• Scholarships available

  • Scholarships available

  • Scholarships available

Field Trip Adventures

In order to better serve you and your students, the Museum offers Field Trip Adventures to maximize the learning impact of your limited field trip time and support Colorado Academic Standards. A Field Trip Adventure includes a facilitated program, exhibit exploration, and a lunch break. Choose from one of the preplanned experiences designed for specific grade ranges.  

  • Mystery at the Museum, grades 5-8

    Offered: Monday- Friday 

    September 1, 2017- February 23, 2018

    Using forensic science and logic, students uncover the surprising secrets of toxic plants and animals to investigate the puzzling poisoning of a Museum scientist. 

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  • Unraveling Mummies: Modern Technology, Dissection, and Ancient Egypt, grades 6-8

    Offered: Monday- Friday 

    September 1, 2017- June 1, 2018

    This laboratory experience, featuring organ dissections of a real sheep heart and viewing CT-scans, combines explorations of culture and anatomy to help students understand ancient Egyptian mummification. 

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  • Heart Lab, grades 3-5

    Offered: Monday- Friday 

    September 1, 2017- June 1, 2018

    Explore the human body and discover how your organs work together through hands-on investigations and small-group dissections of real sheep hearts.

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  • Lung Lab, grades 3-5

    Offered: Monday- Friday 

    September 1, 2017- June 1, 2018

    Explore the human body and discover how your organs work together through hands-on investigations and small-group dissections of real sheep lungs.

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  • Super Animal Adaptations, grades 2-5

    Offered: Monday- Friday 

    January 2, 2018- June 1, 2018

    Your students will meet nature’s “superheroes” as they discover how animals use their amazing body parts and behaviors to survive.

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  • The Bear Necessities, PreK- grade 1

    Offered: Monday- Friday 

    September 1, 2017- June 1, 2018

    Your students will be immersed in a Colorado habitat as they become black bears and search for food, water, and shelter.

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  • Dinosaur Detective, PreK- grade 1

    Offered: Monday- Friday 

    September 1, 2017- October 5, 2017
    January 16, 2018- June 1, 2018

    Uncover clues from the past in order to imagine what it was like when Colorado’s state fossil, Stegosaurus, roamed the land.

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  • Mystery at the Museum, grades 5-8

    Offered: Monday- Friday 

    February 26, 2018–June 1, 2018

    Using forensic science and logic, students uncover the surprising secrets of toxic plants and animals to investigate the puzzling poisoning of a Museum scientist. 

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  • Amazing!Super Animal Adaptations, grades 2-5

    Offered: Monday- Friday 

    September 1, 2017–January 1, 2017

    Your students will meet nature’s “superheroes” as they discover how animals use their amazing body parts and behaviors to survive.

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  • Ultimate!Unearth Colorado, grades 3-5

    Offered: Monday- Friday 

    October 6, 2017 – January 15, 2018

    Uncover clues from the past in order to imagine what it was like when Colorado’s state fossil, Stegosaurus, roamed the land.

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  • Ultimate!Dinosaur Detective, PreK- grade 1

    Offered: Monday- Friday 

    October 6, 2017–January 15, 2018

    Uncover clues from the past in order to imagine what it was like when Colorado’s state fossil, Stegosaurus, roamed the land.

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