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Discovery Place Merit Badge Workshop: Electricity Boy Scout Merit Badges

June 25, 2016, 10:15am Explore More Stuff, Level 2

Collaborate with other Boy Scouts and Discovery Place educators to earn your Electricity Merit Badge! Date: Saturday, June 25 Time: 10:15 a.m. - 1:15 p.m. Ages: 12 - 17 years Cost: $35 for one class or $55 for two class… more

Discovery Place Merit Badge Workshop: Chemistry Boy Scout Merit Badges

June 25, 2016, 1:45pm Explore More Stuff, Level 2

Collaborate with other Boy Scouts and Discovery Place educators to earn your Chemistry Merit Badge! Date: Saturday, June 25 Time: 1:45 - 5:30 p.m. Ages: 12 - 17 years Cost: $35 for one class or $55 for two classes. Incl… more

Discovery Place Merit Badge Workshop: Electronics Boy Scout Merit Badges

June 26, 2016, 12:30pm Explore More Stuff, Level 2

Collaborate with other Boy Scouts and Discovery Place educators to earn your Electronics Merit Badge! Date: Sunday, June 26 Time: 12:30 - 4:30 p.m. Ages: 12 - 17 years Cost: $35 for one class or $55 for two classes. Inc… more

Shark Week Everyone Is Invited

Dive into an ocean adventure and join us June 27 - July 1 for Shark Week! Dig for shark teeth, watch a shark dissection and even observe a live shark feeding. Visit with Discovery Place’s rare walking sharks (Hemiscyllium more

Innovate 301: Making, Cubed Boy Scout Merit Badges

July 9, 2016, noon Windows on Tryon

What’s an easy way to see how a Rubik’s Cube works?  Smash it up!  Throughout the day we will be doing dissections of the puzzle cube to see what’s on the inside. Meet an expert Cuber who will give you tips on how to solve… more

Science on the Rocks: Pirates of the Queen City Science on the Rocks - Ages 21+

July 15, 2016, 5:00pm

Avast ye, mateys! Get ready to set sail with Science on the Rocks: Pirates of the Queen City. Whether you're an old salt or a landlubber, all hands hoay for our rum runner obstacle course, catapult beer pong, live jellyfis… more

Arthropod Day Everyone Is Invited

August 6, 2016, All Day Explore More Life lab

Arthropods are the largest animal phylum and encompass about 85% of all known animals in the world! Arthropods are all around you every day, even in the cold winter: spiders, insects, centipedes, mites, ticks, lobsters, cr… more

Discovery Place Merit Badge Workshop: Energy Boy Scout Merit Badges

August 27, 2016, 10:15am

Collaborate with other Boy Scouts and Discovery Place educators to earn your Energy Merit Badge! Date: Saturday, August 27 Time: 10:15 a.m. - 1:15 p.m. Ages: 12 - 17 years Cost: $35 for one class or $55 for two classes.… more

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