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School Visits

The Science Center of Iowa brings learning to life through hands-on experience platforms, larger-than-life IMAX films and dynamic demonstrations.

Let our superb science team extend the work that is being done in your classroom into a meaningul experience that will develop critical thinking, build life skills and create lasting memories!

On a visit to SCI, your students can:

  • Explore the interactive exhibits inside SCI's Experience Platform
  • Watch a 20-minute Live Science Program by SCI's Programs Team
  • Get your hands on science with a Discovery Lab or Innovation Lab Workshop
  • Refuel with a group lunch or snack from SCI's Food Chain Cafe

SCI's programming supports the Iowa Core and National Science Standards – and it's accurate, relevant and fun!

Our Science Learning Team is experienced in best practices for interactive, inquiry-based learning to provide your students with quality education while enhancing critical thinking skills. Your SCI experience will reflect the quality of our fully accredited institution, endorsed by AAM and ASTC.

Explore SCI before and after you visit with these educational (and fun!) activities and resources for students of all ages:

Learning Resources

Book your visit

Planning a visit to SCI is easy! Just fill out a School Group Booking Form and send it to SCI by emailing sales@sciowa.org or faxing the form to 515-274-1468.

Booking Form (September - February)*

Booking Form (February - May)

Booking Form (Summer)

*Please note that SCI will be closed for maintenance and cleaning January 21-24, 2020.

Already booked your visit?

Check out our tips and resources to prepare for your visit and review SCI's Chaperone Policy.

Get updates on our educational programming: with our monthly educator newsletter.

Questions?
Contact our Education Team at educators@sciowa.org.