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Perot Museum of Nature and Science



Sciencecast- Super Hero Science (Distance Learning)

Time Frames
During School Day, After School, Summer
Formats
Other
Grades
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, Talented/Gifted
Standards

Description

Does your school have distance-learning/videoconferencing capabilities? Then you’re well on your way to tapping into the world of expertise that the Perot Museum has to offer — without ever leaving your campus. Our engaging ScienceCast programs give you and your class the opportunity to interact with our knowledgeable educators in real time as our TEKS-aligned programs capture the interest and imaginations of your students. Or, connect with world- renowned experts in a variety of STEM careers during our popular speaker-based programs. Discover the science behind superheroes and their amazing powers as we explore topics such as matter and energy, smart materials, magnetism, levitation, and properties of light.

Students Will

  • Discover the science behind super heros
  • Explore matter and energy
  • Learn about smart materials, magnetism and levitation

Details

Dates: Monday - Friday
Times: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Duration: 45 minutes
School Fee: $125 per program
Minimum Attendance: 10
Maximum Attendance: 30
Bilingual: No
Technical Needs: Our ScienceCast programs are NOT webinars or webcasts, nor are we able to connect via Skype. Check with your school or district technology administrator for information about whether you have the equipment and ability to participate in Distance Learning programs. Some districts have portable units available to move between classrooms, while others have a set room with the equipment.
Other Information: Check Connect2Texas website for program times. You must also register with Connect2Texas for this program. connect2texas.net

Scheduling / Booking

Instructions: Call Reservations at 214-428-5555 and press 8 or email reserve@perotmuseum.org Field Trip: http://www.perotmuseum.org/events-and-programs/school-programs/at-the-museum/field-trip-form.html Outreach: http://www.perotmuseum.org/events-and-programs/school-programs/at-your-school/outreach-form.html Financial Aid: http://www.perotmuseum.org/events-and-programs/school-programs/educator-resources/financial-aid-form.html
Deadline: Please book at least 3 weeks before your requested date.
Cancellation Policy: Science Programs: Due to the more limited amount of funding through Learning Partners the Perot is pleased to offer Financial Aid to schools who apply and qualify. By applying for this program your fees for our field trip, outreach and exhibits could be reduced or eliminated. Art Programs: The Perot Museum is excited to offer a Self Guided Art Infused Tour of the Museum. Please check out this listing under the ART program offerings. Please be sure to fill out our Field Trip or Outreach Request Form AND the Financial Aid Form found below (copy and paste the link into your browser). Field Trip: http://www.perotmuseum.org/events-and-programs/school-programs/at-the-museum/field-trip-form.html Outreach: http://www.perotmuseum.org/events-and-programs/school-programs/at-your-school/outreach-form.html Financial Aid: http://www.perotmuseum.org/events-and-programs/school-programs/educator-resources/financial-aid-form.html 2017-2018 Payment, Refund and Cancellation Policy: The Perot Museum of Nature and Science School Day Programs and Outreach -A nonrefundable deposit is due within 10 days of booking.-Your remaining balance is due 2 weeks before your scheduled visit date. -If you choose to reschedule your program you must contact the reservations department at least 2 weeks before your scheduled visit in order for your deposit/payment to be applied to your new visit date. -Your reservation may be cancelled if your deposit/payment is not received by the due date. -Refunds will only be made in the event of Museum equipment failures, power failures and school closings. NO OTHER REFUNDS WILL BE ISSUED
After School Policy: Science Programs: Due to the more limited amount of funding through Learning Partners the Perot is pleased to offer Financial Aid to schools who apply and qualify. By applying for this program your fees for our field trip, outreach and exhibits could be reduced or eliminated. Art Programs: The Perot Museum is excited to offer a Self Guided Art Infused Tour of the Museum. Please check out this listing under the ART program offerings. Please be sure to fill out our Field Trip or Outreach Request Form AND the Financial Aid Form found below (copy and paste the link into your browser). Field Trip: http://www.perotmuseum.org/events-and-programs/school-programs/at-the-museum/field-trip-form.html Outreach: http://www.perotmuseum.org/events-and-programs/school-programs/at-your-school/outreach-form.html Financial Aid: http://www.perotmuseum.org/events-and-programs/school-programs/educator-resources/financial-aid-form.html

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