Try It Truck – Bay Area Discovery Museum

Try It Truck

The Try it Truck is BADM’s engineering lab on wheels! The teal Truck you know and love is back in action and newly reimaginedThis means brand new stations and brand new problem-solving adventures for PreK – 5th graders. Bring our hands-on STEAM programming to your school, camp, or library!  
Students will Think, Make, Try® through ideas and build creative problem-solving skills by exploring hands-on stationsasking questions, designing solutions, iterating on their choices, and experiencing concepts of cause and effect, energy, and structure and function.* 

Availability: Monday – Friday 
Grade Levels: PK – 5th grade 
Timing: PK – TK Sessions are 45 minutes, K – 5th Grade Sessions are 1 hour 
Group Size: 3 sessions of 1-2 classrooms each 
Price (Per Day/Program):
Full Fee: $1,300
Scholarship Fee: $900 

Scholarships are available! Priority for scholarships is given to schools that serve more than 40% of students through free and reduced lunch or child-care subsidies. Application for scholarships is included in the registration. 

Book the Try It Truck

We are working hard to bring your favorite Try It Truck experience back for the 2021-22 School Year. Sign up for our School & Community Emails to receive updates.

Try It Truck Case Study

Read our case study on the development and testing of the Try It Truck. Read full case study.

Try It Truck in Action

What happens when the Try It Truck visits your school? Watch the Try It Truck in action in this short video:

Questions? Want a more customized experience? We’re flexible! Contact us at

Thank You to our Try It Truck Sponsors:
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Broadcom Foundation


Thank You to our Partner, 100Kin10

Provided the foundational funding and support to research, develop, and pilot the Try It Truck.


Gifts made after September 1, 2019.

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