3rd Grade Field Trips

Read the descriptions then fill out the form for your program. For more information, we welcome you to contact Mary Bartlett at fieldtrips@themuseknoxville.org.
An animated gif of bear paws


How do scientists decide the difference between a wolf and a coyote, or a sunflower and a coneflower? We will find out in this lesson on the diversity of life!
animated gif of a icon for coding

Coding with Color

Learn to code with indi by Sphero! Using color as commands, beginner computational thinking, and problem solving, students will design their own course for their “car” to travel.
Animated gif of rocket flying past the planet saturn

Spectacular Space

We will explore the inner and outer planets, and other celestial bodies that make up our solar system. We will then use critical thinking, comparison, and investigative skills to determine what is inside of our mystery planet!
Animated gif of a pencil moving up and down in front of a ruler with a turning gear graphic rotating behind both objects.

Can You Build It?

In this introduction to engineering, students will be given unique materials to solve a building challenge. Students will collaborate and communicate with a small group to create a solution.
an animated gif of a bee flying around a beehive

BUZZ! Pollination!

Students will learn why pollination is important, the physical traits of pollinators and their plant partners, and how bees, our most important pollinator, collect nectar, transfer pollen, and support their hive through the amazing process of pollination! Students will end the lesson with a grade appropriate experiment extending on the process of pollination.

Thank you to our

Corporate Sponsors

Thank you for joining us in our mission to inspire and empower all children through transformative learning experiences!

The Boyd Foundation logo