Submit a DATE REQUEST here.

The museum will contact you to confirm your date and trip. After confirmation...

4. Collect the funds and submit your PAYMENT at least 30 days in advance of trip.

5. View LUNCH OPTIONS here. Order lunches and submit your payment.

6. Review your custom ITINERARY AND CONFIRMATION packet emailed to you from us.

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View our 2018-2019 Educator Guide

Trip Options - for 2018-2019 School Year

Review pricing and program options by your grade level below. Please note that programs must be added at the time of your date request.

Are you a group planning on visiting this summer? Please complete a group visit form located here. 

 

2 Hours Only Visit: $6 per child
Unlimited Exploration: $8 per child
Add a program: $2 per child

Program Options for Pre-K:

I am an Engineer
Learn about engineering with familiar characters and hands-on building! Preschoolers explore the earliest steps of the engineering design process in this class. APL-4, MTE-5, MTE-6, CD-2, CD-11

Dino Dig
Let students dig into what it is like to be a paleontologist. Students will learn cool facts about dinosaurs, dig for bones, and make their own fossils in this engaging class. CD-3, CD-10, CD-11, APL-5, MTE-4

What’s in My Sky?
Blast off into space and travel to the moon! Preschoolers will enjoy becoming astronauts for a day as they explore our sky. APL-1, ESD-5, LDC-3, LDC-7, LDC-10, CD-2

2 Hours Only Visit: $6 per child
Unlimited Exploration: $8 per child
Add a program: $2 per child

Program Options for K5:

 

Grossology: The Nose Knows
Why does my nose make snot? This class explores how the nose protects your respiratory system through engaging experiences–including making snot! P-K.1.1, P-K.7.1, P-1.1.2, 1.S.1A.2, P-2.5.1

Kindergarten Inventors
Young meteorologists will learn about problems caused by the effects of weather. Next, little inventors will use the Spark!Lab Invention Process to develop a new invention to solve real-world problems. K.S.1A.1, K.S.1A.8, K.S.1B.1, K.E.3A.4

Coding 101
Students will use directional language and programming to design a map and then program a special floor robot to carry out commands. K.NS.1, K.NS.9, C-3.1, C-3.2

Can’t Stop the Beat
1 and 2 and 3 and 4 and – Let’s sing, chat, move, and more! Learn how people all over the world make music with their bodies. Become musical engineers as we explore beat, composition, movement, and rhythm in this music class. MG1-2.3, MG1-2.5, MG1-4.2

What’s the Weather? 
Learn about and explore weather conditions like precipitation, wind, temperature, and clouds! Students will learn about weather and have an opportunity to give their weather report in our 7 News Studio. K.E.3A.1, 2.E.2A.1, MCC2.1

Enchanted Engineering
Explore “Once Upon a Time” using engineering practices. Explore the engineering challenges in our favorite fairy tales and design a solution to tackle the problems! Students will have opportunities to design, construct, and test out solutions in this happily-ever-after class. K.S.1B.1 through 3.S.1B.1, K.S.1A through 3.S.1A

Unlimited Exploration: $8 per child
Add a program: $2 per child

Program Options for 1st Grade:

 

Casting Shadows
By using a Shadow Puppet Theater, students will learn about the properties of light and how shadows are formed. They will investigate how shadows change when the positions of light sources change.1.P.2, T1-3.2, 1-PS4-3

Oh, No, H2O!
Explore an interactive story to understand the various causes and outcomes of water pollution! Learn what you can do to make this world a cleaner place in this hands-on class. Students can continue the learning by recording their own water pollution script in our 7 News Studio. 1.E.4B.1, 1.E.4B.2, K-2ETS1-1

NEW! First Grade Inventors
Curious inventors will discuss problems related to the warming effect of sunlight. After researching the problem and learning about the Spark!Lab Invention Process, students will get to work on inventing and testing their solutions to reduce the impact of sunlight. 1.S.1A.1, 1.S.1B.1, 1.E.3A.4

