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PODs: Programming on Demand

A new way to experience the Springfield Museums. PODs are field trips for families, friends, and small groups. Customize a field trip to the Museums for your group of five to 30 people. Children and adults will participate in up to three of our hour-long curriculum-based school programs. Mix and match science, art, history and Seuss!

Field trips require a two week minimum advanced notice.

By Category

Dr. Seuss POD Field Trips

Science POD Field Trips

Social Studies & History POD Field Trips

Art POD Field Trips

Just Survive Food Chain
Just Survive!
Just Survive!

In a fast-paced game of survival students assume the identities of different animals with a variety of adaptations and will experience the challenges of daily life in the wild! To win is to survive by acquiring adequate food, water, and…

Family Tree: Seuss And Me
Family Tree: Seuss and Me

Explore the Amazing World of Dr. Seuss Museum and learn about Theodor Geisel, aka Dr. Seuss, and how his family’s history influenced and inspired his life’s work while discovering your own family tree. Grades 3-5

Earth Rocks!
Earth Rocks!

Geology rocks! Through hands on activities and demonstrations Students will learn to differentiate the types of rocks that make up the rock cycle; Igneous, Sedimentary, and Metamorphic, and how we use the minerals from these rocks in our everyday lives.…

Art Through The Ages
Art Through the Ages

Travel through time and explore various styles of art and the artists who created them. An overview of major works will be discussed. Grades 9-12

Just Survive Food Chain Mommarnieteddad Earth Rocks Students In D'Amour Museum

Virtual Field Trips

Full length virtual tours with supplemental activities and live educator Q&A. Email for more information.

Dr. Seuss Program Packs

Several Dr. Seuss presentations are available for teachers, educators, and parents to purchase to enhance their literacy lessons. Each themed lesson includes a short museum tour and multiple interactive curriculum-based activities based on the work of Dr. Seuss. Available as Powerpoint presentations that can be converted to Google Slides.

QUAD Connections

Learning resources for students, educators and parents. Supplement a lesson or explore a new topic with our QUAD Connections videos. Join our Museum Educators as they journey through the galleries and exhibits, sharing insights and conducting experiments and activities. Videos are free to use and repost on remote/digital learning sites.

Programs supported by Berkshire Bank Foundation and the Henry E. Niles Foundation, Inc.

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