What is SciencEscape?
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)
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Program Dates: One day during Spring Break ( March 18-21, 2013) at your school and Saturday morning (March 23, 2013) at the Sam Noble Museum in Norman for a presentation by your group (complimentary admission for participants and their families for the rest of the day!)
Fees: This program is offered at no cost to the school or participants, through funding in part by the Whitten-Newman Foundation.
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 25 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.
On Saturday, teachers, students and their families will have the opportunity to participate in a presentation on their research findings at the Museum. All SciencEscape participants and their families will receive complimentary admission to the Museum for the rest of the day.
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.
--> Complimentary admission to the Sam Noble Museum on March 23, 2013 for participants and their families.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or call (405) 325-3183.