School and Youth Group Programs – 7th Grade

ONSITE PROGRAMS

MOSI offers educators content-driven field studies that are fun, interactive learning
opportunities for students. Educational programs, IMAX films, and interactive
exhibits are just some of the ways MOSI engages interest, curiosity and a sense of
fun in students. Let MOSI be an extension of your classroom in meeting Common
Core and the Next Generation Sunshine State Standards in STEAM.

CSI Tampa

Forensics
Capacity 30 | Ÿ 45 minutes
Challenge you students to solve a simulated crime using a variety of techniques used by forensic
scientists in the DEA and FBI labs. Students analyze evidence, such as hair and blood samples,
and use chemistry to identify unknown substances to solve a simulated crime. Go behind the
scenes of this fascinating application of science and technology. SC.N; SC.L

Kinetic Art

Engineering
Capacity 30 | Ÿ 45 minutes
Experience the action of poetry in motion as students master the mechanics of movement by
building a Rube Goldberg-style machine. Teams work together to build a complex machine
using pulleys, cranks, gears, marbles, and other engineering contraptions. Combining
fundamental forces with creative invention, students will experience the pride of building a wild
moving chain reaction. SC.E; SC.N; SC.P

Robot Engineers

Physics and Technology
Capacity 30 | Ÿ 45 minutes
Take on the role of a NASA engineer to build and design a Mars rover. Use imagination and
problem-solving skills to guide robots across various terrains to collect samples. Discover
amazing places in our solar system while exploring the field of robotics. SC.N; SC.E; SC.P; MA.G;

Vital Signs

Dissection Lab
Capacity 30 | Ÿ 45 minutes
Dissect a sheep’s heart, lungs, and trachea to understand how they work. Learn to measure
blood pressure and listen to the sounds of your heart in this exploration of respiratory and
circulatory physiology. Additional lab fee applies. SC.L; HE.C; HE.B; HE.P

Rapid Prototyping

Idea Zone® Lab
Capacity 30 | Ÿ 45 minutes
Inspire your students in this exciting workshop that illustrates how design thinking is used to
create new products. Students are challenged to work together in small teams to build and test
working, one-of-a-kind video game controllers using prototyping materials in imaginative ways.
Students will also experience the use of 3D printers, CNC machines, and laser cutters to
transform ideas into inventions in the digital fabrication lab. Groups have exclusive use of Idea
Zone® during this opportunity to discover the prototyping process in action. Additional lab fee
applies. SC.N; SC.E; MA.S; SS.E; SS.G

Ele-Mental

Coleman Science Works Theater Program
Capacity 100 | Ÿ 45 minutes
Watch a MOSI scientist use the power of the elements to show off their latest and most
spectacular creaions. See the scientist shoot bolts of lightning, send giant fireballs into the air,
and freeze objectst instantly with incredible results. Watch them use their powers to launch items
and shrink objects to almost nothing. Reserve this engaging show and find out about the power
of science! SC.P

Asteroids, Comets, and Meteorites (New Program!)

Coleman Science Works Theater Program
Capacity 60 | Ÿ 45 minutes
What are asteroids, comets, and meteorites? How are impact craters formed? Did an extinction
event from an asteroid kill the dinosaurs? This hands-on program is centered on the space rocks,
specifically Near Earth Asteroids, still lingering in the Solar System. Students will learn to make
their own impact crater; touch real meteorites from the Moon, Mars, and asteroid Vesta; and
watch a MOSI educator make a comet! SC.E

Mission: Moonbase

Capacity 28 | Ÿ 45 minutes
Virtual screens fill the windows and computers offer creative challenges as students are
immersed in life in a lunar colony. Your students will work together in hands-on zones as they
discover primary topics of off-world habitation. C.5.E

Planets (New Updated Version)

The Saunders Planetarium Show
Capacity 46 | Ÿ 45 minutes
Take a tour and discover the fascinating facts about each of the planets and their moons. Find
out why Pluto was demoted, and view the planets through the lenses and sensors of satellites
and the Hubble Space Telescope. Learn to identify planets in your own night sky. SC.N; SC.E

Seasons in Space

The Saunders Planetarium Show
Capacity 46 | Ÿ 45 minutes
Why do seasons change? Discover how Earth’s tilt and its path around our sun affect our weather
and our night sky. Travel through space to see what weather is like on the other planets and
moons in our solar system. SC.N; SC.E

Starry Night

The Saunders Planetarium Show
Capacity 46 | Ÿ 45 minutes
Listen to stories and see pictures in the sky to learn all about your starry night from Mars to the
Milky Way. SC.N; SC.E

OUTREACH PROGRAMS

Let us come to you! Outreach programs bring MOSI to your classroom so your
students can experience the wonder and excitement of Science, Technology,
Engineering, Art, and Math (STEAM) through hands-on activities.

