Scientists In Action

Connecting Students with Scientists - FREE (Recommended Grades 4- 12)

Want to take your students on an amazing field trip without the buses, permissions slips, and extensive planning? Scientists in Action connects students directly with scientists during a live, interactive broadcast from field sites or behind-the-scenes research labs. During these free, 45-minute Q&A sessions, scientists share new discoveries, demystify the scientific process, answer student questions, and open a window into science careers. 
Grades: recommended for grades 4-12, but all ages welcome  

Price: Scientists in Action is FREE each month. 

Program Length: 45-minutes 


Program List for the 2024-2025 school year coming soon!!

What to Expect

During this free Q&A program, multiple classrooms from across the continent connect at once in webinar format. A select number of classrooms will be invited to ask questions as on-camera panelists. All other classrooms will be able to ask questions via an open chat and participate in interactive polls. Student questions drive a majority of the program content.  

Equipment Requirements 
Any computer or smart device connected to the internet. The Museum will provide the link upon registration and instructions to use the free Zoom Video Conferencing Software. A webcam with microphone access is mandatory for on-camera classrooms. A projector and external speakers are recommended for your classroom setup.1:1 classrooms, all-remote, and hybrid groups are also welcome to participate. 

Connecting with us soon or have questions? 

  • Learn more about technology and logistics for these classes here 
  • Related program materials will be emailed to participants in advance of the program date. 
  • Email us at [email protected] 

See Past Programs

Miss a recent program or want to rewatch? Curious about what topics we’ve covered in the past? View past Scientists in Actions on our YouTube channel (2020 to present) or in our archive (before 2020).

See the Archive
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