School and Community Programs

Engage and inspire your young learners with our award-winning, hands-on STEM programs for children ages 3-10. We offer three types of school and community programs:

  • Discover-It-Yourself Visits (Preschool – 3rd Grade)
  • STEM Workshops (Preschool – 3rd Grade)
  • Try It Truck Programs (Kindergarten – 5th Grade)

All programs are standards aligned with Next Generation Science Standards and Common Core State Standards.

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2018-19 Programs

Download our brochure to view 2018-2019 offerings for school visits and field trips.


Discover-It-Yourself Visits

Discover-It-Yourself field trips are self-guided visits to the museum, perfect for preschools and early elementary classrooms.


STEM Workshops

Designed for Pre-K to third grade students, STEM Workshops provide a playful, hands-on, multisensory exploration of STEM content at the museum or in the classroom.


Try It Truck

An engineering lab-on-wheels that travels directly to schools, libraries, and community organizations to provide hands-on early engineering experiences to children in kindergarten through fifth grade.


Registration Information

Learn more about our school visit policies.

Thank you to the following funders for their support of our School and Community Partnership Programs and Scholarships.

Bernard Osher Foundation, Capital Group Companies Charitable Foundation, Matthews Asia, and Panta Rhea Foundation

Gifts made after September 1, 2017.