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Field Trips | Bakken Museum

Field Trips


Field Trips at The Bakken

During each field trip, students explore the connections between history, science and engineering through The Bakken Museum’s interactive galleries.  Students learn that they are part of science by finding a connection with the artifacts, experiments, scientists and inventors highlighted in the museum.  In addition to guided tours, The Bakken Museum offers a variety of activities during your field trip. Each workshop is specially designed to meet your grade level needs.


All workshops and tours support Academic Science Standards.



Field trips for Grades 1-2

Students will investigate magnetism in our Intro to Magnets Workshop.


Field trips for Grade 3

Students will recreate historic magnetic experiments in our Magnets and Electromagnets Workshop.


Field Trips for Grades 4-6

Students will have a variety of options, including the Static Electricity Workshop, Magnets and Electromagnets Workshop and a Pavek Museum of Broadcasting tour.


Field Trips for Grades 7-12

Experience the museum and get to the heart of who Mary Shelley was through Finding Frankenstein.


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