School Programs

School Programs

School Program Interest Form. At Museum or We Come to You. 

 

Bring your lessons to life! Our hands-on workshops and dynamic presentations provide an engaging introduction to a new unit, a deeper exploration of a current topic, or a fun and authentic reinforcement of previously taught concepts.

At The Museum

Enhance your field trip with an immersive activity! Add a workshop to your field trip for $5 more a student 

Workshops max 38 Presentation max 60

At Your Institution 

Our hands-on workshops can also be taught at your school, community center, library or other educational venue!

Workshops max 36 Presentation need a screen and large room max 75

Note: Workshops outside San Diego County will be charged a 75 cents per mile fee both ways.

Limited outreach scholarships are available each month to bring our programming to your Title I school. For more information, please contact us education@sdasm.org

Virtual

Please check the chart for those programs that can be done via zoom max 100 logins

Need Additional Sessions?

The first session is listed below, book additional sessions of the same program for $150 each 60 min program (max of 3 sessions per day). Have questions? Please email education@sdasm.org

Reserve your program today!

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Programs at a Glance 

Type 

Title

Grade 

Time 

Price  

Mobile

Classroom 

Workshop 3 Little Pigs in Space Storytime 3yr-K  60  $185 yes
Up, Up and Away Storytime

3yr-K 

60 $185 yes
Robots Pk-12 60 $210 no
Things That Fly K-2 60 $200 no
Return to the Moon K-2 60  $200 no
Rocketry 1-12 60 $200 yes
Engineering Challenge: Mars Rovers 3-5 60  $200 yes
Engineering Challenge: Solar Machines  3-8 60 $200 no
Engineering Challenge: Air Craft Carrier 3-8 60. $200 no
Engineering Challenge: Safe Landing 3-12 60 $200 no
Engineering Challenge: Aircraft Design  3-8 60 $200 yes
Are we Alone? Aliens and Exoplanets 8-12 60  $200 yes
Drone Pilots 9-12 60 $210 no
Presentation ISS 3-8 60 $225 yes
Fronteirs of Flight 3-8 60  $225 yes
Planeterium 3-12 60 $265 no

Program Descriptions

3yrs - K

3 Little Pigs in Space Storytime

Description: Join the piglets as they set off into space. Can you construct a habitat/ house that will survive the wolf shaped meteor? Includes stories, directed activity and playtime.
Time: 1 hour
Cost: 185

Robots

Description: Come explore the wide world of robots. Younger learners can code and move, elementary learners can build and code, and older learners can program and construct.
Time: 1 hour
Cost: 210

Up, Up and Away Storytime

Description: Fly high as we take to the skies and learn about planes, airships, balloons, and other flying creations. Includes stories, activities, and playtime.
Time: 1 hour
Cost: 210

Grades 1-2

Return to the Moon

Description: Set off to the moon just like future Artemis astronauts as we discover how far the moon is, make landers for humans, and create our own communities
Time: 1 hour
Cost: 200

Robots

Description: Come explore the wide world of robots. Younger learners can code and move, elementary learners can build and code, and older learners can program and construct.
Time: 1 hour
Cost: 210

Rocketry

Description: Ready to be a rocket scientist? Students will investigate the effects of mass on motion as they design, build, and test their own rockets. Younger students will launch stomp rockets using air, early to mid elementary can launch alka sletzer powered vehicles, and fourth graders and up can launch rockets using water.
Time: 1 hour
Cost: $200
NGSS standards supported:3–5-ETS1-3.MS-ETS1-2.

Things That Fly

Description: From animals to plants to machines discover why things fly as you create your own flying contraptions.
Time: 1 hour
Cost: $200
NGSS standards supported: K-PS2-1, K-2-ETS1-1

Grades 3-5

Engineering Challenge: Aircraft Design

Description: Students design, build, and test their own hand-launched gliders to safely carry a valuable payload for a minimum set distance without damage.
Time: 1 hour
Cost: $200
NGSS standards supported: 3-PS2-1, 3-5-ETS1-3, MS-PS2-2, MS-ETS1-4

Engineering Challenge: Mars Rovers

Description: Students will discuss and engineer rovers that can fly down ramps and slingshot their humans and cargo across the surface of Mars.
Time: 1 hour
Cost: $200
NGSS standards supported: 3-PS2-1, 3-5-ETS1-3

Engineering Challenge: Safe Landing

Description: Students will engineer a landing system to protect cargo being sent to another planet, using limited supplies and reaching progressively more difficult targets.
Time: 1 hour
Cost: $200
NGSS standards supported: 3-PS2-1, 3-5-ETS1-3, MS-PS2-2, MS-ETS1-4

Engineering Design Challenge: Air Craft Carrier

Description: San Diego is home to 4 air craft carriers. Join your classmates as we engineer a boat to carry and launch airplanes powered by robots. (Museum only)
Time: 1 hour
Cost: 200

Engineering Design Challenge: Solar Machines

Description: Use alternative energy to create machines to explore Earth and beyond. Race your vehicle in a solar derby.
Time: 1 hour
Cost: 200

Robots

Description: Come explore the wide world of robots. Younger learners can code and move, elementary learners can build and code, and older learners can program and construct.
Time: 1 hour
Cost: 210

Rocketry

Description: Ready to be a rocket scientist? Students will investigate the effects of mass on motion as they design, build, and test their own rockets. Younger students will launch stomp rockets using air, early to mid elementary can launch alka sletzer powered vehicles, and fourth graders and up can launch rockets using water.
Time: 1 hour
Cost: $200
NGSS standards supported:3–5-ETS1-3.MS-ETS1-2.

