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Educator Saturdays in September Educators Only

September 27, 2014, All Day Discovery Place

FREE Museum admission for educators plus one guest Educators are invited to visit on Saturdays in September (beginning September 6) free of charge. Experience the wonder of science at Discovery Place, the beauty of natu… more

Cardboard Construction Everyone Is Invited

N. Tryon St.

Saturday, September 27 & Sunday, September 28 Join us outside Discovery Place on N. Tryon St. and build with us as we explore all things that can be constructed out of cardboard. Bring your city planning hat and contrib… more

Crime Scene Investigators Family Science Workshop

October 4, 2014, 10:30am

This Family Science Workshop is for families with children in grades 3 - 5. Learn how fingerprints and impression evidence can give vital clues about a crime scene. Work together using logic and reasoning techniques to fig… more

Bartholomew and the Oobleck Family Science Workshop

October 4, 2014, 10:30am

This Workshop is for families with children in grades Pre K - 2. What is oobleck? It may not fall from the sky, but it sure is amazing! We'll read the classic Dr. Seuss tale and then mix up our own batch of oobleck for … more

October Sky View Everyone Is Invited

October 11, 2014, All Day The Stage, Level 2

Join us in our inflatable planetarium as we trek through our solar system and take a look at This Month's Sky View. Date: Saturday, October 11 Showtimes: noon, 1:00 p.m., 2:00 p.m., 3:00 p.m., 4:00 p.m., 5:00 p.m. Locatimore

Fossil Day Everyone Is Invited

October 11, 2014, All Day Explore More Collections

Activity and Event Details: Saturday, October 11 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Stations throughout Level 1 Free with Museum admission Calling all archaeologists, paleontologists and Indiana Jones wannabes! Join us to celebra… more

Build It Make It Take It: Painting With Circuits Everyone Is Invited

October 11, 2014, 10:30am Explore More Stuff, Level 2

Join Discovery Place educators at the intersection of art and science. Use conductive paint to create an illuminating piece of artwork to take home. This project is recommended for ages 10 and older. Kits include a small c… more

Volunteer Interest and Interview Session Everyone Is Invited

October 11, 2014, 3:00pm Windows on Tryon, Level 2

Are you interested in volunteer opportunities at Discovery Place? Join us for an information session to learn more about how adults (ages 18 and older) can give their time and talent to provide extraordinary learning opportun… more

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