With the assistance of area K-12 educators, Imagination Station has created learning guides to help structure a field trip that aligns directly to the concepts you are teaching in the classroom. These guides include student data recording pages, chaperon tips & instructions and a post-visit activity to complete back in the classroom.
How much do you know about the gross things your body does? Sometimes it’s stinky; sometimes it’s crusty; and sometimes it’s slimy. While your class explores why your body produces mushy oozy, crusty, scaly and stinky gunk, download these learning guides to enhance your experience.Hint: Print these out double sided and fold down the middle.
Blade Story Wall
The Blade story wall is a great way to integrate the science of newspaper production with the language arts of writing a news story. This guide will help your students to engage in the exhibit more deeply and learn something about our local paper.
Grow U is a celebration of the worlds of agriculture and farming! Take your farm knowhow to a whole new level and be the next contestant on FARM 101: Know It to Grow It! Grow U also includes a group of interactive exhibits that offer an insightful look into the world of agriculture with both a local and global perspective.
Eat It Up!
Get your heart pumping as you take on the Wheel of Fire and the Heart Rate Rally, Smash Your Food to smithereens, and literally Get in the Action. Eat It Up!, a highly interactive exhibition focused on nutrition and exercise tells the story of how the choices you make today affect your body. Eat Smart. Play Hard. Have Fun. The choice is yours!
Think It. Build It. Test It … Do It Again! Your students will become engineers as they follow the engineering design process to create the best possible windmills, boats and towers.
Send your class on an energy exploration as they learn about energy production and conservation. Through a partnership with BP and First Solar, students will see energy come to life.
Exploring some of our most exciting exhibits, the High Wire Cycle, the Giant Lever and Tennis Ball Launcher, students will discover how simple machines make work easier and better understand the unseen forces that affect us all.
Ever tried to stop a tornado or stand up in a hurricane? Our guide will help your class discover the science behind these awe-inspiring natural phenomena.
Kids under five years of age learn about forces, motion, math and life science in this guide designed around our safe and friendly Little KIDSPACE.
Nature of Science
Students develop the critical skills necessary for proper scientific investigation by exploring a variety of Imagination Station exhibits and charting their findings. This guide stresses the importance of good observational skills.