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Sierra Expeditionary Learning School and Truckee's KidZone Join Forces on Egypt Exhibit

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    Alexis Margolin



"Take Flight Egypt" a brand new exhibit on display at Truckee, CA's KidZone Museum has a group of sixth graders from Sierra Expeditionary Learning School (SELS) to thank for being key contributors.

As with all exhibits at KidZone, the museum relies heavily on community support to build and design exhibits, which are typically on display for 24 months. Within those two years, content is renewed every six months to keep the learning fresh and engaging for families.

Reenie McMains’ students drew on the expertise of KidZone staff for one of their expeditions earlier in the school year, which was to create a classroom museum that told the story of planet earth’s history. Their exhibit was a timeline that explored geological changes and clues that shaped the current structure of earth.

Read the full piece in the Tahoe Daily Tribune here.