H/School Field Trip Hands-on Workshops

School Field Trip Hands-on Workshops

Select a grade-level appropriate workshop and your students can design and build a roller coaster, explore the wonderful world of weather, or learn all about forensics. These experiences make the standards come to life for your students.  Workshops are free from September through March and $2 per student from April through June.

What About Weather?

  
Grades PreK-4
Available September - June 15
Duration: 30 min.

 

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 workshop ends with us learning how these forces of nature combine to create large storms and impact our global climate.

 

 

 

 


KEVA Construction

  
Grades PreK-8
Available September - June 15
Duration: 30 min.

 

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 creative juices and think outside the box.

 

 

 

 

 


Slime Science

  
Grades 2-8
Available September - June 15
Duration: 60 min.

 

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 manipulating variables to make two different slimes to take back to their classrooms.

 

 

 

 

 


Thrill Ride

  
Grades 3-12
Available September - June 15
Duration: 60 min.

 

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 groups to design a reliable coaster, complete with flips, dips, and thrills.

 

 

 

 

 


Crime Solvers

  
Grades 3-12
Available April - June 15
Duration: 30 min.

 

A kooky criminal is on the loose at the Science Center and it’s your students’ job to catch ‘em! This silly whodunit-style workshop introduces students to the forensic sciences and encourages them to hone their investigative skills to help narrow down the suspects.


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H: Mon.-Sat., 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sun. 12-5 p.m.
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