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Virtual Learning for Schools from Port Discovery 

Live and Prerecorded Virtual Programs for Schools, Childcare Centers, Camps and more!

Virtual Learning Programs &  Field Trips for Schools, Daycares, Preschools, Camps & More 

Looking for interactive virtual programs for students, schools, daycares, camps, or other groups?  Explore our interactive virtual programs for students in Pre-K through 5th grades!  Choose from fun, flexible, and ready-made programs exploring art, science, animals, reading, and more.

Virtual Learning Offerings Overview:

  • Fun & Unique Live & Pre-Recorded Class Offerings 
  • Programs for preschool through 5th grade
  • Can be used for synchronous, asynchronous, and independent learning.
  • Downloadable resources for educators and caregivers.
  • Live Offerings available from 10 AM – 12 PM Monday through Friday
  • Material Kits available for purchase or use your own materials.
  • Pricing from $125-$300* per program. Optional material kits cost $5 per child. 
  • Funding opportunities available for qualified Maryland schools and childcare centers. Fill out our Information Request form for more details! 

Request Information or Make a Reservation

Interested in more information or ready to book one of Port Discovery's virtual programs? Fill out the Information & Funding Request Form or the Reservation Form and a Group Sales team member will contact you within 3 business days to confirm your request.

Contact Us

Have additional questions? Contact us at 410.864.2727 or groupsales@portdiscovery.org. 

 

Pre-Recorded Virtual Learning Programs with Port Discovery

Pre-recorded Program: Unpacking Baltimore – Virtual Workshop (2nd-5th)

A bright, exciting, depiction of the wonderful art found on Baltimore streets and businesses. Tour through Baltimore and view the beautiful murals and screen art that some of the city’s finest street artists have to offer.  This virtual learning experience educates students about the streets of Baltimore, and inspires them to dream of creating street art of their own.  Then children are challenged to try some screen painting of their own. 

Price includes materials kit for up to 10 children and provides materials for both mini-murals and painted screens..Additional kits available for $5 per child.

 

Pre-recorded Program: The Great Mummy Mystery (3rd-5th)*

Travel with us back to ancient Egypt as we learn about human anatomy and ancient Egyptian culture through solving the Mystery of the Mummy! This pre-recorded program will be accompanied by a downloadable workbook that helps children engage and follow along with the videos’ riddles, codes, and puzzles. As they solve and decipher the different pieces, children will learn about different organs and their functions, as well as their importance in the eyes of the ancient Egyptians. 

No materials needed for this program. Downloadable resources will be provided. 

*Program may be eligible for Maryland State Department of Education funding. Funding is limited. Contact us for details. 

Pre-recorded Program: Whatever Floats Your Boat (1st-5th)*

Focus Areas: Engineering, History, Physical Science  

Explore STEM concepts through the building and racing of boats! Traveling and trading along the water is a big part of Baltimore’s history, present, and future. Through play, our young scientists will learn about the forces that help this happen! Together we will take a look at the evolution in maritime travel, from canoes to modern-day shipping containers, by recreating the mechanism of sails and propellers. Participants will gain an understanding of concepts such as density and force, and the fun of engineering! This program will instruct participants to construct the different types of boats and conduct the experiment using everyday objects that can be found in their homes.  

List of recommended materials available.

*Program may be eligible for Maryland State Department of Education funding. Funding is limited. Contact us for details. 

Pre-recorded Program: Space-ercise (PreK-2nd)*

Focus Areas: Physical Health, STEAM, Performing Arts 

Ready to get up, move, and explore outer space? Space-ercise is a high-energy, interactive program focusing on the importance of physical health and STEAM education while exploring our solar system. The facilitator (lead astronaut) will guide participants (junior astronauts) through a series of fun movement exercises, including dance, balance, flexibility, and strengthening exercises, all tied together in a fun space exploration storyline. 

No materials needed.

*Program may be eligible for Maryland State Department of Education funding. Funding is limited. Contact us for details. 

Live Virtual Learning Programs with Port Discovery

Live Program: Slime Spectacular (K-5th)*

Explore the career possibilities of chemical engineers! As well as, share their favorite slime making materials. As well as walk through the steps and process of creating 3 stupendous slime recipes with a Port Discovery museum educator and participate in a fun compare and contrast observation session! 

Materials Optional. List of recommended materials available. Material kits available for $5 per child. 

*Program may be eligible for Maryland State Department of Education funding. Funding is limited. Contact us for details. 

Live Program: Animal Adaptations (Prek-3rd)

Discover some of the many different adaptations that organisms use to survive.  Steve Jenkins’ amusing book “What Do You Do When Something Wants to Eat You?” provides examples of common and unusual ways that animals defend themselves from predators and serves as a spring board for discussion and example of other common animal adaptations we my notice in our own lives. Each child will use their imaginations to design and create their own animal with unique adaptations. 

Materials Optional. List of recommended materials available. Material kits available for $5 per child. 

Live Program: Owl Pellet Dissection (K-5th)

Learn about various food chains and the importance of predators and prey in an ecosystem through an interactive story and games. Then, children will discover the diet of a barn owl by dissecting an owl pellet, and studying and identifying the bones and contents. 

Price includes materials kit for up to 10 children. Additional kits available for $5 per child.

Live Program: Stained Glass Stories (PreK-5th)*

Go back to a time when stories were written in glass and discuss where we still see the art form today! Children will explore the colors of glass, learn how stained glass was used to tell stories to a largely illiterate population, as well as play a colorful storytelling game.  

Materials Optional. List of recommended materials available. Material kits available for $5 per child. 

*Program may be eligible for Maryland State Department of Education funding. Funding is limited. Contact us for details. 

Live Program: Cave Paintings of Lascaux (PreK-5th)

Experience the estimated 20,000 years old the cave paintings at Lascaux, which serve as a prime example of early humans’ need for expression. Students will learn how early humans were able to create and mix their own paint. Through a combination of discussion and hands-on art-making experiences, children will mix and use their very own  paint to do their very own cave painting! 

Materials Optional. List of recommended materials available. Material kits available for $5 per child. 

Live Program: Mother Goose on the Loose (PreK-K)

This interactive educational program is designed to foster early literacy skills in young children. Children participate in a variety of nursery rhyme activities using songs, puppets, books, musical instruments and movement to foster speech and language development, motor coordination, self-confidence, and social-emotional learning. To learn more about this award-winning program, visit www.mgol.net 

Materials Optional. List of recommended materials available. Material kits available for $5 per child. 

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Port Discovery Children’s Museum student visits and programs are supported in part by the Maryland State Department of Education. Programs and exhibits at Port Discovery are made possible in part by the Citizens of Baltimore County and by the Howard County Arts Council through a grant from Howard County Government.

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