Interactive Programs

Our interactive programs take students on an in-depth exploration of STEM principles and are the perfect complement to our hands-on exhibits.

Program capacity allows 25 students and up to 10 adults.

To register, call 313.577.8400, Option 5!



  • What’s the Property? – Test your five senses in order to sort, classify, and measure objects according to their similar and observable properties.
  • From Seed to Flower – Explore the life cycle of plants and their basic needs as you plant a seed to take home.
  • Wondrous Weather – Put on your meteorologist hat as you learn about weather patterns and the tools used to predict them

GRADES 3 - 5

30 - 45 minutes

  • Survival of the Fittest – Learn how favorable traits add to an organism’s ability to survive and thrive in its environment.
  • Gravity Games – Discover the patterns within our solar system and the relationship between the sun, earth, and moon.
  • Laser Mazes – Reflect and redirect light as you focus in on a mirror maze challenge!

GRADES 6 – 8

45 – 60 MINUTES

  • The Human Element – Discover how humans affect the environment and alter populations through the use of land.
  • Surprising Circuits – Build circuits and discover the relationship between electricity and magnetism.
  • Grossology – Get grossed out as you explore body systems and the way they help us stay healthy!

GRADES 9 – 12

60 minutes

  • Translating the Message – Explore DNA extraction and learn how DNA transcription determines heredity and genetic traits.
  • Drawn to the Center – Discover how figure skaters can control the speed of their spins and why people don’t fall off spinning rides.
  • The Element Family – Conduct chemistry experiments and learn why the elements on the periodic table are arranged by groups and periods.


Thank you for your purchase. We look forward to seeing you at MiSci soon.