Special Content-STEM Days!
The Buffalo Museum of Science’s STEM Days offer hands-on, inquiry-based activities centered on particular themes. Students will encounter new concepts, make connections, and gain a better understanding of the world around them. Take a self-guided visit through themed activities.
Limited Availability: Book Early!
The Buffalo Museum of Science's special STEM Day programs are one of our most popular offerings for school groups. Since they are only offered on select days each year, we encourage you to make your reservation as early as possible as they do fill up quickly.
If you can't make a theme day date, we encourage you to speak to our group sales representative on how to provide equally entertaining and educational experiences to your group through our workshops and outreach programs.
STEM Day Topics & Dates
STEM & CHEM
October 28, 2016
Chemistry is not limited to beakers and laboratories. It is all around us, and the better we know chemistry, the better we know our world. From the periodic table to chemical reactions, come join us for an inquiry based experience! Suggested grades 3-8
DINOS & COMPANY
November 18, 2016
Jump back to the Jurassic and explore a time when it was eat or be eaten, from where Dinosaurs roamed and what foods they thrived on to what ultimately caused their demise. Suggested grades K - 2
SCIENCE BELOW ZERO
December 9, 2016
Explore the science of below freezing temperatures. Learn how various animals withstand the cold and adapt to a changing world. Suggested grades 2-8
WEATHER & YOU
January 27, 2017
One of the most dynamic and complex forces on the planet, weather is an ever changing phenomenon. Explore National Geographic’s Extreme Weather, numerous thought provoking demonstrations and hands-on activities to have students gain an understanding of the principle concepts of weather systems. Suggested grades 4-8
ENGINEERING & PHYSICS
February 10, 2017
Through creative problem solving, students will design and build a variety of open-ended projects to help solve real world problems. Through visual demonstrations, hands-on activities and interactive talks the world of physics and engineering collide. Suggested grades 4-8
April 28, 2017
Learn all about your favorite little critters that we call “bugs.” What are they really? Live animals, a craft and hands-on activities are all part of the fun! Suggested grades Pre-K-5
May 19, 2017
Students will learn and understand the interconnectedness of the body systems and explore how nutrition and exercise impact the quality and efficiency of those systems. Suggested grades, 4-8
June 9, 2017
Join us for a day of outrageous bubbly fun! Experiment with bubble walls, bubble windows, bubble technology and giant bubbles that will astound you as they surround you! Suggested grades, PreK-5
STEM Day Pricing
$10 per student
One free chaperone for every 10 students
$6 per each additional chaperone
Includes entry to the museum's permanent exhibits and galleries
Price based on groups of 10 or more when booked at least 2 weeks in advance.
Can't Make It To The Museum?
Take transportation out of the equation and consider an Outreach Program!
We understand that budgets are tight these days, which is why we offer and expansive selection of Outreach Programs that can be facilitated right in your classroom, gym, or auditorium! Learn More.
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