Educator Open House

Join us for a Teacher’s Night Out on September 28th from 4:30-7:00pm. Come preview the 2022-2023 school-year Field Trips while enjoying happy hour, on us! You’ll be able to experience the newly opened SLIME! exhibition, play with interactive exhibits from Matter Splatter, 30th Anniversary Classics and visit our long-term resident, TINKER THE T-REX. And as an added bonus, you can enjoy wine and snacks with fellow educators! Register today!

At this event, you will:

  • Learn about and register for 2022-2023 Field Trip Opportunities
  • Gain exclusive hands-on access to Discovery Center exhibitions and resources
  • Enjoy adult beverages, light appetizers and enter raffles to win prizes

*Please note that this evening is for active K-12 Teachers ONLY. As alcohol will be served, this is a 21+ event.

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SLIME! & STEM - Teacher Professional Development

Register Today!

Saturday, October 1st, 2022 | 9am – 3pm

This Professional Development course is designed to improve teachers’ ability and confidence in facilitating meaningful STEM learning in their classroom – while connecting to their field trip experience at the Discovery Center of Idaho – and providing in-depth and quality learning to their students.

Our focus is to provide strategies to make real-world connections, explore creative avenues and encourage problem-solving in STEM learning. Teaching strategies include lectures, classroom discussions, activity simulations, lesson development and practice in the Discovery Center of Idaho space. Register today!

Please complete registration no later than Friday, September 23rd. This program is free to teachers due to a generous grant by ASML. Free university credits are available.

Teachers' Night Out is Sponsored by: