Science Exploration Classes

 

Get the most out of your in person field trip experience with a Science Exploration Class designed just for students! Classes are available by grade level and provide a hands-on, interactive experience for students to put science to the test. Science Exploration Classes vary from 30 minutes to an hour and cost an additional $3-6/person (includes students, teachers, and adult chaperones). Mark your interest on your fieldtrip request form and our reservation department will work with you to personalize your visit.

Schedule subject to change due to state and local COVID restrictions and INFINITY Science Center operating calendar.

Science Exploration Classes - In Person

Living and Working in Space

Grades K-12

Have your students ever wondered what it would be like to live and work in space? They will learn what it takes to live and work in space through this 30 minute interactive demonstration presentation with our INFINITY presenter. This presentation covers everything from eating and sleeping to the special equipment that astronauts need to work in space. Class content is based on age group. Presentations are offered for booking at 9:30, 10:30 and 11:30 Thursday & Friday in our Xspherience Theater at a cost of $3 per student. Minimum number for booking 15 students. Maximum number for booking 45.

 

On a Microscopic Scale: The Micro World

Grades 6-12

The Micro World Investigative Lab is a hands-on science education lab where students are encouraged to discover nature on a microscopic scale. Students will explore biodiversity and learn classification techniques. This lab brings the unseen world of microbiology to life while emphasizing the importance of microbiology to scientific discovery. This class is limited to 15 participants. 1-hour lab. ($3) This class is available at 9:30, 10:45, & 1:00 Thursday - Friday.

 

Heart Dissection and Circulatory System

Grades 6-12

This lab provides an excellent overview of the circulatory system with an emphasis on the heart, the specialized pump of the system.  Students will participate in a sheep heart dissection, and learn about common diseases and defects of the circulatory system.  This class is limited to 15 participants.  ($3)

 

Grass Frog Dissection

Grades 7-12

This one-hour dissection lab will focus on the basic anatomy of a frog - introduction to vertebrate anatomy. Students will work in groups of two. Emphasis will be on anatomy and physiology, levels of organizations, systems, taxonomy and adaptations. Students will also engage in a histology discussion and microscopic viewing of those tissues. This class is limited to 15 participants and is available at 9:30, 10:45, and 1:00.  Cost $3 per participant.*

Science Exploration Classes - virtual

Bring INFINTY Science Center to your classroom for an added educational experience for your students. We offer the following Virtual Science Exploration classes.

 

Virtual Science Exploration Classes:  Presented through Zoom

Booked upon request: email aking@visitinfinity.com to book.

Offered: Tuesday and Wednesday  at 9:30, 11:00 and 1:00

Length: 1 hour sessions

Must have a minimum of 15 in a group:

Let INFINITY Science Center’s education department virtually bring these subjects to your classroom. We’ll do the planning and presentation. Through demonstrative instruction with video support engage your students in science.

Choices:

Rocks:

From the Earth to the Moon - Learn the differences between Rocks and Minerals.  Explore how rocks are formed, and how they change through the Rock Cycle.  Compare Earth Rocks to Moon Rocks and discover what they can tell us about the history of the Earth and the Solar System. $3 per viewing student. Minimum of 10 viewers.

Weather:

Explore how weather works from bright sunny days to the worst of storms.  Learn how water, air pressure, and geography affect our weather. $3 per viewing student. Must have a minimum of 10 viewers.

 

Space:

Explore constellations, the solar system, and the relationship between the earth, sun and moon using a combination of hands on modeling and virtual technology.

$3 per viewing student. Minimum of 10 viewers.

Grades: 3-8

Some downloadable material may be made available depending on the session.

 

Want to add even more STEM engagement into your classroom. You might consider “Flight Club” a new program offered by INFINITY Science Center that explores the concepts of all flight from kites to rockets. This engaging program requires very little supplies on your part and is led by our highly qualified NASA educated staff. Class membership is $50 for all sessions or join in for one session for $10. Dates to be arranged. For more information or to join contact aking@visitinfinity.com .  

Flight Club

Kites to Rockets:  1 hour session once a month can sign up for 1 session or all sessions for a discount. Presented through Zoom this program is best suited for ages 7-12.

First Monday of the Month – October – March

 Time: 10:00 -11:00

Session $10 each or $50 for all

 

Session 1:  Flight - Kites

Session 2: Fight - Timeline, Games, Paper Airplanes

Session 3: Fight - Forces: Bernoulli and Drag

Session 4: Flight - Forces: Newton’s Laws

Session 5: Flight - Space Exploration - Speed of Light

Session 6: Flight - Space Exploration - Rockets