DISCOVERY Children’s Museum has supported educators since for more than 24 years with pioneering and award-winning programming for teachers and students. A few of the ways we can help you inspire your students are below.
Discovery on Wheels/ House Calls
Bring the Museum to Your Classroom! DISCOVERY Children’s Museum provides hands-on, interactive Health Sciences programs brought directly to your classroom! Reinforcing and supplementing classroom instruction is the mission of DISCOVERY On Wheels House Calls program.
Following specific lessons emphasizing national, state and local curriculum goals, our hands-on and interactive Health Sciences experiences help you take education and learning to a new level. Expose your students to high quality, anatomically accurate models and “real” medical equipment. Take advantage of quality programming without the worries of transportation and buses. This program is designed for Kindergarten – 5th grade elementary public and private school students in Clark County.
Come play and learn with us this summer! Bring your curiosity and sense of wonder as you join Museum educators for fun activities that focus on science, art and more. There’s something for everyone at DISCOVERY Children’s Museum!
Sessions will be offered in the morning (8 a.m. to 12 p.m.) and afternoon (1 p.m. to 5 p.m.) See the Camp Schedule inside for full details. Weekly camp sessions are offered for two age groups: 6 to 9 years, and 10 to 12 years.
There’s no substitute for a field trip to the all-new DISCOVERY Children’s Museum, there are many ways in which you can enhance your visit. Museum staff and volunteers will lead your class experience, focusing your students’ attention on concepts that are appropriate for their grade level. The exhibits are aligned with the Nevada State Content Standards allowing you to explore curricular concepts in new and interactive ways, while still meeting the curriculum goals of your classroom. You are encouraged to preview the exhibit descriptions and curriculum correlations, in advance, to make the most of your experience. Students will make meaningful connections as informal and formal educational experiences are integrated, yielding lasting discoveries that extend beyond the school and museum walls.
Download the latest Educators Guide to the entire museum as well as any guides to Traveling Featured Exhibits. Each guide includes information about museum exhibits and corresponding activities and curriculum applications.