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Classroom Programs

Our innovative and interactive in-person and virtual programs will bring history to life with artifacts, historical facts, and fun activities!

Thanks to the generosity of the Scientific and Cultural Facilities District, both on-site and outreach programs can be offered at a low- or no-cost. Call 303.832.4092 x20 for more information on available scholarships! To book a program or bundle, please click on the reservation button to the right.

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Classroom Programs

Our innovative and interactive programs will bring history to life with artifacts, historical facts, and fun activities! Museum staff will virtually bring history alive in your classroom with these programs. Scholarships are available. Most programs can be delivered virtually as well.

Independent Learning Modules: $2/student

In-person or Live-led Virtual Program: $4/student

View our Fall 2022 School Programs Brochure here.

Can You Dig It? (3rd-5th grade) – Fall 2022 only!

The discovery of gold in Colorado prompted the Gold Rush and brought thousands of prospectors to Colorado. But where is the gold in the ground? What other minerals are lying beneath the earth? Through this art-based program, students will learn about the geology of Colorado and make an amazing piece of art! A great program to combine with your Colorado mining unit! Available in-person or virtually.

Denver Grows! (3rd-5th grade):

How did Denver become Denver? How long was Colorado a territory before it became a state? Who lived here before American settlers arrived? Learn the answers to these and many other questions as students travel through time in a choose-your-own-adventure style program as Denver grows from a mining town to a great urban center.

Different Worlds of the Titanic (3rd-5th grade):

Who were the people aboard the Titanic? What can the objects and documents they left behind tell us about their worlds? In this interactive program, students will become someone who sailed on the Titanic and will compare and contrast their experiences on and off the ship with the lives of other passengers and crew.

Lego City (2nd-5th grade):

Build your own cities both past and present while becoming a historic preservationist. Learn about saving historic structures, the evolution of a city, and the importance of historic preservation in our most popular program!

Quest for Gold! (3rd-5th grade):

In this interactive hands-on program. Students will study real mining artifacts to investigate what life was like as a miner and how exactly mining works.

Science of Titanic (4th-6th grade):

How did a ship that was built to be “unsinkable” sink? In this program, students will learn about the scientific processes behind the building and sailing of the Titanic, how the Titanic was discovered 12,460 feet down, and will discuss what should be done with the wreck of the Titanic today.

Soldiers in Petticoats (3rd-6th grade):

It’s hard to imagine a time when women didn’t have the right to vote, but it actually wasn’t that long ago. In 2023, Colorado will mark the 130th anniversary of women’s right to vote in Colorado. In this interactive program, learn about the Suffrage movement in Colorado and the United States through the analysis of primary source documents, along with how our very own Margaret “Molly” Brown was involved!

Titanic Shuffleboard (2nd-4th grade):

Now even more fun! Travel along with the Titanic, from inception to iceberg. Learn the history of the ship and that fateful night through a fun and interactive game played aboard Titanic–shuffleboard!

Women in Colorado (3rd-5th grade):

The first African-American female doctor in Colorado. A peacekeeper and Ute Queen. The first female State Senator in Colorado. Who are these pioneers and trailblazers who pushed boundaries and helped grow and establish Colorado? Join us to explore amazing Colorado women.

Independent Learning Modules

Have you tried one of Independent Learning Modules? These teacher- or student-led modules are asynchronous website-based programs. $2/student. Include access for one week (M-F).

Molly the Activist (3rd-6th grade):

Margaret “Molly” Brown was involved in everything from politics and reform efforts to women’s suffrage. Learn about several of the causes she was involved in to help all Coloradans and how to engage in your community today.

Exploration and Survival (4th-6th):

Examine history from the point of view of the people who explored and survived in the early years of our state. Using primary and secondary sources, students will explore the lives of miners, indigenous peoples, fur trappers, and pioneers to gain a greater understanding of what life was like in early Colorado.

Women in Colorado: From Pioneers to Engineers (3rd-5th grade)

The first African-American female doctor in Colorado. A peacekeeper and Ute Queen. The first female State Senator in Colorado. Who are these pioneers and trailblazers who pushed boundaries and helped grow and establish Colorado? Join us to explore amazing Colorado women.