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Discovery Lab Field Trips


Enhance your field trip with a Hands-On Experience

StudentBring your class for an exciting field trip program at the California Science Center! Led by an educator, your students will engage in fun, hands-on and interactive science activities. Programs focus on helping students to discover the world around them using investigative science skills to explore specific topics.

Registration for the 2013-14 school year is now open!

Currently accepting reservations through May 30, 2014.

For information on summer programs, please visit our Summer Camp page. To book a Big Lab field trip for the 2014-15 school year, please check back during the summer.

Discovery Lab Programs

Discovery Lab field trip activities can accommodate a class of up to 25 students. Each program lasts approximately 60 minutes.

Why Is Slime Ooey and Gooey?

Grades Pre K - Kindergarten
Make your own slime as you investigate whether it is a solid or a liquid.

How Do Butterflies Get Their Wings?

Grades Pre K-Kindergarten
Learn about life cycles as you explore the amazing transformation that some animals undergo..

Cow Eye Dissection

Grades 6-8
Learn about the eye through a hands-on dissection. Click here for more information and standards addressed.

Big Lab Programs

Big Lab field trip activities take place in our 32,000 square foot Big Lab next to the Discovery Lab classrooms, and can accommodate a class of up to 40 students. Big Lab programs last approximately 75 minutes.

Where's the Air (Grades K-2)
Ladybugs (Grades K-2)
Boats and Balance (Grades 3-5)
Erosion (Grades 4-6)
Roller Coasters (Grades 5-8)

Register Today!

Call 213-744-2109 or visit the Registration Information page for details about booking a program. All programs must be scheduled at least one week in advance.

Cost: $9 per student, minimum of 15 students

All programs require a $25 non-refundable deposit to confirm your scheduled date and time. The deposit is applied to the cost of your program. Programs include admission to the California Science Center.

Questions? Call (213) 744-2019 for more information,
or email [email protected].

Additional Programs Offered in the Big Lab!

Click the images below for more information on special programming dates.

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