Visit the Michigan Science Center and join us for a great learning experience without leaving your classroom! Our new ECHO program brings live science demonstrations and activities directly to your students over the internet.
Our videoconferencing programs allow you and your students to participate in highly interactive and fun learning in real time. No special hardware is required to bring a virtual visit to your classroom. A connection can be done with a computer, webcam, projector and high speed internet. All you need to do is click a link and the fun begins!
VIRTUAL VISITS USING ZOOM
Burn Boss Training
3rd – 5th Grade – Engineers use controlled fires to restore habitats for plants and animals. Work together to learn more about the habitats of endangered plants and animals in areas that need fires to thrive.
Reach for the Stars
4th – 6th Grade – Journey to the stars and answer questions like, where do stars come from, and why are some brighter than others? Watch dry ice and plasma demonstrations and conduct your own investigation.
Know Where it Grows
2nd – 4th Grade – Environmental conditions, such as weather, affect where and when plants grow. We’ll design solutions to reduce the impacts of weather-related hazards on plants in a community garden.
K – 5th Grade – Jump knee-deep into our wintry virtual visit! Make fluffy snow and sparkling white slime! Learn the science behind all things frosty. This seasonal program runs for a limited time – November – March.
Virtual visits include:
• 45-minute interactive program
• Hands-on materials shipped to your school or library
• Complimentary tech check prior to program