Outreach Programs

Let us bring Hands On! to you!  Outreach programs are the perfect way to add fun and educational activities and experiments to your classroom, home-school co-op, festival, ministry, birthday party, or special event. Curriculum guidelines are listed for reference where appropriate.

 

Pre-K – 1st Grade

Rainbow Sciencerainbow-milk
$30/class (Up to 30 children)
Meet Roy G. Biv and discover the science of rainbows! Test out your rainbow-making skills with our prisms and try a rainbow milk experiment.

Visual Art: (K) GLE 1.1, GLE 2.1, GLE 5.1, GLE 6.2; (1st) GLE 1.1, GLE 2.1, GLE 5.1, GLE 6.2
Science: (K) GLE 0007.Inq.1, GLE 0007.Inq.2, GLE 0007.Inq.3, GLE 0007.2.2, GLE 0007.6.1, GLE 0007.9.1, GLE 0007.10.1; (1st) GLE 0107.Inq.1, GLE 0107.Inq.2, GLE 0107.Inq.3, GLE 0107.7.1, GLE 0107.9.3

 

Movin’ & Groovin’ 
$30/class (Up to 30 children)
March to the beat of your own drum, dance and groove, and explore movement with our 12-foot parachute.

Dance: (K) 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 1.5, 1.6, 1.9, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 3.2, 7.2
Music: (K) GLE 1.2, GLE 1.3, GLE 2.1, GLE 2.2, GLE 3.1, GLE 3.3, GLE 4.1, GLE 8.1
Science: (K) GLE 0007.Inq.1, GLE 0007.Inq.2, GLE 0007.Inq.3, GLE 0007.2.2, GLE 0007.11.1

 

Give Me 5!
$30/class (Up to 30 children)
Excite your senses with the jellybean challenge, test out some optical illusions, try your hand at our mystery touch box, and more!
*May contain traces of nuts or soy.  **May not be suitable for children under 3. Substitutions may be available.

Music: (K) GLE 2.3, GLE 4.1; (1st) GLE 2.3, GLE 4.2
Visual Art: (K) GLE 2.2, GLE 2.3, GLE 5.2, GLE 5.3; (1st) GLE 2.2, GLE 2.3, GLE 5.2, GLE 5.3
Science: (K) GLE 0007.Inq.1, GLE 0007.Inq.2, GLE 0007.Inq.3, GLE 0007.1.1, GLE 0007.2.2; (1st) GLE 0107.Inq.1, GLE 0107.Inq.2, GLE 0107.Inq.3, GLE 0107.1.1

 

Inside Out 
$30/class (Up to 30 children)
There’s no bones about it, x-rays are excellent! Get an up close and personal view of a variety of animal x-rays. Use your new found knowledge to craft your own sheep x-ray!

Visual Art: (K) GLE 1.1, GLE 1.2, GLE 1.4, GLE 2.3, GLE 5.1, GLE 6.2; (1st) GLE 1.1, 1.2, 1.4, 2.3, 5.1, 6.2
Science: (K) GLE 0007.Inq.1, GLE 0007.Inq.2, GLE 0007.Inq.3, GLE 0007.1.1, GLE 0007.3.1, GLE 0007.4.1; (1st) GLE 0107.Inq.1, GLE 0107.Inq.2, GLE 0107.Inq.3, GLE 0107.1.1, GLE 0107.1.2, GLE 0107.3.1

 

K – 5th Grade

Can You Hear Me Now? boomwhackers
$60/class (Up to 30 children)
Discover some of the smallest bones in the body – the ones in our ears! Play a song on our palm pipes, listen to our crystal water glasses, and even try out our Boomwhackers!

