K - Grade 2


Choose from a spectacular, fulldome show in state-of-the-art Sudekum Planetarium; hands-on, interactive exhibits; or one of our award-winning programs like daily Science Live! demonstrations, 3D printing workshops, summer camps and more!

  800 Fort Negley Blvd., Nashville, TN 37203

 We are open Thursdays - Mondays from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., allowing limited guests enter the museum per hour. We strongly encourage buying your tickets in advance.
We will be closed Tuesdays and Wednesdays, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve and Christmas Day

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K - Grade 2



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 (2019-20)


Primary Physical Forces

Students make observations and test hypotheses about magnetism, gravity, static electricity, and vibrations and sound.
Science Standards: 2.PS2.1, 2.PS2.2, 2.PS2.3, 3.PS2.1, 3.PS2.2, 3.PS3.3

Matter Matters

You think snow and ice are cold? Wait until you get up close and personal with liquid nitrogen at -321°F! Find out how the properties of matter change when heat energy is drastically added or taken away. Non-refundable materials fee of $30 per program required.
Science Standards: K.PS1.2, 3.PS1.1

Sound of Science

From good vibrations to bizarre tricks of the mind, join us on a tour through the sounds of Music City. Then, grab a front-row seat to an electrifying performance of musical lightning!

Science Standards: 2.PS4.1, 4.PS4.1, 6.ESS2.6


Life on Earth

What makes life possible on Earth? The Sun! Students investigate living vs. non-living things and natural vs. man-made materials to draw conclusions about energy and biodiversity on Earth.
Science Standards: K.LS1.1, K.LS1.2, 1.LS2.3

Starfish Dissection

Dive deep into the life of a starfish to find out how they think, eat and move through the ocean. This dissection is a perfect introduction for budding biologists of all ages. A non-refundable deposit of $50 is required.
Science Standards: 2.LS1.1

Squid Diessction

Inspect the unique internal and external features of a squid and draw conclusions about the adaptations of this ocean dwelling invertebrate. A non-refundable lab deposit of $50 is required.
Science Standards: 2.LS1.1

Protect Your Pollinators

Students will be asked to identify the parts of a plant. Students will learn how to identify what a pollinator is, and what it does to help the plant. Students will also identify that plants and pollinators have a symbiotic relationship and have adapted together. Lastly students will get to observe pollinators in their natural environment.
Science Standards: K.LS3.1, 1.LS1, 1.LS2, 2.LS2


Weather Watchers

Step into the role of a meteorologist and learn all the tips and tricks of what it takes to be a great weather watcher. Students will investigate what it means to be severe-weather safe and explore tools used by meteorologists. A non-refundable materials fee of $30 is required.
Science Standards: K.ESS2.1, K.ESS3.2, K.ETS2.1, 1.ETS2.1, 2.ESS2.1

Galaxy Gazers

Grab your gear and learn how star-gazing works by learning all about telescopes in this outof-this-world demo.
Science Standards:K.ESS2.1, 1.ESS1.1, 2.ESS1.1

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