Grade Level Field Trips

Topeka Public Schools fourth grade and seventh grade students visit the Kanza Science and Energy Park each fall to integrate science standards with hands-on learning opportunities. Please contact your school office to see when your school is scheduled.

2023-2024 Schedule

4th Grade Activites

4th Grade -September 25, 26, 27, 28, October 2, 3, 4, 5, 2023

Contact: Lindsey Noonan 

Station 1: Substation scavenger hunt and careers
Station 2: Chemical and thermal energy
Station 3: Green energy with Snap Circuits
Station 4: Wind energy - building wind turbines
Station 5/6/7: KSHE -  DNA, Virus particles, watersheds 
Station 8: Renewable and non-renewable energy
Station 9: Kinetic and potential energy - marble roller coaster
Station 10 - Sound energy

7th Grade Activities

7th Grade -April 30, May 1, 6, 7, 8, 9, 2024

Contact: Stacy Mitchell

7th Grade Station Maps at Kanas

Station 1: Substation scavenger hunt
Station 2: Squishy circuits
Station 3: Snap Circuit cars
Station 4: Balloon Zipline (does mass affect the zipline time)
Station 5: What is voltage?
Station 6: Temperature of objects
Station 7: Strawberry DNA extraction
Station 8: Augmented reality
Station 9: Keva tower engineering challenge
Station 10: Hand generators
Station 11: Wind turbines

Pictures from KANZA

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