Discovery Center Museum

There is no end to the discoveries that can be made at the Discovery Center Museum for student and scout groups! Learn about the science of agriculture in the Ag-Zibit, touch a tornado in the Wild Weather exhibit, and discover different methods of communication in Get The Message. Field trip programming includes learning about healthy choices, unlocking the complex phenomena of weather, designing and testing roller coasters, and more. Programs include activities, investigations, and demonstrations that reinforce scientific concepts. Planetarium shows are also available. 

Contact Info
Address: 711 North Main Street, Rockford, IL 61103. Winnebago County. Tel: 815-963-6769. Website: www.discoverycentermuseum.org. Email: groupvisit@discoverycentermuseum.org. Hrs: Daily 10AM-5PM.

Trip Info
Grade Level: Pre-K-8th. Activity Type: Guided Activities, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Tours. Recomm. Length of Visit: 2 hours. Cost: Fee. 
  
SUPPORTS CLASSROOM LEARNING IN: Language Arts/English, Science.
SUPPORTS SCOUT BADGES IN: Life Skills, Science.

Lesson Plan To Enrich This Class Trip

Children's Museum Lesson Plan

Gravity, robotics, health and fitness, culture, engineering, environment, and art are just a few of the educational topics that young students can learn about and experiment with at children’s museums. Children’s museums provide hands-on, colorful, interactive exhibits that help young students learn about a variety of topics.... Continue