South Carolina State Museum

The South Carolina State Museum has four floors of exhibits and a 70,000-piece collection of artifacts, fossils, and artwork. Learn about the natural and man-made history of South Carolina with taxidermy animals, dioramas, tools, vintage electronics, and even airplanes.

contact info

Hrs: Vary.

School

In addition to guided tours, groups can participate in a hands-on program: practice animal classification, conduct tests on soil, solve physics problems, handle real fossils, build electrical circuits, learn the properties of light, and much more. Groups can also schedule a planetarium show, observatory lesson, and more. General admission free for SC students.

supports classroom learning in:
Science.

topics covered:
Animals, Classification, Physics, Mathematics, Electricity, Solar System.

contact info
Name: Group Visits & Education.
Phone: 803-898-4999
Email: group_visits@scmuseum.org

TRIP INFO

Grade Level: Elementary School, Middle School, High School Program Type: Day Trips, Overnight Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Tours, Self-Guided Activities, Guided Activities, Outreach. Recomm. Length of Visit: Varies. Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: 10:1.Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: 10:1.Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: 10:1. Registration: Online, Phone, Email. Food Options: Bring your own, Available for purchase, Indoor seating, Food. Cost: Fee, Free Title I or Financial Support: No.

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>>

South Carolina State Museum

The South Carolina State Museum has four floors of exhibits and a 70,000-piece collection of artifacts, fossils, and artwork. Learn about the natural and man-made history of South Carolina with taxidermy animals, dioramas, tools, vintage electronics, and even airplanes.

contact info

Hrs: Vary.

Scouts

In addition to guided tours, groups can participate in a hands-on program: practice animal classification, conduct tests on soil, solve physics problems, handle real fossils, build electrical circuits, learn the properties of light, and much more. Groups can also schedule a planetarium show, observatory lesson, and more. Scout overnight programs available.

supports scout badges in:
Science.

topics covered:
Animals, Classification, Physics, Mathematics, Electricity, Solar System.

contact info
Name: Group Visits & Education.
Phone: 803-898-4999
Email: group_visits@scmuseum.org

TRIP INFO

Grade Level: Elementary School, Middle School, High School Program Type: Day Trips, Overnight Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Tours, Self-Guided Activities, Guided Activities, Outreach. Recomm. Length of Visit: Varies. Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: 10:1.Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: 10:1.Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: 10:1. Registration: Online, Phone, Email. Food Options: Bring your own, Available for purchase, Indoor seating, Food. Cost: Fee, Free Title I or Financial Support: No.

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>>

South Carolina State Museum

The South Carolina State Museum has four floors of exhibits and a 70,000-piece collection of artifacts, fossils, and artwork. Learn about the natural and man-made history of South Carolina with taxidermy animals, dioramas, tools, vintage electronics, and even airplanes.

contact info

Hrs: Vary.

Camp

In addition to guided tours, groups can participate in a hands-on program: practice animal classification, conduct tests on soil, solve physics problems, handle real fossils, build electrical circuits, learn the properties of light, and much more. Groups can also schedule a planetarium show, observatory lesson, and more.

topics covered:
Animals, Classification, Physics, Mathematics, Electricity, Solar System.

contact info
Name: Group Visits & Education.
Phone: 803-898-4999
Email: group_visits@scmuseum.org

TRIP INFO

Grade Level: Elementary School, Middle School, High School Program Type: Day Trips, Overnight Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Tours, Self-Guided Activities, Guided Activities, Outreach. Recomm. Length of Visit: Varies. Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: 10:1.Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: 10:1.Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: 10:1. Registration: Online, Phone, Email. Food Options: Bring your own, Available for purchase, Indoor seating, Food. Cost: Fee, Free Title I or Financial Support: No.

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>>

South Carolina State Museum

The South Carolina State Museum has four floors of exhibits and a 70,000-piece collection of artifacts, fossils, and artwork. Learn about the natural and man-made history of South Carolina with taxidermy animals, dioramas, tools, vintage electronics, and even airplanes.

contact info

Hrs: Vary.

Homeschool

In addition to guided tours, groups can participate in a hands-on program: practice animal classification, conduct tests on soil, solve physics problems, handle real fossils, build electrical circuits, learn the properties of light, and much more. Groups can also schedule a planetarium show, observatory lesson, and more.

supports classroom learning in:
Science.

topics covered:
Animals, Classification, Physics, Mathematics, Electricity, Solar System.

contact info
Name: Group Visits & Education.
Phone: 803-898-4999
Email: group_visits@scmuseum.org

TRIP INFO

Grade Level: Elementary School, Middle School, High School Program Type: Day Trips, Overnight Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Tours, Self-Guided Activities, Guided Activities, Outreach. Recomm. Length of Visit: Varies. Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: 10:1.Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: 10:1.Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: 10:1. Registration: Online, Phone, Email. Food Options: Bring your own, Available for purchase, Indoor seating, Food. Cost: Fee, Free Title I or Financial Support: No.

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>>

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