Select your class experience
Student experiences last 90 minutes and are always free. We invite teachers to consider planning for an additional 30 minutes of self-guided time after their workshop for students to explore the interactive exhibits.
Our experiences are designed for students in grades six through twelve. and can be adapted for college-age groups. For more information, see our Student Experiences FAQ. Virtual school experiences can also be arranged.
Where do great ideas come from? And how can we make sure inventions and innovations work in the real world and take everyone’s needs into account?
Fighting Disease Around the World
Humanity is no stranger to diseases, but some are more well-known than others. In this workshop, we’ll highlight a few diseases the Gates Foundation works on and explore different approaches to “fighting disease” in general.
Global Goals, Local Action
Nearly 200 countries have signed on to the UN Sustainable Development Goals, which aim for a better, healthier world by 2030. This experience challenges students to think about which goals feel most urgent to them and why.
How does the world feed itself?
Who are the world’s farmers? How can we build a world without hunger? Can gender equality help us get there? How can the world ensure healthy and nutritious food for everyone in the face of climate change?
The Power of Women’s Equality
What potential could our world unlock if people were treated equally at home, in society, and in health care systems regardless of gender?
What to do with all the Poo
Everyone in the world goes poo, it is just a part of life. Everyone deserves good sanitation, which can lead to increased education, health, and greater equality.