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Astronomy Day

A day of planetary and astronomical exploration!

Enjoy a full day of activities for learners of all ages, covering topics from stars to planets, comets to meteorites. Join museum staff and guest astronomers as we explore outer space during the darkest month of the year.

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Program(s) starting 04/16/2019

Apr
16
Program

Creative Engineering Camp: Toys and Mechanics for Grades 3-5 

9:00 AM

When it comes to mechanics, it’s what’s on the inside that counts! Join us as we engineer with a bit of whimsy and creativity, and make use of real tools – including a…

Audience: Children, Creative Engineering April Break Camp

Cost: $70/day (special discount for multiple day sign-ups) (members), $80/day (special discount for multiple day sign-ups) (non-members)

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Apr
16
Science Discovery Lab Activity

Experiment!

11:00 AM

Try your hand at experimenting with anything from electricity to chemistry, magnetism to colors. Experiment with a different topic each time - a family activity for all ages at…

Audience: Children, Families

Cost: Free with Museum Admission

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Apr
16
Science Discovery Lab Activity

Life Sciences Explorations

3:00 PM

Use scientific tools to examine anything from skulls to seeds, anatomy to animal tracking. Explore a different topic each time - a family activity for all ages.

Audience: Children, Families

Cost: Free with Museum Admission

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Apr
17
Program

Creative Engineering Camp: Structures for Grades 1-3 

9:00 AM

Campers will build high and wide with a variety of materials and engineering challenges. Test the limits of different materials and create architectural and engineering wonders.

Audience: Children, Creative Engineering April Break Camp

Cost: $70/day (special discount for multiple day sign-ups) (members), $80/day (special discount for multiple day sign-ups) (non-members)

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Apr
17
Science Discovery Lab Activity

Building and Engineering

11:00 AM

Build, problem solve, and test your own contraptions – from parachutes to gliders, string telephones to aluminum boats. Build a different project each time – a family…

Audience: Children, Families

Cost: Free with Museum Admission

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Apr
17
Science Discovery Lab Activity

Lab Coat Investigations

3:00 PM

Each Lab Coat Investigation explores a different topic—from making batteries to using microscopes, extracting DNA to modeling glaciers. For adults and kids 9 and up at the…

Audience: Children, Families, Preteens and Teens

Cost: Free with Museum Admission

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Apr
18
Program

Creative Engineering Camp: Cardboard Creations for Grades 3-5 

9:00 AM

From model cities to pinball machines, at Montshire we love to build with cardboard. Learn the many design uses of cardboard, unlock the secrets of 3D construction, and use real…

Audience: Children, Creative Engineering April Break Camp

Cost: $70/day (special discount for multiple day sign-ups) (members), $80/day (special discount for multiple day sign-ups) (non-members)

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Apr
18
Science Discovery Lab Activity

Experiment!

11:00 AM

Try your hand at experimenting with anything from electricity to chemistry, magnetism to colors. Experiment with a different topic each time - a family activity for all ages at…

Audience: Children, Families

Cost: Free with Museum Admission

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Apr
18
Science Discovery Lab Activity

Life Sciences Explorations

3:00 PM

Use scientific tools to examine anything from skulls to seeds, anatomy to animal tracking. Explore a different topic each time - a family activity for all ages.

Audience: Children, Families

Cost: Free with Museum Admission

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