Curriculum is based upon current best practices in science education incorporating proven interventions such as guided inquiry, modeling, and conceptual change theory. All curricula include lessons and activities which are aligned with Arizona State Standards and Common Core ELA standards and can easily be linked to classroom curriculum.

Designed for grades 4 – 8.

Curriculum: 2–4 hours
Cost: $450 per kit
Size: Up to 25 students

Help your students explore Arizona and take them on a virtual camping trip to the Mogollon Rim. Your students will learn how to conquer nature using science survival skills, habitat awareness and solar energy.

AZ State Standards:  
Grade 4: S1C1, S1C2, S1C3, S3C1, S4C3, S6C3
Grade 5: S1C1, S1C2, S1C3, S3C1
Grade 6:  S1C1, S1C2, S1C3, S2C1, S3C1, S4C3, S5C3, S6C1 
Grade 7: S1C1, S1C2, S1C3, S2C1, S3C1
Grade 8: S1C1, S1C2, S1C3, S2C1, S3C1

Curriculum: 2–4 hours
Cost: $450 per kit
Size: Up to 25 students

Students encounter fundamental chemical principles as they investigate the mysterious changes that occur when various solids, liquids and gases are combined.

AZ State Standards:  
Grade 4: S1C1, S1C2, S1C3, S1C4, S2C1
Grade 5: S1C1, S1C2, S1C3, S1C4, S5C1
Grade 6: S1C1, S1C2, S1C3, S1C4, S2C1
Grade 7:  S1C1, S1C2, S1C3, S1C4, S2C1
Grade 8: S1C1, S1C2, S1C3, S1C4, S2C1, S5C1

Curriculum: 2–4 hours
Cost: $350 per kit
Size: Up to 25 students

Your students will explore the science behind the circus. What skills are needed to be an acrobat, tightrope walker, illusionist and cannon launcher? By discovering the mysteries of air pressure, center of gravity, potential/kinetic energy, covalent bonding and equilibrium, each participant will be able to shock and amaze with the Circus of Science!

AZ State Standards:  
Grade 4: S1C1, S1C2, S1C3
Grade 5: S1C1, S1C2, S1C3, S5C2
Grade 6: S1C1, S1C2, S1C3
Grade 7: S1C1, S1C2, S1C3
Grade 8:  S1C1, S1C2, S1C3, S5C2

Curriculum: 2–4 hours
Cost: $500 per kit
Size: Up to 25 students

Students will investigate critters big and small that can be found in Arizona. How do owls find food? What is so cool about dirt? Who glows in the dark? In this curriculum, your students will discover the animal world like they have never seen it before.

AZ State Standards:  
Grade 4: S1C1, S1C2, S1C3, S1C4, S4C1, S4C4, S6C3
Grade 5: S1C1, S1C2, S1C3, S1C4
Grade 6: S1C1, S1C2, S1C3, S1C4, S4C1
Grade 7: S1C1, S1C2, S1C3, S1C4, S4C3
Grade 8: S1C1, S1C2, S1C3, S1C4, S4C4

Curriculum: 2–4 hours
Cost: $300 per kit
Size: Up to 25 students

Students will apply their math, science and engineering skills while discovering the art of bridge design. They then take the basic concept of a triangle and build a human dome that can take them to outer space or to Biosphere 2. Creativity and innovation will strengthen students' understanding of compression, tension, bending, shear and torsion while having fun working as a team.

AZ State Standards:  
Grade 4: S1C1, S1C2, S2C1, S2C2
Grade 5: S1C1, S1C2, S2C1, S2C2, S5C2
Grade 6: S1C1, S1C2, S2C1, S2C2, S3C
Grade 7: S1C1, S1C2, S2C1, S2C2
Grade 8: S1C1, S1C2, S2C1, S2C2, S5C2

Curriculum: 2–4 hours
Cost: $500 per kit
Size: Up to 25 students

Students are introduced to the design process through the exploration of parts found in puppets, robots, gizmos and gadgets. They will explore, design and engineer a device with parts capable of motion. Students will also learn about the simple machines used to build the great pyramids of long ago while comparing them to today's "wow" structures by creating a roller coaster.

AZ State Standards:
Grade 4: S1C1, S1C2, S2C1, S2C2
Grade 5: S1C1, S1C2, S2C1, S2C2, S5C2
Grade 6: S1C1, S1C2, S2C1, S2C2, S3C1
Grade 7: S1C1, S1C2, S2C1, S2C2
Grade 8: S1C1, S1C2, S2C1, S2C2, S5C2

Curriculum: 2–4 hours
Cost: $400 per kit
Size: Up to 25 students

LEGO® bricks are great… but have you tried KEVA planks? KEVA planks are a popular phenomenon that has captivated the minds of young builders throughout the nation! In this curriculum, students will explore technology concepts while designing and building structures found around the world. Then they'll use their new knowledge to create a roller coaster that defies gravity. Or does it? These activities will build problem-solving and teamwork skills while focusing on scientific concepts such as balance, velocity, momentum and force.

AZ State Standards:
Grade 4: S1C1, S1C2, S1C3, S1C4, S2C2
Grade 5: S1C1, S1C2, S1C3, S1C4, S2C2, S5C1, S5C2
Grade 6: S1C1, S1C2, S1C3, S1C4, S2C2
Grade 7: S1C1, S1C2, S1C3, S1C4, S2C2
Grade 8: S1C1, S1C2, S1C3, S1C4, S2C2, S5C2

Curriculum: 1–4 hours
Cost: $200 per kit
Size: Up to 25 students

Students will explore fundamental chemical principles and investigate the mysterious changes that occur when combining different states of matter! Can you make ice hot? Or turn steam cold? Students will engage in fun chemistry activities and use their scientific findings to become entrepreneurs while exploring how they can find science everywhere, even in lemonade!

