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Exploring Electricity with Field Trip

What is electricity? How do circuits work? These are some of the questions that will be explored in this electrifying, hands-on Learning Lab. Students will get to create circuits using our Discovery Bags of loads, switches, and a power source. Through interaction with our hands-on activity stations, students will learn what electricity is, where it comes from, and how we control it.


Addresses Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS):

  • Forces and Interactions
  • Energy
  • Engineering Design
  • Grades 3 – 8
Lab Time
  • 1.5 Hours
Pricing per Learning Lab
  • $12 per student
  • $8 per adult

Requires a 6:1 child/adult ratio. Prices listed do not include transportation of students to/from the Museum.


Madalyn McLean
Education Booking Coordinator
630.637.8000 x6150

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