Sci-Tech Discovery Center

 
Embrace the world of scientific discovery and innovation at Sci-Tech Discovery Center. Permanent exhibits at the center focus on topics such as homeostasis and simple machines. Groups can visit the Lego Tracks to create their own designs, the Weather Station where they can experience hurricane-force winds, compare the effect of different bubble frames at the Bubble Tables, and more. Educational programs incorporate TEKS and hands-on learning activities such as participating in lab experiments and becoming part of a giant human bubble. Scout programs aim to teach groups about circuits, forensics, and much more.
 
For school programs, visit www.mindstretchingfun.org/school-programs.

Contact Info
Address: 8004 N. Dallas Pkwy. Frisco, TX 75034. Denton County. Tel: 972-546-3050. Email: rsvp@scitechdiscovery.orgWebsite: www.mindstretchingfun.orgHrs: Mon.-Fri. 10AM–4:30PM, Sat. 10AM–6PM, Sun. 12PM–6PM. Contact: Debbie Cross, debbie.cross@scitechdiscovery.org, 972-546-3050 ext. 106.

Trip Info
Grade Level: PreK-6th. Activity Type: Day Trips, Guided Activities, Guided Tours. Recomm. Length of Visit: 1 -4 hours. Cost: Fee. 
 
SUPPORTS CLASSROOM LEARNING IN: STEM, Science.
SUPPORTS SCOUT BADGES IN: Science.  

Lesson Plan To Enrich This Class Trip

STEM Lesson Plan

The light bulb, the assembly line, and the personal computer are all inventions by American innovators that have greatly impacted the world. For America to continue to lead the world in innovation, students must be fluent in the foundation of these inventions. Students learn science, technology, engineering, and mathematics and how they are related to specific topics. ... Continue