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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Astrotots to the Moon! (50% off w/ Scholarship)

It’s a countdown to fun: put on your helmet and buckle up as we blast off for an adventure that takes us to Earth’s Moon and back, all powered by our rocket-fueled imaginations. In this virtual program students will join a museum educator in...

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FREE - Scientists in Action: Lucy in the Sky With Asteroids

Lucy, a NASA spacecraft named for the famed and fossilized human ancestor, is on a mission. Two years into its 12-year-long voyage, Lucy is en route to a never-before-explored population of small bodies, the Jupiter Trojan asteroids. Scientists...

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FREE - Scientists in Action: Super Sauropods, Fantastic Fossils/Súper Saurópodos, Fósiles Fantástico

Big beyond belief, sauropod dinosaurs are amongst the largest animals to have ever walked the planet, living over 200 million years ago. While today their fossilized bones remain massive, they are not nearly as strong as they were while in use...

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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 and discuss the science behind the physical, emotional, and hormonal changes of puberty to the human body during this sensitive, respectful, and coed-designed intro-level biology course. Students will learn relevant vocabulary, analyze...

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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.”