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School Program Planner 2014-2015 - PDF

 

Exhibits

FAST FACTS

Dates: September 5, 2014-May 25, 2015
Time: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Fee: $5 per student for exhibits excluding MythBusters; $6 per student for exhibits + MythBusters
Group Minimum: 15
Required Adults: admitted free PK-K: 1 adult/6 students; Grades 1-12: 1 adult/10 students.
All students must be accompanied by a chaperone at all times.
Additional Adults: $10 exhibits excluding MythBusters; $14 exhibits + MythBusters

TRAVELING EXHIBITIONS

MythBusters: The Explosive Exhibition
MythBusters: The Explosive ExhibitionOctober 11, 2014-January 4, 2015

Can you huff, puff and blow a house in?  Does toast always tend to land butter-side down?  Does running in the rain get you less wet than walking through it?  Spend a day as a MythBuster and uncover the truth behind the myths for yourself.  While you are at it, watch live demonstrations and peruse props and gadgets from the show.

What’s Up Doc?  The Animation Art of Chuck Jones
February 2015

Explore the artistic development and creative genius of this pioneer of animation art.  Join us as we explore the most beloved cartoons, animated films and characters in entertainment history.

Design Zone
May 2015

What does it take to create a video game, line up rhythms like DJ’s, or design a roller coaster that produces the biggest thrills?  Whether it is art, music or engineering, it takes math, science and creative problem solving to meet these design challenges.


PERMANENT EXHIBITIONS

Our permanent exhibitions delight one and all.  Not only are the exhibitions fun and engaging, they provide a wide range of interactive experiences for all ages. The exhibits are full of curricular correlations that will enhance and support your classroom. 

9/11 Tribute Exhibit
The Fort Worth Museum of Science and History is proud to be the designated caretakers of N-101 from the World  Trade Center's North Tower.  

Innovation Studios
Suggested Grade Level: K-12
Learn about science and history topics as they happen in these interactive, illuminated spaces. Plus, experiment with rotation, sound and other concepts.

Energy Blast
Suggested Grade Level: 3-12
Journey back in time in the 4D theater and learn about the origins of the Barnett Shale. Then visit the “rig site” and witness the scientific story of energy.

Fort Worth Children’s Museum
2nd Grade and younger
Enter through the friendly dragonhead and have hands-on fun in this special exhibit gallery designed especially for children from birth through age 8.

DinoLabs & DinoDig®
Suggested Grade Level: K-12
Use scientific processes to discover dinosaur fossils at field sites, analyze fossils, and create images of what dinosaurs looked like. Learn how paleontologists find fossils, document their location, carefully dig them up, and securely pack them for transportation to the lab in this large, outdoor recreation of the Jones Ranch dinosaur field site in Texas.

Storm SchoolWednesdays at 10:30 am
Learn about wild Texas weather with Jeff Jamison, CBS 11 meteorologist. This 45-minute program is available at no additional charge with your field trip exhibit admission. For additional information and to register: rreed@fwmsh.org

Cattle Raiser's Museum

Cattle Raisers Museum
Suggested Grade Level: K-12
Cattle Raiser's MuseumThe Cattle Raisers Museum, a museum within the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History, is dedicated to preserving and celebrating the vital history and science of the cattle industry. The experience begins as you trace the origins and development of ranching as both an industry and cultural phenomenon in the 1850’s and takes you on a journey of the cattle industry and into the future of the business.

Your students will enjoy the artifacts such as the cattle and horses, barbed wire, spur collection, and branding irons. Inter-actives include Ride-A-Long Round Up, Run A Ranch and the seven minute multi-media presentation, The Thundering Herd, in the Noble Planetarium.

For additional resources and instructional information about the Cattle Raisers Museum, contact: David Bedford, Cattle Raisers Museum Educator 817.255.9342, dbedford@fwmsh.org


NATIONAL COWGIRL MUSEUM AND HALL OF FAME

Downloadable National Cowgirl Museum - PDF

FAST FACTS

Cowgirl Museum and Hall of FameTo book: 817-336-4475
Fee: $3.50 per student
Group Minimum: 15 Max: 200
Required Chaperones: admitted free PK-K: 1 adult/6 students Grades 1–12: 1 adult/10 students
Time frame options: Tuesday-Friday 10:00–11:30 am; 12:00–1:30 pm; 2:00 - 3:30 pm
 

Student Group Reservations
Reservations may be made at least ten days in advance of your visit by sending fax to (817)336-2470. Both a Student Group Reservation and a Guidelines Form must be completed and faxed. Please allow five business days for a receipt of confirmation. Forms are available at http://www.cowgirl.net/SchoolTours.html

For additional information please contact: National Cowgirl Museum and Hall of Fame 817-509-8697.


Fun Fact
The OMNI Theater's projector, housed beneath the seats, is 6 feet tall and weights 1 ton.

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