Gulf Coast Exploreum Science Center of Mobile,AL

Teacher Resources

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Teachers, the Gulf Coast Exploreum Science Center is here to be a resource for you! The links below can help you to better prepare for a visit to the Exploreum, or you can use the information to perform your own science demonstrations in the classroom or at home. If you have any questions, please call us at 251-208-6818.

AMSTI

The Gulf Coast Exploreum Science Center now offers four AMSTI workshops for science teachers, grades K – 12. Teachers will earn Professional Development Credits for participation in these free day-long workshops.

Please contact Haley Freeman for specific training dates and registration information at hfreeman@exploreum.com  or 251-208-6818.

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Principles of Flight

Middle and high school teachers, strap in and let your imaginations take flight! Learn the basics of aeronautics and how your students will participate in the correlating Principles of Flight Exploration workshop. This workshop includes interactive STEM education for grades 6 to 12.

 

littleBITS: Build Something That Does Something

Teachers of middle and high school students get ready to take circuits to a whole new level! littleBits are simple, small blocks that make engineering complicated circuits fun, easy and educational. The simplicity of the design takes the students ingenuity and challenges them to think both logically and creatively.

 

Legos: Simple Machines

The new Legos workshop allows both middle school and high school teachers to put the simple back in simple machines. Our advanced Lego kits enable teachers to introduce complex lessons in a fun new way. The Exploreum Education Department has an array of lesson plans that go from structured to free form, building student’s engineering skills as well as their confidence.

 

Education Sub Tab: Book Your Fieldtrip

Taking your class on a field trip has never been easier!

 

Contacting the Exploreum                                 
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Download the Field Trip Guide to learn all about the Exploreum’s field trip options!