For Teachers

 **Free for all schools**

We invite you to join us for a dynamic interactive learning experience. Have Planetarium Coordinator Asis Gonzalez come right to your screen to deliver live-streamed education on a variety of STEM-related topics. 

We offer the newest technology in interactive software to take your class to the furthest corners of our universe (on Zoom or Google Meet, etc) – from deep space to the bottom of the ocean floor – there is no limit to where you can travel on a Santa Fe Children’s Museum’s Virtual Field Trip!

Every show meets the following state standards per grade level:

Culturally and Linguistically Responsive
STEM Ready!
Common core standards

Culturally and Linguistically Responsive

STEM Ready!

Common core standards



**Each Virtual Field Trip features an interactive lecture (30 – 60 minutes, depending on grade level)  & a live Q & A session with our museum STEM educator/expert.**
A shorter program can be adapted for younger learners and topics can be adapted to your class.

In-person visits can be scheduled in Northern NM (especially for rural and Tribal schools) with a minimum of three classes scheduled on the same day, and a dark room to set up a projector and meet the class.

Pre K – 2nd Grade Topics

Fun in Space

An Introduction to Space Science

~Most Popular Topic~

Astronomy Program

all ages

Uses a mixture of programs like Space Engine, Universe Sandbox and Stellarium (can be up to an hour and other topics range from 30-45 minutes)

Plants and Animals

An Introduction to Life Science

3rd – 8th Grade Topics

Physical Science

Earth and Planetary Science

Astronomy Program

(all ages)

Uses a mixture of programs like Space Engine, Universe Sandbox and Stellarium (can be up to an hour and other topics range from 30-45 minutes)

Life Science

Biology and Ecosystems Science

~BILINGUAL SHOWS & SPANISH-ONLY SHOWS AVAILABLE~ 

Refer a Teacher!

Win 6 passes to the Museum if you refer someone who schedules a Virtual Field Trip!

SpaceCreations

Developed by New Mexico Highlands University Media Arts and Technology

MISSION & CONCEPT

Designed to foster creativity and imagination, the Space Creation Virtual Game is an original creation, developed by New Mexico Highlands University Media Arts & Technology Department, based on themes that visitors of the Santa Fe Children’s Museum know, and love! This easy-to-play web-based game lets any user imagine life on a faraway planet, providing everyone with endless learning, possibilities, and play! 

Educational Value

Taking an interdisciplinary approach, The Space Creation Virtual Game is built on the pillars of STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Mathematics). It is never too early to start building on these concepts by teaching children key problem solving and life skills.

Private Parties & Special Events*

A Virtual Field Trip is a perfect interactive activity for virtual birthday parties or any organizational events!

Price:
$55 per 30-minute show
$85 per one-hour show 

Have fun in space with one of these party themes:
Stars | Planetary Science | Galaxies | Black Holes | Space Exploration

Learn about the Earth through these shows:

  • Evolution of life (Not Just Dinosaurs)
  • How the Land Beneath Your Feet Moves over Time!

*CONTENT CAN BE MADE TO FIT THE INTERESTS OF YOUR GROUP! (Fun for adults/children of all ages)
*Funding support is available for those who qualify (i.e. non-profit partners, service programs, etc)