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For Educators

Learn more about the virtual and in-person experiences the Children's Science Center has to offer. Click to learn more, see pictures of past events and learn what to expect when you work with the Children's Science Center.

Virtual Field Trips

Field Trips are designed for Pre-K to 6th grade levels in school classes, day schools, homeschool groups, learning pods, summer schools and other educational organizations that want a structured itinerary. Field trips are scheduled between 10:00 am and 2:00 pm weekdays and provide a  LIVE, interactive and fun STEM focused program designed around engineering and critical thinking concepts. We come to your classroom virtually so that your students can be in one room together or at their individual locations.

Virtual Animal Encounters

Engage your students virtually with a close-up look at some of our animal ambassadors. This program is now offered online and available at your convenience.

  • 45 minute close-up and personal virtual experience with two STEM educators and two animal ambassadors

  • Learn about reptiles, amphibians, or insects

  • Timing accommodations available

  • Schedule your animal encounter field trip today by emailing us

Science on Screen, LIVE

The Children's Science Center VIRTUAL science show will provide 45 minutes of interactive science demonstrations and experiments and a whole lot of energy and fun, over the screen!

  • Available Monday through Friday

  • Fun, colorful, and exciting chemistry demonstrations

  • Timing accomodations to fit your class schedule

Science on the Go

Science on the Go is the Children’s Science Center’s school assembly program provided to schools and community organizations in two formats -- virtual or in-person. This 45-minute program is designed for elementary school aged children and is an interactive, engaging and fun experience for everyone!

Family Science Night

Family Science Nights, whether virtual or in-person, allow the whole family to engage in fun, discovery, and learning about science. The 2021-22 Family Science Night format is under discussion and information and the application announcement will be posted on our website and featured in a future edition of the Educator Newsletter. If you have any questions, please email us.

Virtual Latina SciGirls

Latina SciGirls is an 8-week series of STEM-focused classes offered specifically for Latina girls in grades 3-6 through a partnership with local Title I elementary schools. Programming made possible by PBS SciGirls©.