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School Programs at the National Building Museum

  


For the 2013–2014 school year, programs and tours run from September 25, 2013 to June 13, 2014 and are held at 10:00 am or 10:30 am and 12:30 pm Monday–Friday. Each program/tour costs $100. Click to be brought directly to a specific program/tour description. Click here to register for a school program.

Program Grades Hours Times Offered Class
Size
Min. Num. of
Chaperones
Classes per
Time Slot
My House, My Home
Students learn about the process of building a house through story, pictures, and by constructing their own house.
preK4-1 1.5 10:30 am–12 pm,
12:30–2 pm
 Max 25 4 4
Patterns: Here, There and Everywhere
Students have fun acting out, searching for, and creating patterns.
preK4-1 1.5 10:30 am–12 pm,
12:30–2 pm
  Max 25 3 4
City by Design
Students design and construct a model city.
K-5 2 10 am–12 pm,
12:30–2:30 pm
 Max 30 4 4
Architecture 101
Students observe, draw, and use their math knowledge to learn skills crucial to being an architect.
2-9 2 10 am–12 pm,
12:30–2:30 pm
Max 30 4 2
Drawing on History Tour
Students use close looking techniques and drawing to reveal the story behind the Museum's historic building.
 4-8 1.5   10:30 am–12 pm,
12:30–2 pm
 Max 30  4  3
Green by Design
Students investigate green building ideas and then build their own model green house.
4-9 2 10 am–12 pm,
12:30–2:30 pm
  Max 30 4 2
Be a Green Builder
Students learn about the hidden features of houses as they build a 8' x 11' green house.
5-9 2 10 am–12 pm,
12:30–2:30pm
 Min 15,
Max 30
4 1
Fuller’s Fantastic Geodesic Dome
Students learn about engineering principles as they construct a 6' tall geodesic dome.
5-9 2 10 am–12 pm,
12:30–2:30 pm
 Min 15,
Max 30
4 2


For more tour options for students in high school or older please visit our Custom Tours section.