Pennsylvania

Discovery Space

With over 45 exhibits, the Discovery Space is a great place for groups to play and learn. Scientific and mathematical concepts are laid out in accessible and engaging ways: anatomy is taught with a life-size game of Operation, physics is taught with a fun "physics racer", and much more. Special programs include Science Adventures on Thursdays, which offers inquiry-based explorations with water, and Music Makers, which includes storytelling and musical exploration. On the first Friday of each month, homeschoolers are welcome to Homeschool Day.
 
Contact Info
Address: 112 W. Foster Avenue #1, State College, PA 16801. Centre County. Tel: 814-234-0200. Email: frontdesk@mydiscoveryspace.org. Website: www.mydiscoveryspace.org. Hrs: Wed.-Sat. 10AM-5PM. Sun. 12PM-5PM. 
 
Trip Info
Grade Level: PreK-4th. Activity Type: Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Tours, Self-Guided Activities, Guided Activities. Recomm. Length of Visit: 2 hours. Cost: Fee.
 
SUPPORTS CLASSROOM LEARNING IN: Science.
SUPPORTS SCOUT BADGES IN: Science, STEM.

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