Please note that on site school programs are unavailable until further notice. Stay tuned for the launch of our new virtual field trips.
What makes things move? What makes them stop moving? In this program, students will investigate a variety of forces—and put them to work—as they determine the best way to make cars race down a track. They will also observe digital graphing tools in use to measure the amount of force required to overcome friction on different surfaces.
|Grade 3||Science and Technology – Understanding Matter and Energy:
Forces Causing Movement
|Elementary Cycle 2||Science and Technology – Material World:
Forces and Motion
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.