Available August 20-June 7, 2013
- Groups of 15 or more visitors are eligible to receive group rates and schedule field trip programs.
- Groups may book trips Monday-Friday.
- Groups may arrive at the museum as early as 9:30AM. Please allow at least 15 minutes for orientation and processing.
- All groups must leave by 5PM when the museum closes.
- Most groups choose to stay 2-3 hours per visit.
- Field trips must include at least 30 minutes of directed activity, in the form of a STEM Assembly, Learning Workshop or a chaperon led Museum Mission
- Students, $6
- 1 adult per family, FREE. Additional adults, $10 each
- We require 1 adult for every 10 students at all times.
Memberships are not valid for group admission.
FIELD TRIP PLANNING WORKSHEET & BOOKING
To help expedite your planning, we encourage you to fill out our field trip planning form. Download HERE and print out prior to contacting reservations. To book, please call 813.443.3821 at least 2 weeks in advance.
Monthly Learning Workshop Schedule for Home School Families
Join with other families in our Education Center the last Tuesday of every month September-May to investigate topics relating to Museum exhibits!
- Gr. K-1 workshops are from 1:30-2PM. Gr. 2-4 workshops are from 2:30-3PM.
- At least one adult for every 5 children is required to remain in the workshop classroom.
- Unlimited time to explore the Museum before and after the workshops.
- Children in Kindergarten workshops must be five by September 1 of the current school year.
February 26, 2013 – book no later than February 11
- K-1st grade: Fitness and Fun – Exercise your mind and body while practicing math skills!
- 2nd-4th grade: Oil Spills – Create and clean up an oil spill!
March 26, 2013 – book no later than March 11
- K-1st grade: Fantastic Fairy Tales – create and illustrate a fairy tale!
- 2nd-4th grade: Sinkholes – discover what causes sinkholes and then create one!
April 30, 2013 – book no later than April 15
- K-1st grade: Water 101 – explore the water cycle, properties of water and issues of water quality.
- 2nd-4th grade: Wetlands – learn what a wetland is, how they work and why they’re so important!
May 28, 2013 – book no later than May 13
- K-1st grade: What’s Inside Me? – investigate bodily systems through movement and art.
- 2nd-4th grade: States of Matter: Water – explore water molecules in three different states of matter.
FREE for Members
Contact Lael Arango at 813 443 3810 or firstname.lastname@example.org for more information or to reserve space in a workshop! For additional Homeschool Resources checkout the Home EDucators Resource Directory at www.homeEDdirectory.com.