Discovery Cart Stations
Students can explore the Museum at their own pace while interacting with educators at stations of your choosing. Pick from up to five stations for your students to engage with.
Cost: $10 per student
To schedule a visit call 361-826-4667 or email HollyN@cctexas.com. All programs need to be scheduled at least 14 days prior to your visit.
Stream Table – How exactly does erosion work? Find out with our manipulative about how water flows through a river.
Natural History – See and touch different animals who are native to the area.
Geology – Learn about the different types of rocks and the Moh’s scale.
Weather – Learn how clouds are formed and what they can tell us about the weather.
Camouflage – Animals use different ways of hiding in the wild, come see some great examples of this defense mechanism.
Energy – Harness the energy in the air around you using our electrostatic generators to learn about electricity.
Navigation – Learn how ancient sailors were able to find their way around the world without a GPS.
Native Americans – Learn about common Native American symbolism associated with color and make a bracelet.
Ranching – Learn about living on the open range, and make your own brand.
Moon – Learn about the phases of the moon with our interactive demonstration.
Meteor Table – Why does the Moon look like it is made of cheese? Because of all of the impact craters that dot its surface! Try your hand at making your own crater with our exciting meteor box.
Spectroscopes – Try your hand at using our spectroscopes. This simple device can disperse white light and show you a rainbow, or unlock the secret of what the stars are made of, depending on how you use it.
Shellcrete Kitchen – Meet a character from the late 19th century and learn how they ran their kitchen.
General Store – Discover how settlers purchased their goods when you travel back in time with our authentic General Store Proprietor.
School House – It’s 1892 in our one room school house; recite the original ‘Pledge of Allegiance’, learn the lesson of the day and do your best to stay out of the dunce cap.