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Science on the Go

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Science on the Go is a professional development program designed to help K-8 educators become more comfortable teaching science through inquiry-based, hands-on lessons and cooperative learning. For over 20 years, our experienced education staff has been working side-by-side with teachers in classrooms throughout Chicago. To learn more about bringing Science on the Go to your school, click on this form, e-mail scienceonthego@naturemuseum.org or call 773-755-5111, ext. 5.

Science on the Go Inquiry Form       Science on the Go Brochure

With Science on the Go, you'll invest in:

Easy to use Materials
  • All lesson materials prepped and provided
  • Materials organized by lesson - no more searching through bins

High Quality Curriculum

  • Each lesson develops students' science skills and content understanding
  • Curriculum integrates Common Core, Illinois State Science, and Next Generation Science Standards
  • Teachers can reuse curriculum year after year

Teacher Skill Development

  • Teacher workshop develops content knowledge and implementation skills
  • Museum Educators visit the classroom to model best practices in science instruction
  • Teachers develop increased comfort facilitating cooperative learning and inquiry-based, hands-on science
Science on the Go is made possible, in part, by the generosity and support of the following organizations: PNC Foundation; Wrightwood Neighbors Association; State Farm Companies Foundation; Discover Financial Services
 
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