These STEM-focused materials are available to be used in your school or classroom. These materials and accompanying investigations are designed to enhance science, technology, engineering, and math experiences for your students.
Eat, Play, Grow
Explore creating nutritious meals, play a “Myplate” game, and investigate how our bodies work and move. Recommended for ages 3-5.
Engineering and Design
Explore engineering concepts using LEGO kits and the Imagination Playground’s small blue blocks. The kit gives children the opportunity to explore simple machines, balance, as well as design and build. Recommended for ages 4-7.
Light and Shadow
Explore light and shadow through investigations using flashlights, shadow puppets, and a light table. Recommended for ages 4-7.
Force and Motion
Explore forces (push, pull, and friction) by designing a solution to a challenge, conduct investigations to test ideas, and learn how things move using ramps, balls, and cars. Recommended for ages 4-7.
All programs provide hands-on STEM opportunities and meet the Next Generation Science Standards. Pre-visit and post-visit lessons and materials will be provided to incorporate the experience into your curricula.
Costs: Each kit is $50 per week. An addition deposit of $50 will be charged in case of missing or damaged pieces, the deposit is refundable in the case that all materials and returned in the condition they were in prior to lending. Please visit the Program and Lending Costs page for additional pricing and material options.
Reservations: Please contact the museum to schedule a kit pick-up and drop-off.
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