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MOSI Field Trips

 


For more information on field trips please contact Jeannette Either (913-987-6320) or Jim Ryan (813-987-6330) 

Hours:

Monday - Friday, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Saturday and Sunday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. 

 

MOSI offer school teachers field study opportunities in science, technology, engineering, art and math for Pre-k through high school students in Hillsborough, Pasco, Pinellas and all surrounding Florida counties.

Educational science program topics in chemistry, physics, biology, robotics, space, geology, forensics and technology are offered on a daily basis. Programs lengths vary from 45 minutes to 1 1/2 hours and can accommodate from 30 to 150 students per program.  Teachers can offer their students a close-up view of the night sky in MOSI's Saunder's Planetarium or technology and teambuilding in Mission:Moonbase.

A field trip is not complete without an IMAX film or an adventure on the Sky Trail Ropes Course and Zip line!

A personalized itinerary to meet your academic needs and science standards can be created by contacting an Education Sales Representative by email or calling (813) 987-6330 or (813) 987-6320.

 

 

KIDS GET A PLAN EXHIBIT NOW OPEN- Student groups $8pp

Kids Get A Plan is the Florida  Division of Emergency Management program for school age children ages 5 to 12 years old. Located within Kids In Charge, young visitors interact with a station and learn about natural disasters and corresponding safety tips. Extend the learning online with computer games and story-telling at home. 

Kids Get A Plan Education Guides

  • Family Emergency Plan Guide
  • Grade 1 Kids Get A Plan Guide
  • Grade 2 Kids Get A Plan Guide
  • Grade 3 Kids Get A Plan Guide
  • Grade 4 Kids Get A Plan Guide
  • Grade 5 Kids Get A Plan Guide 

 

SUMMER SIZZLERS 

MOSI Field Trip Buses

Affordable bus transportation for students in Hillsborough, Pasco, Pinellas and select Florida counties. Scheduling is flexible and maximizes the length of your field study visit to MOSI. MOSI buses are booked on a first come, first served basis. A $50 deposit required to hold buses. 

 

Now showing National Parks Adventure .  Download the Educator Guide here

Now showing Journey to Space in the Florida Hospital IMAX Dome Theatre. Download the Educator Guide here.

Now showing A Beautiful Planet. Download the Educator Guide here. 

 

  

Roller Coaster Edu Science Programs Grades 3 to Grades 5 

Educational Programs                        Educational Programs                  Educational Programs 

Grades Pre-School -2nd                        Grades 3rd - 5th                                Grades 6th and Up

 

  Space Programs Tampa Grades Pre-school to High School   Science Technology Engineering Arts Math Programs, STEAM programs, Tampa  family camp - ins, Tampa, educational, science fun camp

Space Programs                           Idea Zone (STEAM)  Programs           School Camp-ins

     Grades Pre-school - High                      Grades 3 and Up                                 Grades 3 and Up

 

 

Outreach Programs, Educational Science Program on School Campus   MOSI in Motion Mobile Science Lab, educational programs on school camps  Science Escapes, Field Expeditions, Environmental Field Studies, Tampa, Clearwater, Florida

      MOSI Outreach Programs        MOSI in Motion, Mobile Science Lab            MOSI Field Expeditions

      Grades Pre-School and Up             Grades Pre-school and Up                      Grades 3 and Up

 

 

How To Schedule a Group Experience Reservation

1. Review the educational offerings in the Group Programs Guidebook and select the program(s), date(s), and time(s) for your MOSI experience. For more information, call (813) 987-6330; or (813) 987-6320, or e-mail at arlene.segovia@mosi.org


 2. Call the Reservations Office at least two weeks or more prior to your program date, and have the following information ready:

    • school or organization name
    • complete address and telephone number
    • contact person/group leader
    • number of children and adults
    • grade/age level
    • arrival and departure time
    • film and program preferences

Payment

    • A $50 deposit must be received at least two weeks prior to your group visit. The deposit can be made in the form
       of cash, check, credit card or purchase order payable to MOSI Foundation, Inc.
    • Groups must have a minimum of 15 people to receive group admission rates.
    • The balance is due upon arrival at MOSI. To receive group rates, one payment is required for the entire group,
       both students and adults.
    • MOSI Membership and special passes do not apply to student or chaperone group rates.
    • Consult the program page for specific registration and alternate payment requirements.

Cancellation

    • A refund of the deposit, minus a $15 processing fee, will be issued to those groups canceling up to one week
       prior to the visit.
    • No-shows and cancellations made one week or less prior to the field trip will forfeit the deposit. 

Confirmation

    • A confirmation packet that includes an invoice, confirmation letter, map and information about parking and
        group food service will be mailed within two weeks after receipt of your reservation.
    • Mail your deposit with the invoice payment stub to "Education Reservations." Receipt of deposit ensures that
       space is reserved for your group in the requested program(s) and time(s).

Chaperone Requirements and Responsibilities
 

•MOSI requires the following chaperone ratios:

    • Preschool - 1 adult per 5 students
    • Elementary/Middle - 1 adult per 10 students
    • High school - 1 adult per 15 students
    • Special Needs Groups - adult to student ratio as needed by group

• All required chaperones receive free admission to MOSI and all programs except IMAX Dome Theater films. Teachers are considered chaperones.
• Adults accompanying the group beyond the required number of chaperones pay adult rates.
• Chaperones and adults are responsible for the behavior of the group and are required to supervise and stay with students
   at all times during the visit to MOSI.

 

Call (813) 987-6000 or 1-800-995-MOSI (6674) to make a reservation!

 

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