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July 17, 2017

Outreach Programs

Let The Children’s Museum of Green Bay come to you! Our outreach programs bring the museum’s resources and expertise directly to the comfort of your organization. Experience an interactive program designed for grades K-5. You are sure to love it!

Outreach programs include hands-on activities facilitated by a member of our education team, and all programs align with Common Core and Wisconsin Model Academic Standards.

All programs are 60 minutes in length and are suited for grades K-5th.

Max class size is 25 children (adult participation is required).

Cost of program is $100 per class.

AVAILABLE PROGRAMS INCLUDE:

WHIRL OF THE WIND
Grades K-5th
Explore the force of gravity and the properties of air! You will experiment with parachutes and create your own flying apparatus. Your mind will soar to great heights with these new concepts.
Science Standards: CC6, CC7, SEP1, SEP2, SEP6, PS2, ETS1

MAGNIFICENT MAGNETS
Grades K-2nd
Did you know that objects are still magnetic underwater? Find out how that is possible along with other truly magnetic activities. Discover what makes an object magnetic, experiment with magnetic poles, and even create a work of art by using magnets! You’re bound to be “attracted” to this program.
Science Standards: SEP1, PS2

LEGO ® SPIN ART
Grades 2nd-5th
Let us join you for a chance to design a Lego ® spin model to make your own piece of spin artwork with markers and paper. The world of engineering and art collide with the help of our Lego ® bricks! Science Standards: CC6, SEP1, PS2
Art Standards: C.4.7

UNSINKABLE SHIPS
Grades 2nd-5th
Take our boating challenge! Can you make a ship out of provided materials that can withstand a tsunami and keep your passengers safe? With a tight budget and time limit, you must engineer the best ship that can be.
Science Standards: CC6, CC7, SEP1, SEP2, SEP6, PS2, ETS1

UNBEATABLE BEAKS
Grades K-2nd
Beaks come in all shapes and sizes, but did you know that beaks have different jobs too? You will yearn to learn about birds with hands-on activities and an art project.
Science Standards: SEP1, LS1.A, LS4.D

BUBBLE BONANZA
Grades K-5th
Pop! Explore how bubbles behave and investigate the properties of different materials as you complete our challenges to engineer your own bubble wand.
Science Standards: CC6, CC7, SEP1, SEP2, PS2, ETS1

PAPER MASTER CRAFTERS
Grades K-5th
Bend, twist, and fold! Create unique, 3-D art projects without using tape or scissors. You will learn about ancient Japanese origami and discover the steps to paper quilling. You’ll have colorful projects and lots of ideas to take home with you.
Art Standards: A.4.4, B.4.1, H.4.4, H.4.1

POTTERY OF THE PAST
Grades K-5th
Pottery is one of the world’s most ancient forms of art. Learn about the importance of pottery in our world and some of its unique uses. Explore the oldest sculpting technique by making a pinch pot that you will be able to decorate and take home.
Social Studies Standards: BH2A
Art Standards: A.4.3, B.4.1, C.4.7, H.4.4

RECYCLED LIFE CYCLE
Grades K-2nd
The Very Hungry Caterpillar comes to life with this science and art program! Learn about a butterfly’s life cycle while discovering the secret to Eric Carle’s remarkable recycled art technique.
Science Standards: SEP1, LS1.A, ESS3.C
Art Standards: C.4.7, J.4.2

TO THE POINT 
Grades K-5th
Let’s get to the point — art is awesome! Learn about the art style of pointillism and its history. Then try your hand at creating your own pointillism painting on wood. *Please Note: This program uses acrylic paint.*
Art Standards: C.4.7, J.4.2

FISH FRIENDS
Grades K-5th
Fish make great pets… and friends too! Listen to a reading of Not Norman, and then design and decorate your own pet fish using clay and paint! *Please Note: This program uses acrylic paint.*
Art Standards: C.4.7, H.4.4

BRIDGE BUILDOUT
Grades 2nd-5th
Please help the three billy goat gruff! Learn about the goats’ struggle, and then get ready to build because these goats need your engineering skills to help them safely escape the troll.
Science Standards: CC6, CC7, SEP1, SEP2, SEP6, ETS1

Program Length: 60 minutes (approximately)
Class Size: 25 children (adult participation is required)
Cost: $100 per program

CONTACT WHITNEY TO BOOK YOUR OUTREACH PROGRAM!
920-432-4397 WPOTVIN@GBCHILDRENSMUSEUM.ORG

Programs are subject to availability and group size. Additional travel fees apply to sites outside of greater Green Bay.

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