School Programs

Need to spark new interest in your students? Ready to plan a field trip? Discovery World offers unforgettable experiences and educational programs that can’t be done in the classroom. We’re here to help!

We offer special admission and program rates for groups with minimum group sizes page, advanced reservations, and advanced payment. Check out our Field Trips & Group Visits page to get information regarding group rates, reservation deadlines and policies, and other important information before you book.

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Aquatarium Adventure

Onsite Guided Tour
Gr K5-5
30 Minutes

Travel from the Great Lakes to the Caribbean as you learn about the habitats and creatures in our seas in...

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Cells through the Eyepiece

Onsite Lab
Gr 4-8
45 Minutes

Discover the building blocks of life! Examine living cells from both plants and animals, using microscopes, as well as get...

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Design 101

Kohl’s Design It! LabOnsite Lab
Gr 3-12
30 Minutes

This inspiring design lesson introduces students to professional design tools and guides students through the process to create new products....

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Everyday CMYK

Onsite Lab
Gr 6-8
60 Minutes

Learn the process of screen printing by using CMYK inks to print layers and make full-color posters, exploring different themes...

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Intro to Robotic Programming

Onsite Lab
Gr 3-8
45 Minutes

Discover how robots interpret information while reacting to their surroundings. Write and install programs that help a LEGO® Mindstorms® EV3...

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Intro to the World of Chemistry: Reactions & Changes

Onsite Lab
Gr 5-8
45 Minutes

Explore the ingredients and processes of our universe in this introduction to studying and working with chemicals. Investigate neutralizations, physical...

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Investigating Anatomy: Invertebrate Dissection

Onsite Lab
Gr 6-8
60 Minutes

Explore the anatomy of an invertebrate and learn about the basics of dissections in this hands-on lab. Work in small...

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Investigating Anatomy: Vertebrate Dissection

Onsite Lab
Gr 6-8
60 Minutes

Explore the anatomy of a vertebrate and learn the basics of dissection in this hands-on lab. Work in small groups...

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Lay of Land: Way of Water

Onsite Lab
Gr 2-5
45 Minutes

Why does water flow and settle where it does? Visit the Great Lakes Future exhibit and model land/water cycle interactions...

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Logos & Icons

Kohl’s Design It! LabOnsite Lab
Gr 3-8
45 Minutes

Cultures from around the world use symbols to help communicate ideas and beliefs. Explore the everyday use of icons that...

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Magnetic Attraction

Kohl’s Design It! LabOnsite Lab
Gr K5-3
45 Minutes

From clothing to transportation, the way magnets attract and repel one another has helped shape the world around us. Use...

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Making Scents

Onsite Lab
Gr 4-8
45 Minutes

Explore how the science of scents has progressed from the Egyptians, through the Greeks and Romans, and into modern day...

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Muscles & Movement

Onsite Lab
Gr 6-12
60 Minutes

Examine the skeletal-muscular system in action. Explore the movement and structure of tendons, muscles, ligaments, and bones in a chicken...

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Physics of Architecture

Kohl’s Design It! LabOnsite Lab
Gr 6-12
45 Minutes

Explore the forces that constantly affect all architectural designs. Inspired by structures around the world, use your knowledge to build...

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Print Shop

Onsite Lab
Gr 3-8
45 Minutes

Roll up your sleeves and jump right into this hand-on printing activity. Learn all about the screen printing process by...

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Problem-Solving Robots

Onsite Lab
Gr 3-8
90 Minutes

Explore how we make “simple” decisions, and what it takes to let robots do the same thing. Students write and...

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Put Your Finger on It

Onsite Lab
Gr 3-6
45 Minutes

Investigate the science of forensics in this hands-on lab. Fingerprinting, hair analysis, and DNA sequencing are explored as students work...

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Shirt Factory

Onsite Lab
Gr 3-8
60 Minutes

Discover the art and science of fabric printing in this hands-on workshop. Choose from a selection of Discovery World designs...

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Simple Circuits

Onsite Lab
Gr 3-5
45 Minutes

Explore the basics of electricity, current, conductivity, and resistance in this hands-on lab. Perform experiments and build a circuit to...

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Simple Machines

Onsite Lab
Gr 3-5
45 Minutes

Discover the physics of simple machines and the science of mechanical advantage. Conduct investigations of each of the six simple...

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Test Your Taste Buds

Onsite Lab
Gr 3-8
45 Minutes

How does your tongue know the difference between sugar and salt? Use your own taste buds in order to learn...

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The Les Paul Story

Onsite Guided Tour
Gr 3-8
30 Minutes

Take a guided walk through the Les Paul’s House of Sound exhibit as you learn about the Wizard of Waukesha’s...

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What’s in the Water?

Onsite Lab
Gr 6-8
45 Minutes

Identify pollutants in water samples using chemical testing and deductive reasoning. Learn about water quality testing techniques, which pollutants might...

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