Virtual Workshop Topics and Prices

Pre K field trip at The Works Museum

Pre-K

60-minute workshop/$8 per student

Wind Test how different objects move through the air and construct a sail car. Preschoolers will read a story, explore with materials and tools, and create a project.

Kindergarten to Grade 2

60-minute workshops/$8 per student

Circuit Explore Learn about the flow of electricity and hook up different circuits to create your own light. Great fit with first grade standards.
Chemical Changes Experiment with chemical changes. Make a tub of slimy polymer that glows in the dark. Great fit with first grade standards.
Light and Kaleidoscopes Experiment with reflecting and absorbing of light. Build and engineer a colorful kaleidoscope.
Mini-Catapults Practice the Engineering Design Process to construct a small catapult. Find out how far you can fling an object. Great fit with second grade standards.

Grades 3-6

60-minute workshops/$8 per student

Mini-Catapults Practice the Engineering Design Process to construct a small catapult. Find out how far you can fling an object. Great fit with fourth grade standards.
Motor Power What’s inside a motor and how does it work? Make a crazy wigglebot to take home. Great fit with fourth grade standards.
Super Circuits Experiment with the components of simple circuits: power, loads, and switches. Construct and wire a motor-powered fan to take home. Great fit with fourth grade standards.

90-minute workshops/$10 per student

Maze Engineering Use the Engineering Design Process to design and construct your own maze, pinball, or pachinko game. Experiment with changes in speed and direction and the effects of gravity and friction. Great fit with fifth and sixth grade standards.

Click here to view the Minnesota Early Childhood Indicators of Progress and Minnesota K-12 Science Standards/Benchmarks addressed in these workshops.