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Education at the Colburn

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Educational Programming

AMOS provides a number of different educational programs geared towards a broad age range. Below are a brief description of our educational offerings. If you have any questions please contact our education team at: edu@ashevillescience.org

Formal Educational Offerings

School Field Trips

AMOS offers both in-house and outreach field trips for K-7 grade. We offer 8 formal programs aligned with North Carolina state standards. If you are interested in scheduling your class or want to learn more please visit our For Educators page.

Interested in scheduling your group?

Please contact Kim Clark (Community Coordinator) for any questions or comments about our programs at:kclark@ashevillescience.org.

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Home-school Thursday

On the 3rd Thursday of every month we ask a scientist to come-in and run two classes on a topic of their expertise. These are open to the Homeschool community, and require a registration. Classes will run from 1:30-2:20 and 2:30-3:20, each class will have 20 open spots. If you are interested in learning more please visit our For Kids page.

Informal Educational Offerings

Little Explorers Club

On the 2nd & 4th Friday of every month our education staff hosts a morning of guided exploration for 3-5 year-olds and their caregivers! Preschoolers and caregivers will have exclusive access to AMOS from 9-9:45 am for guided activities, free play, and exploration! If you are interested in learning more please visit our For Kids page. Beginning February 10th, we kindly ask all participants to reserve your space before hand.

Saturday Morning Science

What better way to spend a Saturday with your kiddos than discovering how fun science can be? Join our staff for family-friendly activities on the 1st and 3rd Saturday of every month. These events are INCLUDED with admission or AMOS membership. These events are drop-in between 10am-12pm. If you are interested in learning more please visit our For Kids page.

STEM Lab Hours

Join us on Saturdays from 1-3pm for educator led activities in our STEM Lab. Build circuits, explore geology, master the Engineering Challenge, and a whole lot more!