Field Trip Think Tank Workshops
Take Learning to Another Level!
Imagination Station Think Tank workshops give students a way to explore specific content that may be difficult to teach in the classroom. Our 45-minute sessions offer structured, hands-on curriculum that will open minds and encourage learning during your field trip. And best of all, they're FUN!
Dissect a cow's eye, create an electronic greeting card and get hands-on with the life cycle. There's a science-stuffed topic for everyone!
Currently our outreach programs are under development as we explore new ways to engage students and our community. We look forward to serving your students in the coming year with exciting new experiences that will engage, inspire, and transform your educational experience.
Take a look at some of the NEW virtual options that are available that are guaranteed to help keep students on track and engaged during this difficult school year.
Recent Think Tank topics:
Flour and water aren't just for baking cakes. Learn about electrical circuits with play dough. Your students are the electrician and the inventor. Play dough is an approachable way to teach even the youngest learners about circuits by creating dough models that light up!
Take your students' vision to a new level by exploring the eye of a cow! Through the technique of dissection, they'll examine the wonders of the cow's interior eye. Walk away with an understanding of the difference between the vitreous humor and aqueous humor ... and a new perspective on how we see the world around us.
Grades 3-5 and 6-8
Design a creature then learn how to use a motor to get your creation moving. Your students will teach their critter to dance and doodle, slide and shake in a way that's all their own as they learn about electronics, engineering and design.
Grades K-2, 3-5 and 6-8
Can you speed it up? Can you slow it down? Can you change its direction? Using everyday materials, students will engineer their own pathways for marbles and try to successfully meet our design parameters as they get hands-on with the engineering design process.
Blinky Badges (soldering)
Students will understand the process of soldering and its many contemporary uses. They will get to try it out for themselves by creating their very own light-up badge to wear proudly, demonstrating their newly learned skill.
Grades K-2, 3-5 and 6-8
Students will have a hoot as they learn about owls and their environment. This workshop gets hands-on with the life cycle. Identify bones and collect data to help researchers learn more about owl habitats across the country. Your class can become honorary citizen scientists!