At Your School

The Denver Museum of Nature & Science is collaborating with teachers and students to bring new S.T.E.A.M. activities to you! Transform your classroom to a wonderland of discovery by ordering a fully guided activity box or by bringing our magnificent Museum educators to you. These hands-on experiences, Facilitated by Us and Delivered to You, are complete with all the tools you need to fuel your students’ passion and curiosity for nature and science and challenge them to imagine possibilities, experiment, build, and solve mysteries together.

 

Booking for the 2017/2018 school year is now available:

 

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Reservations are currently available through August 31, 2018. To schedule a program after August 31, 2018 please check back on Monday, August 13, 2018 when our new reservation system opens, or call 303-370-6453 now to be put on our waitlist. 

Facilitated by Us

Let the Denver Museum of Nature & Science come to you! Our magnificent Museum educators will transform your classroom and take your adventurers on an unforgettable journey. This 45-minute program will fuel your students’ passion and curiosity for nature and science—challenging them to experiment, play, and solve mysteries together. We will bring everything necessary to make this a meaningful and memorable educational experience. These facilitated programs tie to grade-level standards, with an emphasis on the Next Generation Science and Engineering Practices.

 

Each 45-minute session accommodates up to 30 students. $270 for the first 3 sessions, $90 for each additional session on the same day. Scholarships available.

 

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Mission to Mars, Grade 3–6 

Blast off on a journey of discovery and make room for a space station orbiting Mars, transporting your classroom of young astronauts. This transformation will challenge your group to use teamwork, critical thinking, and creativity to solve problems and design the future of space travel. Your Mars mission takes science to a new stratosphere! Junior astronauts will be left feeling inspired by human ingenuity and the universe around them.

 

Preview the program here: https://youtu.be/EiU7WqHy9Xw

 

Wild Senses, 4 Yr Olds - 2nd Grade  

We will transform your room into a natural wonderland ready to be explored. Young learners take on animal behaviors to experience the natural world around them, as animals would. Kids smell out their food like a squirrel, hunt in the dark like a raccoon, and use infrared detection to see prey like a snake. An adventurous Museum educator will guide your explorers as they discover adaptation and senses firsthand through animals’ wild senses. This program will amaze and delight your animals—er, kids—with pretend play and fun, educational activities.

 

Preview the program here: https://youtu.be/J8Bew7y2GkY

 

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Invisible Forces: A Physics Challenge, Grade 4–8 grade  

Race against the clock and use the invisible forces all around us to uncover mysterious codes and secrets. Your classroom will become a physics laboratory, where students will build, experiment, complete hands-on challenges, and reveal the physics behind sound waves, air pressure, and electricity. Let the adventure begin!

 

Preview the program here: https://youtu.be/1BiSYaS3Aw4

 

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Delivered to You

From the Denver Museum of Nature & Science right to your doorstep! We’re delivering extraordinary experiences when you and your kids want them. We’ve got everything covered—we will deliver an activity box filled with imaginative, hands-on activities, complete with all the tools you’ll need. It’s simple: Just choose the theme, arrival date, and number of learners, and voilà! A fully curated experience is yours to discover. These delivered experiences tie to grade-level standards, with an emphasis on the Next Generation Science and Engineering Practices. 

 

You can teach this program in 45 minutes for up to 30 students per session, and you are encouraged to share with multiple classrooms. $180 for unlimited sessions for the three days. Scholarships available. Activity boxes will arrive on a Monday and be picked up no later than 2 p.m. on Friday.

 

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Powered By Nature, Grades 4–8  

Harness the power of Colorado’s natural resources in this hands-on game of geographic discovery and real-world ingenuity. Teams will be challenged to power cities across Colorado while balancing energy needs with environmental impacts and cost. Colorado’s future is in the hands of your students!

 

Preview the program here: https://youtu.be/tJ4seJe6qNA

Flight

Built to Fly, Grade 2–5

Discover the marvels of natural engineering! Explore the secrets of nature’s best fliers as your students build gliders and experiment with wing structures inspired by insects, birds, and bats. Imaginations will soar as your students learn about flight through this hands-on design challenge. A maximum of 105 students can be accommodated over three days. 

 

Preview the program here: https://youtu.be/AgzysbczNjU

Lost Worlds

Lost Worlds of Colorado, Grades 2–5

From tropical rainforests to saltwater shores—surprise, discovery, and creativity await! Dig into Colorado’s past using the scientific process as paleontologists and geologists do. Analyze evidence and iconic discoveries, and create simulations of Colorado’s lost worlds where dinosaurs once roamed.

 

Preview the program here: https://youtu.be/qnpXjXc1QiU

 

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Not finding what you're looking for? Try our Distance Learning program: Virtual Science Academy. To reach a qualified outreach booking specialist by phone, dial 303.370.6453.

 

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