Education

Skippers

Skippers is an educational offering for all area 3rd graders. This program is sponsored by Ingram Barge Company and is FREE to all third-grade classes. The Skippers Program includes a tour of the center’s exhibits, time in the navigation simulator, a classroom session and the film shown in the theater. The teacher may choose from a list of customized programs that focus on science, math, economics, art, etc. Special emphasis is placed on the towing industry and how it affects our nation’s economy. Students will take home a personalized certificate of completion and a finished art project.  Students are divided into small groups and are rotated through the different stations.  This program meets STEAM requirements and third-grade core content.  It meets the following standards:3-5-ETSS1-1, 3-5-EETS1-2, 3-5-ETS1-3, LS4-3, LS4.D, LS4-1, PS 2-1, PS2-3, PS2.A, PS2.B

 

This program is designed for one class. If 2 classes come, the schedule and the offerings may be subject to change due to time constraints. 

Download the Skippers Reservation form.

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