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The Bishop Museum of Science and Nature

The Bishop Museum of Science and Nature

Located on downtown Bradenton’s waterfront, The Bishop Museum of Science and Nature is the largest natural history museum on Florida’s Gulf Coast. The Bishop Museum of Science and Nature offers engaging exhibits as well as educational programs which interpret the scientific and cultural

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The Nature of Science Classroom Outreach Program


Exploration Description

If you can’t make it to The Bishop, or you want to extend your students’ learning with a pre- or post-field trip program, our Outreach Programs are a great way to bring the Museum’s resources directly to your group!

Our Classroom Outreach Programs are designed for small-group inquiry. Using Museum objects and activities, we deep-dive with your group into Museum-inspired topics.

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Exploration Detail

Exploration type: In-School Exploration
Subject: Science
Grade Levels 3-5, K-2
Available dates:

Tuesday through Friday throughout the year, must book at least one month in advance

Available times:

Anytime, including after-school programs.

Space / technical requirements:

Our Classroom Outreach Program works best in a classroom. Let us know what space you have, and we will work with you.


This is available anywhere, including in your school! There is a travel fee if your location is over 10 miles away from The Bishop.

Fees / Ticketing:

$125 for first presentation, $100 per additional consecutive presentation

Up to 4 presentations per visit

Standards & Benchmarks



Is transportation needed for this exploration?: No
Is financial assistance offered?: Yes
If Yes, is transportation included in the cost or is it an additional cost and what is the amount?:

Yes, the transportation fee for sites over 10 miles away from The Bishop would be covered by financial assistance for Title 1 schools or organizations serving the underserved.

Program info

Summer or Family Programs Offered?: yes