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Discovery Lab Online

Discovery Lab Online

You might not be able to visit the Museum in person, but that doesn't mean your group can't experience some amazing science activities with us! Programs are available in pre-taped formats to accommodate your schedule and needs, and range from 10-35 minutes in length. Materials kits or lists are available for programs that include activities. Materials kit pricing is based on desired program and number of kits needed. If you are interested in booking a program with us or getting quote for a program, click here. Programs are subject to availability and should be booked at least three weeks in advance if you would like us to provide materials kits for you. Please email outreach@fwmsh.org or call 817-255-9522 with any questions.  

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Programming options

Prerecorded programs are $50 for 24 hours of access to the program link. Program access starts at 8:00AM the day your program is scheduled. Additional consecutive days of programming can be scheduled for $15 each. There is no limit to the number of participants who can watch the program during your scheduled program time

History

Recommended Level: 3rd grade and Up 
This program features experts from our Museum’s Collections Department. Learn about the 1940’s history of the military plane manufacturing here in Fort Worth. Materials kits are available for the activity that accompanies this program. 

Recommended Level: 5th Grade and Up 
This program features experts from our Museum’s Collections Department. Learn the history of and take a look at a document possibly dating back to the Salem Witch Trials. This archival mystery of what appears to be an arrest warrant for Rebecca Nurse, who was accused of being a witch, has yet to be authenticated. This program does not have an activity or materials kit. 

Astronomy

Due to the nature of our Astronomy programs for optimal viewing it is recommended to not use mobile devices. The larger the screen the better.

Recommended Level: 3rd Grade and Up 
Join us as we learn about a variety of constellations, from various cultures, and their origin stories. We will look at different stars as well as some items from our collection as we explore these constellations and their fabulous stories. This program does not have an activity or materials kit. 

Recommended Level:1st graded and Up 
Look closely at some of the animal constellations in our night sky and learn more about the different stars that form them. Then we will learn more about the animals from the constellations through the Museum’s natural history teaching collection. This program does not have an activity or materials kit. 

Recommended Level: Kindergarten and Up 
Learn all about the objects in our night sky based on the current season. We discuss stargazing tips and resources that can help you have a family star party in your own backyard! This program does not have an activity or materials kit. 

Science

Recommended Level: Kindergarten and Up 
This program will take a look at some of the fossilized bones from the Texas State Dinosaur, Paluxysaurus Jonesi. What would their long tails be used for? This program features experts from our Museum’s Collections Department. Material kits are available for the activity that accompanies this program. 

Recommended Level: Pk - 2nd Grade 
Participants will learn about all of the amazing changes that happen during the life cycle of a butterfly. They will get to observe insect specimens from the Museum’s teaching collection and create butterfly art. Materials kits are available for the activity that accompanies this program

Recommended Level: 1st Grade and up 
Learn all about density with this fun, colorful program and use your new knowledge of density to create some beautiful art! Materials kits are available for the activity that accompanies this program. 

Recommended Level: Kindergarten and Up 
Texas can be hot! Cool down with this program and explore the science of heat, cold, and thermodynamics. This program has an activity that involves food. A materials list will be provided at time of booking for participants to gather materials for the activity on their own. 

Recommended Level: Kindergarten and Up 
Learn about some of the animals you may encounter in your community and their scat. This lesson will wrap up with a recipe that will gross out your friends and family but is super yummy! This program has an activity that involves food.A materials list will be provided at time of booking for participants to gather materials for the activity on their own. 

Recommended Level: 2nd Grade and Up 
In this program, participants will understand the differences in predatory animals and animals that are considered prey by looking at animal specimens from the science teaching collection. This program does not have an activity or materials kit. 

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