Guide to Disney Youth Education Series S.T.E.A.M. Programs
By The Disney Youth Programs team, 17 OCT 2018
Looking for the perfect way to celebrate National S.T.E.A.M. Day on Nov. 8? Look no further! Disney Youth Education Series programs reinforce your teachings and brings science, technology, engineering, the arts and math concepts to life year-round through integrated learning outcomes and environments in the most stimulating, hands-on classroom on Earth, Walt Disney World Resort!
From the bone-chilling discovery of energy and waves on Haunted Mansion to the technological advances throughout Future World at Epcot, check out five unique programs that provide real-life examples of S.T.E.A.M. throughout our parks:
Energy and Waves Physics Lab (Grades 3-12): Embark on an interactive adventure through Magic Kingdom Park where students will explore how the physics of light and sound blend with storytelling to bring their favorite attractions to life. Featuring a behind-the-scenes look at the Haunted Mansion, your students won’t want to miss this one!
Properties of Motion Physics Lab (Grades 3-12): Your students will experience physics first-hand through the exploration of force, motion and gravity at work in some of our most popular attractions at Magic Kingdom Park! Jet off to explore speed, velocity and acceleration by riding Space Mountain with the lights on in this larger-than-life physics lab.
Evolution of Technology (Grades 6-12): Uncover the progressive nature of technology through an exploration of some of the attractions throughout Future World at Epcot on this discovery of the development and acceleration of technology.
The Science of Disney Imagineering: Gravity (Grades 6-8): Middle-schoolers will discover how Walt Disney Imagineering uses the power of science to develop thrilling attractions such as The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror at Disney’s Hollywood Studios. Students will learn how both gravity and Newton’s laws of motion transport them out of one world and into another dimension of sight and sound!
Everyday Chemistry (Grades 4-9): Through hands-on experiments at Epcot, your students will find that chemistry is much more than just beakers and complex equations, it’s happening all time, all around us!
Each of these interactive programs last approximately three hours and are a great way to break the ice and kick off the school year with your students! Interested in learning more? Be sure to sign-up for our e-newsletter for the latest news, contact your Youth Travel Planner or give us a call at 1-877-WD-YOUTH.
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