We have Next Generation Science Standards covered! Try out all new STEM Labs to tackle engineering, math and physics standards in a fun and engaging atmosphere. Click a link below for more info.
Science Alive Demonstrations
Kindergarten – 8th Grade | Groups larger than 80 students
Schoology Code: GZJ8M-QN3WZ
Cracking Newton’s Laws – Experience Newton’s three laws of motion in this exciting live science demonstration! Select student volunteers will get the chance to assist with cool science experiments, and everyone gets in on the fun of learning science concepts in an engaging new way.
Kindergarten – 12th Grade | Included Exhibit Tour and Hands-on Project – Schoology Code: VHC94-8WNV8
Check out the Juliet Art Museum for a brand new interactive experience!
Are you worried you don’t know art jargon? Afraid your students might break something? Toss those concerns aside and join us in the Juliet for lively discussion and hands-on interaction!
In all new Art Labs, students will practice observation and critical thinking skills to view and discuss works on exhibit and participate in a hands-on project that brings art processes to life! Check out ways to customize your art experience with these engaging topics:
Origami I Grades 1st- 8th I Available through November
Visit the immersive Haneul installation by local artist, Christybomb, and be inspired to test your paper folding skills.
Paper Still Life I Grades 1st-5th I Available November – March
Explore still life paintings by former Charleston resident and artist, Anne Shreve, and create your own still life piece inspired by her flower vase paintings.
Tool Prints I Grades K-5th I Available March – May
Tools become a work of art in ReTooled: Highlights from the Hechinger Collection. Check out the literal use of tools to create works of art, then use tools and cyanotype paper to create your own tool print.
Tiny Tale Adventures | Pre-K and Kindergarten (Listen to a story and try a hands-on activity)
- STEM Story Time
- Book: If I Built a House by Chris Vandusen
- Activity: Planko Structures
- Animal Homes
- Book: Where Do Animals Live by Alejandro Algarra
- Activity: Animal Habitat Game or Live Critter Meet and Greet
City Builders | 1st and 2nd Grade
- Program a robot to navigate the streets
- Put measurement, map making and problem solving skills into action
My Town Career Exploration | 1-3rd Grade
- Explore two different careers in My Town
- Learn and follow the laws of My Town
- Earn a paycheck to cash at the My Town Bank
- Discover what it takes to contribute to a job and a community
Robot Navigator | 3-5th Grade
Construct a basic VEX IQ robot and utilize mathematical concepts to navigate a maze
- 3rd Grade: Unit Square and Area
- 4th Grade: Angle Measurement and Perimeter
- 5th Grade: Coordinate Systems
Rocket Engineering | 3-6th Grade
- Consider Newton’s Laws of Motion to construct and launch a rocket
- Measure flight distance and graph results
- Analyze design to improve flight distance and accuracy
Science of Sound | 6-10th Grade
- Take a scientific look at sound and music exhibits in Maier Foundation Music Studio
- Discover the science behind how soundwaves travel and how soundwaves relate to music