Current museum director Michael Mares has held the position since 1983.
The camp partners with the University of Central Oklahoma’s Forensic Science Institute to teach students about the fundamentals of forensic practices.
Comets, Asteroids, Meteors: Great Balls of Fire! runs through Sept. 10.
The play is directed by former Classen School of Advanced Studies theater teacher Terry Veal.
The team from John Rex Charter Elementary School will participate in the global finals at Michigan State University.
The museum offers summer camps for students in grades 1-6.
Museum visitors participate in real-world experiences in hands-on exhibits.
“You can’t soak up love making television, but when you walk into that theater, you’re getting that investment,” he said.
In Oklahoma, remediation costs $22.2 million annually in extra tuition, according to a Center for American Progress report.
“We talk about reading being at the heart of what we do, but learning is really at the heart of what we do,” Rogers said.