Auburn Heights Preserve Field Trip

Machinery Mansion Tour

Grade Level: 3-5
Program Length: 1 hour

Tour the first floor of the Auburn Heights mansion. Learn about the mansionís construction and its amenities which were very modern in 1897. We will emphasize the furnishings that include simple machines and how they work. Students will see a live steam demonstration, with a focus on how water and steam can create power and the phases of matter and how they relate to water and the operation of a mill. Space is limited to one class at a time (about 25 maximum).

Fee: $4 per student
Standards:View our Environmental Education Guide for the standards this program meets for grades 3 through 5

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