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We loved the hands on nature of both science and art experiences, that there weren’t any other schools there which makes for a less crazy/less worrisome day and that we can stay as one class to rotate through the stations. We loved that everything is organized and that there were knowledgeable teachers at each station. – Fayette County teacher

 

FIELD TRIPS ARE RETURNING!!  Registration is open for in-person Discovery Fieldtrips. Please complete the registration form, below, and a staff member will reach out to you with a confirmation. Please contact Ashlee Collins acollins@lasclex.org or Amanda Wheeler awheeler@lasclex.org for more information!

*THE LASC REQUIRES FACEMASKS FOR ALL VISITORS OVER THE AGE OF TWO. READ MORE ABOUT HOW THE LASC IS KEEPING OUR STAFF AND GUESTS SAFE HERE.

 

Schedule A Field Trip

2021-2022 Discovery Field Trips

Give your class an immersive experience in the arts and sciences!  Field trips to the Living Arts & Science Center are designed to meet your educational goals and are composed of one or more selected components as listed below. Specially designed full-day options at the LASC are also available by coordinating with Ashlee Collins acollins@lasclex.org.

Build your day from the following components:

Component 1: The Science Discovery Exhibit

The Science of Color and Light
(Suitable for all grades)

Color & Light is LASC’s newest Discovery Exhibit where curious minds can explore the science behind the world we see. Guests will have the opportunity to experiment with hands-on activities, examine laser lights while playing a mini-laser puzzle game, and learn about earth’s greatest light source…the sun!

Watch colors change with breaking white light into a colorful rainbow, tinker with 3D printed objects and learn about our new solar panel, provided by Solar Energy Solutions, LLC. Participants will also get the chance to manipulate light and shadows and even try your hand at color mixing! *NGSS Alignment

Component 2: The Explorer’s Classroom
A companion program for the Science Discovery Exhibit.
The Explorers Classroom lets you and your students take a deeper look into subjects we introduce in The Science of Color and Light Discovery Exhibit. One of our Discovery Educators, will lead the group in a Chromatography demonstration, discuss the science behind how our eyes perceive colors, and create a color spinner that is sure to trick your eyes!

Component 3: The Planetarium
Observe the beauty and science of the night sky in our new digital planetarium. Select from one of ten new dome shows that explore changes in the night sky, stars, planets, ice worlds, constellations, mythology, moon phases, and more. See a full listing of planetarium shows and show trailers.

Component 4: The Art Discovery Exhibit
See the various available art exhibits.
Field trips experience the dynamic work of local and regional artists, and the fascinating connections between art, science, history and culture. Groups participate in an interactive art scavenger hunt and create collaborative art in the gallery!

Discovery Field Trip Details:

LASC field trips are traditionally two hour visits, structured as “Doubles,” “Triples,” and “Quads” and can focus on your choice of art, science or both! Specially designed full-day options at the LASC are also available by coordinating with Ashlee Collins acollins@lasclex.org.

“Double” Art or Science Discovery Field Trip
(two,  one hour, selected components)
$5.00 per student and adult; teachers are free.
Less than 12 people: $65 flat fee.

“Triple” Art and/or Science Discovery Field Trip
(three, 40 minute, selected components)
$6.00 per student and adult; teachers are free.
Less than 12 people: $80 flat fee.

“Quadruple” Art AND Science Discovery Field Trip
(four, 30 minute, selected components)
$7.00 per student and adult; teachers are free.
This option is great for large groups, accommodates up to 100 students.
Less than 12 people: $95 flat fee.

*Discounts available for Title I Schools

 

To schedule a field trip, please fill out and submit our Field Trip Inquiry form.

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