Discovery Trunks

Pre-packed lessons for your classroom

Explore the following options and fill out the form to request a trunk to borrow from MOI at no cost.

Adaptations

Explore ways that animals and plants adapt to Idaho’s environment through hands-on games and lessons.

Code Invent! Computer Science in Your Classroom

This kit includes unplugged activities, 12 Makey Makeys12 Raspberry Pi kitsTuring Tumbles along with a multitude of lesson plans and modules to get your classroom inventing! 

This trunk was provided by generous grants from Cross Charitable Trust and the Idaho STEM Action Center.

Conservation

Explore the importance of animal, plant, and environmental conservation through hands-on materials.

Early Space Explorers (Pre-K)

Activites specifically designed to introduce students ages 2-5 to STEM space topics with hands-on materials and lessons from the NISE network.

Exploring the Earth

Explore the Earth with hands-on materials and lessons from the NISE network.

Exploring the Moon

Explore the Moon with hands-on materials and lessons from the NISE network.

Exploring the Stars

Explore the stars with hands-on materials and lessons from the NISE network.

Exploring the Sun

Explore the Sun with hands-on materials and lessons from the NISE network.

Exploring the Universe

Explore the universe with hands-on materials and lessons from the NISE network.

GPS & Compass

Explore GPS and compass technology through hands-on lessons with our set of ten easy-to-use Garmin eTrex devices and our set of 10, Coghlan’s deluxe map compasses.

Idaho Falls History

Explore Idaho Falls history through historic photographs, science experiments, and more!

Let's Do Chemistry

Bring chemistry into any classroom with these exciting and easy hands-on activities from the NISE Network’s Explore Science: Let’s Do Chemistry Toolkit.

Space Engineering

Learn about engineering challenges to withstand the harsh environment in space with hands-on materials and lessons from the NISE network.

Types of Fossils

Learn all about how fossils are formed and the different types of fossils through hands-on specimens and activities.

Design your own trunk

The Museum of Idaho has a large collection of skulls, shells, and fossils for educational use. Contact Chloe to set up an appointment to come in and design your own discovery trunk!  

Requires at least 2 weeks lead time before materials are needed in the classroom.

Discovery trunk request

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Questions?

Contact Chloe at 208.522.1400 ext. 3002 or email.