School Campus Visits

Bring the wonders of the Perot Museum to your school! Our educators will come right to you with all the supplies and know-how needed to engage your students in exciting and educational programming. Explore the programs below to get started.

Please note:

  • Request forms must be submitted at least 30 days in advance of your desired visit date to be considered for a reservation.
  • Full payment is due 30 days from receiving invoice
  • Title I schools may apply for financial aid on the request form. If approved, financial aid may cover fees for school campus visit programs.

 

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Hands-on Labs

45 minutes | Up to 30 students per session | $175-350 (per session), dependent on Lab
Explore content through a hands-on learning experience.

Pre-K 3-4

45 minutes | Up to 20 students per session

Amazing Animals
$175
Animals are amazing! We will learn about animals that live in all sorts of environments from jungles, to deserts and even where it is very, very cold. How do they survive in these extreme environments, let’s find out!
TEKS:VI.B.1 VI.B.3 VE.1 IX.A.2

45 minutes | Up to 20 students per session

Earth Rocks!
$175
What is something special about our planet? We only have one Earth, and it’s important that we take care of it. Let’s learn about different ways that we can protect the Earth; take care of its air, water, and land; and help the animals and plants that live on it.
TEKS:VI.B.3 VI.C.1. VI.C.4. V.E.1, VIII.A.1

45 minutes | Up to 20 students per session

Space Explorers
$175
Have you ever looked up into the sky and wondered what was there? Higher than the birds, past the clouds, and farther than the moon, a whole universe of objects spin in outer space. Let’s imagine that we can leave Earth behind and explore the solar system that surrounds us.
TEKS:IV.A.1 V.C.2 V.E.3.VIII.A.1

Grades K-2

Dig those Dinos
$175
Discover fossils, follow dinosaur tracks and piece together prehistoric clues in this station-based program.
TEKS: Earth and Space K.7A, K.10A, K.10B, 1.10B, 2.7A, 2.10A

Do Bugs Bug You?
$175
Explore insect characteristics, their basic needs and how they fit into the animal kingdom.
TEKS: Organisms and Environments K.9B, K.10A, K.10B, 1.10A, 1.10D, 2.10A, 2.10C

Additional resource: Check out The Whynauts episode 3: Staying Alive

Solar Superstars
$175
Explore light energy and learn about the importance of Sun safety. Students will also investigate the effectiveness of sunscreen at blocking UV light.
TEKS: Force, Motion, Energy K.6A, 1.6A, 2.6A

Additional resource: Check out The Whynauts episode 7: Energy is Everywhere

Grades 3-5

Adapt to Survive 2.0
$175
Investigate ecological clues and signs left behind by nature help understand how animals physically and behaviorally adapt to survive, and thrive, in their habitats.
TEKS: Organisms and Environments 3.10A, 4.10A, 5.10A

Additional resource: Check out The Whynauts pilot: Amazing Adaptations

Air and Weather
$175
As aspiring meteorologists, students will explore the driving factors of weather — air, the Sun, and the water cycle — and observe, measure and predict weather.
TEKS: Earth and Space 3.8.A, 4.8.A, 4.8.B, 5.8.B

Additional resource: Check out The Whynauts episode 9: The Water Cycle

What’s the Matter?
$175
Students will explore the fundamentals of chemistry including physical properties of matter, mixtures and solutions and exciting chemical reactions.
TEKS: Matter and Energy 3.5A, 4.5A, 5.5A

Electrical Exploration
$175
Explore electrical circuits, learn about coding and interact with simple robots.
TEKS: Force, Motion, Energy 3.6A, 4.6B, 4.6C, 5.6B

Engineers, Assemble!
$175
Engage in the Engineering Design Process to create a structure capable of withstanding a simulated force.
TEKS: Force, motion, Energy 3.6C, 4.6D, 5.6D

Additional resource: Check out The Whynauts episode 5: Engineer It

Grades 6-8

Brain Power
$350
Gain insight on basic brain anatomy and function through a guided dissection of a sheep’s brain.
TEKS: Organisms and Environments 7.12B | Anatomy and Physiology AP.11A

