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Denver Museum of Nature & Science

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The Denver Museum of Nature & Science is the Rocky Mountain region’s leading resource for informal science education.

A variety of exhibitions, programs, and activities help Museum visitors experience the natural wonders of Colorado, planet Earth, and the universe.

The Denver Museum of Nature & Science sparks curiosity and inspires minds of all ages through scientific discovery and the presentation and preservation of the world’s unique treasures. As a community of critical thinkers, the Museum serves as a catalyst for visitors to understand the lessons of the past and act as responsible stewards of the future.

2021-2022

2020-2021

2015-2016

Honorable Mention

2012-2013

Honorable Mention

 

Programs by Denver Museum of Nature & Science

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FREE - Scientists in Action: Climate History, According to Ice

Go behind the scenes and learn how scientists study changing climate through this sub-zero field trip to the National Science Foundation's Ice Core Facility. Engage with facility specialists through live Q&A and participate in online polls. No...

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FREE - Scientists in Action: Virtual Voyage Through the Universe

No spaceship? No problem. Space scientist Dr. Ka Chun Yu will be your students’ guide on a virtual adventure through space using stunning scientific visualizations. This is a fully interactive program where participants direct their questions...

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FREE - Scientists in Action: Visualizing Animal Acoustics

Join us as we study the health of an ecosystem through observing the animals who live there! Using technology and environmental stewardship we're able to understand a bit more about how animals communicate with each other and how wildlife can...

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Scientists in Action: An Ode to Toads

Did you know the Boreal Toad, native to the mountains of the American West, is endangered? Did you also know that Denver Zoo and Colorado Parks & Wildlife are working to restore them to their native habitat? Join the museum virtual as we talk...

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Scientists in Action: Cambrian Explosion & Life in an Ocean

Go back in time with us to the Cambrian time period, where what is now Colorado would have been a tropical sea and life lived exclusively in the ocean! Scientists tell us about fossils and using technology to uncover the age of these amazing finds...

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Virtual Art Station: Titan (50% off w/ Scholarship)

Merging Space Science and Scientific Illustration. Titan is Saturn’s largest moon and one of the most fascinating places in our solar system. Students and teachers will learn how to capture their own Titan investigations using scientifically...

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Virtual Heart - GR3-5 (50% off w/ Scholarship)

Participate in activities and make observations to learn how the circulatory system works. Examine heart anatomy as you observe a sheep heart dissection. 2013 Colorado Program of the Year Award Winner!

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Virtual Heart- GR6-8 (50% off w/ Scholarship)

Explore heart anatomy as you observe a sheep heart dissection which takes a close look at concepts behind how our heart works and the many parts of the circulatory system working together to do a job in the body. 2013 Colorado Program of the Year...

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Virtual Lung - GR3-5 (50% off w/ Scholarship)

Participate in activities and make observations to learn how the respiratory system works. Explore lung anatomy as you observe a sheep lung dissection.

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Virtual Lung - GR6-8 (50% off w/ Scholarship)

Explore lung anatomy as you observe a sheep lung dissection which takes a close look at the many structures that help in the O2/CO2 gas exchange in our lungs, a part of our respiratory system. Participate in activities and make observations to...

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Virtual New Me: Puberty (50% off w/ Scholarship)

Explore the topic of puberty during this sensitive, respectful, and coed entry-level biology course discussion led by a professional educator. Discuss both the physical and emotional changes of growing and changing. Student questions and insight...

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More About This Provider

Type of Organization

Arts/Cultural/Museum

Contact

Virtual Experiences   virtual@dmns.org
2001 Colorado Blvd.
Denver CO 80205
303-370-6000
United States

http://www.dmns.org/virtual

Primary Disciplines

The programs of Denver Museum of Nature & Science cover:

Art
Career Education
Health/Physical Education
Sciences
Social Studies/History
STEM

Awards, Quotes, Testimonials

Teachers, very impressed with the level of enthusiasm, the curricular content and interactive activity had the following to say when asked “what was the most valuable thing the students took away from the SIA experience?”
• “That science happens in Colorado and outside of the classroom. I loved that students could ask questions and get instant answers.”
• “Interacting with Scientists on a personal level; bringing new ideas and career choices.”
• “Curiosity is what drives most science. This makes science something all people can relate to.”