The Fort Worth Museum of Science and History has a legacy of leadership in online education through its award-winning Distance Learning program, which has reached over 70,000 students. With the unprecedented and indefinite closure of schools across North Texas and around the nation due to the COVID-19 outbreak, Museum staff are committing to providing diverse, high-quality, online STEAM and history-based programs to students and lifelong learners at no cost to our guests.
The Museum will draw on the breadth of its expertise and collections to present state standards-based content in a wide variety of fields, including hands-on art and science, artifact-based science and history, and live animal demonstrations. These programs will be targeted at a variety of ages, providing content appropriate for preschool through middle school audiences. Hands-on activities will draw from supplies many students are likely to have at home, replicating the Museum’s proven hands-on experiences.
Discovery Lab Online will be accessible through the Museum’s YouTube channel, youtube.com/FortWorthMuseum, and will present content daily. Check out our schedule and lesson descriptions on the Museum’s social media channels, including Facebook and website.
The Museum was established in 1941 and is accredited by the American Alliance of Museums. Anchored by its rich collections, the Museum is dedicated to lifelong learning. It engages guests through creative, vibrant programs and exhibits interpreting science and the history of Texas and the Southwest. For more information, visit www.fortworthmuseum.org.