Additional resource: Check out The Whynauts episode 2: The Human Body

Eye See You
$225
Explore the basic structures of a cow’s eye, how the parts work together and its connection to the brain through a guided dissection.
TEKS: Anatomy and Physiology AP.6C, AP.11A

Additional resource: Check out The Whynauts episode 2: The Human Body

Not for the Faint of Heart
$225
Learn about the structure and function of a mammal’s heart through a guided sheep’s heart dissection.
TEKS: Organisms and Environments 7.12B | Anatomy and Physiology AP.11A

Additional resource: Check out The Whynauts episode 2: The Human Body

Puzzling out the Past
$175
Connect evidence from fossils, earthquakes and landform elevation to support the plate tectonic theory.
TEKS: 6.10C, 6.10D, 8.9A, 8.9B

Additional resource: Check out The Whynauts episode 4: Plate Tectonics

Chemistry Detectives
$175
Investigate physical and chemical changes of matter to identify an unknown substance.
TEKS: Matter and Energy 6.5C, 7.6A, 8.5E

Additional resource: Check out The Whynauts episode 10: In My Element

Advanced Paper Circuits
$225
Learn about electronics by using simple materials like paper and copper tape to build your own circuits.
TEKS: Force, Motion, and Energy 6.9C

Crawlbots
$225
Build a robot to move in various ways like crawling, hopping, and dragging.
TEKS: Force, Motion, Potential, and Kinetic Energy 6.8B, 8.6A

Grades 9-12

Truss Bridge Challenge
$225
Build and strength test your own truss bridge design!
TEKS: Force and Motion I.4 | Laws of Motion P.4

Crash Test Cars
$225
Create your own mini vehicle resources and then see if it can uphold after traveling through a simulated high speed crash test.
TEKS: Force and Motion I.4, I.5 | Laws of Motion P.4, P.6


Family Science Nights (Grades K-8)

2 hours | Up to 500 people | $500 for 200 people, $50 for each additional 50 people

Looking for a way to spice up your next PTA meeting or your school’s STEM night? Just leave it to the Perot Museum! Our education team will bring the Museum, and all the activity supplies, to you!

Science Night events are designed for larger audiences. Participating schools must provide staff and adult volunteers to run the stations. Museum staff will set up, train, and assist through the evening.

Earth and Space Science Night
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!

Superhero Academy Science Night
No cape needed for this superhero training session! Activities will explore the science behind super powers such as super strength, invisibility and X-ray vision. Visit every station to become a science superhero!

Perot Museum Exhibits Science Night
Looking for a unique STEM experience for the whole family? We have that! Learn more about everything from cell biology to sports medicine and more with activities exploring content featured in each Perot Museum exhibit hall.


Science Demos (Grades K-8)

45 minutes | $400 for first Demo + $200 for each additional (same Demo/same day)

These demonstrations are facilitated by our team of educators. They are designed to engage large groups through an interactive experience. If you have more students in attendance than will fit in a Demo, we can book you into up to four Demos per day, all of the same type.

Space requirements: Auditorium, cafeteria or gymnasium (no classrooms or libraries) required. Room must have high ceilings and at least 15 feet between the equipment and the audience. This program must be indoors.

Superhero Science
Up to 250 students
It’s a bird, it’s a plane – no, it’s Superhero Science! Students will discover the science behind our favorite superheroes and their amazing powers. They will explore topics such as forms of energy, magnetism, and properties of light.

Fire and Ice
Up to 250 students
This explosive show allows students to see firsthand how matter changes when we add and remove extreme amounts of heat.


Travel Fees

For destinations outside Dallas County. Additional to program cost. Must book a minimum of two consecutive programs; earliest program start time is 10am. Special requests can be made for travel areas outside those listed.

Area 1 Collin, Rockwall, Tarrant $35
Area 2 Cook, Denton, Ellis, Grayson, Hunt, Johnson, Kaufman, Navarro, Parker, Van Zandt, Wise $65
Area 3 Anderson, Bosque, Delta, Fannin, Freestone, Henderson, Hill, Hood, Hopkins, Jack, Montague, Palo Pinto, Rains, Smith, Somervell, Wood $95

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Ready to bring the Museum to your school? Fill out the request form and a member of our team will connect with you to get everything finalized.

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