Science: (K) GLE 0007.Inq.1, GLE 0007.Inq.2, GLE 0007.Inq.3, GLE 0007.T/E.1, GLE 0007.1.1, GLE 0007.2.2, GLE 0007.9.1; (1st) GLE 0107.Inq.1, GLE 0107.Inq.2, GLE 0107.Inq.3, GLE 0107.T/E.1, GLE 0107.1.1, GLE 0107.1.2; (2nd) GLE 0207.Inq.1, GLE 0207.Inq.2, GLE 0207.Inq.3, GLE 0207.T/E.1, GLE 0207.1.1, GLE 0207.11.1, GLE 0207.11.2; (3rd) GLE 0307.Inq.1, GLE 0307.Inq.2, GLE 0307.T/E.1, GLE 0307.T/E.2, GLE 0307.11.3; (4th) GLE 0407.Inq.1, GLE 0407.Inq.2, GLE 0407.T/E.1, GLE 0407.T/E.2, GLE 0407.11.3; (5th) GLE 0507.Inq.1, GLE 0507.Inq.2, GLE 0507.T/E.1, GLE 0507.T/E.2

 

Marvelous Magnets 
$60/class (Up to 30 children)
May the force be with you! Discover the magnetic properties of breakfast cereal, design your very own magnet maze, and play with some magnetic gadgets!

Science: (K) GLE 0007.Inq.1, GLE 0007.Inq.2, GLE 0007.Inq.3, GLE 0007.T/E.1, GLE 0007.T/E.2, GLE 0007.2.2, GLE 0007.7.2, GLE 0007.9.1, GLE 0007.11.1; (1st) GLE 0107.Inq.1, GLE 0107.Inq.2, GLE 0107.Inq.3, GLE 0107.T/E.1, GLE 007.T/E.2, GLE 0107.7.1, GLE 0107.7.2, GLE 0107.9.1, GLE 0107.11.1, GLE 0107.12.1; (2nd) GLE 0207.Inq.1, GLE 0207.Inq.2, GLE 0207.Inq.3, GLE 0207.T/E.1, GLE 0207.T/E.2, GLE 0207.7.2,
GLE 0207.12.1; (3rd) GLE 0307.Inq.1, GLE 0307.Inq.2, GLE 0307.T/E.1, GLE 0307.7.3, GLE 0307.11.1, GLE 0307.11.2, GLE 0307.12.1; (4th) GLE 0407.Inq.1, GLE 0407.Inq.2, GLE 0407.T/E.1, GLE 0407.7.2, GLE 0407.12.1

 

Polymers & Putty
silly_putty
$60/class (Up to 30 children)
Discover the exciting world of polymers by making your own silly putty, and stretch a polymer chain with plumber’s tape!

Science: (1st) GLE 0107.Inq.1, GLE 0107.Inq.2, GLE 0107.Inq.3, GLE 0107.T/E.1, GLE 0107.9.1, GLE 0107.9.2, GLE 0107.9.3, GLE 0107.11.1; (2nd) GLE 0207.Inq.1, GLE 0207.Inq.2, GLE 0207.Inq.3, GLE 0207.T/E.1; (3rd) GLE 0307.Inq.1, GLE 0307.T/E.1, GLE 0307.7.3, GLE 0307.9.1, GLE 0307.9.2; (4th) GLE 0407.Inq.1, GLE 0507.T/E.1, GLE 0407.9.2; (5th) GLE 0507.Inq.1, GLE 0507.T/E.1, GLE 0507.9.1, GLE 0507.10.1

 

Art Around the World
$60 (Up to 30 Children)
Discover the fascinating world of art from all over the globe. See how art is used in different cultures and make your own cultural masterpiece!  Choose From: Africa, American Southwest, Australia, China, Egypt, Europe, Middle East, or South America!

Visual Arts: (1st) GLE 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4, 3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 4.1, 4.2, 5.1, 5.2, 5.3; (2nd) GLE 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4, 3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 4.1, 4.2, 5.1, 5.2, 5.3; (3rd) GLE 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 1.5, 2.2, 2.4, 2.5, 2.6, 2.7, 2.8, 3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 4.1, 4.2, 5.1, 5.2, 5.3; (4th) GLE 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 1.5, 2.2, 2.4, 2.5, 2.6, 2.7, 2.8, 3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 4.1, 4.2, 5.1, 5.2, 5.3; (5th) GLE 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 1.5, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4, 2.6, 2.8, 3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 4.1, 4.2, 5.1, 5.2, 5.3

 

2nd – 5th Grade

Do You See What EYE See?
$60/class (Up to 30 children)
Create your own unique optical illusion, test out the eye patch penny drop, and unlock your secret x-ray vision. Learn how your eye works and test out some awesome optical illusions.

