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 Program length 1 hour. Capacity:…

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Cats, Hats And Balancing Acts

Cats, Hats and Balancing Acts

Introduce children to the fantastic world of Dr. Seuss with guided activities that encourage fun, creativity, fine and gross motor skills and language development through an interactive story time all while exploring the Dr. Seuss Museum. Grades P-K Program length…

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Tons Of Fun With Seuss

Tons of Fun with Seuss

Step into the world of Dr. Seuss characters in the Amazing World of Dr. Seuss Museum while experiencing the sounds and words used in his books through interactive play that introduce children to reading and writing skills. Grades 1-2 Program…

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Planetarium Shows

Planetarium Shows

The Springfield Science Museum is home to the Seymour Planetarium, the oldest operating planetarium in the United States. Multiple schools are scheduled in the planetarium at one time. Students get preferred seating; adults may be asked to stand or tour…

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Earth Rocks!

Earth Rocks!

Rocks play a major role in the ever changing geologic cycle of the Earth.  Students learn about igneous, metamorphic and sedimentary rocks through hands on activities and demonstrations. Students also study plate tectonics and how the movement of the Earth’s…

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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. Pair this program with a visit to the planetarium! Grades 3–6 Program length 1 hour. Capacity: 30.

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Just Survive!

Just Survive!

Students experience the challenges of daily survival as they assume the identities of different animals with different adaptations. The object is to acquire adequate food, water, and shelter within their habitat, while keeping out of the clutches of the dreaded…

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Highlights Tour

Highlights Tour

Our knowledgeable docents make the animals in the Science Museum come alive, take you back millions of years to the time dinosaurs roamed the earth, and introduce you to the live animals in our Live Animal Center. Grades K-8 Program…

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Dinosaur Discovery

Dinosaur Discovery

Did you know that dinosaurs lived on land approximately 200 million to 65 million years ago? Through a timeline activity students will be able to identify the three geological time periods of the Mesozoic Era. Learn about the habitats, diet…

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Scutes & Scales

Scutes & Scales

Explore the fascinating lives of some of the most loved, feared and misunderstood animals on Earth— reptiles. Learn about their unique senses, physical features and behaviors, as well as their life cycles and habitats through engaging hands-on activities and a…

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