My Body and Me (Grades K-8)
Students will learn about the different body systems and how to take care of them. Hands-on activities include a life-sized intestine, X-Ray photos, listening to body sounds using a stethoscope, and an anatomy puzzle.
Our Microscopic World (Grades 3-8)
Various types of microscopes provide students with a close-up view of several microscopic organisms and their importance in our world.
You are what you eat (Grades K-8)
Students will learn about the digestive system with a 26-foot long intestine! The food and Exercise Pyramid, vitamins and minerals, and fat and sugar content in foods will be discussed. Students will make their own choices with artificial foods.
Chemistry, It’s Elemental (Grades 3-8)
Through hands-on modeling techniques, students will learn about matter, atoms, elements, mixtures, and compounds.
Electricity (Grades 3-8)
Students will learn about static and direct current electricity. Hands-on activities include making simple circuits, series and parallel circuits, and learning what substances are insulators and conductors.
Light (Grades 3-8)
Students will explore reflections, shadows, how light travels, and will observe a demonstration of a laser.
Magentism (Grades K-5)
This class gives students hands-on experience with magnets to learn about attraction and repulsion, magnetic versus non-magnetic materials, and how magnets are used in everyday life.
Sound (Grades 3-8)
Students will learn about vibration, pitch, volume, and how sound waves travel through hands-on activities.
Forces and Motion (Grades 3-8)
Hands-on activities make Newton’s Three Laws of Motion come to life! Students will learn about different forms of energy, friction, balance, and their application to everyday life.
Simple Machines (Grades 3-8)
This presentation provides hands-on experimentation with inclined planes, levers, wheels, springs, and compound machines.
Fun With Fossils (Grades 3-8)
Students will learn about fossils and historical geology, identify fossils in limestone hand specimens, and make a fossil mold. In addition to these activities, the 2-hour program includes wet sifting of fossil-laden clay from a local site.
Geology Rocks (Grades 3-8)
Students will learn about the layers of the earth, their composition, depth, temperatures, and their relation to minerals. Activities include testing 9 kinds of minerals and observing 15 kinds of rocks
Butterfly Bonanza (Grades K-8)
Students will learn about butterfly anatomy, life cycle, habitats, and monarch migration. During spring, summer, and early fall, students may go outside to catch butterflies and other insects.
Insects: Friend or Foe (Grades K-5)
This program features an introduction to the common order of insects, their physical characteristics, and incredible adaptability. Field activities involve collecting insects for identification and observation.
Skins and Skulls (Grades 3-8)
Students will learn about what animals eat by examining skulls, they will determine if the animal is an herbivore, omnivore, or carnivore. Mounted local wild animals are available for observation. Food webs, how animals move around, and how they protect themselves will be discussed.
Spaced Out (Grades 3-8)
Students will discover how the earth, sun, and moon cause day and night, years, tides, and eclipses. They will be astonished by the relative sizes and distances of our planets!
What Weather (Grades 3-8)
Students will study cloud types, temperature, air pressure, wind speed, and direction, rainfall, humidity, and the meaning of highs, lows, and fronts. The two-hour program includes hurricane tracking.