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Homeschool Week Everyone Is Invited

September 15 - 19 Homeschool families, enjoy discounted Museum admission and a chance to check out our new IMAX films and live assembly program! 125 years ago, electricity and electromagnetism were at the center of a ra… more

Science on the Rocks: Fan Fest Everyone Is Invited - Must 21 Years or Older

September 19, 2014, 5:00pm

Are you the ultimate sports fan? Professional, collegiate, casual or extreme: whatever type of sports fan you are, there is something for you at Science on the Rocks: Fan Fest, an unforgettable adults-only night at Discov… more

Educator Saturdays in September Educators Only

September 20, 2014, All Day

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

Dissection Series: Arthropods Everyone Is Invited

September 20, 2014, 10:30am Explore More Life, Level 1

Take an inside look at some arthropods and check out some live arthropods to learn more about this group of animals. This project is recommended for ages 10 and older. Each dissection kit includes a crayfish and a grasshop… more

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

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