AZ State Standards:
Grade 4: S1C1, S1C2, S1C3, S1C4, S2C1
Grade 5: S1C1, S1C2, S1C3, S1C4, S5C1
Grade 6: S1C1, S1C2, S1C3, S1C4, S2C1
Grade 7: S1C1, S1C2, S1C3, S1C4, S2C1
Grade 8: S1C1, S1C2, S1C3, S1C4, S2C1, S5C1

Curriculum: 1–2 hours
Cost: $400 per kit
Size: Up to 25 students

Kites made their appearance over three thousand years ago. In 1899, the Wright brothers used these thousand-year-old principles to perfect the art of wing warping, which led to the first flight. This curriculum encourages students to choose which materials to use for the structure and wings of their kite by analyzing each material's strength and weight.

AZ State Standards:
Grade 4: S1C1, S1C2, S2C1, S2C2
Grade 5: S1C1, S1C2, S2C1, S2C2, S5C2
Grade 6: S1C1, S1C2, S2C1, S2C2, S3C1
Grade 7: S1C1, S1C2, S2C1, S2C2


Curriculum: 2–4 hours
Cost: $400 per kit
Size: Up to 25 students

Do your students love music? In this curriculum, students explore the science of sound through hands-on, cultural experiences of music and instruments. Allow them to journey through time to discover how the instruments from thousands of years ago have developed into the ones used by rock bands today. 

AZ State Standards:
Grade 4: S1C1, S1C2, S1C3, S1C4, S2C1, S2C2, S3C2
Grade 5: S1C1, S1C2, S1C3, S1C4, S2C1, S2C2, S3C2
Grade 6: S1C1, S1C2, S1C3, S1C4, S2C1, S2C2, S5C3
Grade 7: S1C1, S1C2, S1C3, S1C4, S2C1, S2C2;
Grade 8: S1C1, S1C2, S1C3, S1C4, S2C1, S2C2

Curriculum: 2–4 hours
Cost: $500 per kit
Size: Up to 25 students

Students will be entertained as they learn some "sound" science principles. Various musical instruments and household objects will be used to demonstrate sound waves, frequency and pitch.

AZ State Standards: 
Grade 4:  S1C1, S1C2, S1C3, S1C4, S2C1, S2C2, S3C2
Grade 5: S1C1, S1C2, S1C3, S1C4, S2C1, S2C2, S3C2
Grade 6: S1C1, S1C2, S1C3, S1C4, S2C1, S2C2, S5C3
Grade 7: S1C1, S1C2, S1C3, S1C4, S2C1, S2C2
Grade 8: S1C1, S1C2, S1C3, S1C4, S2C1, S2C2

Curriculum: 2–4 hours
Cost: $500 per kit
Size: Up to 25 students

How do magnets interact with electric currents? Students will explore the elements of electromagnetic force, investigate how a current-carrying wire can create an electromotive force and study different types of motors. Your students will really get their motors going by creating their own circuits!

AZ State Standards:
Grade 4:  S1C1, S1C2, S1C3, S1C4, S2C1, S2C2, S3C2, S5C3
Grade 5: S1C1, S1C2, S1C3, S1C4, S2C1, S2C2
Grade 6: S1C1, S1C2, S1C3, S1C4, S2C1, S2C2, S5C3
Grade 7: S1C1, S1C2, S1C3, S1C4, S2C1, S2C2
Grade 8: S1C1, S1C2, S1C3, S1C4, S2C1, S2C2

Curriculum: 1–2 hours
Cost: $200 per kit
Size: Up to 25 students

Explore the mysterious world of water. What is it? What are its properties and why is it so important? This curriculum allows students to investigate our world's most valuable resource, water, as they engage in science activities that will excite and surprise!

AZ State Standards:
Grade 4: S1C1, S1C2, S1C3, S1C4, S3C1, S4C3, S6C3
Grade 5: S1C1, S1C2, S1C3, S1C4
Grade 6: S1C1, S1C2, S1C3, S1C4, S3C2, S4C1, S6C1
Grade 7: S1C1, S1C2, S1C3, S1C4, S3C1, S3C2
Grade 8: S1C1, S1C2, S1C3, S1C4, S3C2

Curriculum: 2–4 hours
Cost: $550 per kit
Size: Up to 25 students

For centuries, explorers have used navigational tools and scientific concepts to travel across the world to discover new lands and uncover hidden treasure. These explorers were the forefathers of the marine, oceanographic and navigational engineers of today. This curriculum will have your students travel back to 1715 and search for treasure while exploring the seas and skies with 21st century technology! They will learn how to navigate using the stars and GPS technology.

AZ State Standards:
Grade 4: S1C1, S1C2, S1C3, S1C4, S2C1, S2C2, S3C2
Grade 5: S1C1, S1C2, S1C3, S1C4, S2C1, S2C2, S3C2, S6C2, S6C3;
Grade 6: S1C1, S1C2, S1C3, S1C4, S2C1, S2C2, S3C2, S6C1
Grade 7: S1C1, S1C2, S1C3, S1C4, S2C1, S2C2, S3C2, S6C3
Grade 8: S1C1, S1C2, S1C3, S1C4, S2C1, S2C2, S3C2