School Visits

The Science Center of Iowa brings learning to life through hands-on experience platforms, larger-than-life IMAX films and dynamic demonstrations.

Let our superb science team extend the work that is being done in your classroom into a meaningul experience that will develop critical thinking, build life skills and create lasting memories!

On a visit to SCI, your students can:

  • Explore the interactive exhibits inside SCI's Experience Platform
  • Watch a 20-minute Live Science Program by SCI's Programs Team
  • Get your hands on science with a Discovery Lab
  • Experience the big picture and include an IMAX film
  • Refuel with a group lunch or snack from SCI's Food Chain Cafe

SCI's programming supports the Iowa Core and National Science Standards and is accurate, relevant and fun! The Science Learning Team is experienced in best practices for interactive, inquiry-based learning to provide your students with quality education and enhance critical thinking skills. Your SCI experience will reflect the quality of our fully accredited institution, endorsed by AAM and ASTC.

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Book your visit!

Complete our School Group Booking Form, then submit to SCI by emailing sales@sciowa.org or fax to 515-274-1468.

School Group Booking Form (September - February)*

*Please note that SCI will be closed for maintenance and cleaning January 22-25, 2019.

School Group Booking Form (February - May)

Summer Group Booking Form

Chaperone Policy

Before your visit, please review SCI's Chaperone Policy.

Already booked your visit?

View these tips and resources to prepare for your visit.

Preparing for your Visit

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Contact our Education Team at educators@sciowa.org.