Museum of Science and Industry

Center for the Advancement of Science Education

We excite students, empower teachers and engage the community with innovative programs.

Field Trips
Visit MSI for an awe-inspiring science lesson as you interact with science and technology on a grand scale, take part in Learning Labs and more.
Professional Development
Get your students excited about science with free teacher courses that complement your classroom curriculum.
Out of School Programs
Extend science learning beyond the classroom with our after-school science clubs, youth development programs and other opportunities.
Classroom Resources
Enhance your classroom teaching with free, hands-on activities designed to get your students excited to learn science.


Omnimax Screening for Educators
Teachers are invited to a special free screening of our new Omnimax film, National Parks Adventure, on Wednesday, February 17.


Wanger Family Fab Lab
Dream up, design and make almost anything you can imagine using cutting-edge software and equipment in our small-scale workshop.
Black Creativity
This annual program provides thousands of students and their families with culturally relevant science education programming.
Science Leadership Initiative
We're addressing student achievement and exposure to STEM by supporting science education on a whole-school level.
The Art of Science Learning
This initiative aims to spark innovation and creativity in education and the workplace by integrating arts-infused learning methods.

Strategic Initiatives

Center for the Advancement of Science Education
Discover how MSI is redefining the role science museums play in improving science learning and achievement.

Contact Us

For field trips, call (773) 684-1414. 

For other education inquiries, email edinfo(at)


The Center aims to inspire the next generation of inventors and innovators with programs that empower teachers, engage the community and excite students.

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