Coding 101
Students will use directional language and programming to design a map and then program a special floor robot to carry out commands. K.NS.1, K.NS.9, C-3.1, C-3.2

Can’t Stop the Beat
1 and 2 and 3 and 4 and – Let’s sing, chat, move, and more! Learn how people all over the world make music with their bodies. Become musical engineers as we explore beat, composition, movement, and rhythm in this music class. MG1-2.3, MG1-2.5, MG1-4.2

What’s the Weather? 
Learn about and explore weather conditions like precipitation, wind, temperature, and clouds! Students will learn about weather and have an opportunity to give their weather report in our 7 News Studio. K.E.3A.1, 2.E.2A.1, MCC2.1

Enchanted Engineering
Explore “Once Upon a Time” using engineering practices. Explore the engineering challenges in our favorite fairy tales and design a solution to tackle the problems! Students will have opportunities to design, construct, and test out solutions in this happily-ever-after class. K.S.1B.1 through 3.S.1B.1, K.S.1A through 3.S.1A

Unlimited Exploration: $8 per child
Add a program: $2 per child

Program Options for 2nd Grade:

 

I Like to Move It, Move It
How does an object move? What is a push or pull? Students will explore the concepts of force, motion, and friction in this class. 2.P.4, 3-Ps2-1, K-2ETS1-3

The Magic of Magnets
Explore the invisible power of magnetic fields using different strengths of magnets, iron fillings, and more! Students will work in stations to complete different challenges related to magnets. 2.P.3B.1, 2.P.3B.2, 2.P.3B.3, 2.S.1A.1

NEW! Second Grade Inventors
Students will get a hands-on look at the Spark!Lab Invention Process by creating a hovercraft for our Spark!Lab wind tunnel! 2.S.1A.1, 2.S.1B.1

Coding 101
Students will use directional language and programming to design a map and then program a special floor robot to carry out commands. K.NS.1, K.NS.9, C-3.1, C-3.2

Can’t Stop the Beat
1 and 2 and 3 and 4 and – Let’s sing, chat, move, and more! Learn how people all over the world make music with their bodies. Become musical engineers as we explore beat, composition, movement, and rhythm in this music class. MG1-2.3, MG1-2.5, MG1-4.2

What’s the Weather? 
Learn about and explore weather conditions like precipitation, wind, temperature, and clouds! Students will learn about weather and have an opportunity to give their weather report in our 7 News Studio. K.E.3A.1, 2.E.2A.1, MCC2.1

NEW! Enchanted Engineering
Explore “Once Upon a Time” using engineering practices. Explore the engineering challenges in our favorite fairy tales and design a solution to tackle the problems! Students will have opportunities to design, construct, and test out solutions in this happily-ever-after class. K.S.1B.1 through 3.S.1B.1, K.S.1A through 3.S.1A

Unlimited Exploration: $8 per child
Add a program: $2 per child

Program Options for 3rd Grade:

 

Watt’s Current
Participate in experiments using electricity! Students will have chances to create a circuit and explore just how electricity travels through conductive materials. Create music and play digital games with circuit boards. 3.P.3A.2, 3.S.1

NEW! Minerals Rock
In this hands-on lesson, students will dive into geology to observe, classify, and compare various minerals and rocks. Learn some cool facts about their formation through station-based activities. 3.S.1A.1, 3.S.1A.4, 3.E.4A.1

NEW! Third Grade Inventors
Third graders will discuss problems caused by natural disasters around the world and in their local area before inventing a device to reduce the impact caused by a particular natural disaster. 3.S.1A.1, 3.S.1A.7, 3.S.1B.1, 3.E.4B.3, 3.E.4B.4

 

