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Join the Boonshoft team to study the water cycle and examine the sun and discover its relationship to energy and weather. This program will feature the exhibit, Science on a Sphere.

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About This Program


By Request: $175.00


30-45 min

Target Audience

Education: Grade(s) Pre-K Students, Kindergarten, 1, 2, 3, Parent, Homeschool/Family , Learning PodPublic Library: Library Patrons

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Videoconference – Webcam/desktop (Zoom, Google Meet, Cisco WebEx, GoToMeeting, Microsoft Teams, Blue Jeans, etc...)

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Provider's Cancellation Policy

We will not charge for programs cancelled due to nature i.e. snow days. The full fee will be charged to sites which cancel with less than 48 hours notice.

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Boonshoft Museum of Discovery

Dayton, OH
United States

The Boonshoft Museum of Discovery and our sister site Sunwatch Archaeological Park provide interactive science and cultural learning experiences which enrich the lives of children and adults, enhance the quality of life in our community, and promote a broad understanding of the world. The Boonshoft Museum houses an AZA accredited zoo, a family science center, over one million items in natural history and geology collections, and a planetarium.

Casandra Melke

Program Details


1. Presentation using Science on a Sphere
2. Evaporation activity
3. Condensation demonstration
4. Collection discussion
5. Water Cycle activity
6. Wrap up with Science on a Sphere


• Air and water as they relate to weather and weather changes that can be observed and measured.
• Sun as source of energy and energy changes that occur to land, air and water.

Standards Alignment

National Standards

Grade 1: Earth and Space Science (ESS)
Content Statement: The sun is the principal source of energy.
Content Statement: The physical properties of water can change.

Grade 1: Physical Science (PS)
Content Statement: Properties of objects and materials can change.