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Virtual Classes

Grades 1 - 8

Experience, explore, and engage with the Museum without leaving your classroom through interactive distance learning. Enjoy some of the Museum's health classes right in your classroom, taught by professional Museum educators.

These programs encourage in-depth, two-way communication where asking questions, finding answers, and engaging every sense brings the important role of science to light. Exciting video conferences allow students to interact with experts during real-time learning sessions and see unique Museum collections.

QUESTIONS? Please send an e-mail to distance.learning@dmns.org


Generous Support of the Museum’s Distance Learning Program provided by Ameriprise Financial Inc.

  • Virtual Art Station: Titan Grade 1-8

    Merging Space Science and Scientific Illustration. Students and teachers will learn how to capture their own Titan investigations using scientifically accurate illustrations.

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  • Virtual Heart Grade 3-5

    2013 Colorado Program of the Year Award!
    Participate in activities and make observations to learn how the circulatory system works. Examine heart anatomy as you observe a sheep heart dissection.

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  • Virtual Heart Grade 6-8

    2013 Colorado Program of the Year Award!
    Explore heart anatomy as you observe a sheep heart dissection which takes a close look at concepts behind how our heart works and the many parts of the circulatory system working together to do a job in the body.

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  • Virtual Lung Grade 3-5

    Participate in activities and make observations to learn how the respiratory system works. Explore lung anatomy as you observe a sheep lung dissection.

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  • Virtual Lung Grade 6-8

    Participate in activities and make observations to learn how the lungs of the respiratory system work. Observe a sheep lung dissection which takes a close look at the gas exchange in our lungs.

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  • Virtual New Me: Puberty Grade 5-6

    Explore puberty during a sensitive, respectful, coed discussion led by a professional educator. Discuss the physical and emotional changes of growing and changing.

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  • Virtual You’ve Got Guts Grade 3-5

    From saliva to bile and rugae to villi, explore the unusual and sometimes gross parts of your digestive system, a.k.a. your guts. Culminate your study as you observe the dissection of a frog digestive system.

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  • Virtual You’ve Got Guts Grade 6-8

    How do your guts work?  Explore the cells and organs of our digestive system, a.k.a. your guts, from saliva to bile and rugae to villi.

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