Science fun is available from the Florida Museum for our community! The Science Surprises program is available either virtually or as an in-person presentation for schools, homeschool groups or community organizations.

Do the full Physics in Nature four-part series or pick individual topics. Each session begins with an interactive demonstration of a scientific concept, followed by hands-on, inquiry-based activities that they can take home to share with their families.

Florida Natural History:

  • Butterflies and Moths
  • Reptiles and Amphibians
  • Birds
  • Fossils

Engineering Scientist Tools:

  • Build a Pooter!
  • Build a Flashlight!
  • Build an Anemometer!
  • Design a Snake Catcher!

Physics in Nature:

  • Sound
  • Air
  • Light
  • Forces

New series topics are available upon request, to learn more about our new series (Florida Natural History, Engineering Scientist Tools) please contact:

Program Details:



Pre-registration is required and 3 weeks notice is preferred.

Register for a Science Surprise



Contact Alberto López, our Youth Outreach Coordinator, at or 352-294-6950.