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Engaging STEM* Field Trips at Peter Piper Pizza: Where Learning Meets Fun!

Are you searching for an innovative and exciting way to engage your students in STEM education? Look no further than Peter Piper Pizza! Partnering with the University of Arizona STEM Learning Center, we’ve crafted an exhilarating curriculum that combines hands-on learning with delicious fun. Our STEM Field Trips offer an array of activities designed to captivate young minds and foster a love for science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.

Each STEM field trip includes a total of 3 activities. This includes “My Plate Nutrition” and “Giant Pizza Math” activities and you can choose one other activity based on your students’ knowledge level.

  • My Plate Nutrition: Students learn about the various food groups & understand the importance of eating a balanced diet. *Activity included for all groups
  • Giant Pizza Math: Students engage with a giant pizza as they solve problems and sharpen their math skills. It’s a fun activity that incorporates counting, addition, subtraction and more! *Activity is included for all groups with selection of desired math level (Primary = basic addition and subtraction, secondary = fractions, intermediate = percentages, advanced = decimals)
  • Additional activity options:
    • Game Room Scavenger Hunt: Using their learnings and investigative skills, students find shapes in our game room. As they hunt down each figure, they’ll complete a worksheet on shapes & colors. *Recommended for Primary group
    • Soda Preferences & Bar Graphing: Through this engaging activity, student scientists learn to use various tools to gather information, illustrate their findings and represent data. *Recommended for secondary, intermediate, and advanced groups
    • Pizza Engineering: Working in teams, students discover how to make a perfectly round pizza, using only string, pencil, tape, and a ruler! *Recommended for intermediate and advanced groups

At Peter Piper Pizza, we understand the importance of providing a well-rounded experience for our young learners. That’s why each field trip includes time for lunch and arcade play, allowing students to refuel and recharge before diving back into the excitement of STEM education. With a duration of 2.5-3 hours, our field trips are designed to maximize learning while ensuring plenty of time for hands-on exploration and fun.

Teachers and chaperones are also treated to a special experience during the field trip. They’ll receive one complimentary medium drink with free refills, ensuring they stay refreshed throughout the day. Plus, each student receives a build-your-own 7″ personal pizza, a kids drink with unlimited refills, a Funpass game card with 30 points, and a certificate for a FREE personal pizza valid on their next visit. It’s the perfect way to reward students for their hard work and encourage them to continue their STEM journey.

Ready to embark on a STEM adventure like no other? Contact Peter Piper Pizza today to learn more about our STEM Field Trips and reserve your space. Together, let’s inspire the next generation of innovators and problem solvers through the power of hands-on learning and pizza-fueled fun!

*Valid at participating Arizona and New Mexico locations.