Visual Art: (2nd) GLE 1.1, GLE 1.2, GLE 1.4, GLE 2.1, GLE 2.2, GLE 2.3, GLE 5.1, GLE 5.2, GLE 5.3; (3rd) GLE 1.1, GLE 1.2, GLE 1.4, GLE 1.5, GLE 2.2, GLE 2.4, GLE 2.5, GLE 2.6, GLE 5.1, GLE 5.2, GLE 5.3; (4th) GLE 1.1, GLE 1.2, GLE 1.4, GLE 1.5, GLE 2.2, GLE 2.4, GLE 2.5, GLE 2.6, GLE 5.1, GLE 5.2, GLE 5.3; (5th) GLE 1.1, GLE 1.2, GLE 1.4, GLE 1.5, GLE 2.2, GLE 2.4, GLE 2.6, GLE 5.1, GLE 5.2, GLE 5.3
Health: (2nd) HPE 3.1, 3.2; (3rd-5th) HPE 3.1, 3.2
Science: (2nd) GLE 0207.Inq.1, GLE 0207.Inq.2, GLE 0207.Inq.3, GLE 0207.1.1; (3rd) GLE 0307.Inq.1, GLE 0307.Inq.2; (4th) GLE 0407.Inq.1, GLE 0407.Inq.2, GLE 0407.1.1, GLE 0407.10.2, GLE 0407.11.1; (5th) GLE 0507.Inq.1, GLE 0507.Inq.2

 

Can You Feel the Pressure?
$60/class (Up to 30 children)
Did you know that you have 14 pounds of air pressure pushing on every inch of your body? Watch as our famous potato launcher sends potato pieces flying, shoot an alka-seltzer rocket and even see a grown-up get vacuum sealed!

Science: (2nd) GLE 0207.Inq.1, GLE 0207.Inq.2, GLE 0207.Inq.3, GLE 0207.9.1, GLE 0207.9.3; (3rd) GLE 0307.Inq.1, GLE 0307.Inq.2, GLE 0307.8.1, GLE 0307.9.1; (4th) GLE 0407.Inq.1, GLE 0407.Inq.2, GLE 0407.9.1, GLE 0407.9.2; (5th) GLE 0507.Inq.1, GLE 0507.Inq.2, GLE 0507.10.1, GLE 0507.11.1

 

3rd – 6th Grade

Go With the FlowDSC04230
$60 (Up to 30 Children)
Discover the destructive forces of erosion with our three-dimensional EnviroScape! Try out a sinkhole-in-a-cup experiment as you explore the power of erosion!

Science: (3rd) GLE 0307.Inq.1, GLE 0307.Inq.2, GLE 0307.2.2, GLE 0307.3.1, GLE 0307.5.1, GLE 0307.7.1, GLE 0307.7.3, GLE 0307.7.4, GLE 0307.9.1; (4th) GLE 0407.Inq.1, GLE 0407.Inq.2, GLE 0407.2.1, GLE 0407.5.2, GLE 0407.7.1, GLE 0407.7.2, GLE 0407.9.2; (5th) GLE 0507.Inq.1, GLE 0507.Inq.2, GLE 0507.2.3; (6th) GLE 0607.Inq.1, GLE 0607.Inq.2

 

Wacky Weather
$60 (Up to 30 Children)
Calling all future meteorologists! Discover a variety of weather patterns, try out our tornado tube, and create your very own instant snow!

Science: (3rd) GLE 0307.Inq.1, GLE 0307.Inq.2, GLE 0307.8.1, GLE 0307.10.1; (4th) GLE 0407.Inq.1, GLE 0407.Inq.2, GLE 0407.8.1, GLE 0407.8.2; (5th) GLE 0507.Inq.1, GLE 0507.Inq.2, GLE 0507.8.1; (6th) GLE 0607.Inq.1, GLE 0607.Inq.2, GLE 0607.8.1, GLE 0607.8.2, GLE 0607.8.3

 

Come Fly With Me
wind tube
$60/class (Up to 30 children)
Learn about aviation, aerodynamics, gravity, and more as you test your creativity, skill, and craftsmanship by inventing an aircraft to send flying into our famous wind tubes!

