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We are excited to welcome you, your students, and their families to the Arthur and Toni Rembe Rock Enhanced Museum Visits for Students Program. The program aims to provide all 4th and 5th grade students in San Francisco, as well as the teachers and families who support them, with quality science and sustainability education opportunities.

Eligibility

The Rock Fund Program is open to all 4th and 5th grade classes in the city of San Francisco, including public, private, and parochial schools.

For the Field Trip

Each of the following features is designed to support participation:

  • Free field trip bus transportation for school groups not within walking distance
  • Free educational field trip programs* led by professional educators
  • Free teacher workshops and hands-on classroom resources

*Field trip programs may be offered bilingual in Spanish and English, or solely in Spanish.

For Family Learning

To connect families with fun learning opportunities outside of the classroom, the Rock Fund program also provides the following perks:

  • A pass entitling each student unlimited free admission through August 31, 2015
  • A one-time free family pass to the Academy, and a bilingual activity book for each student
  • Free Family Nights held at the Academy in partnership with your school, with multilingual options

Interested in serving as a teacher liaison for your school for one of our Spring 2015 Family Nights? Let us know

Find a field trip

Specimens

Look closely and think critically as you examine plants and their pollinators from a rainforest ecosystem.

Planetarium

Dive with sea otters, explore life hidden within soil, and migrate with whales in this brand-new show.

Specimens

Check out carbon, the building blocks of plants and fossil fuels, and the way it cycles throughout Earth!

Planetarium

Become a virtual space traveler and chart your course to the edge of the solar system!

Specimens

Dig into our shell collection to explore how scientists use mollusk populations to examine changes over time.

Outside in the Park

Using scientific tools, explore and discover the biodiversity of small animals in Golden Gate Park.

Planetarium

Become a virtual space traveler and chart your course to the edge of the solar system—in Spanish!

Specimens

Get up close and personal with our coral specimens, and discover why they are so colorful.

Specimens

As an expert Geologist, investigate rocks and their properties to make recommendations for a desalination plant.

Specimens

Explore Africa’s diverse animals and the ecosystems they live in through the eyes of a scientist.

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Rock Fund Program Sponsors

We Thank our Sponsors

The Enhanced Museum Visits for Students Program is generously supported by the Arthur Toni and Rembe Rock Fund.