30 Minute Field Trip Programs:
Human Body Introduces bones, muscles, heart, lungs and healthy habits to early learners. (Gr Pre K-2)
Magnets Uncover the attractive properties of magnets. (Gr K-3)
Matter Explore the three common states of matter and how they change. Plus, experiment with a unique solid – dry ice! (Gr Pre K-12)
Ecology Look into food chains, adaptations, and the physical characeristics of animals while checking out animal skulls. (Gr 1-6)
45 Minute Programs
Chemistry Experiment with physical and chemical changes. (Gr 3-8)
Owl Pellet Dissection Investigate, categorize, identify! What will you discover in YOUR owl pellet? (Gr 3-8)
Cell Biology and DNA Investigate cell biology and DNA. Includes and introduction to electrophoresis. (Gr 6-12)
Scheduling a field trip is seriously simple.
- Take a look at our reservation form (Don’t worry, the paper form is only if you prefer it. Booking online is as easy as booking a haircut), and decide if you want your students to experience field trip programs, the HighWire Bike, and/or lunch at the Discovery Center.
- Find the date and time below that works best for your field trip, and complete the online form to place a hold on your reservation. The system will generate a confirmation and an appointment for you to put on your calendar.
- Get back to the important stuff while we coordinate everything behind the scenes! We’ll reach out with any questions, and when your field trip is perfectly planned on our end, you’ll get another confirmation email from us. See? Simple.
Love paper? You can still fill out and send in the old reservation form! Fax your reservation form to 417-862-6898 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. You may also mail your completed reservation form to Discovery Center, 438 E St. Louis St, Springfield, MO 65806. If you decide to go with paper, make sure that we receive your applicationat least 2 weeks in advance, or you will have to pay our walk-up prices.
If you get stuck, give us a call at 417-862-9910 ext. 726, and we’ll be happy to help.