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School Programs

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Roberson provides programs designed to enhance school curricula with in-person and virtual activities.

Most programs include a component of Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math to engage students in developing STEAM skills. Our education staff has programs aligned to New York State School Standards. 

We have modified our programs for in-person and online formats. 

SYNCHRONOUS VIRTUAL TRIPS

Can’t come to see us? We’ll bring Roberson to you! Join us for one, two, or three of our special virtual programs below where your students will interact in real-time with a Museum educator as you are guided through an activity and video tour of our exhibits. Bonus: Pre and post activities for your students are included so the learning continues even when we log off.

Cost: $75 per session

Length: 3045 minutes

Capacity: Max of 25 students

Available: TuesdayFriday, 9AM4PM

ASYNCHRONOUS VIRTUAL TRIPS

Not sure if you can gather all of your students at once? Don’t worry, there is still an option for you! All three of our synchronous programs are also available in an asynchronous format. We provide you with a video tour of the exhibit (not guided) and an activity guide so you can teach the program on your own time.

Cost: $50 per session

Length: Flexible

Capacity: Accomodates any class size

Available: On-demand

IN-PERSON TRIPS

Experience some of Roberson Museum’s most popular exhibitions and features throughout this museum sampler program. Students will participate in all three 45 minute programs listed below. This program has been developed as a low touch, socially distanced option and can be adapted for all grade levels.

Grades: K – 12

Cost:
010 students – $225.00
1120 students – $250.00
2130 students – $275.00

Length: 2 hours 15 minutes

Capacity: 30 students maximum

Available: Tuesday through Friday 9AM12PM
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*Before our general operating hours so there will be no other visitors in the facility.

Our Programs In Action

See more examples

Roberson has been working to adapt many programs for virtual format. Feel free to browse our Museum from Home offerings to see more examples of our activities.

Reviews From Past School Groups

The kids really liked it. Most of the children have never been here or any where like this. Thank you! Great job!! We’ll be back next year, I even learned a few things.”

Binghamton Educator 
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We had a great visit. I love how each center tied to our curriculum. Very interactive and fun.”

Chenango Forks Educator 
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just wanted to say thank you to you and the staff at Roberson for an excellent program. Our students really enjoyed their visit and learned quite a bit.

Learning about Edwin Link and his inventions integrated so well with what we have been studying in the ELA module. Common ideas and vocabulary really help our children internalize their learning. Needless to say, they absolutely loved building sails and the Planetarium show.

Thank you again for all your help in arranging this field trip. Fifth grade teachers at Perry Browne are looking forward to planning more trips to Roberson in the future.”

Norwich Educator 
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On behalf of the staff and students from Otselic Valley I would like to say thank you for a wonderful visit and lessons. The students could not stop talking about all the different activities. As teachers we were impressed by all the staff we worked with. The lessons and activities were engaging and on point with the curriculum and grade level. Our educators did more than present, they made sure the students were all engaged and having a good time. I look forward to bringing more classes and students to experience all the Museum has to offer.”

Ostellic Valley Educator 
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Support provided by the general operations support grants from the United Cultural Fund, a program of the Broome County Arts Council; the Conrad and Virginia Klee Foundation; the Zoos, Botanical Gardens and Aquariums Program, administered by the New York State Office of Parks, Recreational, and Historical Preservation; and the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.