Planetarium Shows

Planetarium Shows

The Springfield Science Museum is home to the Seymour Planetarium, the oldest operating planetarium in the United States. Multiple schools…

Earth Rocks!

Earth Rocks!

Rocks play a major role in the ever changing geologic cycle of the Earth.  Students learn about igneous, metamorphic and…

Space Explorations

Space Explorations

Explore the phases of the moon and take a closer look at our solar system through hands-on activities and demonstrations.…

Just Survive!

Just Survive!

Students experience the challenges of daily survival as they assume the identities of different animals with different adaptations. The object…

Highlights Tour

Highlights Tour

Our knowledgeable docents make the animals in the Science Museum come alive, take you back millions of years to the…

Dinosaur Discovery

Dinosaur Discovery

Did you know that dinosaurs lived on land approximately 200 million to 65 million years ago? Through a timeline activity…

Scutes & Scales

Scutes & Scales

Explore the fascinating lives of some of the most loved, feared and misunderstood animals on Earth— reptiles. Learn about their…

Forensic Science

Forensic Science

A precious object has been stolen from the Springfield Science Museum! Working as teams of forensic specialists, students examine and…

Light And Sound

Light and Sound

Explore light and sound in this station based program where students test their theories!  Explore the color spectrum, learn about…

Charge It!

Charge It!

Learn how a Van de Graaff generator sets a classmate’s hair on end! Students will explore static vs. current electricity…

If I Ran The LAB: Pop, Fizz, Boom!

If I Ran the LAB: Pop, Fizz, Boom!

In this Seussian-themed introduction to chemistry program, students will be making observations and conducting an experiment in practice with the…

Simple Machines

Simple Machines

Explore simple machines using wheels and axles, pulleys, levers, wedges, inclined planes and screws. Through demonstrations, students will investigate simple…

Planetarium Shows

Planetarium Shows

The Springfield Science Museum is home to the Seymour Planetarium, the oldest operating planetarium in the United States. Multiple schools…

Earth Rocks!

Earth Rocks!

Rocks play a major role in the ever changing geologic cycle of the Earth.  Students learn about igneous, metamorphic and…

Space Explorations

Space Explorations

Explore the phases of the moon and take a closer look at our solar system through hands-on activities and demonstrations.…

Just Survive!

Just Survive!

Students experience the challenges of daily survival as they assume the identities of different animals with different adaptations. The object…

Highlights Tour

Highlights Tour

Our knowledgeable docents make the animals in the Science Museum come alive, take you back millions of years to the…

Dinosaur Discovery

Dinosaur Discovery

Did you know that dinosaurs lived on land approximately 200 million to 65 million years ago? Through a timeline activity…

Scutes & Scales

Scutes & Scales

Explore the fascinating lives of some of the most loved, feared and misunderstood animals on Earth— reptiles. Learn about their…

Forensic Science

Forensic Science

A precious object has been stolen from the Springfield Science Museum! Working as teams of forensic specialists, students examine and…

Light And Sound

Light and Sound

Explore light and sound in this station based program where students test their theories!  Explore the color spectrum, learn about…

Charge It!

Charge It!

Learn how a Van de Graaff generator sets a classmate’s hair on end! Students will explore static vs. current electricity…

If I Ran The LAB: Pop, Fizz, Boom!

If I Ran the LAB: Pop, Fizz, Boom!

In this Seussian-themed introduction to chemistry program, students will be making observations and conducting an experiment in practice with the…

Simple Machines

Simple Machines

Explore simple machines using wheels and axles, pulleys, levers, wedges, inclined planes and screws. Through demonstrations, students will investigate simple…