Educator Guides & Standards
With the assistance of area K – 12 educators, Imagination Station has created learning guides to help structure a field trip that aligns directly to the concepts you are teaching in the classroom. These guides include student data recording pages, chaperone tips & instructions and a post-visit activity to complete back in the classroom.
Field Trip Group Rate: $4.00 per person
In addition to Imagination Station admission. Lucas County groups receive a 10% discount.
Take an architectural field trip around the world! Your students will travel from San Francisco to Shanghai, Dubai to Chicago and admire 13 large-scale skyscrapers, made entirely out of LEGO Bricks, that make each skyline unique.
Grow U is a celebration of the worlds of agriculture and farming! Take your farm know-how to a whole new level, and be the next contestant on FARM 101: Know It to Grow It! Grow U also includes a group of interactive exhibits that offer an insightful look into the world of agriculture from both a local and global perspective.
Grow U Exhibit Guide (Grades 3-5)
Grow U Exhibit Guide (Grades 6-8)
Eat It Up!
Get your heart pumping as you take on the Wheel of Fire and the Heart Rate Rally, Smash Your Food to smithereens and literally Get in the Action. Eat It Up!, a highly interactive exhibition focused on nutrition and exercise, tells the story of how the choices you make today affect your body. Eat Smart. Play Hard. Have Fun. The choice is yours!
Eat It Up! Exhibit Guide (Grades 3-5)
Eat It Up! Exhibit Guide (Grades 6-8)
Send your class on an energy exploration as they learn about energy production and conservation. Through a partnership with BP and First Solar, students will see energy come to life.
Energy Factory Exhibit Guide (Grades 2-4)
Energy Factory Exhibit Guide (Grade 5-8)
Energy Factory Extension Activities
Exploring some of our most exciting exhibits – the High Wire Cycle, the Giant Lever* and Tennis Ball Launcher – students will discover how simple machines make work easier and better understand the unseen forces that affect us all.
Forces Exhibit Guide (Grades 3-5)
Forces Exhibit Guide (Grades 6-8)
Kids under five years of age learn about forces, motion, math and life science in this guide designed around our safe and friendly Little KIDSPACE.
Little KIDSPACE Exhibit Guide (PreK)
Explore the slippery science of water with an entire learning world dedicated to one of nature’s most powerful resource: water.
Weather Exhibit Guide (Grades K-3)
Weather Exhibit Guide (Grades 4-8)
Program Standards Alignment
All Imagination Station curriculum is aligned to the new Ohio Standards, making a visit to or from Imagination Station an extension of your classroom learning experience.
Curriculum Aligned to Ohio Revised Science Content Standards
Method to the Maddness Demonstration
Sounds of Science Demonstration
Exhibit Guide Part 1
Exhibit Guide Part 2
Michigan Academic Content Standards are contained within individual Exhibit Guides.
Ohio Department of Education
Michigan Department of Education
National Science Teachers Association
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