Program Information

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Programs for Learners of All Ages

The Virginia Air & Space Science Center offers a variety of hands-on and synchronous programs that make learning about science, technology, engineering, and math more accessible and fun. Our educational programs were created for grades PreK through 12 and are designed to meet the Virginia Standards of Learning, while stimulating students’ interests in the fields of space, science, technology, engineering, and math. With an ample selection of STEM programs to choose from, there is bound to be one that meets your curriculum needs and will cater to your students’ interests. Whether you prefer to visit in person or book an Outreach to your school, our educators are ready to work with your students’ curriculum needs and make their learning experience truly electrifying. Advance reservations are required for educational programming, so request your reservation as early as possible by contacting the Reservations Coordinator.

Space Freeze

Want to book a liquid nitrogen demonstration? Ask about Space Freeze today and explore why liquid nitrogen is so important to NASA and the effects of extreme temperature change on the different phases of matter. Create a cloud in your classroom and discover what happens when metals get just as cold as space.

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Most programs are also available for outreach to your classroom. Look for the car icon to identify available programs by grade level.


Synchronous Online Programs

Looking for a lesson for your virtual classroom? Click here for more information about booking a synchronous online program.


Opportunity Program

Planning a program for a Title 1 school or non-profit organization? Click here to see if you qualify for financial assistance through our Opportunity Program.


Group Reservation

Looking to plan a trip to see exhibits and IMAX? Click here to see our group options.

Proud supporters of the Virginia Air & Space Science Center’s educational programs:

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VA Space Grant Consortium logo
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VuBay Foundation