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Give your students the opportunity to meet a scientist and discover what it’s like being a paleontologist, geologist or other museum professional. Every program is unique, as each expert uses multi-media programs, artifacts and their own personal experiences to bring their life’s work to your classroom.

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About This Program


Multipoint: $125.00


45 minutes

Target Audience

Education: Grade(s) 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12

Minimum participants:


Maximum participants:

30 per classroom

Primary Disciplines

Career Education, Sciences

Program Delivery Mode

Videoconference - H.323 (Polycom, Cisco/Tandberg, LifeSize, etc...)

Booking Information

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Provider's Cancellation Policy

The full fee will be charged to sites which cancel, without rescheduling, with less than 48 hours notice.

About This Provider

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Cranbrook Institute of Science

Bloomfield Hills, MI
United States

Cranbrook Institute of Science is a natural history and science museum that fosters in its audiences a passion for understanding the world around them and a lifelong love of learning. Through its broadly based educational programs, its permanent and changing exhibits and its collections and research, the Institute develops a scientifically literate public able to cope with today's knowledge-based society. Cranbrook Institute of Science generates the enthusiasm for learning about the natural world that will produce the scientists of tomorrow.

Michael Narlock

Program Details


1.This program begins with a discussion of what the particular science/field that is the subject of the program is about.
2. The presentor gives some background about themeselves, why they entered the field, their schooling, and real world experiences
3. Artifacts and techniques used in the particular field are presented.
4. Viewers are encouraged to ask questions throughout the program.


The participants will learn what the particular field of science presented in the program explores.

The participants will learn what education is needed to work in the field, and what typical activities are involved in working in the field.

The participants will see examples of artifacts and/or methods of research that are used in the scientific field being presented.

The participants will have the opportunity to ask questions of the presentor.

Standards Alignment

National Standards

NS 7-12.1 Science as Inquiry
NS 7-12.3 Biological Evolution
NS 7-12.7 Science as a human endeavor.