PreK–Kindergarten

These programs last 25 minutes and involve hands-on activities with scientific specimens. Programs are limited to a maximum of 25 students per class. Discovery Room sessions and educational programs are available beginning the day after Labor Day through the third week of May.

Program Fee: $35 per class + museum admission

Dinosaur Eggs and Babies

What challenges does a baby dinosaur face while it is developing inside the egg? What adventures might it have once it hatches? Students will listen to a story about young dinosaurs found in Oklahoma and participate in engaging activities and experiments.

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PASS: PreK Science Process 1.1, 1.3 | Physical Science 2.1 | Life Science 3.1, 3.2
Kindergarten Science Process 1.1–1.3 | Physical Science 1.1 | Life Science 2.1, 2.2
OAS: K-LS1-1 | Science Practices 1, 2, 4, 6, 8

Creature Features

Fur, feathers, scales and slime! Students will meet some interesting Oklahoma animals and learn what features make them similar and different.

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PASS: PreK Science Process 1.1, 1.4 | Physical Science 1.1 | Life Science 1.3
Kindergarten Science Process 1.1, 1.3 | Physical Science 1.1 | Life Science 2.3
OAS: K-LS1-1 | Science Practices 1, 2, 4, 6, 8

Natural or Not   OERB_logo2

How can you tell the difference between things you find in nature and things that people have made? Students will classify a variety of objects to decide if they are natural or produced by humans and learn how people use natural resources, such as oil, in everyday life.

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PASS: PreK Science Process 1.1, 1.2, 1.4 | Physical Science 2.2 | Earth/Space Science 4.1
Kindergarten Science Process 1.1, 1.3, 1.4 | Physical Science 1.2 | Earth/Space Science 3.1
OAS: K-ESS2-2 | Science Practices 1, 2, 4, 6, 8

Discovery Room Programs

Discovery Room programs involve hands-on activities, live animals and scientific specimens. Programs are 25 minutes and are limited to a maximum of 25 students per class. Fee is $35 per session.

All About Amphibians

What makes amphibians unique? Students will learn all about amphibians by observing live salamanders and tadpoles and participating in an exciting activity that takes us through the life cycle of a frog.

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PASS: PreK Science Processes and Inquiry 1.1, 1.4 | Physical Science 2.2, 2.3 | Life Science 3.1, 3.2, 3.3
Kindergarten Science Process 1.1, 1.3 | Physical Science 1.1, 1.3 | Life Science 2.1, 2.2, 2.3
OAS: K-ESS3-1 | Science Practices 1, 2, 4, 6, 8

From the Earth   OERB_logo2

Natural resources are things we use every day! What kinds of things do you use and where do they come from. Get ready to find out in this interactive Discovery Room Session.

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PASS: Science Process 1.1, 1.2, 1.3 | Physical Science 1.1
OAS: K-ESS2-2 | Science Practices 1, 2, 4, 6, 8

Discovery Room Session

Discovery Room Sessions allow students to participate in free-choice learning opportunities and free play activities that enhance their understanding of natural and cultural history. Each session begins with a short introduction to the room by a Discovery Room staff member. Students are then encouraged to explore the room independently. These 25 minute sessions are most appropriate for PreK through grade 5 and are limited to a maximum of 25 students per session. Fee is $30 per session.

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