Please note that on site school programs are unavailable until further notice. Stay tuned for the launch of our new virtual field trips.
This program allows students to observe how their own energy can be converted into movement. They will also investigate how various forms of energy can be used to power everyday devices. As a hands-on case study, students explore the effect of a dam’s height, and observe how energy from falling water can be converted into the energy to light up an LED bulb.
|Grade 1||Science and Technology –
Understanding Matter and Energy:
Energy in Our Lives
|Elementary Cycle 2||Science and Technology –
Material World: Energy;
Earth and Space: Energy
Please see the following document for more detailed curriculum links:
Before and after your museum visit, consult these activities – specially designed to extend learning in the classroom!
Make name tags to help the museum educator build rapport with students. Students may bring a lunch or purchase one from the museum’s café.
Teachers may preview the museum free of charge at any time, by presenting proof of their teaching status at the admission desk.
Consider familiarizing your group with our site with these tips to help plan your visit or by downloading a PDF document and PowerPoint presentation available below.
$9 per student.
Includes Museum admission.
A minimum fee of $135 will be charged per group.