Amazement Square

Students will see, touch, explore and discover a whole new dimension of learning during Amazement Square’s various school programs. The Museum Exploration includes a brief orientation followed by a self-guided tour of the innovative, interdisciplinary exhibitions. The Discovery Programs bring a hands-on approach to the SOL curriculum with topics ranging from dinosaurs to circuit building. Enhanced programs allow students to investigate in a a whole new way. Students will be able to explore the solar systems, zoom in on the surface of each planet, recognize constellations, and watch the phases of the moon in slow motion in the planetarium or learn the parts of plants and what is needed to make them grow while exploring Amazement Square’s learning garden. Enhanced Programs can be added on to a Museum Exploration or Discovery Program. Amazement Square also offer an Adaptive Arts Program for special education classrooms and outreach programs.
 
Contact Info
Address: 27 Ninth Street, Lynchburg, VA 24504. Lynchburg City. Tel: 434-845-1888. Email: education@amazementsquare.org. Website: www.amazementsquare.org. Hrs: Tues. - Sat. 10AM - 5PM, Sun. 1PM - 5PM.
 
Trip Info
Grade Level: PreK-8th. Program Type: Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Self-Guided Activities, Guided Activities, Outreach. Recomm. Length of Visit: 30+ min. Cost: Fee.
 
SUPPORTS CLASSROOM LEARNING IN: Science, Social Studies.
SUPPORTS SCOUT BADGES IN: Science, Social Studies.

Lesson Plan To Enrich This Class Trip

Museums & Exhibits Lesson Plan

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