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McWane Science Center - Celebrating 20 Years of Science

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Educator Resources

Our programs support your curriculum and meet the Alabama Course of Study Standards (ACOSS) and National Science Education Standards (NSES). McWane Science Center makes science exciting and inspires exploration in each of the young minds that enter our doors.

Help us continue our mission by booking a field trip and becoming our partner in changing lives through science and wonder.

Celebrate Science!

Calling all 3rd-5th grade teachers! Are you looking for a way to bring STEM to life for your students? What about a year-long project that can fit seamlessly into your curriculum? Do you want to win cash prizes for your classroom? Apply to participate in the Celebrate Science Exhibit Design Challenge! Your students will work together throughout the school year to create a real prototype that could sit alongside McWane’s collection of engaging, hands-on exhibits. The challenge includes a free field trip to McWane, a free outreach to your classroom, free guidance along the way from McWane education staff, and culminates with a very exciting Awards Ceremony! Space is limited, so follow the link below to find the application today. Applications are due Friday, September 29th.

Celebrate Science Application

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2017-2018 Field Trip Guide

Learn what adventures await your class this school year at McWane. Download the 2017-2018 Field Trip Guide as a PDF.


If your school or organization requires a copy of this form, you can click here to download a certified copy of McWane Science Center’s Affidavit and Memorandum of Understanding for E-Verify.