Adventures in Science
Spiders Grades 3, 4, and 5 SOLD OUT
November 2, 2012 - November 16, 2012
Explore the diverse world of these fascinating eight-legged animals. See tarantulas up close, examine the strength of spider silk, investigate how spiders inspire robotic engineers, get a behind-the-scenes look at the exhibition, Spiders Alive, which showcases an array of live arachnids.
Three Fridays: Nov. 2, 9, 12, 2012
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September 16, 2014 - September 30, 2014
Join in a soaring adventure to learn all about pterosaurs–flying reptiles that lived in the time of dinosaurs. In this workshop students will explore a new special exhibition on these winged wonders, while learning about pterosaur features, flight, and fossil evidence.
October 8, 2014 - October 22, 2014
With rovers on Mars, satellites orbiting Saturn, and a probe heading for Pluto, robots are on the frontlines of deep space exploration. Experience the fun of building and operating your own robots while learning about our solar system and beyond.
November 3, 2014 - December 15, 2014
From long-lost cities to hidden temples, unearth the past as you learn the techniques and tools used by scientists to excavate sites and analyze the objects left by past cultures. Explore the Museum’s halls as you search for cultural treasures and learn what it would have been like to live in the past.
Grades 1 and 2: each child must be accompanied by a caregiver
Three Mondays: November 3, 10, 17
Time: 4:30–6 pm
Grades 3, 4 and 5
Three Mondays: December 1, 8, 15
Time: 4:30–6 pm