Our Water, Our World, Our Word

This residency is designed to correspond to classroom curriculum on the local watershed from a science, social studies, and/or public health perspective, though this component is not required.  Students will write poems engaging with the water cycle, and the local watershed, exploring and embodying the interconnected nature of water, world, and word.  Poetry experiments may… Read more »

BUILD: Bringing Learning to Life Through the Arts

In the BUILD (Becoming, Understanding, Innovation, Learning through inquiry, Design) program, students use creative problem solving and inquiry-based learning techniques to bring their learning to life through artistic media. This program can be geared towards any core subject area.

Science on the Brain

Science is more than just memorizing facts; it is active exploration.  When you wonder about something and search for answer, you’re using science! You follow your curiosity, investigate, experiment, collect information and find answers.  While there are many kinds of science, you don’t have to be a scientist to use your “scientific mind”.   In the Science on the… Read more »

The Math & Science Show

Leave it to the Hill Brothers to come up with a whole new approach to getting kids excited about learning! This brand-new celebration is just in time, with new songs and activities focusing on the relationship of math and science in our daily lives (“what does it have to do with me?”), math and science… Read more »

Architecture + Education

Architecture + Education (A+E) uses architecture as a tool for building understanding of the world around us. A professional architect leads each residency.

Art & the Brain

Far from being a purely academic discussion, students will create physical theater experiments to test the limits of the laws of science used by artists.


A study of the Properties of Light, Systems, Optical Illusions, Reflection, Refraction or any other vocabulary the classroom teacher would like to explore from the Light Unit! Concepts of light are tr

Simple Machines

This workshop facilitates a deeper internal understanding of the Physical Sciences as students both analyze and synthesize topiLeacs such as simple machines, transfer of weight, magnetism, and energy


From egg to adult, the 4 stages of the life cycle of a butterfly are physically created by students in individual and group exercises. Students get to become the process of metamorphosis through movem

Animals of the Antarctic

Students observe, discuss, and demonstrate characteristics of Antarctic animals and their habitat. As they analyze the movement of polar bears, penguins, and seals, children discover how each creature