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Field Trip Adventures

If a fully planned and guided day sounds like a dream come true, let our Field Trip Adventures do the work by maximizing your fun with activities designed to align with Colorado Academic Standards.  Choose from one of the preplanned, 3.5 hour experiences, and we will provide you with a detailed itinerary. Offered Monday-Friday, September-May.

A Field Trip Adventure includes a facilitated program, exhibit exploration, and lunch break. Details regarding times and locations can be found in a customized itinerary included in your confirmation email.

The Bear Necessities

In this studio program, facilitated by a professional Museum educator, your students are immersed in a Colorado habitat as they become black bears and search for food, water, and shelter. 

Dinosaur Detective

Become a paleontologist in this studio program! Facilitated by a professional Museum educator, your uncover clues from the past in order to imagine what it was like when Colorado’s state dinosaur, Stegosaurus, roamed the land.

Unearth Colorado

Dig up Colorado’s prehistoric past! Use real prehistoric evidence found in fossil analysis to become a junior paleontologist.

Amazing Animal Adaptation

In this fun, interactive adventure, your students will use a keepsake trading card game to explore how animals use specialized senses and parts of their body to adapt to their environment.

Heart Lab

Explore the human body and the parts and function of the circulatory system using hands-on investigations and small-group dissections of real sheep hearts. 

Lung Lab

Explore the human body and the parts and function of the respiratory system using hands-on investigations and small-group dissections of real sheep lungs.

Mystery at the Museum

Become a Museum sleuth with teammates as you solve the mystery of the poisoned scientist!

Unraveling Mummies: Modern Technology, Dissection, and Ancient Egypt

Modern technology allows us to view and study mummies like we never before. Using CT scans and dissections of a real sheep heart, students dig into the culture, anatomy, beliefs, and mummification and burial practices exercised by ancient Egyptians.