Park Introduction (Grades PreK, K, 1)
Program length: 30 minutes
Available: March – November
This program is a great way for early elementary aged students to learn about the basics when visiting a park. Students will explore Wolf Trap with a park ranger and learn about the National Park Service. After visiting some of the special places at Wolf Trap, the students will play the “Wolf Trap Match Up” game.
Physics of the Theater (Grades 2 – 3)
Program length: 1.5 hours
Available: October – June
Students come to the park and become stagehands for the day. In a hands-on activity using all simple machines learned about in class(wheels, axels, pulleys, levers, wedges, screws, and inclined planes), the students solve a problem that a stagehand might encounter.
Technology of Sound (Grades 5 – 6)
Program length: 1 hour
Available: January – December
Students learn about modern sound systems and see the inside of a microphone and a loudspeaker. Starting with a sound wave and ending with the sound at a concert – students learn about the technology behind vocal amplication.