During your Museum Exploration Field Trip participate in a facilitated activity in our private Workshop room that utilizes dramatic play and creative movement, and introduces students to people and places around the world. Each workshop is designed to meet Utah’s Core Curriculum. Download our brochure or see descriptions below.
Capacity: 15-120 students
Time: 30 minutes (included in your 2 hour visit)
Story Time (PreK)
Perfect for preschoolers! Listen to a short story and participate in an exciting hands-on activity.
Rhythms of the World (K – 2)
Experiment, explore, and excite with music from around the world! This workshop will exercise creative thinking and problem solving skills while developing a multicultural awareness and a sense of community through dramatic play. Two options:
Ghana (Grades K-2)- Learn about Ghana while singing a song in Akan, one of the many languages spoken in Ghana.
Caribbean (Grades 3-5)- Sharpen teamwork skills by learning a Caribbean work song, and writing your own verses .
Note: This arts-related workshop is unavailable for iSEE science funded field trips.
Plant Cycle Yoga (K-2)
Root down, sprout up, grow tall, and discover the life cycle of your favorite plant in this fun workshop that guaranteed get your wiggles out with gross motor moments that imitate the journey from seed to plant.
Rockin’ Rollercoaster (3 – 4)
Is it the length, height, or speed that causes you to have fun on a rollercoaster? Explore gravity and motion by conducting experiments with physical science.
Critter Scene Investigation (5 – 6)
Solve a mystery! Learn about animal adaptations, discover evidence, and develop a hypothesis with hands-on tools and materials.
The Essential Role of Bees (K-5)
Discovery Gateway’s Utah Family Farm activity will help your students understand the vital role bees play in the production of hundreds of specialty crops grown on more than 15,000 farms in Utah. (This workshop requires a pre- and post-activity the instructor does in-class.)
Reaction Time (Grade 5)
The Reaction Time workshop covers Standard I of the fifth-grad science core-matter, physical changes, and chemical reactions while providing students with an exciting hands-on lab experience.
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