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OUTREACH PROGRAM


We bring the program to you or you may chose it as a guided field trip lesson at our facility.

General Information:
  • Educator and materials are provided.
  • Instructional time is 30-45 minutes.
  • Multiple Program discounts available - same date and site.
  • Fee is based on 25 participants maximum. Additional participants are $2 each.
  • $10 trip charge outside 30 mile radius of Museum
  • Please schedule a minimum of 2 weeks in advance.
  • A $20 non-refundable deposit may be required.
  • Registration must be made 4 weeks in advance.
  • Prefer groups of 30 or less.
  • ILS = Illinois Learning Standards met
  • G = appropriate grade level

Solar System
How many planets are in our solar system? How far apart are they? Do they move? How do they move? Is the moon made of cheese? Discover the answers as your class becomes the solar system.

ILS: 1,4,7,9,10,11,12,13,19,21,24,26
G: preK-5
Cost: $60

Global Art
Explore different artistic techniques from various countries and cultures. See how people use the same materials yet create different patterns. Create your own masterpiece using some of the methods and materials discovered.

ILS: 4,9,16,17,24,25,26,27
G: preK-5
Cost: $60

Sculpture
What is a sculpture? Is it a statue? Are sculptures only of people? Does it have to be carved or molded to be sculpture? How can I make a sculpture? Create a sculpture from everyday objects.

ILS: 4,8,24,25,26,27
G: preK-5
Cost: $70

Musical Instruments
What can be a musical instrument? How are they played? Why do they sound different? Create your own instrument as we discover the world of music.

ILS: 4,6,19,25,26
G: preK-1
Cost: $70

Frogs
What is a polliwog and how does it turn into a frog? Are all frogs green? Where do they live in the winter? Create your own frog puppet after learning these and more interesting facts.

ILS: 4,11,12,13,25,26
G:preK-1
Cost: $70

Lady bugs
What kind of insect are ladybugs? Are they all girls? What do they eat? Where do they go in the winter? Discover the answers as you create your own ladybug.

ILS: 4,11,12,13,25,26
G: preK-1
Cost: $70

Snakes
How do snakes smell? Do they have bones? Why do they stick their tongue out? Discover these answers and learn more facts as each child writes and illustrates their own snake book. See and touch a real snake skin.

ILS: 1,2,3,4,11,12,24
G:preK-1
Cost: $60

Circuits
What is an electrical circuit? How does a circuit work? What is an electron? Create a simple circuit.

ILS: 4,11,12,13
G: 2-5
Cost: $70

Nutrition
What is the food guide pyramid? What is a serving size? Why is it important? How does it affect me? Is there a connection between what I eat and what I do? Find out the importance of fruits, vegetables and more.

ILS: 4,7,22,23,24
G: K-5
Cost: $60

Electrostatic Charges
What is an electrostatic charge? What does a Van de Graaff generator do? What causes the spark when I shock someone? Learn the basics in this hair raising experiment. (Only available Nov. through Feb.)

ILS: 3,4,5,7,10,11,12,13,24
G: preK-5
Cost: $70

Plant Adaptations
Why do we not see tall trees in the desert or find cactus in the Arctic? Discover how plants change to live in their environment.

ILS: 12
G: 1-4
Cost: $60

Edible Plant Parts
Discover which part of the plant we eat. Identify the food as a root, stem, fruit, leaf, seed or flower. Create your own edible plant.

ILS: 12
G: preK-2
Cost: $60

Plants
Plants are almost everywhere. Learn the different parts of a plant and what it does for the whole plant.

ILS: 12
G: 1-3
Cost: $70

Roots, Roots, Roots
Are all roots the same? What do roots do for the plant? What are they important? Explore some roots to discover these facts.

ILS: 11, 12
G: 1-3
Cost: $60

Seeds
Where are seeds found? What is a seed? Is there something inside a seed? Discover what is waiting to emerge from a seed.

ILS: 11,12
G: preK-2
Cost: $70

Soil or Dirt?
What is soil? What does it do? Is all soil the same? Learn the dirt on soil.

ILS: 11, 12
G: 1-4
Cost: $70

Human & Plant Partnerships
Why are plants important to people? Why do we need them? Discover how plants are vital to humans.

ILS: 12
G: 2-4
Cost: $60

 



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Program Information

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722 Holyoake Road   Edwardsville, IL 62025   (618) 692-2094
"Located in the historic Leclaire Academy owned by the City of Edwardsville."