Educational Outreach Programs

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Experience exciting, fun programs for your students that come to your classroom!

Programs that travel to your school! Bring the collections and educational resources of Schiele Museum to your school.   Our hands-on classes and grade-level presentations illustrate classroom lessons and support curriculum standards. 

Please contact Stephanie Austin, stephaniea@cityofgastonia.com, or
704-854-6676, for registration. 

Outreach Presentations

Assembly-style programs with a maximum attendance of 100.   Each presentation is $300.

Outreach Classes

Single class programs with guided, hands-on explorations.

$200 per class.  30 student maximum.

Outreach Displays

Guided table-top displays and activities designed for curriculum nights, festivals and special events. 

Themes:  Animals, American Indians or Fossils.

$200 per 2 hours session.  $50 each additional hour.

OUTREACH PROGRAMS

Outreach Presentation

Meets curriculum for grades: K, 1, 2, 4, 5, & 8
Program can be adapted to meet the learning level of participants.

Study the diversity of the animal kingdom and how animals use adaptations to survive in varying habitats. Program includes live animals and preserved specimens. The museum educator comes to your facility in a presentation-style setting.

Outreach Class

Students will be partnered to work on the dissection together as they examine internal structures, identify organs, and study their function.

Outreach Class

Meets curriculum for grades: K, 1, 4, & 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.

This program needs to be held outdoors with access to running water (via hose) to operate the portable sluice.

Outreach Presentation

Meets curriculum for grades: K, 2, and 4

Program can be adapted to meet the learning level of participants.

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.

Outreach Class

Conduct experiments and analyze demonstrations to learn about properties of matter and how they are affected by different forms of energy.

Outreach Class

Travel back in time to explore ancient creatures.

Outreach Presentation

Meets curriculum for grades: 5 & 7

Program can be adapted to meet the learning level of participants.

Experience a forecast of hands-on demonstrations! Find out how air, water, sunlight, and gravity combine to create Earth’s weather systems through dynamic demonstrations. The museum educator comes to your facility and presents in a presentation-style setting.

Outreach Class

Let the Schiele bring everyone’s favorite fall fruit to your school! Museum staff will bring a set up a pumpkin patch with a pumpkin for each student to take home! Participants will explore the history of pumpkins and their many uses across the world!

The Schiele Museum’s education programs address critical standards for public education. For specific curriculum standards met by our programs, questions or reserve a field trip or outreach, please contact our Group Scheduling Coordinator, Stephanie Austin, at  stephaniea@cityofgastonia.com