Educator Resources

Engage. Educate. Empower.

Families, teachers, and other education professionals are invited to use and share our group trip planning guides, hands-on activity guides, and professional materials. The Sciencenter will continuously add relevant information to this page.

Resources for Educators

Plan Your Field Trip

A Breath of Fresh Air

Make and test atmospheric gases in zipper baggies.

Acids and Bases Around the House

Use a pH indicator to find acids and bases.

A Grain of Salt

Figure out just how much salt is in your food.

How Sweet It Is

Wow, there’s a lot of sugar in drinks!

Pure Water

Take muddy water and make it clean!

Rainbow in a Tube

Use a pH indicator to create a chemical rainbow.

What’s in the Bottle

Use chemistry to identify a mystery liquid.


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