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Join Montshire Science Educator Mike Fenzel for a demonstration, as well as instruction on building with snow—from making an initial snow angel to placing the final block on the dome and sawing your way out.

Featured Upcoming Event on February 12 at 10:30 am

Igloo Build and the Science of Winter

Learn how to build an insulated, sturdy house strong enough to support the weight of a polar bear!

Dr. Bert Yankielun, engineer and author of the book How to Build an Igloo and Other Snow Structures, will be on hand to offer a demonstration, as well as instruction on the structural secrets of building with snow—from making an initial snow angel to placing the final block on the dome and sawing your way out. Dr. Yankielun will provide a quick lesson on how to build an igloo, and will be on hand to assist igloo-builders with the process.

Dr. Yankielun’s instructional session starts at 10:30am and the igloo-building portion of the day ends at 3pm.

It will be a day filled with hands-on winter activities, including one of the museum’s longest-running traditions— Igloo Build!

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Science Discovery Lab Activity(s) starting 10/02/2020

Oct
02
Science Discovery Lab Activity

Push Cart Science (Morning)

10:30 AM

Join a Montshire science educator for a drop-in activity on the Science Park Terrace, where you can do everything from building boats to exploring fossils, using a microscope to touching giant cockroaches. One family at a time.

Audience: Adults, Children, Families

Location: Science Park Terrace

Cost: Free with Museum Admission

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Oct
02
Science Discovery Lab Activity

Push Cart Science (Afternoon)

2:00 PM

Audience: Adults, Children, Families

Location: Science Park Terrace

Cost: Free with Museum Admission

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Oct
03
Science Discovery Lab Activity

Push Cart Science (Morning)

10:30 AM

Join a Montshire science educator for a drop-in activity on the Science Park Terrace, where you can do everything from building boats to exploring fossils, using a microscope to touching giant cockroaches. One family at a time.

Audience: Adults, Children, Families

Location: Science Park Terrace

Cost: Free with Museum Admission

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Oct
03
Science Discovery Lab Activity

Push Cart Science (Afternoon)

1:30 PM

Audience: Adults, Children, Families

Location: Science Park Terrace

Cost: Free with Museum Admission

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Oct
04
Science Discovery Lab Activity

Push Cart Science (Morning)

10:30 AM

Join a Montshire science educator for a drop-in activity on the Science Park Terrace, where you can do everything from building boats to exploring fossils, using a microscope to touching giant cockroaches. One family at a time.

Audience: Adults, Children, Families

Location: Science Park Terrace

Cost: Free with Museum Admission

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Oct
04
Science Discovery Lab Activity

Push Cart Science (Afternoon)

1:30 PM

Audience: Adults, Children, Families

Location: Science Park Terrace

Cost: Free with Museum Admission

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Oct
10
Science Discovery Lab Activity

Family Programming (Afternoon)

1:30 PM

Join us for science activities outdoors at the Science Discovery Lab or Push Cart Science. Engage in intensive hands-on activities for the entire family.

Audience: Families

Location: Science Discovery Lab

Cost: Free with Museum Admission

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Oct
11
Science Discovery Lab Activity

Family Programing (Morning)

10:30 AM

Join us for science activities outdoors at the Science Discovery Lab or Push Cart Science. Engage in intensive hands-on activities for the entire family.

Audience: Adults, Children, Families

Location: Science Discovery Lab

Cost: Free with Museum Admission

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Oct
11
Science Discovery Lab Activity

Family Programming (Afternoon)

1:30 PM

Join us for science activities outdoors at the Science Discovery Lab or Push Cart Science. Engage in intensive hands-on activities for the entire family.

Audience: Families

Location: Science Discovery Lab

Cost: Free with Museum Admission

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