Virtual Science Academy

Grades 1 - 8 

Take your students on a scientific adventure right in your own classroom. Virtual Science Academy offers award-winning, two-way interactive experiences that bring the best of the Museum directly to you. No lesson plan? No problem! Your students will put their minds, curiosities, and imaginations to work as they engage live with Museum educators. 

It’s easy to bring the Virtual Science Academy to your classroom. Simply connect with us using a computer with a webcam and the internet. The programs are offered both nationally and internationally. 1:1 classrooms, all-remote and hybrid groups are welcome to participate. 
 

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  • Download Virtual Science Academy materials here. 
  • See how to prepare for your day here 
  • Learn more about technology and logistics here. 

Questions about your program? Email us at [email protected]. 

Virtual Heart

Grades 3 - 8

Virtual Science Academy

Available for bookings now!

Get your students' pulse going with this live dissection experience. Your class will participate in interactive experiments and discussion, as well as guide the dissection of a real sheep heart.

Virtual Lung

Grades 3 - 8

Virtual Science Academy

Available for bookings now!

Take your classes' breath away as they get to peer inside the respiratory system. Explore lung anatomy while observing a sheep lung dissection and participate in activities, then make observations to learn how the respiratory system works.

Virtual Art Station: Titan

Grades 1 - 8

Virtual Science Academy

Available for bookings now!

Blast off to new discoveries with this live program that merges space science and scientific illustration! Titan is Saturn's largest moon and one of the most fascinating places in our solar system. Students and teachers will learn how to capture their own Titan investigations using scientifically accurate illustrations, just as other great scientists have done throughout history. 

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Virtual New Me

Grades 5 - 6

Virtual Science Academy

Available for bookings now!

Explore the physical, emotional and chemical changes to the human body during a sensitive, respectful, co-ed discussion led by a professional educator. Ask honest questions and get honest answers. This class is now only offered as a Distance Learning course.

Virtual You've Got Guts

Grades 3 - 8

Virtual Science Academy

This experience will return in 2022! Sign up for our mailing list to stay up to date on our offerings.

Are your students hungry for new learning? Explore the cells and organs of our digestive system, a.k.a. your guts, from saliva to bile and rugae to villi. Learn how your guts work with other body systems to break down food to be used as building materials and to provide a raw energy source for all living cells in the body.

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Virtual Sculpt-a-saurus

Grades 2 - 5

Virtual Science Academy

This experience will return in 2022! Sign up for our mailing list to stay up to date on our offerings.

Science and art collide to bring the past to life! Your students will take a journey of discovery and creation as they use real fossil evidence to sculpt their very own dinosaurs. This fun class blends live virtual instruction from a Museum educator with mixed digital media, kinesthetic activities, and two-way interactivity. Students piece together clues that teach them about dinosaurs and show them how scientists and artists work together to understand the deep past. Sculpt-a-saurus introduces learners to scientific methodology as well as paleontology, fossilization, erosion, adaptation, and climate.

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