Science: (3rd) GLE 0307.Inq.1, GLE 0307.Inq.2, GLE 0307.11.1, GLE 0307.11.2; (4th) GLE 0407.Inq.1, GLE 0407.Inq.2, GLE 0407.11.2, GLE 0407.11.3; (5th) GLE 0507.Inq.1, GLE 0507.Inq.2, GLE 0507.11.1, GLE 0507.12.1, GLE 0507.12.2, GLE 0507.12.3; (6th) GLE 0607.Inq.1, GLE 0607.Inq.2

 

Do You See What EYE See?
$60/class (Up to 30 children)
Create your own unique optical illusion, test out the eye patch penny drop, and unlock your secret x-ray vision. Learn how your eye works and test out some awesome optical illusions.

Visual Art: (3rd) GLE 1.1, GLE 1.2, GLE 1.4, GLE 1.5, GLE 2.2, GLE 2.4, GLE 2.5, GLE 2.6, GLE 5.1, GLE 5.2, GLE 5.3; (4th) GLE 1.1, GLE 1.2, GLE 1.4, GLE 1.5, GLE 2.2, GLE 2.4, GLE 2.5, GLE 2.6, GLE 5.1, GLE 5.2, GLE 5.3; (5th) GLE 1.1, GLE 1.2, GLE 1.4, GLE 1.5, GLE 2.2, GLE 2.4, GLE 2.6, GLE 5.1, GLE 5.2, GLE 5.3
Health: (3rd-5th) HPE 3.1, 3.2; (6th) HPE 3.1, 3.2
Science: (3rd) GLE 0307.Inq.1, GLE 0307.Inq.2; (4th) GLE 0407.Inq.1, GLE 0407.Inq.2, GLE 0407.1.1, GLE 0407.10.2, GLE 0407.11.1; (5th) GLE 0507.Inq.1, GLE 0507.Inq.2; (6th) GLE 0607.Inq.1

 

Art Around the World 
$60 (Up to 30 Children)
Discover the fascinating world of art from all over the globe. See how art is used in different cultures and make your own cultural masterpiece! Choose From: Africa, American Southwest, Australia, China, Egypt, Europe, Middle East, or South America!

Visual Art: (3rd) GLE 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 1.5, 2.2, 2.4, 2.5, 2.6, 2.7, 2.8, 3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 4.1, 4.2, 5.1, 5.2, 5.3; (4th) GLE 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 1.5, 2.2, 2.4, 2.5, 2.6, 2.7, 2.8, 3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 4.1, 4.2, 5.1, 5.2, 5.3; (5th) GLE 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 1.5, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4, 2.6, 2.8, 3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 4.1, 4.2, 5.1, 5.2, 5.3

 

Animal Dissections – Discover animal anatomy through dissection!
Dissections are $60 per program with an additional fee per child. This fee varies by specimen.   All dissections must be scheduled at least 1 month in advance.  Some dissections may require a minimum number of participants.

  • Owl Pellets – $5/participantDSC03452
  • Squid – $5/participant
  • Frog – $5/participant
  • Dogfish Shark – $14/participant
  • Sheep Heart – $7/participant
  • Pig Heart – $10/participant
  • Fetal Pig – $21/participant

Science: (3rd) GLE 0307.Inq.1, GLE 0307.Inq.2, GLE 0301.1.1, GLE 0301.3.1, GLE 0307.5.1; (4th) GLE 0407.Inq.1, GLE 0407.Inq.2, GLE 0401.3.2, GLE 0407.5.1; (5th) GLE 0507.Inq.1, GLE 0507.Inq.2, GLE 0507.5.1; (6th) GLE 0607.Inq.1, GLE 0607.Inq.2, GLE 0607.2.1

 

4th – 8th Grade

Outreach-Dry Ice ExperimentsForensics Challenge
$60/class (Up to 30 children)
Become a crime scene detective as you work to investigate, reconstruct, analyze, and identify a culprit! Also learn about fingerprinting and separate strawberry DNA!