NEW! Engineering with Rigamajig
This special experience takes engineering to the next level. Students begin with a class to learn about this building system of wooden planks, pulleys, and more. Then, your students will have an opportunity to get hands-on with our Rigamajig set to build, create, and use their knowledge of trial and error, simple machines, and the engineering process! This class takes a full hour to complete – make sure to talk to our sales team about timing! K.S.1B.1 – 5.S.1B.1, S.1A.2, 2.P.4A.2, 5.P.5

Unlimited Exploration: $8 per child
Add a program: $2 per child

Program Options for 4th Grade:

 

The Wonderful Water Cycle
How does water change as it moves between the atmosphere and surface of the Earth? Explore evaporation, condensation, precipitation, and runoff in this engaging class! Share your learnings with a weather script afterwards in our 7 News Studio! 4.E.2A.2, C-2.1

NEW! Fourth Grade Inventors
Dive into the world of invention using important skills from the Spark!Lab Invention Process. Students will identify a problem, invent a tool, and test their solution in this hands-on class! 4.S.1A.1, 4.S.1A.6, 4.S.1B.1

NEW! Engineering with Rigamajig
This special experience takes engineering to the next level. Students begin with a class to learn about this building system of wooden planks, pulleys, and more. Then, your students will have an opportunity to get hands-on with our Rigamajig set to build, create, and use their knowledge of trial and error, simple machines, and the engineering process! This class takes a full hour to complete – make sure to talk to our sales team about timing! K.S.1B.1 – 5.S.1B.1, S.1A.2, 2.P.4A.2, 5.P.5

Unlimited Exploration: $8 per child
Add a program: $2 per child

Program Options for 5th Grade:

 

NEW! Fifth Grade Inventors
Humans have a significant impact on our natural environment. Students will explore the problems caused by natural processes and human activity before testing possible solutions to reduce the impact on the ocean shore zone. 5.S.1A.1, 5.S.1B.1, 5.E.3B.4

NEW! Engineering with Rigamajig
This special experience takes engineering to the next level. Students begin with a class to learn about this building system of wooden planks, pulleys, and more. Then, your students will have an opportunity to get hands-on with our Rigamajig set to build, create, and use their knowledge of trial and error, simple machines, and the engineering process! This class takes a full hour to complete – make sure to talk to our sales team about timing! K.S.1B.1 – 5.S.1B.1, S.1A.2, 2.P.4A.2, 5.P.5

Unlimited Exploration: $8 per child
Add a program: $2 per child

Program Options for Multi-Grade Groups:
Content adapted per grade level.

 

Coding 101: Grades K–2
Students will use directional language and programming to design a map and then program a special floor robot to carry out commands. K.NS.1, K.NS.9, C-3.1, C-3.2

Can’t Stop the Beat: Grades K—2
1 and 2 and 3 and 4 and – Let’s sing, chat, move, and more! Learn how people all over the world make music with their bodies. Become musical engineers as we explore beat, composition, movement, and rhythm in this music class. MG1-2.3, MG1-2.5, MG1-4.2

What’s the Weather? Grades K—2
Learn about and explore weather conditions like precipitation, wind, temperature, and clouds! Students will learn about weather and have an opportunity to give their weather report in our 7 News Studio. K.E.3A.1, 2.E.2A.1, MCC2.1

NEW! Enchanted Engineering
Explore “Once Upon a Time” using engineering practices. Explore the engineering challenges in our favorite fairy tales and design a solution to tackle the problems! Students will have opportunities to design, construct, and test out solutions in this happily-ever-after class. K.S.1B.1 through 3.S.1B.1, K.S.1A through 3.S.1A

NEW! Engineering with Rigamajig
This special experience takes engineering to the next level. Students begin with a class to learn about this building system of wooden planks, pulleys, and more. Then, your students will have an opportunity to get hands-on with our Rigamajig set to build, create, and use their knowledge of trial and error, simple machines, and the engineering process! This class takes a full hour to complete – make sure to talk to our sales team about timing! K.S.1B.1 – 5.S.1B.1, S.1A.2, 2.P.4A.2, 5.P.5

 

 

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