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Traveling Science Workshops

 

Region: Boston, Central MA, MetroNorth , MetroWest, Northeast
Level: Pre-K - 2, Grade 3 - 5, Grade 6 - 8
Program type: Classroom or school assembly program;

Description: Since 1992, our highly skilled, dynamic educators have worked side-by-side with teachers to inspire students with fun, hands-on STEM workshops delivered right in their classrooms. From Physical Changes of Matter to Force and Motion to Weather, topics are designed to spark curiosity and strengthen the practices of science and engineering. Workshops are convenient, affordable, and support the Massachusetts Science and Technology/Engineering Curriculum Framework for Pre K through 8th grades. More than 20 small group, hands-on workshops are offered


Bubbles
Chemistry
Dinosaurs
Earth Science
Electromagnetism
Flight
Force & Magnetism
Force & Motion
Keeping Cool: Green Engineering
Light & Color
Light & Lasers
Liquids & Solids
Magnets
Microscopes & Magnification
Physical Changes of Matter I
Physical Changes of Matter II
Simple Machines Technology
Sound
Sound for PreK
Sound Waves
Static Electricity
Weather
Weather & Climate

Topics: Chemistry, Climate Change, Earth Science, Energy, Geology

Aligned to content standards (if any): Energy, Energy and Power Technologies, Engineering Design, Materials, Tools, and Manufacturing, Matter and Its Interactions, Motion and Stability: Forces and Interactions

Additional information (if any): Each workshop is for 25 or fewer students.

Most workshops are 45 minutes long, several are 1 hour long. Up to five 45-minute workshops or four one-hour workshops can be scheduled on a single school day.

Post-visit teacher curriculum guide materials are provided.

Fee Information: Pricing can be found on the museum’s website (www.discoveryacton.org/education/traveling-science-workshops). The Discovery Museum additionally offers need based assistance and several discount options .
Download:
tsw_price_sheet_fall2013.pdf
Traveling Science Workshops Topic and Price List
Download:
tsw_2019-2020_program_listing.pdf
Discovery Museum Traveling Science Workshop Catalog
Download:
schoolbrochure_080911-final.pdf
Discovery Museums School Programs Brochure