The Tech Science Labs at the Tech Museum of Innovation cover various areas of science, including Chemicals of Innovation, DNA and Genetics, Engineering for Earthquakes, Galactic Forces of Magnetism, Green by Design, and Physics of Roller Coasters. These labs last 90 minutes and require students to collaborate in problem solving for issues related to the topic. Participants strengthen their understanding of science while preparing themselves to face demands of the 21st century.
For more information about the Tech Museum of Innovation and its Tech Science Labs, visit www.thetech.org. The site includes lesson plans, a pre-visit vocabulary, lab journals, writing prompts, and post-visit activities. Title 1 schools who have received a fee-waived lab must employ at least one of the activities designed for both before and after the lab.