Plan Your Science Field Trip or Group Trip Today!

Nothing enhances your science lessons like hands-on experiences! Get your students out of the classroom and explore real world science phenomena with over 100 interactive exhibits in the 73,500 square-foot Museum and throughout the 21 wooded acres surrounding the facility.

Schools and non-profit organizations qualify for the group rate. Proof of non-profit status must be provided upon registering your group.

*A minimum two-week advanced registration required.

Pricing

School Groups and Non-Profit Admission (15 persons or more)

Students $8.00
Adults $8.00

Workshops & Science Shows

Mid-America Science Museum wants to further support teachers in hands-on educational activities offered at the museum and as Outreach and Distance Learning.

Students $3.00/per workshop per student
Dissections $6.00/per workshop per student
Tesla Theater Shows $1.00/per student
Digital Dome Shows $3.00/per student
Outreach Workshops $175/per 1 hour program
Additional Outreach Workshops $125/per 1 hour program

Mid-America Science Museum’s School Membership Program

$4 Per Student

Let the Mid-America Science Museum become your school district’s partner in education. By purchasing a School Membership to the museum, you are unlocking access to unlimited field trips to our facility all school year long.

Crash Force

Grades: K

The Sheep are in their Jeep and out for a ride! But what happens when they go down the hill?? Let’s experiment with some force, motion and crashes!

NGSS Standards: K-PS2-1

What Makes Sound?

Grades: 1st

Mr. Brown Can Moo, Can You? Let’s make our own silly sounds, then see real sound waves in motion!

NGSS Standards: 1-PS4-1

Worn Out World

Grades: 2nd

Chip just wants to be an important rock, but on his journey he gets changed into something special! Learn what happened to Chip as we experiment with some really fast weathering!

NGSS Standards: 2-ESS1-1

Unbalanced Forces

Grades: 3rd

Investigate how to use unbalanced forces to make an awesome roller coaster!

NGSS Standards: 3-PS2-1

Paper Circuits

Grades: 4th

Can you wire up your own light-up greeting card? We put the “Art” in STEAM as students learn about electric circuits in creative ways.

NGSS Standards: 4-PS3-4

Owl Pellet Exploration

Grades: 5th-7th

How do scientists evaluate the health of an ecosystem? Explore the interconnections of species in an ecosystem by evaluating skeletal remains in owl pellet castings.

NGSS Standards: 5-LS2-1, 7-LS2-2, 7-LS2-3

Dissections

Grades: 8th-12th

A comprehensive hands-on experience that will guide students through the inner workings of the mammalian eye or heart.

NGSS Standards: MS.LS1.3, HAP-LS1-1AR

Outreach Workshops

We offer Outreach Workshops and bring all supplies and staff to you!

Are You an Engineer? (K -2nd)

Rocket Power (3rd - 5th)

Global Impacts (5th - 7th)

Dissection (8th - 12th)

Pricing

1 Hour $175
Additional (same day workshops) $125/per show
Mileage Fees
Up to 50 Miles $25
50 - 100 Miles $50
100 - 200 Miles $100
Over 200 Miles Federal Per Diem

Are You an Engineer?

Grades: K-2nd

Ready for some story-time inspired science? First we’ll read “Rosie Revere, Engineer” then experiment with engineering our own design solutions.

NGSS Standards: K-2-ETS1-1

Rocket Power

Grades: 3rd-5th

Your mission is to create a rocket out of paper and tape that can fly with the power of air! How far can you fly?

NGSS Standards: 3-PS2-2, 3-5-ETS1-1

Global Impacts

Grades: 5th-7th

Water covers 72% of our Earth, but how much of that is actually usable? Learn why water is our most precious resource and investigate ways to preserve it for future generations.

NGSS Standards: 5-ESS3-1, 6-ESS2-4, 6-ESS3-3

Dissection

Grades: 8th-12th

A comprehensive hands-on experience that will guide students through the inner workings of the mammalian eye or heart.

NGSS Standards: MS.LS1.3, HAP-LS1-1AR

Large Format Shows

Mid-America Science Museum provides options for large format shows in which we take the museum to you!

Theaters or Assemblies

Pricing

30 minutes $275
Additional (same day shows) $200/per show
Mileage Fees
Up to 50 Miles $25
50 - 100 Miles $50
100 - 200 Miles $100
Over 200 Miles Federal Per Diem

Activity Stations for Your Event!

Mid-America Science Museum provides an activity booth for your special events!

Pricing

Half day $250
Full day $400
Mileage Fees
Up to 50 Miles $25
50 - 100 Miles $50
100 - 200 Miles $100
Over 200 Miles Federal Per Diem

Distance Learning

For the first time, Mid-America Science Museum is offering distance learning. We can join your class via Zoom® for the following workshops and shows:

Crash Force (K -2nd)

Light and Shadows (K -2nd)

Worn Out World (K -2nd)

Global Impacts (5th - 7th)

Dissections: Sheep Heart or Cow Eye (6th - 10th)

Tesla Show (all ages)

Pricing

45 Minute Session $85
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