Science On Wheels

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NOTE: Due to COVID19, Science on Wheels Starlab and Workshop programs are not available until further notice. Assemblies are available with slight modifications for social distancing and disinfecting. Some of our assemblies are also available virtually. Contact Jennifer Romatelli, jromatelli@greenville.k12.sc.us, for details.

Bring a Roper Mountain science lesson directly to your school and save the expense and logistics of organizing a field trip. All of our Science on Wheels lessons are based on South Carolina science standards. We will travel anywhere within a two and a half hour drive of Greenville, SC. Choose from two Science on Wheels lesson formats:
Outreach Assemblies 
Our assemblies are designed for audiences of up to 200 per session, and can support multiple age audiences.
Animal Classroom Programs - New
 Available Now! Bring some of Roper Mountain's live animals to your school! These programs are designed for a single class at a time and travel from classroom to classroom to allow for maximum COVID19 safety protocols. Classrooms will need to have a sink available, as well as a built in projection system (promethean or equivalent) that the educator can use.
Starlab Portable Planetarium - NOT CURRENTLY AVAILABLE
The Starlab supports astronomy lessons designed for one class per session.
Outreach Workshops - NOT CURRENTLY AVAILABLE
This hands-on engineering design challenge is designed for one class per session.
Virtual Science on Wheels - Available while COVID19 precautions are still in place 
Virtually connect with instructors at Roper Mountain for a science program just for your site. Choose from several program options. These programs can be either a direct connection with one location (point to point) or a multipoint connection with many individuals connecting from their homes.

Science on Wheels Scholarships Available!

Roper Mountain has received a generous grant from Lockheed Martin to fund Science on Wheels programming for schools and community organizations in Greenville County serving low-income communities. Greenville County schools serving communities at 60% or higher poverty level and Greenville County community centers are pre-qualified to receive these scholarships within reasonable limits. Prequalified groups just need to mention that they would like to use the grant money to cover their reservation at the time that they make the reservation request. We also have a small amount of funding available for qualified schools in Pickens, Anderson, Spartanburg and Lauren's counties. Community organizations such as libraries, after school programs, summer camps, and day cares in Greenville County who believe they should qualify, may apply for the funding. Contact the Outreach Specialist, Jennifer Romatelli, jromatelli@greenville.k12.sc.us, for details.


Reservations

Submit a school Assembly request form Submit an Animal Classroom Program request form
These options are not currently available:
Submit a school Starlab request form Submit a Workshop request form

 

See our public program offerings

 

Contact the Outreach Specialist, Jennifer Romatelli, jromatelli@greenville.k12.sc.us or 864.355.8940, with questions.


Please Note

RMSC can’t take credit card payments over the phone.