Discovery Programs

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Discovery Programs

Are you looking for a science-rich Flandrau experience? Try one of our Discovery Programs. These programs, sponsored by University of Arizona colleges and departments and led by University of Arizona undergraduate students, give participants the opportunity to experience hands-on, inquiry-based activities in a variety of science disciplines.

Program goals:

  • To encourage students to "think like scientists" using observational, critical-thinking, and problem-solving skills.
  • To encourage higher education by allowing interaction with University students.
  • To introduce students to a variety of science fields.

Look for these programs in the 2024-25 school year!


Pricing

Standard K-12 School/Youth Organization

Base Rate: $140 for up to 10 participants + $14 for each additional participant

  • Optional Exhibits and Show Add-on
    • Separate registration required (click Science Center Exhibit or Planetarium Show Visit)
    • +$7 per participant to add on exhibits (adds one hour)
    • +$7 per participant to add on a planetarium show (adds one hour)

Title I K-12 Schools

Title I status will be verified using the AZ Department of Education website. 

Base Rate: $120 for up to 10 participants + $12 for each additional participant

  • Optional Exhibits and Show Add-on
    • Separate registration required (click Science Center Exhibit or Planetarium Show Visit)
    • +$6 per participant to add on exhibits (adds one hour)
    • +$6 per participant to add on a planetarium show (adds one hour)

Total participant count should include chaperones. Chaperones are same rate as students. Teachers/staff are free.