Attention Middle School Educators and Students… Get Q?rius!

Science How

The Fort Worth Museum of Science and History is proud to partner with the National Museum of Natural History and the Smithsonian Affliates to bring Q?rius to your classroom.

Q?rius is a new way for teens and tweens – and their families and educators – to connect science with everyday experiences. With a name chosen to inspire curiosity and the excitement of discovery, Q?rius is a first-of-its-kind interactive and experimental learning space that brings the unique assets of the Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History – the science, researchers, and collections – out from behind the scenes.   Teachers across the country can access the riches of this space without ever leaving their classrooms through the Q?rius website (https://qrius.si.edu/)  and through live webcasts throughout the year.

Smithsonian Science How delivers real-world science into classrooms through free, interactive, live webcasts and supporting classroom resources. The 25-minute programs feature the research and personalities of the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History, providing your students with positive STEM role models, information about science careers and pathways, and connections to current research. Through Smithsonian Science How webcasts, your students will also:

  • Learn from Smithsonian science experts

  • Explore career pathways

  • Discover new resources and activities

  • Learn science concepts and their real-world connections

Click here for the 2014-2015 Webcast Schedule:  https://qrius.si.edu/science-webcast-schedule

Fun Fact

The OMNI sound system has 50 speakers, driven by 8 amplifiers that produce over 24,000 watts of sound through 6 channels and a giant sub-bass stack to give the audience that “you are there” feeling.

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