Cross Curricular Field Trip Experience

Cover TEKS across ALL core disciplines in Johnson City with this exciting joint field trip experience with the Science Mill Lyndon B. Johnson National Historical Park 

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At the Science Mill

At the Science Mill, we're all about discovery, creativity and hands-on learning. We offer over 50 of the most innovative and powerfully playful exhibits. Indulge your curiosity as you jump into the exciting world of Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math.

  • Explore over 50 interactive, hands-on STEM exhibits

  • Create a 3D augmented reality avatar that will act as a personalized tour guide

  • Experience a 20 minute science-themed movie in 3D (optional)

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At LBJ National Historic Park- Choose a theme

Heritage Pack

Students will travel back in time to the mid-1800s at the Johnson Settlement. Living history programs and interactive activities will allow students to see what it took to make a life on the Texas Frontier and how the experiences of his ancestors helped shape our 36th president Lyndon B. Johnson. 

Includes:

  • Scavenger Hunt

  • Historic Cabins

  • Chuck Wagon

Environment Pack

Lyndon Johnson loved the natural environment and was deeply influenced by it. As president he signed nearly 300 bills into law relating to the environment, natural beauty, and conservation of the nation's lands. Students will explore a restored tall-grass prairie to learn about ecology and conservation and also visit the Boyhood Home to see how Johnson's youth in the Texas Hill Country influenced his policies as president.

Includes:

  • Exhibits at Visitor Center

  • Movie

  • Tour of Boyhood Home


 

Limited availability!  Don’t miss this great opportunity!

Capacity: Up to 150 students

Duration:  3 ½ to 4 hours 

Fee: $6 per student, all school staff are free (Elementary 5:1 student to teacher ratio.  Middle & High School 10:1 student to teacher ratio. Additional chaperones or other attending adults $7.)

Easy booking process through the Science Mill’s online reservation system.

Only offered on select days.

Sept. 13th & 20th

Oct. 4th & 11th

Nov. 8th & 15th

Jan. 10th & 17th 

Feb. 7th & 14th

Mar. NONE

Apr. NONE

May 8th & 15th

If your field trip cannot be scheduled for one of these dates, please contact programs@sciencemill.org for self-guided options that can be scheduled. Reservations must still be made for the self-guided option.