Outreach

Museum-On-The-Go


Can’t come to the Museum?  We can come to you! Museum-on-the-Go brings one of our interactive Focused Topics to your facility.
 
Museum-on-the-Go Hours
Monday - Friday, 10am –2pm based on availability
Museum-on-the-Go Pricing
$5.00 per student, minimum of $150.00.
For locations over 25miles, round trip, from the Schoolhouse Children’s Museum, a mileage fee of $1.00 per mile will apply.
 
School Scholarships
Limited funds exist for Title One schools or programs serving underserved children, to experience a Museum-on-the-Go program.  Contact terry@schoolhousemuseum.org
 
Palm Beach County School Board Approved Trips:
All Kindergarten - Second Grade topics are Palm Beach County School Board Approved
 
Steps to planning Museum-on-the-Go:
 
1. Identify your desired date and time.  We suggest having two alternative dates.

2. Have contact information available at time of inquiry. (Group/Organization name, number of students including grade/age, primary contact person, address, phone number and email address)
3. Chose the Focused Topic you would like. Options are listed below.

4. Call (561) 742-6785 for information and to book your MOTG program.
Additional information:
 
  • A $25.00 deposit is required for all Museum-on-the-Go reservations.  An MOTG program  is not booked until the deposit has been received.
  • Should the visit be cancelled, the deposit is non-refundable.
  • Please make checks payable to Schoolhouse Children’s Museum & Learning Center.  Payments can also be made using Visa, Mastercard, Amex or cash.
  • Please contact the Program Manager prior to your MOTG program if you have any special needs or requests.  Phone: (561) 742-6783, Email: linda@schoolhousemuseum.org
  • Payment in full must be made on the day of your MOTG program unless special arrangements have been made.
 

 
 
 
Museum-on-the-Go Programs
 

Preschool
 
Creepie Crawlies- The Very Busy Spider
Students investigate this architect of the insect world. Find out how spiders find food in their webs and why they don’t get stuck themselves. Students create their own spider web.

Color-Red, yellow, blue-what can I make from you?
Children will enjoy the story of “Mouse Paint” by Ellen Stohl Walsh or “Color Dance” by Ann Jonas and then begin the adventure in color mixing their own!

Fun Physics
After listening to “Balancing Act” by Ellen Stohl Walsh,  children will experiment with balance, explore levels and create their own balancing figure.

Wild Animal Adventures-The Octopus
Find out more about this genius of camouflage and how their boneless bodies
can fit through tiny openings by exploring “slime octopi”!

May The Force Be With You! Magnet Exploration
Learn what is magnetic and what is not, how the mysterious force of magnets can move things
and even paint with magnets!

Wacky Weather – Clouds and Rain
Students will learn about different forms of weather through interactive games and activities.  Students will observe a super cool demonstration of how clouds form in the water cycle.  Student will conduct their own rain experiment.

Kindergarten - Second Grade
 
Sea Turtle Rescue
Learn a little bit about the sea turtles that nest on our beaches, things that impact those nests/hatchlings and how plastic pollution hurts turtles. Finish the
class with a S.T.E.A.M. challenge to protect a nest!
 
It’s Not Easy Being Green
Learn all about recycling and choices that make the Earth “happy” or “sad”.  Complete the class with a S.T.E.A.M. based challenging of creating a litterbug from recycled materials! 
 
The Fabulous Five Senses
Learn all about the 5 senses and body parts that make them work.  Students will explore their senses with The Nose Knows and What’s in the Box? games. 
 
Wacky Weather 
Students will learn about different forms of weather through interactive games and activities. Students will observe a super cool demonstration of how clouds form in the water cycle. Student will conduct their own rain experiment.
Kindergarten-Second Grade
 
I Dig Dinos
Come and discover the age of the dinosaur! Students will become paleontologist and learn all about fossils. As a junior paleontologist, students will explore fossilized “dinosaur eggs” and get to take a new “pet” home.
 
What’s the Matter?
Students will explore and classify the three states of matter.  They will see some chemistry demonstrations and participate in hands on activities.  Class concludes with everyone making an individual portion of slime to watch as a liquid transforms into a solid!
 
Volcanoes
Learn the what, when, where and why of volcanoes and what makes them erupt. Students will observe a demonstration of a volcano erupting.   Students will have the opportunity to create and erupt their very own volcano that is theirs to keep.
 
Engineering a Fairy Tale 
Once upon a time…. Using favorite children’s fairy tales, students will use their problem solving and creative thinking skills to develop new solutions for the story book character’s dilemmas.
Choose one of the following programs:
The Gingerbread Boy – There must be some other way for the Gingerbread Boy to get across the river!
Three Little Pigs – Students will attempt to build a structure that can stand up to the
huffing and puffing of the Big Bad Wolf.
 
Move it! Move it!
A lesson in force, push and pull…Come explore these important concepts and then tackle the S.T.E.A.M. challenge to assist "construction workers who need help moving rocks to build a road"!