What is SciencEscape?

The ExplorOlogy® Program brings science discovery to local schools during Spring Break week! Working with scientists from the Sam Noble Museum , selected teachers and their students will go outside the classroom to do science!

About SciencEscape (PDF)

---> Will your students be available during Spring Break?

Program Dates: One day during Spring Break ( March 16-19, 2015) at your school and the Sam Noble Museum in Norman.

Fees: This program is offered at no cost to the school or participants. ExplorOlogy® is sponsored in part by the Sam Noble Museum and Oklahoma's oil and natural gas producers and royalty owners, through the Oklahoma Energy Resources Board (OERB).

Eligibility: Teachers of grades 1-12, public, private and homeschool, are eligible to apply.

What can I expect from the SciencEscape program?

ExplorOlogy® Educators and scientists will meet you and up to 15 of your students at your school the morning of the program. After engaging in a fun, hands-on introduction to the scientific process, participants will be transported to a local outdoor field site to start their science investigation! We’ll explore the ecology of ponds and forests while we complete a field research project with our scientists.

What SciencEscape will provide your group:

--> A day of unique science programming, working outdoors with real scientists!

--> Equipment and supplies.

--> Scientists from the Sam Noble Museum and ExplorOlogy® educators to guide your students in their science discovery.

--> Transportation for you and your students to and from the field site.

--> A stipend for selected teacher.


What ExplorOlogy® will ask of the selected teacher/school:

--> Select the students for participation and provide ExplorOlogy® with a list of names prior to the program.

--> Arrange for the use of one classroom at your school.

--> Distribute SciencEscape Parent Information Letter to parents before program day.  

--> Distribute and collect signed SciencEscape permission slips before program day.

--> Be ready to explore science and nature with their students!




Please contact us at explorology@snomnh.ou.edu or call (405) 325-3183.


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