Try It Truck - Bay Area Discovery Museum

Try It Truck

The Try It Truck is BADM’s engineering-lab-on-wheels, and an exciting way to share our engaging STEM programming. Bring the Try It Truck to your school, library, or community organization to provide hands-on early engineering experiences to young learners. Try It Truck programming engages children in grades kindergarten through fifth grade with the engineering design process, introduces them to high- and low-tech tools, and encourages them to take risks and try new ideas.

Registration for 2018-2019 programs is now open!

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Engineering Extravaganza

Young engineers explore a series of hands-on stations featuring engineering challenges and a variety of tools, from hand tools (such as hammers and pliers) to high-tech tools (such as a laser cutter and 3-D printer). Through individual and collaborative activities both on and off the Try It Truck, students learn about the engineering design process as they creatively solve problems using math and science.

Availability: Monday – Friday

Grade Levels: Kindergarten – 5th grade

Timing: Sessions are 75 minutes in length

Group Size: Each session can accommodate 2-3 classrooms

Price:
2 sessions (4-6 classrooms)         $1,150
3 sessions (7-9 classrooms)         $1,350
Scholarships are available for all programs.

Additional mileage fee will apply to programs more than 40 miles away from the museum.

Fall and Spring:
Different engineering challenges will be offered in the fall and spring, and all stations are aligned to Engineering and Physical Science NGSS Standards.

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