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Virtual Family Science Workshops

Join Montshire Educators as you explore, construct, investigate and experiment together through a series of live virtual workshops designed to engage the whole family—both near and far!

Fill your school vacation with the joy of science!

Take part in 75-minute family workshops for children 6-12 years old and their caregivers. Specific workshops are designed for older children. Even extended families in multiple locations can participate!

Spend project time in your own virtual room when signed up with family or friends.

During the workshop, a Museum Educator will lead learners through activities via Zoom. Each workshop will cover a unique science topic.

  • $20 members/$25 non-members
  • Pre-registration required
  • Zoom details will be sent to registered participants prior to the workshop
  • Limited to 8 families per session

Scholarships available for Warm Welcome Members to attend one Virtual Family Workhsop.

Upcoming Dates and Times

Feb
15
Program

Solar-Powered Critters (inspired by 2040)

10:00 AM

Motivated by his 4-year-old daughter and concern for the planet she will inherit, filmmaker Damon Gameau’s 2040 shares his global journey to meet the innovators and change…

Audience: Families, Virtual Workshop Series, Virtual Family Science Workshops

Cost: Free

This Event is for Members Only

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Feb
22
Program

Creative Costumes (Virtual Family Science Workshop)

10:00 AM

Create a fantastical hat, a crazy mask or cool costume with upcycled materials like cardboard, wrapping paper, ribbons and bows. Imagination, engineering and sustainability meet…

Audience: Children, Families, Virtual Workshop Series, Virtual Family Science Workshops

Location: Via Zoom; details to follow after registration

Cost: $20 (members), $25 (non-members)

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Feb
23
Program

Salty Science (Virtual Family Science Workshop)

1:00 PM

Open those kitchen cabinets and grab some supplies for a morning of family science. Together we’ll explore dissolving, density and evaporation with classic experiments from…

Audience: Virtual Workshop Series, Virtual Family Science Workshops

Location: Via Zoom; details to follow after registration

Cost: 20 (members), 25 (non-members)

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Feb
24
Program

Rollways (Virtual Family Science Workshop)

1:00 PM

Spend the afternoon creating your own marble obstacle course and ball run in a race to be the last ball to drop! Full of problem solving, creativity, and hilarity as you may…

Audience: Children, Families, Virtual Workshop Series, Virtual Family Science Workshops

Location: Via Zoom; details to follow after registration

Cost: $20 (members), $25 (non-members)

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Feb
25
Program

Pop-up Cards and Creations (Virtual Family Science Workshop)

1:00 PM

Discover how to turn a flat piece of paper into a pop-up masterpiece. Learn several techniques for creating 3-dimensional shapes and structures, and use your creativity to…

Audience: Children, Families, Virtual Workshop Series, Virtual Family Science Workshops

Location: Via Zoom; details to follow after registration

Cost: $20 (members), $25 (non-members)

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Feb
26
Program

Sink or Swim (Virtual Family Science Workshop)

10:00 AM

Experiment with density and buoyancy in this virtual workshop as we predict and test what will sink or float. As an engineering challenge, we will design boats and maybe even a…

Audience: Children, Families, Virtual Workshop Series, Virtual Family Science Workshops

Location: Via Zoom; details to follow after registration

Cost: $20 (members), $25 (non-members)

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