Grades 6-8

Engineering Challenge: Aircraft Design

Description: Students design, build, and test their own hand-launched gliders to safely carry a valuable payload for a minimum set distance without damage.
Time: 1 hour
Cost: $200
NGSS standards supported: 3-PS2-1, 3-5-ETS1-3, MS-PS2-2, MS-ETS1-4

Engineering Challenge: Safe Landing

Description: Students will engineer a landing system to protect cargo being sent to another planet, using limited supplies and reaching progressively more difficult targets.
Time: 1 hour
Cost: $200
NGSS standards supported: 3-PS2-1, 3-5-ETS1-3, MS-PS2-2, MS-ETS1-4

Engineering Design Challenge: Air Craft Carrier

Description: San Diego is home to 4 air craft carriers. Join your classmates as we engineer a boat to carry and launch airplanes powered by robots. (Museum only)
Time: 1 hour
Cost: 200

Engineering Design Challenge: Solar Machines

Description: Use alternative energy to create machines to explore Earth and beyond. Race your vehicle in a solar derby.
Time: 1 hour
Cost: 200

Robots

Description: Come explore the wide world of robots. Younger learners can code and move, elementary learners can build and code, and older learners can program and construct.
Time: 1 hour
Cost: 210

Rocketry

Description: Ready to be a rocket scientist? Students will investigate the effects of mass on motion as they design, build, and test their own rockets. Younger students will launch stomp rockets using air, early to mid elementary can launch alka sletzer powered vehicles, and fourth graders and up can launch rockets using water.
Time: 1 hour
Cost: $200
NGSS standards supported:3–5-ETS1-3.MS-ETS1-2.

High School (Grades 9-12)

Are We Alone: Aliens and Exoplanets

Description: First step will be to deal out specifics of your star, solar system, and planet. Next create a being from that world, Finally, present your creation and reasoning to the class.
Time: 1 hour
Cost: 200

Drone Pilots

Description: Test your piloting skills as we take on a challenge with drone delivery.
Time: 1 Hour
Cost: 210

Engineering Challenge: Safe Landing

Description: Students will engineer a landing system to protect cargo being sent to another planet, using limited supplies and reaching progressively more difficult targets.
Time: 1 hour
Cost: $200
NGSS standards supported: 3-PS2-1, 3-5-ETS1-3, MS-PS2-2, MS-ETS1-4

Robots

Description: Come explore the wide world of robots. Younger learners can code and move, elementary learners can build and code, and older learners can program and construct.
Time: 1 hour
Cost: 210

Rocketry

Description: Ready to be a rocket scientist? Students will investigate the effects of mass on motion as they design, build, and test their own rockets. Younger students will launch stomp rockets using air, early to mid elementary can launch alka sletzer powered vehicles, and fourth graders and up can launch rockets using water.
Time: 1 hour
Cost: $200
NGSS standards supported:3–5-ETS1-3.MS-ETS1-2.

Presentations

Frontiers of Flight

Description: What's new in aviation? Discover super fast and super quiet airplanes, personal drones, and other new explorations in the world of flight. This is a bigger group presentation that is interactive.
Time: 1 hour
Cost: $200
NGSS standards met: K-PS2-1, K-PS2-2, K-2.Engineering Design, 3-PS2-1, 4-PS3-1, 5-PS2-1, 3-5.Engineering Design, MS-PS2-2

International Space Station

Description: Humans have been living and working on the International Space Station (ISS) since 2000, conducting experiments that have advanced our understanding of biology, physics, and so much more! Learn the history and purpose of the ISS from our engaging presenters, as well as the day-to-day life of an astronaut in microgravity and some of the most significant contributions the ISS has made to science and engineering today. This dynamic presentation includes demonstrations, touchable artifacts, and audience challenges to illustrate relevant concepts.
Time: 1 hour
Cost: $225

StarLab Portable Planetarium (currently unavailable)

Description: Immerse your students in the wonders of the universe with our portable planetarium! Tour the constellations, identify different planets, and land on the surface of the moon as your whole class is transported and inspired by our 6 meter inflatable dome. Each 45 minute presentation includes an introduction and safety briefing, a tour of the solar system, and an exploration of your chosen topic: Phases of the Moon, Reason for the Seasons, or Navigating Constellations. Our StarLab Digital Planetarium can hold up to 35 students, and must be able to fit safely indoors in a large gym, auditorium, multi-purpose room, etc. *will return when COVID restrictions lift
Time: 45 minutes
Cost: $225 $185 for each additional presentation booked in the same day.

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