Family Science Nights at Schools

Reservation Information

Group Size
Students, parents, and teachers from one school, up to 200 students. See Family Science Night Request Form for current pricing.
Event Timing
• Total Time 3.5 hours, typically 5:00 PM to 8:30 PM (Tues-Fri) – breakdown as follows:
o Set Up: 45 min
o Volunteer Training: 45 min
o Event open to Families: 1.5 hours
o Clean Up: 30 min
We Provide
• Materials for 10 interactive science activities promoting hands-on experiences focusing on the theme of your choice
• A 45-minute training for parent volunteers and teachers
• Staff support throughout the event
• Curriculum materials for teachers to use in their classroom
Your School Provides
• 12 – 20 adults to be trained as facilitators for the event
• A large open room, such as the school cafeteria
• 11 tables; 10 for interactive stations, and 1 small table for sign in
Current Pricing
Check out our Family Science Night Request Form for current prices.
Bring children, parents and teachers together for hands-on science experiences.

These highly successful events are held at your elementary school, and are designed to provide successful science investigations for students and their families. Family Science Night Request Form

Thank you for your interest in our Family Science Night. We are not accepting requests at this time. Send an e-mail to reservations@cdm.org and let us know that you’re interested and we’ll keep you updated when the program returns.

Visit our Virtual Purple Museum for a variety of educational offerings from broadcasts and activity sheets to parent and educator resources.

Benefits of Family Science Nights

• Promotes inquiry-based science education
• Includes professional development in science for teachers
• Brings together families and teachers for a special evening event
• Encourages parents and children to learn together while participating in hands-on science activities
• Provides science curricula for teachers to use in the classroom

Science Exploration Themes

Host your event on topics ranging from physics, to environmental science, to chemistry and more. Themes