Come see what life was like in early America. Try your hand at some simple everyday tasks, but without modern conveniences. You will cook food over the open fire, hand-dip candles, turn cream into butter and make soap.
Journey back in time to learn how scientist figured out what was here before us. Learn about dinosaurs, prehistoric animals and ancient civilizations as we explore archeology, anthropology and paleontology.
Come prepared to get dirty as you explore earth science. As a junior geologist, examine rock samples and minerals. We will see how amazing our earth is as we erupt volcanoes and simulate tsunamis.
If you like fast paced fun, start your engines! You will train and qualify to be a race car driver and pit stop mechanic. Build your own model race car, modify it, and take it out for a test drive.
Monday, December 30
Test yourself as you conquer the ropes course, and discover new team building skills. Find out what we mean by the term grossology. Test your engineering skills and build structures that can hold weight.
Winter is a wonderful time of year. Join us as we celebrate the cold weather by growing crystals and finding out how snowflakes are similar. Create your own colorful snow to take home.
Friday, January 3
Who doesn't love candy? At the museum it's not only enjoyed, but it's studied. Learn where chocolate comes from and about the different types as we make lollipops. Discover the chemistry behind making gushers.
Mystery at the Museum
Monday, January 20
Martin Luther King Jr. Day
Help us unravel a mystery! Learn how to lift and examine fingerprints. Perform chemical tests on blood samples as we try to figure out just what happened in our wacky museum.
Spin, Pop, Fizz-ics
Monday, February 17
Learn the science behind toys that spin and pop. Make things change color, explode and levitate. Understand flight and balance, and learn as you play.
Paws & Claws
Tuesday, February 18
Come and explore the amazing diversity of animals in the world. Meet and greet live animals from our collection. We will focus on mammals, reptiles, amphibians and birds.
Fly Me To the Moon
Wednesday, February 19
From the atmosphere to outerspace we will set out on a cloud hopping and star trekking adventure. By using flying objects you create, you will discover the physics behind flight. You will also visit our planetarium to see the stars and planets.
Thursday, February 20
If you love science and you love to eat, this class is for you! Munch, lick and crunch your way through lessons on ice cream, soil, astronaut life and engineering.
Friday, February 21
Join us as we perform our annual tradition of creating maple syrup. Try your hand at tapping trees, collecting sap and boiling it down to a sweet and sticky treat. Come dressed for the weather.
Monday, April 14
Welcome in the spring season at the Science Museum. Meet egg-laying animals, enter our egg-drop challenge, color eggs using natural dyes and much more. It will prove to be an “eggstrordinary” time.
Tuesday, April 15
See if you have what it takes to survive in the wilderness. Learn how to build a shelter, stay warm and find food. Make a survival kit so you can always be prepared. Come dressed for an outdoor adventure.
Wednesday, April 16
Come aboard and join a band of pirates in search of treasure. Learn how to navigate using a map and compass as you search for booty. You will build a model pirate ship to take home.
Thursday, April 17
Did you ever wonder how a human's body differed from an animals. Join us on our biological journey as we perform dissections and look at specimans on a microscopic level. On this fun filled day we will also look at ecosystems and food chains.
Friday, April 18
Become an outdoor explorer as you go trekking through the 36 acre preserve. Build a terrarium to understand different ecosystems. Meet some of our live animal friends and discover how to track animals by looking at their footprints.