Orlando Science Center

Orlando Science Center

Orlando Science Center’s mission is to inspire science learning for life.

The Science Center provides a safe, fun, nurturing environment that promotes hands-on learning while fostering excitement in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). Our programs create an environment that

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Offsite Programs


Program Description

We bring the Science Center to you! Offsite programs are touring interactive hands-on STEM activities, aligned with the Florida State Standards in each subject area. Orlando Science Center staff members lead all activities and bring age-appropriate materials and supplies.


Only Orange County Public Schools can apply for funding for this program; Lake, Osceola and Seminole schools can purchase a


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Program Detail

Program type: In-School Workshops & Classes
Subject: Science
Population Served Pre-K, Kindergarten, Grade 1, Grade 2, Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8, Grade 9, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12
Bilingual: No
Length of :Program Hours vary by program: see below
Space / technical requirements:

Offsite Workshops
Requires a room with access to nearby water and electical outlets. Room should be set up with 8 tables, with four chairs at each table.

Requires space for students to sit either in seats or on the floor. A 10-foot buffer between audience and presentation is required for safety. Please provide a microphone for groups larger than 60.

Travelling Telescopes
Requires a clear view of the clear night sky.

Mobile Planetarium
Requires an indoor space with 20 x 20 feet of open floor space, a ceiling clearance of at least 12 feet and access to electrical outlets.


We travel to you!

Fees / Ticketing:

All offsite programs are subject to a mileage fee of $1.50 per mile, round-trip.

Offsite Workshops
One 60-minute, hands-on lab: $250
*Additional Workshops: $110
Add a Kaboom show: $150

*To be eligible for this pricing, workshops must be the same
topic, held consecutively on the same day. Additional workshops
that require additional OSC staff will be charged the $250 rate.

Destination: STEM Workshops
90-minute, hands-on lab: $300
Four Workshops: $1100

30-Minute Live Show: $215

Travelling Telescopes
One telescope and presenter, up to two hours: $450
Each additional hour: $100

Mobile Planetarium for Classrooms
Two 30-minute presentations: $350
Additional presentations: $100

Mobile Planetarium for Events
Two educators for up to one hour: $300
Each additional hour: $150

Supporting Materials


Performs criminal background checks on staff with youth contact: Yes
Maintains general liability insurance: Yes
Provide Lesson Plans: Yes
Connects to State and or Common Core Curriculum Standards: Yes
Provides tools to assess student learning (workshops and residencies): Yes
Instructors receive annual professional development training: Yes
Provides scholarship and reduced fees: Yes
Conducts ongoing assessments of program quality: Yes
Standards are customized for every classroom visit: Yes

Cancellation Policy

All programs are subject to a 20% cancellation fee. Cancellations made within two weeks of the program date forfeit any refund.