These programs last 25 minutes and involve safe, hands-on activities with scientific specimens. Educational programs are available beginning the day after Labor Day through the third week of May.
Program Fee: $35 per class + museum admission
Meet the Dinosaurs (Available only on Thursdays and Fridays)
What kinds of dinosaurs roamed Oklahoma? Were they meat eaters or plant eaters? Did they have sharp teeth, large claws or other interesting adaptations? Are they really all extinct? Students will discover the answer to these and other questions as they examine fossils and participate in Cretaceous role-playing. Download Educational Program Guide OAS: 3-LS4-1 | Science Practices 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 7, 8
What special adaptations do prairie animals need for living in their environment? Your students will meet native animals of the Oklahoma plains and discover the surprising ways they meet the challenges of prairie living. OAS 2-LS4-1 | Science Practices 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 7, 8 | Core Ideas LS1, LS2 | Crosscutting Concepts: Patterns, Structure and Function
Raw to Refined (Available only on Thursdays and Fridays)
How do people modify natural resources to create tools, household items and other basic goods? Students will examine and classify common objects based on their raw materials to discover how humans interact with the natural world. Download Educational Program Guide OAS: 1-ESS3-1 | Science Practices 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 7, 8
Discovery Room Programs
Discovery Room sessions and programs are unavailable at this time. Please check back soon or contact our Visitor Services department at 405-325-7797 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Rocks and Beyond!
Geologists study more than just rocks. Mineral resources are an important part of the world we live in. Discover the difference between a rock and a mineral and learn how you use rocks as resources every day! Download Educational Program Guide OAS 2-PS1-1 | Science Practices 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 8