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Community Outreach

Can’t come to the Museum? Bring the Museum to you! These programs have been specifically designed for your classroom or auditorium.

Large Audiences:

  • Awesome Science

Hands-on workshop:

  • Electrify Sci & Circuits

Small Audiences

  • All About Animals

 

The Museum of Discovery is now offering a new outreach topic every month.

  • Chef Science – September 2016
    Introduce students to the sciences present in the kitchen. Enable students to explore principles of chemistry through hands-on experiments. Promote excitement about the fields of chemistry and culinary arts.
  • Slime – October 2016
    Introduce students to the physical properties of slime. Enable students to utilize principles of chemistry to create their own slime. Promote excitement about the field of chemistry.
  • Architecture & Engineering – November 2016
    Introduce students to the basics of structural engineering and the field of architecture. Enable students to build structures and test different designs. Promote excitement about the fields of engineering and architecture.
  • Light – December 2016
    Introduce students to the properties of light. Enable students to play and explore light, reflection and opacity. Promote excitement about the fields of photography and optics.
  • LEGOS – January 2017
    Introduce students to the engineering design process. Enable students to design, build, test and improve LEGO vehicles. Promote excitement about the field of engineering and physics.
  • Winter animals – February 2017
    Introduce students to the characteristics of live animals. Enable students to touch and feel materials needed by animals to survive in cold climates. Promote excitement about fields in biology, nature conservation and meteorology.
  • Explore Your Senses – March 2017
    Introduce students to the 5 senses of the human body: sight, sound, taste, smell and touch. Enable students to explore a number of these senses through hands-on experiments. Promote excitement about fields of biology and medicine.
  • Catapults – April 2017
    Introduce students to the physics involved in small catapults. Enable students to construct, test and improve their own catapult. Promote excitement about the field of physics.
  • Vortex – May 2017
    Introduce students to fluid dynamics and the properties of a vortex. Enable students to build and test their own vortex launcher. Promote excitement about fields in physics and meteorology.
  • Rockets – Summer 2017
    Introduce students to aerodynamics, air pressure and rocketry. Enable students to design, build and test their own rockets. Promote excitement about the fields of aeronautical engineering and physics.

We are very thankful for our corporate sponsors.