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Education Programs for Everyone

The Perot Museum's success is focused on its mission of inspiring minds through nature and science, no matter your age or interest. We offer a variety of education opportunities for schools, educators and our community.

School Programming

Click here to download our 2023-2024 teacher guide.

Summer Program Offerings

  • Summer field trip requests are now open. Summer field trip offerings are available through August 8, Monday-Thursday, 10am – 5pm.
  • Summer outreach programming requests are now open. Program offerings are available June 10 – July 26, Monday-Friday, 10am – 5pm.


Public Programming

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  • Field Trip
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    Field Trip (No program add-ons)

    Grades PK 3-4 - 12

    Interact with science through the exploration of our 11 exhibit halls covering everything from biodiversity to the wonders of space!

    2023-2024 teacher guide.

  • Hands-on Lab
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    Dig Those Dinos

    Grades K - 2

    Students will discover fossils, follow dinosaur tracks and piece together prehistoric clues in this station-based program. They will also explore the minerals that make up fossils and sort them.

    This program can be added as part of your school campus visit request.

  • Virtual Program
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    The Whynauts® - Paleontology

    Grades 3 - 5

    Follow along with The Whynauts® as they discover fossils, experience Earth’s changing environments /ambientes and explore the Perot Museum’s T. Boone Pickens Life Then and Now Hall with a real Paleontologist!

    Also included: Educator guides and student activities.

  • Film

    Dinosaurs of Antarctica 3D

    Grades PK 3-4 - 12

    From the Permian through the Jurassic, journey to the south polar landscapes of Antarctica hundreds of millions of years ago.

    This film can be added as part of your field trip experience (available through June 20).

  • Family Science Night
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    Earth and Space Science Night

    Grades K - 8

    Three . . . two . . . one . . . blastoff! Launch into learning about our planet, solar system and universe. Activities will explore weather and landforms, rockets and rovers, the possibility of life on other planets, and so much more!

    This program can be added as part of your school campus visit request.


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