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Engaging science experiences at your school

residenciesResidencies give your students the opportunity to dive deeper into SCIENCE. Residency programs are a great way to introduce new curriculum units or build school unity. Your students will solve fascinating challenges, use intriguing scientific equipment, and learn distinctive and interesting science concepts.

We'll come to your school for the length of time that best suits your needs and budget—from a day to a full week! All residencies kick off with a lively assembly (that can be adjusted for multi-grade audiences) and continue with in-depth classroom sessions. Register for your residency today, and we will work with you to develop a schedule that fits your student population.

To make your reservation, fill out the Request a Program Form. You may also email or call (651) 221-4748 or (800) 221-9444 ext. 4748.

Schedules and cost may vary due to number of contact hours. NOTE: The museum offers residency programming Tuesday - Friday during the school year.

Topics

Whole School (K-5)
These topics offer the opportunity for whole school engagement. Each residency topic opens with a grade-level appropriate, large group assembly followed by in-class investigation session(s). Individual grades may also request Engineering and Water residencies; Crime Lab Science II requires whole school participation.

Crime Lab Science

Crime Lab Science II
Learn different techniques in forensic science to analyze evidence and solve this school wide "who done it" mystery! This residency requires an opening and closing assembly.
Class sessions are designed for students in grades K-5.

Engineering

Engineering
Whole school residency for grades K-5.

Water

Water
Students explore the importance of water as a resource as they conduct water cycle experiments, pump groundwater from wells, attempt to make wastewater clean enough to drink, and observe pH changes in lakes affected by acid rain.
Class sessions are designed for students in grades K-5.


Grade Level Specific (3-5)

These topics offer programming just for grades 3-5. Large group assembly followed by in-class investigation session(s).

Energy Connections

Energy Connections
Class sessions are designed for students in grades 3-5.

Electricity

Electricity
Create a human circuit, see your hair stand on end and discover how magnets help to create electricity.
Class sessions are designed for students in grades 3-5.

If you have any questions on the details of the residencies, please contact the Outreach registration staff at schooloutreach@smm.org or call (651) 221-4748 or (800) 221-9444 ext. 4748.