Programs for School Groups
The Discovery Room is a great way to introduce the wonders of the museum to your K-2 students! The Museum is filled with rich scientific knowledge, priceless artifacts and amazing collections from all over the world. Begin your experience with hands-on exploration in a quiet, safe, and immersive exhibition space. The program is one-hour in length and introduces teachers, students, and parent/caregivers to the nature of science, the tools scientists use and shared-inquiry investigations.
Reservations for October 2012 through January 2013 are taken the first two weeks of October 2012. Reservations for February 2013 through May 2013 are taken the first two weeks of January 2013. Please state the name of your school, grade level, names of teachers, number of students, two desired dates, and return email address or telephone number. There is a $25 registration fee for booking a Discovery Room program.
The Discovery Room was made possible by a grant from the Edward John Noble Foundation.
Additional support has been provided by Joella and John Lykouretzos, the Ralph M. Cestone Foundation, Capital One Bank, Mitsui USA Foundation, the Rose M. Badgeley Charitable Trust, Nora and Ted Weinreich, the Ducommun and Gross Family Foundation, the Daneker Family, Susanne and Douglas Durst, and the Larkin Family.
Early Childhood and Family Learning at the American Museum of Natural History provides exciting science learning opportunities for young children and families through OLogy, the Discovery Room, the Science and Nature Program, and Public Programs.
Support for Early Childhood and Family Learning has been provided by the Filomen M. D'Agostino Foundation, Mona and Ravi Sinha.
Additional funding has been provided by Joyce and Bob Giuffra, John and Amy Griffin, and Valerie and Wright Ohrstrom.