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Perot Museum of Nature and Science



Forensics Family Science Night - On Campus

Time Frames
After School, Summer, Weekend
Formats
On Campus Program
Grades
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, Community/Fam., Talented/Gifted
Standards

Description

This Science Night is geared toward upper elementary and middle school audiences. Can you crack the case? During this Family Science Night, students and family members will use a variety of forensic science techniques to investigate a crime. They will visit nine stations with hands-on activities featuring scientific principles from a variety of fields, including chemistry, physics, biology and geology. School must supply at least 10 adult (over 21) volunteers or teachers to run the stations. Museum staff will set up, train, and assist throughout the evening. Set-up in a cafeteria or gym, access to electricity and water, 9 tables, several trash cans.

Students Will

  • Investigate a crime
  • Test the evidence
  • Develop a hypothesis
  • Learn modern police techniques

Details

Dates: Monday-Saturday
Times: evening
Duration: 2 hours
School Fee: $500 for up to 200 people, extra $50 for each additional 50 people.
Minimum Attendance: 10
Maximum Attendance: 200
Bilingual: No
Technical Needs: School must supply at least 10 adult (over 21) volunteers or teachers to run the stations. Museum staff will set up, train, and assist throughout the evening. Set-up in a cafeteria or gym, access to electricty and water, 9 tables
Other Information: PTA or Science Night event. Please contact reservations.

Scheduling / Booking

Instructions: Call Reservations at 214-428-5555 and press 8 or email [email protected] Field Trip: http://www.perotmuseum.org/events-and-programs/school-programs/at-the-museum/field-trip-form.html On Your Campus: http://www.perotmuseum.org/events-and-programs/school-programs/at-your-school/outreach-form.html Financial Aid: http://www.perotmuseum.org/events-and-programs/school-programs/educator-resources/financial-aid-form.html
Deadline: Please contact reservations at least 3 weeks before your requested date
Cancellation Policy: Science Programs: Due to the more limited amount of funding through Learning Partners the Perot is pleased to offer Financial Aid to schools who apply and qualify. By applying for this program your fees for our field trip exhibit visits/programs and on your campus programs could be reduced or eliminated. Art Programs: The Perot Museum is excited to offer a Self Guided Art Infused Tour of the Museum. Please check out this listing under the ART program offerings. Please be sure to fill out our Field Trip or On Your Campus Request Form AND the Financial Aid Form found below (copy and paste the link into your browser). Field Trip: http://www.perotmuseum.org/events-and-programs/school-programs/at-the-museum/field-trip-form.html On Your Campus: http://www.perotmuseum.org/events-and-programs/school-programs/at-your-school/outreach-form.html Financial Aid: http://www.perotmuseum.org/events-and-programs/school-programs/educator-resources/financial-aid-form.html 2019-2020 Payment, Refund and Cancellation Policy: The Perot Museum of Nature and Science- Field Trips and On Your Campus Experiences -A nonrefundable deposit is due within 10 days of booking.Your remaining balance is due 3 weeks before your scheduled visit date. -If you choose to reschedule your program you must contact the reservations department at least 3 weeks before your scheduled visit in order for your deposit/payment to be applied to your new visit date. -Your reservation may be cancelled if your deposit/payment is not received by the due date. -Refunds will only be made in the event of Museum closure, power failures and school closings. NO OTHER REFUNDS WILL BE ISSUED
After School Policy: Science Programs: Due to the more limited amount of funding through Learning Partners the Perot is pleased to offer Financial Aid to schools who apply and qualify. By applying for this program your fees for our field trip exhibit visits/programs and on your campus programs could be reduced or eliminated. Art Programs: The Perot Museum is excited to offer a Self Guided Art Infused Tour of the Museum. Please check out this listing under the ART program offerings. Please be sure to fill out our Field Trip or On Your Campus Request Form AND the Financial Aid Form found below (copy and paste the link into your browser). Field Trip: http://www.perotmuseum.org/events-and-programs/school-programs/at-the-museum/field-trip-form.html On Your Campus: http://www.perotmuseum.org/events-and-programs/school-programs/at-your-school/outreach-form.html Financial Aid: http://www.perotmuseum.org/events-and-programs/school-programs/educator-resources/financial-aid-form.html 2019-2020 Payment, Refund and Cancellation Policy: The Perot Museum of Nature and Science- Field Trips and On Your Campus Experiences -A nonrefundable deposit is due within 10 days of booking.Your remaining balance is due 3 weeks before your scheduled visit date. -If you choose to reschedule your program you must contact the reservations department at least 3 weeks before your scheduled visit in order for your deposit/payment to be applied to your new visit date. -Your reservation may be cancelled if your deposit/payment is not received by the due date. -Refunds will only be made in the event of Museum closure, power failures and school closings. NO OTHER REFUNDS WILL BE ISSUED

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