Title 1 Schools (K–8) are eligible for a Free School Field Trip Admission (additional fees will apply for add-on experiences including Irene P. Flinn Giant Screen Theater, Dorrance Planetarium and CREATE Makerspace).

Teachers must attend a free Focused Field Trip Teacher Orientation every two years. During the orientation, teachers will receive materials to prepare your group for a STEM-centered field trip.

Educators will have a first-hand experience to learn about the Phoenix dinosaur exhibition and Victoria, herself during the exhibition run.  See the dates below. 

Focused Field Trip Orientations

Join us for a free 2-hour professional development program where you will explore ways to use our exhibits and galleries as extensions of your classroom and discover the keys to a successful field trip.

The Focused Field Trip Orientation qualifies teachers in K-8 public schools with at least 40% of students enrolled in free and reduced lunch to receive field trip admission at no cost. All teachers working with students on the Title 1 field trip are required to attend this workshop, and this qualification must be renewed every other year.

All participants of the Focused Field Trip Orientation receive a certificate for 2 hours of professional development.

This orientation is offered Wednesdays (4:30–6:30 p.m.) and Saturdays (8–10 a.m.) on the following dates from September through April:


Saturdays Dec. 7*, Jan. 11*, Feb. 8*, April 4 (Canceled) 

Wednesdays | Nov. 13, Jan. 22*, Feb. 19*, April 22

*Registration for this Focused Field Trip Orientation includes free admission to our signature, traveling exhibition Victoria the T. rex. for educators showing proper school I.D.  Saturday previews occur at 10 a.m. and Wednesday previews occur at 3:30 p.m.

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Leap into STEM: Educate to Innovate Conference 
Generously supported by Junior League of Phoenix, Rockets Teach Launch

Saturday, Feb. 28, 2020 | Limited Space  

Spend the day earning professional development hours by engaging with innovative content, networking with colleagues, and exploring more than 300 hands-on exhibits and gallery presentations displayed at Arizona Science Center, including the world premiere exhibition of Victoria the T. rex, the largest Tyrannosaurus rex skeleton touring the world!

Details and to register, click here