Friday, February 8th 2013

Hershey Story Museum--Chocolate lab and Museum eduquest

Friday, Feb 8th, 9:45am

| 63 West Chocolate Avenue, Hershey, PA 17033

Cost: $8.50 per person (lab will hold a maximum of 35 students0

Please RSVP by Friday, February 1st 2013 to

Please pay by check (payment made out to me or bring exact change)

OLS Hours: 45 minutes of science and 60 minutes of history/geography


  • 9:45AM--Arrival/payment/sign-in
  • 10:00am-10:45am--Chocolate Lab

    Where in the World?

    3rd – 5th Grade (older and younger students may attend)

    Themes: Milton Hershey and Life Lessons; Money/Economics/Entrepreneurship; Connection to the Larger World; Lessons from Chocolate

    Standards: Reading, Writing, Speaking and Listening (1.1, 1.6); Mathematics (2.3); Economics (6.4); Geography (7.1, 7.2, 7.3, 7.4); Food Science (11.3)

    Description: Using real cocoa beans from varying countries and continents, students can learn about the rich geography of cocoa and its connection to the larger world. Participants will taste samples of single-origin chocolates and be guided to distinguish the differences in taste.

  • 11:00am: Museum Eduquest:

    Geography Quest

    3rd – 6th Grade (older and younger students may participate)

    Themes: Connection to the Larger World, Change over Time

    Standards: Geography (7.1, 7.2, 7.3); Reading, Writing, Listening and Speaking (1.2)

    Description: Your class will travel through time from the farms of Pennsylvania to the Columbian Exposition in Chicago and the South American rain forests. Journey with them as they explore the town once called Derry Church, and discover its connection to the larger world. Soundscapes, computer interactives and creative theatres make the trip come alive.

  • 12:00pm--Lunch (please bring bagged lunch/reserved room)
The Hershey Story, The Museum on Chocolate Avenue

Don't Forget!

1: In consideration of our students with serious allergies, please refrain from bringing nut (food) products and balloons.

2: As always, to limit the spread of possible flu, please do not attend a PAVCS event if you have had a fever within 24 hours of the event.