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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, Earth, and the universe.

The Denver Museum of Nature & Science inspires curiosity and excites minds of all ages through scientific discovery and the presentation and preservation of the world’s unique treasures.

To create a community of critical thinkers who understand the lessons of the past and act as responsible stewards of the future.

2015-2016

Honorable Mention

2012-2013

Honorable Mention

 

Programs by Denver Museum of Nature & Science

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Scientists in Action: End of the Dinosaurs, Rise of the Mammals [FREE]

Sixty-six million years ago, a meteorite larger than Mount Everest slammed into Earth, catalyzing a mass extinction that spelled the end for 75 percent of life on Earth, including the dinosaurs. This cataclysmic event has long fascinated...

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Scientists in Action: Wild Weather [FREE]

The weather can appear to change in an instant: 70 degrees at lunchtime, snow at dinner. Wind, hail, tornadoes, and more seem to sometimes come out of nowhere, wreaking havoc and leaving destruction in their wake. As surprising as severe storms...

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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 Experiences Demo the Denver Museum of Nature & Science

Experience, explore, and engage in the Denver Museum of Nature & Science’s virtual programs right in your classroom, in this 30 minute session where you learn about programs offered by the Denver Museum of Nature & Science. This preview...

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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 puberty during a sensitive, respectful, coed discussion led by a professional educator. Discuss the physical and emotional changes of growing and changing. Ask honest questions about puberty changes and get honest answers.

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Virtual Sculpt-A-Saurus (50% off:with Scholarship)

Science and art collide to bring the past to life! Your students will take a journey of discovery and creation as they use real fossil evidence to sculpt their very own dinosaurs. This fun class blends live virtual instruction from a Museum...

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Virtual You've Got Guts - GR3-5 (50% off w/ Scholarship)

From saliva to bile and rugae to villi, explore the unusual and sometimes gross parts of your digestive system, a.k.a. your guts. Culminate your study as you observe the dissection of a frog digestive system.

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Virtual You've Got Guts - GR6-8 (50% off w/ Scholarship)

How do your guts work? Explore the cells and organs of our digestive system, a.k.a. your guts, from saliva to bile and rugae to villi. Learn how your guts work with other body systems to break down food to be used as building materials and to...

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More About This Provider

Type of Organization

Arts/Cultural/Museum

Contact

Taliah Farnsworth   Taliah.Farnsworth@DMNS.org
2001 Colorado Blvd.
Denver CO 80205
303-370-6041
United States

http://www.dmns.org/virtual

Primary Disciplines

The programs of Denver Museum of Nature & Science cover:

Social Studies/History
Health/Physical Education
Career Education
Sciences
Standards
Best Practice
Collaboration

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.”