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Discovery Lab Online — Groups

Discovery Lab Online — Groups

The Fort Worth Museum of Science and History may not be able to visit in person this summer, but we will still bring science and learning to you! Join us for our online Summer Science offerings.

Our programs are offered in two formats: interactive class style for up to 25 participants or a pre-taped class that can accommodate unlimited participants. To book a program, email Outreach@fwmsh.org.

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Receive an engaging, top-quality program with a custom intro recorded just for your group!



One of our award-winning educators will guide you through your activity via live video streaming!

Your Perfect Program Awaits

Don’t see what you are looking for? Let us know; we would love to create something special to meet your group’s needs.

Stories and Crafts

These programs require supplies for an art project. A supply list for participants will be provided. If you select to do the interactive class style program; we can provide the supplies for an additional supply fee.

Recommended Level: PK - 2nd Grade

Learn about the fascinating world of a snail! Participants will get to observe live snails and create their own snail craft.

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.

Recommended Level: Kinder and up

Make beautiful marbleized paper and use it to create imaginative pictures.

Recommended Level: 2nd grade and up

Learn about some of the forces on earth, then use two of them to create a piece of art.


All astronomy lessons will be provided by video streaming. Due to the nature of the programs it is recommended to not use mobile devices for optimal viewing, and the larger the screen the better.

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.

Learn about light pollution and the impact that it is having on our world today. Then join us in a STEM challenge to create an invention that will help to solve this problem. Participants will be encouraged to share their ideas and their final prototype as part of this class.


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 collection.

Learn all about the objects in our night sky. We discuss stargazing tips and resources that can help you have a family star party in your own backyard!


Texas summers might be hot, but we will be doing some cool science. Learn about heat, cold, and thermodynamics.

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 still yummy!

In this program participants will learn about these interesting birds of the night. You will also get an in-depth look into what owls eat as we open up an owl pellet live!

Learn about material science and what it takes to keep our astronauts safe in outer space.

Your brain is the command center for your entire body. In this class learn more about how your brain works. Participants will also have the opportunity to test their brain with some puzzles and challenges.

Introducing the FWMSH Little Scholars Program

The FWMSH Little Scholars Program is designed to help bridge the gap between virtual, first through fifth grade, learners and their FWISD school campus.

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