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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

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

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

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

Build It Make It Take It: Bat Boxes Everyone Is Invited

October 25, 2014, 10:30am Explore More Life, Level 1

Learn about bats and how they can aid in pest control. Then build your own bat box to take home. This project is recommended for ages 10 and older. Kits include all materials for the bat boxes. Event Information Saturd… more

Build It Make It Take It: Soldering Workshop with Blinkies Everyone Is Invited

November 8, 2014, 10:30am Explore More Stuff, Level 2

Learn the basics of soldering and then make your own blinkie to take home. This project is recommended for ages 10 and older. Event Information Saturday, November 8 10:30 a.m. - noon Cost: $12.00 per kit + Museum adm… more

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