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EXPLORER PLUS FIELD TRIP

CURRICULUM-BASED ACTIVITY AND SELF-GUIDED TOUR THROUGH THE MUSEUM FOR SCHOOLS

 

Who it’s made for:

  • Elementary School students

 

Price:

$5 per student

 

request explorer plus field trip

 

Description:

  • 15-student minimum required in attendance or payment for Explorer Plus ($75)
  • 1 free adult for every 4 students (includes teachers)
  • Extra adults will be charged $6 and must arrive with the group and be paid for in one transaction.
  • Includes a 25-minute facilitated activity based on SEEd standard for each grade level:
    • KindergartenSurvival Students will discover what it takes for a Monarch Butterfly to survive.

    • 1st GradeLike Your Parents Students will discover how insects are different as they change into parents.

    • 2nd GradeHabitats Students will observe the differences in habits.

    • 3rd GradeLife Cycles Students will observe the changes of the life cycle of insects.

    • 4th GradeWhy Insects Can Survive? Students will discover the internal and external structures of insects that help them to survive.

    • 5th GradeDecomposers Students will discover how decomposers return matter to the environment.

    • 6th GradeStability of the Ecosystem Students will discover how the stability of the ecosystem can be affected even by a Monarch Butterfly.

  • 2-hour, self-guided admission. 3-hour self-guided admission is included for Explorer Plus Field Trips with more than 4 classes.
  • Not available between June and August
  • FIELD TRIP REQUEST MUST BE SUBMITTED 30 DAYS IN ADVANCE

DISCOVERY FIELD TRIP

A SELF-GUIDED FIELD TRIP FOR OTHER EDUCATIONAL GROUPS

 

Who it’s made for:

  • Preschool students
  • Home School/Online Schools students
  • Clubs, After School, Post-High School Programs, etc.

 

Price:

$6 per student and adult

 

REQUEST DISCOVERY FIELD TRIP

 

Description:

  • One teacher/coordinator admitted for free at all venues
  • 5-student minimum to qualify for a Discovery field trip rate
  • Pre-K, K-6: 1:4 ratio chaperone required for safety and supervision
  • Middle School and High School: 1:10 ratio chaperone is required for safety and supervision
  • You may bring more than the 1:4 ratio for the same rate
  • 2-hour self-guided admission to one venue
  • Anyone coming on a membership needs to check in separately and not be included in the number of students/adults on the request form
  • FIELD TRIP REQUEST MUST BE SUBMITTED 30 DAYS IN ADVANCE

UNIVERSITY DISCOVERY FIELD TRIP

A SELF-GUIDED FIELD TRIP FOR OTHER EDUCATIONAL GROUPS

 

Who it’s made for:

  • College/University students

 

Price:

$6 per student and adult

 

request discover field trip

 

Description:

  • One teacher/coordinator admitted free at all venues
  • 2-hours self-guided admission (includes lunch time)
  • FIELD TRIP REQUEST MUST BE SUBMITTED 30 DAYS IN ADVANCE