Discovery School Programs

outreach-discoveryStudents discover a whole new dimension of learning when they participate in Amazement Square’s School Programs!  These 30-minute programs complement Virginia’s SOL curriculum and give students from pre-K to middle school the opportunity to see, touch, and explore their way through the wonderful world of hands-on learning!  Each Discovery Program in the museum includes an educational group orientation and museum exploration time.


PROGRAM PreK K 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th
* – Makerspace Program                
Dino Days X X X          
*Habitat Construction X X X          
In the Garden X X X          
Life on the Farm X X X          
Planetarium: Space Explorers X X X          
*Robot or Human? X X X          
Where Animals Live X X X          
*Plant Design Challenge X X X X X      
Native American Cultures     X          
*Native American Structures     X          
Weather Watchers     X          
What’s the Matter, Monster?     X          
Hamburger Economics     X X        
Animal Adaptations       X X X    
*Innovation Adaptation       X X X    
Egyptian Contributions         X      
Greece vs. Rome: A Curator Crisis         X      
Magnificent Mali         X      
Planetarium: Patterns in the Sky         X      
*Roman Aqueducts         X      
Simple Machines         X      
Mad Scientist         X X X  
*Flower Design Challenge           X    
Flower Dissection Lab           X    
Planetarium: Meet the Planets           X    
Fun with Physics           X X X
*It’s Electric!           X X X
Wild Weather           X X X
Mind Over Matter             X X
Newtonian Physics               X
Planetarium: Voyage Through
the Solar System
              X

* – Makerspace Program
               

 


Animal Adaptations

RECOMMENDED:
1st – 4th grades
(Outreach available)

 

dinodays
Dino Days

RECOMMENDED:
PreK – Kindergarten
(Outreach available)

 

fun-with-physics
Fun with Physics

RECOMMENDED:
4th – 5th grades

greece-vs-rome
Greece Vs. Rome: A Curator Crisis

RECOMMENDED:
3rd grade
(Outreach available)

hamburger-economics
Hamburger Economics

RECOMMENDED:
1st – 3rd grades
(Outreach available)

its-electric
It’s Electric!

RECOMMENDED:
4th – 6th grades

life-on-the-farm
Life on the Farm

RECOMMENDED:
PreK – Kindergarten
(Outreach available)

mag-mali
Magnificent Mali

RECOMMENDED:
2nd – 3rd grades


Mind Over Matter

RECOMMENDED:
5th – 6th grades
(Outreach available)  

Native-american-cultures
Native American Cultures

RECOMMENDED:
2nd grade
 


Newtonian Physics

RECOMMENDED:
6th grade

simple-machines
Simple Machines 

RECOMMENDED:
3rd grade

Weather Watchers

RECOMMENDED:
2nd – 3rd grades
 

whats-the-matter
 What’s the Matter, Monster?

RECOMMENDED:
1st – 2nd grades
(Outreach available)


Wild Weather

RECOMMENDED:
4th – 6th grades
(Outreach available)

health
Health: Nutrition, Exercise, and Screen Time

RECOMMENDED:
2nd – 4th grades
This program is free
with museum
exploration!
 

Planetarium: Space Explorers (PreK-1st)
Planetarium: Patterns in the Sky (3rd)
Planetarium: Meet the Planets (4th)
Planetarium: Voyage Through the Solar System (6th)
 
 Discovery Program Fees:

Museum Exploration: $8 per student
One Discovery Program: $12 per student
Two Discovery Programs: $15 per student
Three Discovery Programs: $18 per student

Don’t forget about our Makerspace Programs!
 


To book a program, please fill out our Teacher Inquiry Form ( word doc > ) and email it to education@amazementsquare.org


Many Thanks to Our Amazing Adventure School Program Sponsors!

Corporate Patron
BWX Technologies, Inc. | Centra | Pacific Life

Amazing Corporate Sponsor
Berglund Oak Ridge Toyota | Framatome | Moore & Giles, Inc

Corporate Sponsor
Bank of the James | BB&T | Campbell Insurance | Flippin, Bruce & Porter, Inc | Forest Dental Center | Foster Fuels | Innovative Wireless Technologies, Inc | John Stewart Walker, Inc | N.B. Handy | Pettyjohn, Wood & White, Inc. | Schewels Furniture | Watts Petroleum

Education Program Sponsor
Peery Family Dentistry

Education Program Patron
Robert W. Baird & Co.


Amazing School Programs are complemented by the Amazing Adventures of Scorpy Bug Comic Series.

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