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Homeschool and Distance Learning Pod Field Trip Thursdays

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Presented by Discovery Center at Murfree Spring at Discovery Center at Murfree Spring, Murfreesboro TN

Sep 17 2020
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Nov 12 2020
Homeschool and Distance Learning Pod Field Trip Thursdays

The Discovery Center is excited to offer special programs just for homeschool and distance learning students to connect, have fun, and learn together!

Learning Pod Field Trip Thursdays
Looking to join other homeschool and distance learning students for a field trip? Reserve your spot today and join the DC Learning Pod!

These will take place every Thursday afternoon at Discovery Center September 17 through November 12, 2020. Field trips rotate weekly, including outdoor-only and indoor options.
Limited capacities, social distancing, and COVID safety precautions will be in place. There is a special adult chaperone discount available.
 

Wetland Wonders Tour
Walk the Murfree Spring Wetlands, identify local flora & fauna, wade in the water with boots, explore underwater with scopes, use a net to catch & release wetland creatures, and meet the resident wetland animals. See and learn something new each time you visit the wetlands!

Location: Outdoors in the Murfree Spring Wetlands
Time: 1pm
Dates available: 9/17, 10/8, and 10/29.
 

Animals All Around
Learn about the animal kingdom through up-close encounters with Discovery Center animals.

Location: Outdoors in the Amphitheater, scheduled in small groups
Time: Your start time will be communicated ahead of time, either 1pm or 2pm
Dates available:
9/24 – Birds and Mammals
10/15 – Amphibians and Life Cycles
11/5 – Reptiles
 

Amazing Anatomy Dissection Labs
Explore the parts of the body, functions of organs, and more through hands-on dissection investigations.

Location: Discovery Center classroom, scheduled in small class sizes.
When: Your start time will be communicated ahead of time, either 1pm or 2pm
Dates available:
10/1 – Owl Pellets
10/22 – Frogs
11/12 – Hearts
 

Source: Discovery Center

ADMISSION INFO

Visit here to register.

Adult caregivers are invited to accompany students on the field trip by registering as a chaperone-only, or by registering as a student and joining the fun!

Caregivers and children not participating in the field trip

  • Regular museum admission rates apply during your visit to Discovery Center
  • Staff will let caregivers know what time to return and pick-up your student(s)

Wetland Wonders Tour and Animals All Around

  • $8 per student
  • $5 per chaperone-only adult

Amazing Anatomy Dissection Labs

  • $13 per student; Must be in 2nd grade or beyond to register for dissection labs.
  • $5 per chaperone-only adult

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LOCATION

Discovery Center at Murfree Spring

502 South East Broad Street, Murfreesboro, TN 37130

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PARKING INFO

On-site parking is available with several handicapped spaces available in the first row closest to our main entrance. Parking is free and on a first-come, first served basis.

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