Discovery Place Museums
Put Discovery Place at the top of your back-to-school checklist!!
A regional network of four hands—on museums (science, nature, and two kids Museums), an Outreach team, and newly developed digital content are all designed to engage and inspire our community to learn science, nature, and design.
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THE FIVE SENSES
What do our senses do? We will learn about each of our five senses and how they interact with each other through fun games and activities.
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Tuesday – Friday
Times are customizable.
Discovery Place Kids – Huntersville
105 Gilead Road
Huntersville, NC 28078
$14 per student (includes museum admission) plus any applicable sales and use taxes. 1 chaperone per 10 students required and admitted free. Additional chaperones, booked in advance, are admitted at the $8 school rate.)
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.P.2.1 Classify objects by observable physical properties (including size, color, shape, texture, weight and flexibility).
This program will help students prepare for Grade K.
- Goal CD-14: Children observe and describe characteristics of living things and the physical world.
- Goal CD-15: Children explore the natural world by observing, manipulating objects, asking questions, making predictions, and developing
- Goal APL-1: Children show curiosity and express interest in the world around them.
- Goal APL-2: Children actively seek to understand the world around them.
- Goal APL-3: Children engage in increasingly complex play.
- Goal APL-4: Children demonstrate creativity, imagination, and inventiveness.
- Goal APL-5: Children are willing to try new and challenging experiences .
- Goal APL-6: Children use a variety of strategies to solve problems.
- Goal APL-7: Children demonstrate initiative.
- Goal APL-8: Children maintain attentiveness and focus.
- Goal APL-9: Children persist at challenging activities.
- Goal LDC-1: Children understand communications from others.
- Goal LDC-2: Children participate in conversations with peers and adults in one-on-one, small, and larger group interactions.
- Goal LDC-3: Children ask and answer questions in order to seek help, get information, or clarify something that is not understood.
- Goal LDC-4: Children speak audibly and express thoughts, feelings, and ideas clearly
- Goal CD-1: Children use their senses to construct knowledge about the world around them.
- Goal CD-2: Children recall information and use it for new situations and problems.
- Goal CD-3: Children demonstrate the ability to think about their own thinking: reasoning, taking perspectives, and making decisions.
Available upon request.
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.