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Science in Play® – This permanent installation reflects five years of planning. Science in Play® is a progressive, next generation learning experience for young students focusing on inquiry, critical thinking and other foundational 21st century learning skills. Whether your students are in school or preparing for it, Science in Play®’s carefully researched and designed experiences set the stage for life-long learning.

WORLD WE CREATE features over a dozen new experiences designed specifically to promote engineering practices and cross-cutting concepts of the Next Generation Science Standards.

Don’t just see a movie. Experience it in our 4-STORY DIGITAL 3D
THEATER! Our movie library features a comprehensive list of some of the most impressive educational movies available!
*No special pricing with classes or labs

Explore engineering practices in action! INTERACTIVE
CLASSES AND LABS not only showcase NGSS performance expectations, but they are customizable to meet specific needs. Want more? Literacy components can be integrated into any of our classes and labs – just let us know. Even our early childhood programs, classes,
and festivals promote science inquiry and engineering practices.

Journey to space – without leaving Earth! Kentucky Science Center has added the CHALLENGER LEARNING CENTER at the Academy @ Shawnee to its line-up of innovative classes and labs.

If you Home School, we offer our very popular HOME SCHOOL STEM SERIES. These comprehensive lab experiences for children grades K-12 can be reserved individually, or sign up for the entire series.

Can’t come to us? Let us come to you. Kentucky Science Center’s off-site programs go anywhere, anytime. NO PLACE IS TOO FAR. Nearly any program we offer on-site, we can take off-site. Just ask. Engage your entire school with one of our exclusive traveling van programs such as Ion Jones & the Lost Castle of Chemistry or Captain Current vs the Electricity Vampires.

What about you? Take advantage of Teacher Professional Learning opportunities and free Educator Extension Services that help you integrate science and engineering practices into your curriculum.


Questions? Give us a call at (502) 560-7166

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