Education

Rocks Stories

Location: 
Museum of Natural Sciences
Dates Available: 
October 3, 2013- June 27, 2014
Times Available: 
Tuesday-Friday, 10 & 11 am
Type of School: 
Home School,
Private,
Public
Grade Level: 
PreK,
Kindergarten,
1st Grade
Class Size: 
Preschool: maximum 20; Grades K-1: maximum 26
Month: 
January,
February,
March,
April,
May,
June,
October,
November,
December
Requirements: 
Not recommended for 3- and young 4-year-olds; one adult chaperone required for every five children
Fee: 
$50 per program

Share a journey through time with three rocks: metamorphic, igneous and sedimentary. Learn how rocks were formed. Meet a live animal whose ancestors can be found in the fossil record.

Prgogram includes 20 minutes of  exploration in the Museum's Discovery Room which is filled with Discovery Boxes, Discovery Drawers, microscopes, an active beehive, animal costumes, animal hand puppets and much more. Teachers receive a packet with material and a natural history object for the class's science center. This program is adapted for each age group.

Science Curriculum Correlation(s): K.P.2, K.L.1, 1.L.1

Scheduling information: Scheduling for the 2013–2014 school year begins Tuesday, August 13, 2013. You must register for programs at least six weeks in advance of your group's visit. To schedule this program, contact the Scheduling Coordinator at 919.707.9840 or submit an online Scheduling Request Form.
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