Science Class Field Trips

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Add a science class to your field trip! Classes are 30 minutes long, are held during your two-hour self-guided field trip, and are facilitated by Museum Education staff. Choose one topic from our most popular topics shown below. To schedule a science class, please contact the Museum Front Desk, (303) 604-2424.

 

 

Science Class Field Trip Costs & Policies:

Science Class Field Trip Costs:

Number of Students Basic Field Trip With Class Scholarship Field Trip With Class
10-25 $9.50 per child $6.50 per child
26-40 $9.00 per child $5.50 per child
  • Science classes are scheduled as part of a field trip.
  • Field trips are available between 10:00am to 4:00pm on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday.
  • Two weeks advance reservations required.
  • WOW! requires 1 adult supervisor for every 8 children.  Adults are required to actively supervise all children in your field group during your Museum visit. Adults are admitted for free.
  • Children with WOW! Memberships are admitted for only $3.00 per child. Children with WOW! Scholarship Memberships are admitted for only $2.50 per child.
  • Scholarships may be available depending on your group’s needs.
  • WOW! Children’s Museum accepts cash, check, VISA, MasterCard and Discover.

Class Topics:

Romping Stomping Dinosaurs

Life Science, Mathematics, age 3 years old to 1st grade

Learn about different types of dinosaurs and the characteristics that make each one special. See and touch fossils; compare them to each other and to modern animals. Practice math skills by comparing the sizes of dinosaur and human tracks. Make a dinosaur of your own to take home. This complements our Investigating Dinosaurs exhibit.

Everyone Counts

Mathematics, age 3 years old to 1st grade

Play games and make crafts that explore math concepts such as counting and numerals, shapes and patterns, sequences, comparison, and measurement. This class complements our Bank of WOW! exhibit and was also inspired by Go Figure!, an interactive exhibit created by Minnesota Children’s Museum.

Magical Magnets

Physical Science, age 3 years old to 3rd grade

Investigate the magical push and pull of magnetism in this station-based class that complements our Magnet exhibit. WOW! is grateful for support from LEAP into Science, a science and literacy program developed by The Franklin Institute and the Free Library of Philadelphia with support from the National Science Foundation.

Balance and Motion

Physical Science, age 3 years old to 3rd grade

Explore the world of things that spin, roll, balance, and move. Activities complement and extend the topics covered in the FOSS Balance and Motion Unit.

Young Inventors
Engineering, grades K-3
Calling all problem solvers! Be an inventor as you observe, research, design, build, and test your own creation to take home. WOW! is grateful for support from LEAP into Science, a science and literacy program developed by The Franklin Institute and the Free Library of Philadelphia with support from the National Science Foundation.

Slime and Ooze

Physical Science, grades K-3

Identify the characteristics of solids and liquids. Make your own slime to keep, and use it to explain the differences between a liquid and a solid. Activities complement and extend the topics covered in the FOSS Solids and Liquids Unit.

Blowing in the Wind

Physical Science, Earth Systems Science, grades K-3

Explore the properties of air flow and air pressure. Create art that catches air, test it in our Blowing in the Wind exhibit, then take it home with you. WOW! is grateful for support from LEAP into Science, a science and literacy program developed by The Franklin Institute and the Free Library of Philadelphia with support from the National Science Foundation.

Light & Shadow

Physical Science, grades K-3

Explore light, shadows, and mirrors. Make a reflective craft and Sun jewelry to test and take home. This complements our Light & Shadow exhibit.

 

Get In Touch

Address:
110 N. Harrison Ave
Lafayette, CO 80026

Phone:
(303) 604-2424

Museum Hours:
Tuesday-Friday: 9am-5pm
Tuesday & Wednesday: Toddler Hour 9am-10am
Saturday: 10am-6pm
Sunday: 12pm-4pm
Monday: Closed


WOW! is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization

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Events on May 23, 2015

Memorial Day Craft

10:00 am

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