Ask. Challenge. Educate. (1st - 5th Grades)

The ACE (Ask. Challenge. Educate.) field trip program offers 1st – 5th grade students interactive STEM experiences highlighting goal setting and problem-solving skills. The programs feature grade-specific hands-on curriculum and activities correlated to the Georgia Science Standards of Excellence.

Schedule Program

ACE (1st – 5th Grades)

The ACE STEM Field Trip Program is designed to spark students’ interest in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) through engaging, hands-on activities specifically correlated to GA Standards of Excellence for Science. Objectives can be found below. Includes one STEM demonstration and a tour of a hangar.

  • MINIMUM: 20 students
  • DAYS: Tuesdays-Fridays, August-May, not offered June-July.
  • COST: $7 per student
Key Objectives:
  • 1st Grade: S1P1/S1P2: Sound Light and Magnetism: Students will investigate magnets, and build a device that creates light and sound.
  • 2nd Grade: S2P2 Forces and Motion: Students will demonstrate the effect of force upon an object.
  • 3rd Grade: S3P1 Heat and Energy: Students will explore and identify sources of heat energy and experience an exothermic reaction.
  • 4th Grade: S4P3 Gravitational Force: Students will demonstrate how gravitational force affects an object.
  • 5th Grade: S5P2 Electricity: Students will investigate Electricity and build a simple circuit.

ACE Plus History Guided Tour (1st – 5th Grades)

ACE Plus combines two STEM demonstrations with a Guided History Tour of 1-2 buildings. Students also experience the C-130 Hercules Airplane Exhibit by learning about the role of the aircraft and paratroopers.

  • Cost: $14 per student ($7 for ACE & $7 for Guided Tour)
  • All other ACE guidelines apply.