EverWonder Children's Museum

 
At Everwonder Children’s Museum, groups will learn STEM concepts through play and a variety of hands-on experiments. With permanent exhibits developed by Sciencenter of Ithaca, New York, and the Rochester Museum & Science Center in Rochester, New York, the museum features a Three-Wheeled Racer Car Track, Ripple Tank, Theramin Sound Instrument, and more. Other areas include the Digital Media Studio, Flight Lab, Young Explorer Zone, and Imagination Playground Building Room. Educational STEM programs and outreach are available.
 
Contact Info
Address: 31 Pecks Lane, Newtown, CT  06470. Fairfield County. 
 
Tel: 203-364-4009.
 
 
 
Hrs: Tues.-Fri. 9AM-4PM, Sat. & Sun. 11AM-5PM, Closed Mon.
 
SCHOOLS
Young learners can explore STEM through programs that focus on topics such physics, design, paleontology, and more. Activities allow students to construct a model city with buildings they’ve designed, create rain sticks, make patterns using magnets, build and launch flyers, and more. Programs are followed by free time to explore the exhibits. Call to find out about any new program offerings. Learn more
 
 
 Trip Info 
Grade Level: PreK-5th. 
 
Group Size: 15 minimum.
 
Activity Type: Day Trips, Guided Activities, Self-Guided Tours. 
 
Recomm. Length of Visit: Varies. 
 
Recomm. Ratio of Students to Staff: 5:1.
 
Registration: Phone, Email. 
 
Food Options: Bring your own, Indoor/Outdoor seating.
 
Cost: Fee. 
 
SUPPORTS CLASSROOM LEARNING IN: STEM. 
Topics Covered: Physics, earth science, technology, magnets, sound, architecture, force, motion, friction, kinetic energy, dinosaurs, design.
 
SCOUTS
Girl Scouts can work on a variety of STEM related badges at EverWonder Children’s Museum. Programs aim to teach scouts about science, technology, and more. Programs for scouts begin in the fall. Learn more
 
Contact Info
 
Trip Info 
Grade Level: PreK-5th. 
 
Group Size: Varies.
 
Activity Type: Day Trips, Guided Activities, Self-Guided Tours. 
 
Recomm. Length of Visit: Varies. 
 
Recomm. Ratio of Scouts to Staff: Varies.
 
Registration: Phone, Email. 
 
Food Options: Bring your own, Indoor seating.
 
Cost: Fee. 
 
SUPPORTS SCOUT BADGES IN: Science, Technology. 
Topics Covered: Physics, earth science, design, nature.
 
OUTREACH 
Bring STEM learning to you! EverWonder Children’s Museum takes a variety of their educational programs on the road, including Sounds Around Us, Color Mixing, Architecture Mystery, Magnify This, and many others. Outreach programs can travel within 30 miles of Newtown. Learn more
 
Contact Info
 
Trip Info 
Grade Level: PreK-5th. 
 
Group Size: Varies.
 
Activity Type: Day Trips, Guided Activities.
 
Recomm. Length of Visit: Varies. 
 
Recomm. Ratio of Students to Staff: Varies.
 
Registration: Phone, Email. 
 
Cost: Fee. 

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