Discovery Center Education Programs

MIDDLE SCHOOL | GRADES 6 – 8

THE SCIENCE OF COVID-19 |
PART 1: THE VIRUS, TESTING, AND GLOBAL IMPACT

Part one of two virtual experiences on the science of the pandemic, focusing on the virus, infection and testing.

*Please note, The Science of COVID-19 Parts I and II may be reserved independently however, we encourage educators to reserve both presentations.

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The Science of COVID-19 |
Part II: The Vaccines & Variants

The second of two virtual experiences on the science of the pandemic, focusing on vaccines and therapeutics.

*Please note, The Science of COVID-19 Parts I and II may be reserved independently however, we encourage educators to reserve both presentations.

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COVID-19 GLOBAL VACCINATION CHALLENGE: EQUITY, ACCESS & DISTRIBUTION

Who has access to COVID-19 vaccines and why? In this virtual experience, we will take a global view at ending the pandemic.

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COVID-19: In Context

Students process our differing experiences of the pandemic using art and language.

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Design Thinking

Students consider design as a process and use design thinking to solve a problem.


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Global Goals, Local Action

The UN’s Sustainable Development Goals frame a discussion about global issues and youth leadership.


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NUMBERS IN THE WILD:
CRITICAL THINKING ON DATA STORYTELLING

Students consider the stories told by data and how we encounter data in our everday lives.

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Our Food System: Access and Inequity

Students will look critically at how power and choice impact what we eat.

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THROUGH POSITIVE EYES: MY PHOTO, MY HIV STORY

Engage in a virtual photography discussion around self-portraits captured by people living with HIV over the years with Through Positive Eyes, exploring stigma and the role each of us can play in ending it.

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THROUGH POSITIVE EYES: LIVE ‘ARTIVIST’ STORYTELLING

This real-time, interactive presentation of Through Positive Eyes will invite you to confront stigma and build empathy for the resilient spirit of those facing the challenges of HIV/AIDS.

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THROUGH POSITIVE EYES: THE ARTIVIST WITHIN YOU WORKSHOP

Are your students interested in art and activism? Meet Kelly G., performer, activist, and a storyteller, in this virtual workshop that helps students bring out their inner artivist!

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