Science: (4th) GLE 0407.Inq.1, GLE 0407.Inq.2, GLE 0407.T/E.1, GLE 0407.1.1; (5th) GLE 0507.Inq.1, GLE 0507.Inq.2, GLE 0507.T/E.1,GLE 0507.1.1, GLE 0507.4.1; (6th) GLE 0607.Inq.1, GLE 0607.Inq.2, GLE 0607.T/E.1; (7th) GLE 0707.Inq.1, GLE 0707.Inq.2, GLE 0707.T/E.1, GLE 0707.1.1, GLE 0707.1.3, GLE 0707.4.3; (8th) GLE 0807.Inq.1, GLE 0807.Inq.2, GLE 0807.T/E.1

 

Entertain Your Brain
$60/class (Up to 30 children)
Put on your thinking caps in the name of neuroscience! Try out some brain teasers, model a brain out of playdough, and make a fashion statement with your own brain hemisphere hat!

Health: (5th) HPE 3.1; (6th-7th) HPE 3.1
Science: (5th) GLE 0507.Inq.1, GLE 0507.1.1; (6th) GLE 0607.Inq.1; (7th) GLE 0707.Inq.1 GLE 0707.1.2, GLE 0707.1.3

 

Heart Smart
$60/class (Up to 30 children)
Get your blood pumping with a straw heart monitor experiment, and help your group make plasma soup! Explore how the heart works and what it does for you!

Health: (5th) HPE 3.1; (6th-7th) HPE 3.1
Science: (5th) GLE 0507.Inq.1, GLE 0507.1.1; (6th) GLE 0607.Inq.1; (7th) GLE 0707.Inq.1, GLE 0707.1.2, GLE 0707.1.3

 

Can You Feel the Pressure?
Summer Camp 2012 (133)
$60/class (Up to 30 children)
Did you know that you have 14 pounds of air pressure pushing on every inch of your body? Watch as our famous potato launcher sends potato pieces flying, shoot an alka-seltzer rocket and even see a grown-up get vacuum sealed!

Science: (2nd) GLE 0207.Inq.1, GLE 0207.Inq.2, GLE 0207.Inq.3, GLE 0207.9.1, GLE 0207.9.3; (3rd) GLE 0307.Inq.1, GLE 0307.Inq.2, GLE 0307.8.1, GLE 0307.9.1; (4th) GLE 0407.Inq.1, GLE 0407.Inq.2, GLE 0407.9.1, GLE 0407.9.2; (5th) GLE 0507.Inq.1, GLE 0507.Inq.2, GLE 0507.10.1, GLE 0507.11.1; (6th) GLE 0607.Inq.1, GLE 0607.Inq.2, GLE 0607.10.3; (7th) GLE 0707.Inq.1, GLE 0707.Inq.2; (8th) GLE 0807.Inq.1, GLE 0807.Inq.2, GLE 0807.9.1

 

Animal Dissections – Discover animal anatomy through dissection!
Dissections are $60 per program with an additional fee per child. This fee varies by specimen.   All dissections must be scheduled at least 1 month in advance.  Some dissections may require a minimum number of participants.

  • Owl Pellets – $5/participant
  • Squid – $5/participant
  • Frog – $5/participant
  • Dogfish Shark – $14/participant
  • Sheep Heart – $7/participant
  • Pig Heart – $10/participant
  • Fetal Pig – $21/participant

Health: (4th-5th) HPE 3.1; (6th-8th) HPE 3.1
Science: (4th) GLE 0407.Inq.1, GLE 0407.Inq.2, GLE 0401.3.2, GLE 0407.5.1; (5th) GLE 0507.Inq.1, GLE 0507.Inq.2, GLE 0507.5.1; (6th) GLE 0607.Inq.1, GLE 0607.Inq.2, GLE 0607.2.1; (7th) GLE 0707.Inq.1, GLE 0707.Inq.2, GLE 0707.1.3, GLE 0707.7.5; (8th) GLE 0807.Inq.1, GLE 0807.Inq.2, GLE 0807.5.3

 

Outreach Pricing and Contact Information:

All prices are indicated in the program description. Mileage charge is $0.50 per roundtrip mile. Help us to cut costs and protect the environment: book multiple programs for the same day in different classrooms or neighboring schools.

outreach@handsonmuseum.org
(423) 434-HAND ext. 808