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Climb on board as we explore countries and cultures all over the world! This hands-on class will give students a glimpse of other places and show how similiar we can be even if we are miles apart.
K-12 Virtual Guided Tours
Students can virtually experience one of three thematic tours of our From Cotton Fields to Skyscrapers exhibit on the history of Charlotte, NC and the Carolina Piedmont after 1865 or a tour of our Brooklyn: Once ...
KINETICWORKShops for Teachers
NOTE: We are offering Teacher Workshops in person for the 2022 spring and fall semesters This program is also available via ZOOM. KINETICWORKShops are a professional development opportunity that will have your ...
KINETIKids One Day Workshops
NOTE: This program is available via You Tube during the COVID-19 pandemic. In person workshops will resume in fall 2022. Your teachers and students will engage in a learning experience like no other. Three 45 ...
Literacy & Art Explorations (Pre-K-1)
Your students will love this fun program that focuses on literacy, positive reinforcement and visual arts! Each class visit will include a variety of creative stations and experiences that connect to a particular ...
Living Rhythms Virtual / Hands-On West African Drumming
Available virtually or in person, Living Rhythms provides workshops, hands-on residencies, and interactive assembly performances in the arts of West African drumming and dance. With a drum for each student, the ...
MAKE IT MOVE
It’s all about push and pull! Explore the science behind gravity and other forces. We’ll use textures to create friction, experiment with catapults and discover the strength of air in this hands-on program.
What is a fossil and how are they created? Learn about the mold making and casting process through hands-on interactive experiences while creating your very own fossil.
Help us solve the mystery using math! We’ll use addition, subtraction, time telling and many other ma thematic principles to find all the clues and crack the case.
Middle School Residency: Who's That With Abe Lincoln?
There are lots of people who have made great contributions to history and yet, we seldom hear about them. This program features two of those little known patriots who helped to shape our American past. Clarissa ...
Middle School Transition with Applied Improv
Applied Improv can facilitate an easier middle school transition by having a positive effect on the following social and emotional skills: *Confidence and self-acceptance *Comfort in social ...
Snow, rain, sunshine or clouds? What will the weather be like today? Use tools to develop skills including measuring, comparing, collecting data and making weather predictions.
MOTORS, CIRCUITS & ART
Art is more than just a paintbrush and canvas. It can be made using batteries, motors, circuits and even DrawBots®. Using the design process, participants will create their own draw bot. There is a $3 up-charge ...
Music Making Group: Exceptional Children
Piedmont Music Therapy, LLC (PMT) is staffed by board certified music therapists who received a college degree in music therapy and following a clinical internship passed a national board certification exam. Their ...
Learn how to create a unique musical instrument using Makey Makey™ an electronic invention tool and toy that allows students to connect everyday objects to computer programs.
Musical Me: Staff Development
This staff development seminar is aimed to support school or organization staff in learning more about themselves through the arts. Tips on promoting health and wellness will be incorporated as the safety of ...
Nature Photography & Poetry (Grades 3-5)
Explore the great outdoors through your personal lens! This program will teach students the fundamentals of nature photography. Photography sessions will be followed by a poetry workshop where each student will be ...
NEED A HAND?
Uncover the real-life benefits of 3D printing within the context of assistive devices like prosthetics. Make an exoskeleton and assemble a basic 3D-printed finger.
Dive in and explore the world’s oceans and a vast array of sea life. Investigate adaptations that allow plants and animals to live in these unique aquatic habitats and meet the amazing sea life that calls World ...
Gain an understanding of just how important ocean processes are to the healthy functioning of our planet. Acquire skills to understand and quantify how the ocean works, as well as experience a behind-the scenes ...
OHM MY CIRCUITS
Conduct hair-raising experiments with a Tesla coil while learning the difference between static and current electricity. Students will build a circuit, investigate magnetism and make an electromagnet.
Become a rainforest researcher and study the plants and animals that live in World Alive. Learn about their rainforest home and how your life is connected to the rainforest.
OUTER SPACE EXPLORATION
Look up to discover what lights up the sky. Investigate the changing faces of the moon and learn how the sun moves across the sky without ever moving.
pARTnership Residencies + Workshops
pARTnership Elementary School Residencies + Workshops: Residencies between 1-6 visits Explore curricular needs of ANY general classroom. Lessons & Units available for: ELA Math Science other subject ...
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Amy St. Aubin
Brien Engel -- Glass Harp Music
Charles Pettee - Hear the Sound
Charlotte Museum of History
Children's Theatre of Charlotte
Didgeridoo Down Under: Awesome Educational Entertainment!
Discovery Place Kids-Huntersville
Discovery Place Nature
Discovery Place Science
Doug Berky Theatre
Hobey Ford's Golden Rod Puppets
Levine Museum of the New South
Living Rhythms Hands-On African Drumming
Lona Bartlett - Storyteller, Puppeteer, Educator & Speaker
Martha Connerton / Kinetic Works
North Carolina Youth Tap Ensemble
Paul Taylor, Australian Culture
Piedmont Music Therapy, LLC
Planet Improv Educational Services, LLC & Planet Improv, Inc.
Sarah Council Dance Projects
Sheila Kerrigan, The Mime Who Talks!
Southeast Center for Arts Integration
Susana and Timmy Abell
The President James K. Polk State Historic Site
The World in Our Backyard
Social Studies / History