MOSI In Motion

Breaking it Down

Capacity 30 | Ÿ 45 minutes
Have you ever wondered how the body receives energy from the food that you eat? Follow your
food’s fantastic voyage through the digestive process and discover just how important that
peanut butter and jelly sandwich really is! From the enzymes in saliva to the powerful acid found
in your stomach, learn how your body breaks down food and obtains nutrients through handson
experimentation and simulation. Young learners will have fun getting their hands dirty as
they mix, churn, and absorb different materials just as their bodies would. SC.N; SC.L

Potions in Motion

Capacity 30 | Ÿ 45 minutes
Take matters into your own hands and explore the world around you through chemistry! Mix,
smash, and stir ingredients to create dazzling, fizzing, and bubbling effects. Try experiments
involving density; states of matter; acids, bases, and salts; oxidation-reductions; and more. Grab
your safety goggles and set your inner mad scientist free! SC.N; SC.P

Robot Round-Up

Capacity 30 | Ÿ 45 minutes
Feel the thrill of victory as students perform amazing feats in this exploration of robotics and
engineering! Investigate the forces behind machines to construct robots and program them to
solve team-based racing and maze challenges. Experience science with new ideas in future
technologies. SC.N; SC.P

Rocky Road

Capacity 30 | Ÿ 45 minutes
Ease on down the Rocky Road and get your hands dirty studying fossils, rocks, minerals, and land
formations! Test the characteristics of minerals, recreate the layers of the earth, and more as
you dig deep into geology and discover how much our Earth rocks! SC.N; SC.E

Field Expedition

Cave Exploring

4 hours
Immerse yourself in peculiar karst topography by journeying through mysterious underground
worlds where water has carved out surreal limestone caverns. Search for stalactites, stalagmites,
prehistoric invertebrate fossils, and living creatures while exploring cave chambers. Spelunk your
way to fun and excitement as you discover the spectacular geological wonders of Florida’s vast
caves. SC.E; SC.L

Science Assembly Shows

Science Extravaganza

Interactive Stage Show
Capacity 150 per show | Ÿ 45 minutes
Get ready for the science show of a lifetime! Watch super cool cryogenics, spectacular electrical
sparks, and rip-roaring rockets in this high energy show for your students, teachers, and parents!
Everyone will be amazed at the impressive display of science in action - some will even become
superstars as they volunteer for hair-raising experiments and silly stage antics. Discover the
concepts of heat, motion, and matter in the most memorable way when our educators make
science larger than life, right at your school. SC.P

Space Programs

Star Lab

Capacity 30 per session | Ÿ 45 minutes
Can’t come out at night? Let MOSI bring the night sky to you! MOSI’s portable Star Lab
planetarium can re-create the nighttime sky complete with stars and galaxies. Discover the
science of the stars and the stories behind them. Learn how to interpret the night sky and what’s
visible that evening. SC.N; SC.E

Telescopes to Go

See Program Fees on page 7 for capacity
2 hours
Have an out-of-this-world field trip right at your school. Explore the wonders of the universe and
the nighttime sky through telescopes. Have record attendance at your next PTO or PTA event, or
school family night. Imagine a program that excites your parents as much as your students. MOSI
astronomers will deliver, set up, and operate telescopes for a special SkyWatch at YOUR location.
SC.N; SC.E

CAMP-IN PROGRAMS

Stay up late on a school night and join in the adventure as MOSI comes alive with
hands-on learning, larger-than-life experiences in our Florida Hospital IMAX®
DOME Theatre, and a night to remember for your entire group. MOSI offers
overnight camp-ins year-round for groups in search of in-depth exploration and
learning. Sleep among your favorite exhibits and experience the thrill of taking
over MOSI at night!

Radical Reactions

We make chemistry fun at MOSI! Discover the elements of science in this ooey, gooey, slippery,
slimy overnight experience. Students will explore chemical reactions, create polymers, and see
an explosive show they will remember for a lifetime. Includes an Explosive Science
Demonstration Show. SC.N; SC.P; MAFS.MD

Mission: Moonbase

Travel to the Moon on a space transport and help operate a lunar colony in MOSI’s interactive,
immersive experience, Mission: Moonbase! Explore the stars, planets, and our Moon; design and
engineer robots that accomplish tasks; and train for the rigors of space travel in this out of this
world overnight experience! Includes telescope viewing (weather permitting) and a Stargazing
Show in The Saunders Planetarium. SC.N; SC.E; SC.P

STEAM Powered Inventions

Welcome to the future! What out-of-the-box innovations will your junior inventors create with
the right tools, today’s technology, and their endless imaginations? Students will explore
invention, innovation, and technology in groups and then present their creations to their peers.
Whether your students excel in science, technology, engineering, arts, or mathematics, there is
something for everyone in this interdisciplinary, STEAM-based camp-in! SC.N
A camp-in is a 16 hour event and includes: 3-4 hours of hands-on workshops aligned to the
Sunshine State Standards, sleeping among MOSI exhibit galleries, Florida Hospital IMAX®
DOME Threatre film, light evening snack and breakfast in the morning, and admission to
MOSI on the morning your camp-in ends.

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*MOSI Exhibits

MOSI Exhibits include: the brand new Connectus, a hands-on exhibit exploring new innovations
of the future, the BioWorks Butterfly Garden, High Wire Bicycle, Gulf Coast Hurricane Simulator,
and Kids in Charge!, a hands-on science center designed to engage and inspire your students.
Live science shows featuring our STEAMpunks generating random acts of science occur daily.
Add an educational program to create an unforgettable experience!

Chaperone Requirements for Onsite Programs

1 adult for every 10 students

Adults accompanying the group beyond the required number of chaperones pay adult rate.

For more information about booking an educational program or creating a
customized program at MOSI, please contact the Education Sales Team:
Jeannette Ethier                                                             Jim Ryan
jeannette.ethier@mosi.org                                jim.ryan@mosi.org
813-987-6320                                                            813-987-6330