Discovery Place Kids is an innovative model in regional children’s museums developed by Discovery Place. Discovery Place Kids is built on the theme of “I CAN” and offers unique opportunities for learning through play for young children and their parents or caregivers. Discovery Place Kids has locations in Huntersville and Rockingham, NC.
105 Gilead Road, Huntersville, NC 28078
Let’s explore the living things are in our back-yard. We’ll compare characteristics of plants and animals, discover what they need for energy and growth and learn about life cycles. We’ll also gain an understanding of how human interaction effects the environment.
Tuesday – Friday
Times are customizable.
Discovery Place Kids – Huntersville
105 Gilead Road
Huntersville, NC 28078
School group field trips are $6 per student and include full-day Museum admission. Add a class for $6 more. 1 chaperone per 5 students is required and admitted free.
R1- Read closely to determine what the text says explicitly and to make logical inferences from it; cite specific textual evidence when writing or speaking to support conclusions drawn from the text (in our case follow written instructions to complete activities and experiments and make conclusions).
R7 -Integrate and evaluate content presented in diverse media and formats, including visually and quantitatively, as well as in words (in our case participate in hands-on activities and experiments that result in observations and conclusions).
R10 -Read and understand complex literary and informational texts independently and proficiently, connecting prior knowledge and experiences to text (in our case science and technical writing).
SL1 – Prepare for and participate effectively in a range of conversations and collaborations with diverse partners, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly and persuasively (in our case working in groups, sharing ideas and communicating ideas and findings with others).
SL2 – Integrate and evaluate information presented in diverse media and formats, including visually, quantitatively, and orally (in our case participation in labs and programs where ideas and questions are presented using various media).
SL4 – Present information, findings, and supporting evidence such that listeners can follow the line of reasoning and the organization, development, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience (in our case working in groups, sharing ideas and communicating ideas and findings with others).
K.L.1 Compare characteristics of animals that make them alike and different from other animals and nonliving things.
1.L.1 Understand characteristics of various environments and behaviors of humans that enable plants and animals to survive.
1.L.2 Summarize the needs of living organisms for energy and growth.
2.L.1 Understand animal life cycles.
2.G.2 Understand the effects of humans interacting with their environment.
NC.2.OA.2 Demonstrate fluency with addition and subtraction, within 20, using mental strategies.
Cancellation notice of three weeks is required for a full refund. Cancellations with less than three weeks’ notice are non-refundable but may be rescheduled for a visit within a 12-month period. There is no fee for rescheduling as long as the class or visit is rescheduled within one week of the cancellation date and the visit is completed within the 12 months of the originally scheduled date. Changes to the number of attendees must be made three days prior to the program or visit to receive a refund. No refunds will be issued the day of the visit, and no refunds will be issued for amounts of $10.00 or less.