We have adjusted our programs to address the health and safety of all of our participants. These updated programs allow for participants to engage in hands-on, engaging experiences while maintaining a safe environment for everyone.
All programs and activities are designed to meet CDC, local and state health and safety standards.
Schiele To-Go programs share the resources, collections and expertise of the museum in exciting programs and engaging hands-on activities that will encourage your students to have fun while discovering something new! Programs meet curriculum standards for specific grades, and they can also be adapted to meet the learning level of participants. Click on images for more info.
Grades: K, 1, 2, 4, 5, and 8
Discover the diversity of the animal kingdom and how animals use adaptations to survive in varying habitats. Program includes live and preserved specimens.
Grades: 5 and 7
Examine internal structures, identify organs, and study their function. Choice of specimens: frog or squid.
Explore the fascinating world of animals & their tails!
This program follows the theme for the Collaborative Summer Library Program.
Grades: K, 1, 4, and 8
Investigate the fascinating world of rocks, gems, and minerals. Participants use identification and sorting techniques to find, examine, and classify minerals. Treasure-seekers will keep the gemstones they find.
Grades: K, 2, and 4
Enter the world of people from long ago and explore how they lived. Students will learn about both the Catawba Indian culture and 18th Century European settlers and their influence on the world around them.
Grades: 2, 3, 4, and 5
Conduct experiments and analyze demonstrations to learn about properties of matter and how they are affected by different forms of energy.
Grades: 2, 3, and 7
Travel back in time to explore ancient creatures. Discover how they looked, lived, and interacted with each other by observing real fossils. Students will dig into mini fossil material from the Carolina cost to test their paleontology skills.
Grades: 5 and 7
Find out how air, water, sunlight, and gravity combine to create Earth 's weather systems through dynamic demonstrations.
Grades: K - 3
Available Sep. 27 - Nov. 5
Your students will love a trip to the schoolyard pumpkin patch. Explore the rich history of pumpkins and how people have used them for thousands of years! Help our educator piece together the pumpkin life cycle and pick out one to keep!
Choose from the following options for your program.
- In-person Presentation: museum educator comes to your facility following the current health and safety guidelines as recommended by the CDC and local and state health officials.
- Live Virtual: program materials are delivered to you, or you can pick up at the museum, and museum educator presents program live via Zoom