Hands-on Workshops

Field Trip Workshops
Select a 30-minute grade-level appropriate workshop and your students can design and build a roller coaster, learn techniques for solving crimes, or learn how meteorologists predict the weather from WFMZ 69 News Chief Meteorologist Ed Hanna. These experiences make the standards come to life for your students. Workshops are free from September through March and $2.00 per students from April through June.

See Like a Bee

Bee eyes work quite differently than human eyes, making for a very interesting view of the world.  Students use a variety of materials to experience bee vision and compare...

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Dig Into Dinos

Pint-sized paleontologists visit several stations to practice digging for fossils, hypothesizing what they may have been, and learning what makes dinosaurs different from modern animals.  As a special bonus,...

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Slime Science

This workshop, all about sticky slime, is one of our most popular experiences.  Students work in teams to compare and measure the properties of our pre-made slimes followed by...

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Sound Sensations

Students see sound waves and examine how they change with pitch, volume, and other good vibrations as they experiment with a tone generator and oscilloscope.  After they investigate, the...

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Roller Coaster Engineer

What better way to test the laws of motion, conservation of energy, and many more physical concepts than by building your very own roller coaster?  Students work in small...

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Healthy Hearts

This workshop is all about our amazing muscle, the heart: what it does, how it works, and what we can do to keep it healthy.  Students will explore the...

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KEVA Construction

Based on the incredibly popular exhibit, this workshop encourages curiosity by embracing the arts in STEAM education.  Students are tasked with completing fun building challenges designed to unlock their...

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Shock and Awesome

We invite students to explore the fundamentals of electricity by completing design challenges posed by our educator.  The coolest part is that there is never just one solution to...

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Brain Freeze

Students experiment with dry ice as they conduct guided scientific investigations.  Students gain knowledge about matter, phase change, and chemistry as they engage in experiments that could lead to...

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What About Weather?

Explore the wonderful world of weather!  Students will discover how clouds are made, experiment with air and wind, and debunk some of the most famous misconceptions of meteorology.  Each...

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DaVinci Science Center

Lights, Color, Action

Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math all come together in this brand new workshop all about COLOR!  Unleash your students’ creativity and challenge them to think like scientists as...

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P: 484.664.1002
D: 3145 Hamilton Blvd. Bypass, Allentown, PA 18103
H: Mon.-Sat., 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sun. 12-5 p.m.
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