• Science Discovery Education

Vision, Mission, Core Values

  • Vision: We inspire all students to love science today to become the scientists of tomorrow.

    Mission: On Irving ISD’s path to educational excellence, the Science Discovery Education department delivers barrier-free, hands-on science experiences for all IISD students inside and outside the classroom.

    SDE Core Values

    S – Stimulate hands and minds to experience the natural world

    D – Develop curiosity about the wonders of science

    E – Empower students to ask "Why?"


    SDE Field Trip Visitation Schedules

    Planetarium Schedules

    PreK - coming soon


    3rd Grade

    5th Grade

    7th Grade


    OMNI Room Schedules

    4th Grade

    Elise Walker Outdoor Learning Center

    1st Grade

    2nd Grade

    5th Grade

    LIFE Skills


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SDE Celebrations

  • Check out the Science Discovery Education's celebrations: 

    • 2017 designated a Wildlife Habitat by the National Wildlife Federation
    • 2018 grant of 50 milkweed plants through Monarch Watch
    • 2020 Sadie Rae Graff Environmental Education Award through Keep Texas Beautiful
    • 2021 Sponsor-a-Hive granted a native bee box through The Bee Conservancy, to support solitary native bees.
    • 2022 Excellence in Environmental Education Award from Texas Association of Environmental Educators (TAEE)