Volunteers facilitate science learning through playful discovery for our youngest budding scientists.
Ecology & Environment Gallery
Engage visitors in learning more about earth sciences with fun, interactive, hands-on activities and demonstrations.
Experience Energy Gallery
Discover and share energy basics, how energy is generated and electric vehicle technology. Show guests how to use exhibits and assist young children with tabletop science activities.
Dig in the dirt and teach visitors about where their food comes from in the GROW gallery. Engage visitors with fun, interactive, hands-on- activities.
GROW Tractor Run
Help staff monitor the Tractor Run entrance and exit. Instruct riders on tractor operation and starting the rides. Volunteers should be comfortable in an outdoor setting and standing for extended periods.
Life Science Lab
Engage visitors across many areas of life science through hands-on activities including Exploration Stations, “Science on Wheels” carts and Activity Benches. You’ll also be able to help facilitate programs and events in our Lab Classroom.
Engage guests in this interactive space dedicated to science, engineering, technology and creativity. Volunteers can also assist in teaching themed workshops offered in the Makerspace classroom.
James S. McDonnell Planetarium
Volunteers play a wide variety of roles in support of activities and programs throughout the Planetarium. Volunteers also provide supplementary live education programs and interpretation of exhibits.