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Pre K - 12th Grade Field Trip Levels

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The Health Museum offers an engaging Field Trip experience along with several add-on Discovery Lab activities.

Book Your Fieldtrip

The Field Trip Experience is available for $8 per student and includes access to:

Exhibits

  • Amazing Body Gallery (An interactive tour through a over sized human body)
  • Brain Teasers (Hands-on puzzles and mind challenging games)
  • 40 Chances: Finding Hope in a Hungry World (September 9th to January 1st)
  • Human Plus: Real Lives + Real Engineering (September 30th to January 1st)
  • BIORHYTHM: MUSIC AND THE BODY (January 13th to July 31st 2018)

Activities

  • Scavenger Hunt (Using a TEKS-based scavenger hunt as a guide)
  • McGovern Theater (Educational Movies & TedTalks Relating to current exhibits and activities)
  • Live Dissection Demos (Cow eye or a sheep brain dissection performed by a museum science educator.)
  • World Hunger Games (Sept. 9th- Jan. 1st)
  • Food from Around the World (Sept. 9th- Jan. 1st)
  • Engineering Design Station (Oct. 1st - Dec. 31st)

Add a Hands-On Discovery Labs activity that will make your experience memorable and unique

  • Guided Tour ($1 per student)
  • DNA Hunt ($5 per student)
  • Debakey Cell Lab ($5 per student)
  • Dissect It Yourself DIY Labs  3rd-12th grade (Cow Eye or Owl Pellet $5 per student) (Sheep Heart $5 per student) (Sheep Brain $15 per student)
  • Amazing Body Lab (Max 30 Students per session) ($8 per student)
  • Clinical Case Lab (10-30 Students per session) ($5 per student)
  • Air Pollution Solutions Lab (Only on the first Friday of the month) ($3 per student)
  • Creative Engineering Lab ($3 per student)

Add-on experiences only available September - May.  Advance registration required.

Add an Amazing Body Store Souvenir Bag

  • Order souvenir bags at a special field trip discounted rate, $4 per student (a $7 value)

Professional Development for Teachers

  • Learn more about The Health Museum by bringing a group of teachers for a Teacher Tour
  • $7 per person, minimum of 15 people
  • Receive an overview of the museum's school programs, explore our current exhibitions, and visit the Amazing Body Store
  • Add an interactive science class (prices vary by class) and earn CPE credit as you learn new ideas and strategies for teaching and learning hands-on science
  • Add a DeBakey Cell Lab visit for $5 extra
  • The Health Museum has a Texas State Board of Educator Certification (SBEC) and is an approved Continuing Professional Education (CPE) provider.
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Please note that your field trip reservation is not confirmed until a deposit is paid, and you have received a confirmation letter from our Reservations Team.  Please note that an ASTC membership cannot be applied towards your Field Trip Reservation.  Questions? Contact reservations@thehealthmuseum.org or 713-337-8451. 

The Health Museum School Field Trip program is supported by:
Baylor College of Medicine, The Brown Foundation, Ellwood Foundation, Houston Endowment, Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo, Houston Methodist, Robert W. Knox, Sr. and Pearl Willis Knox Charitable Foundation, MACEIL Foundation, The Ralph H. and Ruth J. McCullough Foundation, MD Anderson Cancer Center, MD Anderson Foundation, The Schissler Foundation, Texas Children’s Hospital, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, The William A. and Madeline Welder Smith Foundation, Wortham Foundation

* Contributions made August 1, 2013 – July 11, 2014