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Perot Museum of Nature and Science



Fuel of the Future - On Campus

Time Frames
During School Day, After School, Summer
Formats
On Campus Program
Grades
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Talented/Gifted
Standards

Description

Students will examine alternative energy sources, the carbon cycle, and the use of renewable and nonrenewable resources. They will explore how living organisms can be converted to energy, what would make the best biofuel, and examine plant cells through a digital microscope.

Students Will

  • understand the carbon cycle
  • learn how biofuels are made from non-food plants are appropriate for transportation
  • conduct experiments
  • understand the balance of energy on our planet

Details

Dates: Monday-Friday
Times: 9:00 am- 5:00 pm
Duration: 45 minutes
School Fee: $175 per program
Minimum Attendance: 15
Maximum Attendance: 30
Bilingual: No
Technical Needs: Please refer to your confirmation packet.
Other Information: Maximum of 4 programs a day. Must be consecutive.

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 Outreach: 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 2 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, outreach and exhibits 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 Outreach 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 Outreach: 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 2017-2018 Payment, Refund and Cancellation Policy: The Perot Museum of Nature and Science School Day Programs and Outreach -A nonrefundable deposit is due within 10 days of booking.-Your remaining balance is due 2 weeks before your scheduled visit date. -If you choose to reschedule your program you must contact the reservations department at least 2 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 equipment failures, 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, outreach and exhibits 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 Outreach 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 Outreach: 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

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