Field Trips: School Groups

Field Trips for K-3 classes support Florida standards in multiple domains and allow students exploration in multiple galleries. Critical thinking, problem-solving, collaboration, and creativity are fostered as children interact with intentionally curated exhibits in the museum. This is learning through play at its best!

Check out School Field Trips only information below. To make plans with your team, download and print our Field Trip Planning Form here: Field Trip Planning Form. Then come back to this page to book your trip!

Trip Overview

All field trips include 2 hours of Museum exploration in 30 minute rotations.

Explore!  $ 12 per student 2 hour trip, start time at 10 or 10:30 am  

Students visit all galleries in 30 minute rotations.

 

Want more than Explore? Add on a workshop led by Museum educators.

Upgrade your field trip for $3 per student for an educator-led workshop. You choose the topic!

 

Explore and Engage!

 

+ $3 more per student 2.5 hour trip, start time at 10 or 10:30 am Students visit all galleries in 30 minute rotations PLUS a 30-min workshop led by a  Museum educator.

K and 1st Grade

My Super Duper Senses : learn about our world by engaging the power of all five senses and observation strategies. 

Movin’ and Zoomin’ : physical science standards meet the real world as students push and pull, moving themselves and moving objects with a variety of forces. 

2nd and 3rd Grade

Tell Me About It : observation, reasoning, and precision are applied as students explore volume and mass with different states of matter. 

How Does That Move? : physical science standards come to life as students engage with forces, motion, and gravity. 

Galleries Included in School Field Trips:

Design Park

Students will engage with exhibits focused on engineering, gravity, forces, and friction while building, testing, and improving their designs.

City Play

Students will engage with more than 10 exhibits that allow for role-playing and problem solving. The space allows for independent play and collaborative interactions with others.

T.B.D.

Students will engage with their senses as they create, interpret, and respond to original sounds, dramatic movement, and uniquely generated scenes though self-selected materials and technology.

The Front Yard

Gross motor play and self-directed activities will support students’ physical and cognitive development, self-expression, and discovery of objects in the natural world.

Info for Teachers and Chaperones 

  • Minimum ratio of 1:9 for supervision, maximum ratio of 1:3
  • Each teacher or chaperone is responsible for maintaining supervision of students assigned to them
  • Each teacher or chaperone must confirm all assigned students are accounted for prior to moving to a new Museum space
  • When field trip has concluded, re-entry to the museum by parents and students requires regular paid admission per person ($15) or presentation of a current family membership.