Recommended for First Grade
Have you ever wondered how light travels from one point to another? What makes a shadow? Why does light shine better through some objects than others? Have you ever experienced TOTAL darkness? Students will explore these questions and use their knowledge to engineer a device that uses light to communicate.
This program can be done at the museum and will include Museum free play as a Field Trip or it can be brought to the classroom as an Outreach Program. The Museum can accommodate up to 25 children at at time during a Field Trip. During an Outreach Program, Museum Educators can visit one or multiple classrooms throughout the day. Please visit the Program and Lending Costs page to determine the costs associated with this program.
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.
Program Time: 45-60 minutes, 90 minutes if including Museum free play
Reservations: Please contact the museum to schedule your program.
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