School & Group Catalog

Program: At Your School Format: Assemblies Grade Level: K-12 Topic: Physical, Early Childhood

Explore the unique properties of solids, liquids, gases and plasmas, and observe how materials change from one state of matter to another.

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Program: At Your School Format: Class/Lab Grade Level: K-5 Topic: Earth + Space, Life, Early Childhood

Young marine biologists take an up-close look at whales, examine baleen, and learn about the adaptations, habitat and stewardship of these amazing mammals.

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Program: At Your School Format: Class/Lab Grade Level: PreK-K Topic: Life, Early Childhood

Students discover how insects’ bodies change as they grow and how they survive in a world where they are one of nature’s smallest creatures.

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Program: At Your School Format: Class/Lab Grade Level: 4-12 Topic: Life, Physical

Students will burn calories (literally!) using controlled flames and authentic scientific procedures to measure the energy content of various foods.

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Program: At Your School Format: Class/Lab Grade Level: K-5 Topic: Physical, Early Childhood

Students perform amazing chemical reactions as they measure and mix ingredients and discover substances with strange and surprising properties: polymers.

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Program: At Your School Format: Class/Lab Grade Level: K-5 Topic: Physical, Early Childhood

As they piece together the evidence of a crime scene, students see firsthand how fingerprints, footprints and fibers can help catch a criminal.

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Program: At Your School Format: Class/Lab Grade Level: 2-5 Topic: Life

With the help of scientific tools, students measure sound, learn about decibels and make models of the inner ear.

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Program: At Your School Format: Class/Lab Grade Level: 4-8 Topic: Earth + Space

In this class, students become earthquake experts, studying the tectonic forces that trigger quakes and engineering structures to withstand them.

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Program: At Your School Format: Assemblies Grade Level: K-8 Topic: Physical, Early Childhood

We'll explore the wacky world of electrostatics, learn how renewable technologies like wind turbines and solar cells can power our cities, and witness the awesome power of a high voltage current.

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Program: At Your School Format: Class/Lab Grade Level: 4-8 Topic: Earth + Space, Tech + Engineering

Students explore energy options and draw conclusions about how we can best meet our energy needs.

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Program: At Your School Format: Class/Lab Grade Level: 2-5 Topic: Physical

Students explore the laws of physics while playing with everyday toys.

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Program: At Your School Format: Class/Lab Grade Level: K-3 Topic: Life, Early Childhood

Explore the intriguing world of bats and learn the truth about one of the most misunderstood and beneficial creatures on Earth.

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Program: At Your School Format: Assemblies Grade Level: K-12 Topic: Physical, Early Childhood

Instructor Rhys Thomas of Jugglemania is a former Smithsonian artist-in-residence who takes juggling beyond physics to explore archaeology, chemistry, mathematics, and other sciences.

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Program: At Your School Format: Class/Lab Grade Level: 2-5 Topic: Life

Students explore the skeletal, digestive, nervous, muscular, respiratory and circulatory systems, while learning how to take their own vital signs and keep their body healthy.

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Program: At Your School Format: Class/Lab Grade Level: 4-8 Topic: Life

Get a bird’s-eye view of how hawks, owls and eagles survive in the wild. Includes an owl pellet dissection.

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Program: At Your School Format: Class/Lab Grade Level: 2-8 Topic: Life

Students use hands-on science to extract DNA and real forensic techniques to examine their own unique fingerprints.

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Program: At Your School Format: Class/Lab Grade Level: 4-12 Topic: Tech + Engineering

Students build paper rockets and launch them with a high-powered air compressor, examining the effects of changing variables on their rocket's flight.

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Program: At Your School Format: Class/Lab Grade Level: 2-5 Topic: Tech + Engineering

In this gravity-defying workshop, students are challenged to reduce a falling ball to the slowest speed possible through a maze of obstacles.

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Program: At Your School Format: Class/Lab Grade Level: PreK-1 Topic: Tech + Engineering, Early Childhood

Young engineers will experiment with sinking and floating objects, then use their new knowledge to solve creative challenges.

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Program: At Your School Format: Class/Lab Grade Level: 4-12 Topic: Tech + Engineering

With just a motor, a battery, a marker and a handful of craft supplies, students are challenged to design and build a scribbling robot that can doodle all on its own.

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Program: At Your School Format: Class/Lab Grade Level: 2-5 Topic: Tech + Engineering

After building their own cars, students alter their designs to achieve a series of impressive challenges.

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Program: At Your School Format: Class/Lab Grade Level: 2-8 Topic: Tech + Engineering

Take your students on a wild ride with this workshop that lets them design and test their own marble coaster, complete with loops and jumps.

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Program: At Your School Format: Class/Lab Grade Level: 4-8 Topic: Physical

Students become chemical detectives, investigating "mystery chemicals" and identifying them based on their unique properties, ranging from solubility to flammability.

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Program: At Your School Format: Class/Lab Grade Level: 2-8 Topic: Physical, Tech + Engineering

Students study the nature of electricity by engineering circuits using generators, batteries, bulbs, motors and more.

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Program: At Your School Format: Class/Lab Grade Level: K-3 Topic: Physical, Early Childhood

In this introduction to basic chemistry, young students study mixtures and chemical reactions involving changes in color, temperature and states of matter.

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