The Museum offers a range of ECE professional development programs designed to strengthen your science expertise and help you better integrate hands-on science activities throughout your classroom. These face-to-face programs feature special access to Museum resources.
Generous support of the Museum’s Teacher Programs Department provided by AJL Charitable Foundation, BBVA Compass, SCFD, and Xcel Energy.
PreK–1st grade teachers
July 25-26, 2016
Join us for a fun, two-day workshop designed to further develop your confidence in bringing authentic science experiences to your early childhood classroom.
For practicing PreK to grade 1 teachers
Saturday, August 6, 2016
Explore outdoor and classroom investigations that focus on changes we can observe.
For practicing Pre-K to grade 1 teachers
Saturday, September 10, 2016
Make physical science fun and engaging for children through exploration and investigations of how forces work and playful building design.
For practicing Pre-K to grade 1 teachers.
Saturday, October 15, 2016
What are an animal's basic needs? Who hibernates and who migrates when winter arrives? Learn this and more!
Saturday, November 12, 2016
Come and explore space through the accessible lens of shapes, light and gravity.
Saturday, December 3, 2016
Explore the changing states of matter with a focus on water and see how these concepts relate to observable weather patterns.
Saturday, February 11, 2017
Children are curious about rocks, so where do you begin the conversation and how do you answer all their questions?
Saturday, March 11, 2017
Insects may be little, but their colors and patterns are anything but! Explore how insects use color to hide, surprise and attract.
Saturday, April 8, 2017
The earth beneath our feet holds an amazing amount of information about our natural world!