Howard B. Owens Science Center

Howard B. Owens Science Center features the Challenger Learning Center, a 170-seat planetarium, nature trail, live animal exhibit, computer lab, and several science labs and classrooms. The planetarium realistically displays the night sky and models the motions of the sun, moon, planets, and stars.

contact info

Hrs: Vary, By appointment.

School

Groups can participate in a variety of programs at the Center on topics including bioenergetics, forensics, rockets and many more! On a Challenger simulated virtual mission participants will be assigned to working stations and learn the variety of jobs performed in mission control and on a spacecraft. Planetarium programs range from identifying simple shapes in the sky to determining the angles between the Sun and the Moon for the various moon phases.

supports classroom learning in:
Science.

topics covered:
Animals, Nature, Physics, Technology, Solar System, Planets.

contact info
Name: Traketa Wray, Program Administrator.
Email: traketa.wray@pgcps.org

TRIP INFO

Grade Level: All Grades Group Size: 16 min. Program Type: Day Trips, Guided Activities, Performances. Recomm. Length of Visit: Varies. Registration: Online, Email. Cost: Fee, Free Title I or Financial Support: Yes.

Science Museum Lesson Plan

There are a wide variety of science museums out there. From archaeological artifacts to galactic adventures in museum planetarium domes, there’s something for just about everyone!

Many science museums offer interactive experiences for youth groups such as labs and simulated space missions. Find a science museum with offerings that align with your curriculum goals for a field trip that’ll be worth while.

Put on those lab coats and goggles! Students step into the shoes of scientists. Gear up for an exploration of science and all it has to offer.

View Lesson Plan>>

Howard B. Owens Science Center

Howard B. Owens Science Center features the Challenger Learning Center, a 170-seat planetarium, nature trail, live animal exhibit, computer lab, and several science labs and classrooms. The planetarium realistically displays the night sky and models the motions of the sun, moon, planets, and stars.

contact info

Hrs: Vary, By appointment.

Scouts

Groups can participate in a variety of programs at the Center on topics including bioenergetics, forensics, rockets and many more! On a Challenger simulated virtual mission participants will be assigned to working stations and learn the variety of jobs performed in mission control and on a spacecraft. Planetarium programs range from identifying simple shapes in the sky to determining the angles between the Sun and the Moon for the various moon phases.

supports scout badges in:
Science.

topics covered:
Animals, Nature, Physics, Technology, Solar System, Planets.

contact info
Name: Traketa Wray, Program Administrator.
Email: traketa.wray@pgcps.org

TRIP INFO

Grade Level: All Grades Group Size: 16 min. Program Type: Day Trips, Guided Activities, Performances. Recomm. Length of Visit: Varies. Registration: Online, Email. Cost: Fee, Free Title I or Financial Support: Yes.

Science Museum Lesson Plan

There are a wide variety of science museums out there. From archaeological artifacts to galactic adventures in museum planetarium domes, there’s something for just about everyone!

Many science museums offer interactive experiences for youth groups such as labs and simulated space missions. Find a science museum with offerings that align with your curriculum goals for a field trip that’ll be worth while.

Put on those lab coats and goggles! Students step into the shoes of scientists. Gear up for an exploration of science and all it has to offer.

View Lesson Plan>>

Howard B. Owens Science Center

Howard B. Owens Science Center features the Challenger Learning Center, a 170-seat planetarium, nature trail, live animal exhibit, computer lab, and several science labs and classrooms. The planetarium realistically displays the night sky and models the motions of the sun, moon, planets, and stars.

contact info

Hrs: Vary, By appointment.

Camp

Groups can participate in a variety of programs at the Center on topics including bioenergetics, forensics, rockets and many more! On a Challenger simulated virtual mission participants will be assigned to working stations and learn the variety of jobs performed in mission control and on a spacecraft. Planetarium programs range from identifying simple shapes in the sky to determining the angles between the Sun and the Moon for the various moon phases.

topics covered:
Animals, Nature, Physics, Technology, Solar System, Planets.

contact info
Name: Traketa Wray, Program Administrator.
Email: traketa.wray@pgcps.org

TRIP INFO

Grade Level: All Grades Group Size: 16 min. Program Type: Day Trips, Guided Activities, Performances. Recomm. Length of Visit: Varies. Registration: Online, Email. Cost: Fee, Free Title I or Financial Support: Yes.

Science Museum Lesson Plan

There are a wide variety of science museums out there. From archaeological artifacts to galactic adventures in museum planetarium domes, there’s something for just about everyone!

Many science museums offer interactive experiences for youth groups such as labs and simulated space missions. Find a science museum with offerings that align with your curriculum goals for a field trip that’ll be worth while.

Put on those lab coats and goggles! Students step into the shoes of scientists. Gear up for an exploration of science and all it has to offer.

View Lesson Plan>>

Howard B. Owens Science Center

Howard B. Owens Science Center features the Challenger Learning Center, a 170-seat planetarium, nature trail, live animal exhibit, computer lab, and several science labs and classrooms. The planetarium realistically displays the night sky and models the motions of the sun, moon, planets, and stars.

contact info

Hrs: Vary, By appointment.

Homeschool

Groups can participate in a variety of programs at the Center on topics including bioenergetics, forensics, rockets and many more! On a Challenger simulated virtual mission participants will be assigned to working stations and learn the variety of jobs performed in mission control and on a spacecraft. Planetarium programs range from identifying simple shapes in the sky to determining the angles between the Sun and the Moon for the various moon phases.

supports classroom learning in:
Science.

topics covered:
Animals, Nature, Physics, Technology, Solar System, Planets.

contact info
Name: Traketa Wray, Program Administrator.
Email: traketa.wray@pgcps.org

TRIP INFO

Grade Level: All Grades Group Size: 16 min. Program Type: Day Trips, Guided Activities, Performances. Recomm. Length of Visit: Varies. Registration: Online, Email. Cost: Fee, Free Title I or Financial Support: Yes.

Science Museum Lesson Plan

There are a wide variety of science museums out there. From archaeological artifacts to galactic adventures in museum planetarium domes, there’s something for just about everyone!

Many science museums offer interactive experiences for youth groups such as labs and simulated space missions. Find a science museum with offerings that align with your curriculum goals for a field trip that’ll be worth while.

Put on those lab coats and goggles! Students step into the shoes of scientists. Gear up for an exploration of science and all it has to offer.

View Lesson Plan>>

e-newsletter

Sign up and receive information on discounts and grants for field trips in your area.

We’ve moved from ClassTrips.com and CampDirectorsResources.com

Welcome to our new site

FieldTripDirectory.com