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Choose from a spectacular, fulldome show in state-of-the-art Sudekum Planetarium; hands-on, interactive, science exhibits; or one of our award-winning programs like daily Science Live! demonstrations, 3D Printing Workshops, ScienceQuest Camps, Science Cafes, and other special events.

  800 Fort Negley Blvd., Nashville, TN 37203

 OPEN DAILY: Mon-Sun,10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
 CLOSED: Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve Day, Christmas Day, and March 30, 2019 for MAD Bash

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Grades 3-5

GRADES 3 - 5

DEMONSTRATIONS & LEARNING LABS

Enhance your field trip with an exciting 25-minute demonstration developed and presented by our staff of Science Educators. All of our demonstrations involve content designed to match the Tennessee Science Grade Level Expectations (GLEs). These demonstrations are bound to get your students thinking, exploring, laughing and learning!

Demonstration Cost: $2 per student; $2 per additional chaperone (space permitting)
 

Get hands-on with an innovative, interactive 50-minute STEM learning lab! Like our demonstrations, all of our STEM Learning Labs involve content designed to match the Tennessee Science Grade Level Expectations (GLEs).

STEM Learning Lab Cost: $4 per student; $4 per additional chaperone (space permitting)


Current Program Offerings (2018-19)

LIVE DEMONSTRATIONS

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Explore the science of heat, light, and sound energy. Observe lightning-like sparks, glowing plasma, and ultraviolet light demonstrations that will have your students on the edge of their seats! (Capacity: 75 | Length: 25 minutes)
Science Standards: 3.ESS.2

COOKING UP A STORM

Learn about the three basic ingredients of weather – water, air, and temperature – and investigate what weather events are created when these ingredients are combined in different recipes. (Capacity: 75 | Length: 25 minutes)
Science Standards: 3.PS3.2, 4.PS3.3, 5.ETS1.1, 5.ETS1.3


STEM LEARNING LABS

IT’S ELECTRIC!

Partners collaborate on challenges that include building series and parallel circuits to make a light bulb glow, a motor spin, and a fan turn into a flying saucer. (Capacity: 30 | Length: 50 minutes)
Science Standards: 3.PS3.2, 4.PS3.3, 5.ETS1.1, 5.ETS1.3

LEGO MINDSTORMS

Working in teams of 2-3, students program LEGO® Mindstorms® robots capable of meeting specific challenges while gaining a deeper understanding of the design and invention process. (Capacity: 30 | Length: 50 minutes)
Science Standards: 4.ETS2.1, 4.ETS2.2, 5.ETS1.1, 5.ETS1.2, 5.ETS1.3

PRIMARY PHYSICAL FORCES

Students make observations and test hypotheses about magnetism, gravity, static electricity, and vibrations and sound. (Capacity: 30 | Length: 60 minutes)
Science Standards: 2.PS2.1, 2.PS2.2, 2.PS2.3, 3.PS2.1, 3.PS2.2, 3.PS3.3

STARFISH DISSECTION

Cut open a starfish to see what is inside and learn about the unique vascular system of this echinoderm. A non-refundable lab deposit of $50 and 4-week advance booking is required. (Capacity: 30 | Length: 50 minutes)
Science Standards: 3.LS4.2

CHEMISTRY 101

Students will conduct experiments and identify the 7 signs of a chemical reaction. Students will use the periodic table to gather evidence to identify a sample of matter. (Capacity: 30 | Length: 50 minutes)
Science Standards: 3.PS1.2, 3.PS1.3, 5.PS1.3, 5.PS1.4

Call (615) 862-5177 or email reservations@adventuresci.org to reserve, or submit a request»

800 Fort Negley Blvd. Nashville, TN 37203
615-862-5160
Hours: 10:00am - 5:00pm
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