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Solar Energy

Find out what effect the sun's energy has on ultraviolet beads

January 21, 2017
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Liquid Nitrogen

Find out what's cooler than -320 Fahrenheit

January 21, 2017
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Merit Badge Workshop: Electronics

Collaborate with other Boy Scouts and Discovery Place Science educators to earn your Electronics Merit Badge

January 22, 2017
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Merit Badge Workshop: Sustainability

Collaborate with other Boy Scouts and Discovery Place Science educators to earn your Sustainability Merit Badge

January 22, 2017
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Homeschool Day

Discount admission & special offers for homeschool families

January 23, 2017
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Potential & Kinetic Energy

Explore Newton's Cradle and make pompom shooters

January 24, 2017
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Healthy Art

What can you make with fruit and vegetables?

January 24, 2017
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The Mitten

Cuddle up for one of favorite stories as we learn about hibernation

January 24, 2017
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From Fluffy to Scaly

Investigate what fur, feathers or scales can help us learn about an animal

January 25, 2017
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Chemical Energy

Learn about heat energy given off when certain chemicals​ are combined

January 25, 2017
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My Healthy Heart

Do you know how to keep your heart healthy?

January 25, 2017
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Winter Wilderness

Investigate how some of our favorite polar animals survive the deep cold

January 25, 2017
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Potential & Kinetic Energy

Explore Newton's Cradle and make pompom shooters

January 26, 2017
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Healthy Art

What can you make with fruit and vegetables?

January 26, 2017
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The Mitten

Cuddle up for one of favorite stories as we learn about hibernation

January 26, 2017
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Winter Wilderness

Investigate how some of our favorite polar animals survive the deep cold

January 27, 2017
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My Healthy Heart

Do you know how to keep your heart healthy?

January 27, 2017
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Chemical Energy

Learn about heat energy given off when certain chemicals​ are combined

January 27, 2017
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Behind-the-Scenes Aquarium Tour

Take an exclusive look at the non-public, working areas of our aquarium

January 28, 2017
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Guided Nature Walk

Join us the fourth Saturday of each month for an educational walk on the Paw Paw Nature Trail

January 28, 2017
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Pets 101

Learn what it takes to be a great pet owner

January 28, 2017
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Chinese New Year

Create traditional crafts to celebrate the Chinese New Year

January 28, 2017
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Chinese New Year

Celebrate the Year of the Rooster

January 28, 2017
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Chinese New Year: Year of the Rooster

Join Chinese artists and exchange students for a cultural celebration

January 29, 2017
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Groundhog Day

Will the groundhog see his shadow?

February 02, 2017
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Chinese New Year

Enjoy special lessons & demonstrations with Chinese exchange students from Tower Bridge International

February 04, 2017
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Germology

Discover how germs make us sick and what it takes to keep them away

February 04, 2017
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Merit Badge Workshop: Energy

Collaborate with other Boy Scouts and Discovery Place Science educators to earn your Energy Merit Badge

February 04, 2017
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Monthly Bird Walk

Join a Museum naturalist to discover year-round & seasonal birds

February 04, 2017
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Merit Badge Workshop: Engineering

Collaborate with other Boy Scouts and Discovery Place Science educators to earn your Engineering Merit Badge

February 04, 2017
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Merit Badge Workshop: Chess

Collaborate with other Boy Scouts and Discovery Place Science educators to earn your Chess Merit Badge

February 05, 2017
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Toddler Time Tuesday

Sign up for our February-March Mommy & Me workshop series

February 07, 2017
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Envirocaching

Join our naturalists every second Saturday of the month where GPS exploration and scavenger hunt meet

February 11, 2017
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My Healthy Smile

Do you know how to keep your teeth healthy?

February 11, 2017
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Dissection Series: Hearts, Brains & Eyeballs

Take an inside look at anatomy with this hands-on dissection

February 11, 2017
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Girls in STEM Workshop: Eating for Beauty

Join Discovery Place Science educators to learn how food affects you, from stress to sleep

February 11, 2017
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Girls in STEM Workshop: My Best Self

Join Discovery Place Science educators to learn way to keep yourself healthy

February 11, 2017
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Girls in STEM Workshop: Staying Fit

Join Discovery Place Science educators to stay healthy

February 11, 2017
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Valentine’s Day

Celebrate Valentine's Day with story time & art

February 14, 2017
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Scout Saturday

Scouts and their families are invited to enjoy a day at Discovery Place Science

February 18, 2017
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Exercise

Get your blood pumping with some fun exercises

February 18, 2017
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Presidents’ Day

Celebrate Presidents' Day with story time & patriotic crafts

February 20, 2017
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Healthy Food

Let’s play with food!

February 25, 2017
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Mardi Gras

Celebrate Fat Tuesday with festive crafts & a story

February 28, 2017
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Dissection Series: Frog

Take an inside look at amphibian anatomy

March 04, 2017
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Merit Badge Workshop: Robotics

Collaborate with other Boy Scouts and Discovery Place Science educators to earn your Robotics Merit Badge

March 04, 2017
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Merit Badge Workshop: Sustainability

Collaborate with other Boy Scouts and Discovery Place Science educators to earn your Sustainability Merit Badge

March 05, 2017
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Merit Badge Workshop: Space Exploration

Collaborate with other Boy Scouts and Discovery Place Science educators to earn your Space Exploration Merit Badge

March 05, 2017
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Toddler Time Tuesday

Sign up for our April-May Mommy & Me workshop series

April 04, 2017
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Girls in STEM Workshop: Special Agent

Join Discovery Place Science educators to learn the science of forensics

April 08, 2017
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Girls in STEM Workshop: Senses

Join Discovery Place Science educators for experiments involving your five senses

April 08, 2017
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Girls in STEM Workshop: Detectives

Join Discovery Place Science educators to detect codes, fingerprints and DNA

April 08, 2017
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Dissection Series: Pigs

Take an inside look at pig anatomy

April 29, 2017
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Merit Badge Workshop: Weather

Collaborate with other Boy Scouts and Discovery Place Science educators to earn your Weather Merit Badge

May 06, 2017
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Merit Badge Workshop: Digital Technology

Collaborate with other Boy Scouts and Discovery Place Science educators to earn your Digital Technology Merit Badge

May 06, 2017
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Merit Badge Workshop: Programming

Collaborate with other Boy Scouts and Discovery Place Science educators to earn your Programming Merit Badge

May 06, 2017
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Merit Badge Workshop: Model Design & Building

Collaborate with other Boy Scouts and Discovery Place Science educators to earn your Model Design & Building Merit Badge

May 07, 2017
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Girls in STEM Workshop: Home Scientist

Join Discovery Place Science educators to mix, measure and make concoctions

May 20, 2017
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Girls in STEM Workshop: Flowers

Learn about the science of flowers & how to change a flower’s color

May 20, 2017
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Girls in STEM Workshop: Trees

Join Discovery Place Science educators to learn about the science behind trees

May 20, 2017
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Dissection Series: Pigeons

Take an inside look at bird anatomy

May 20, 2017
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Merit Badge Workshop: Chemistry

Collaborate with other Boy Scouts and Discovery Place Science educators to earn your Chemistry Merit Badge

June 03, 2017
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Merit Badge Workshop: Electricity

Collaborate with other Boy Scouts and Discovery Place Science educators to earn your Electricity Merit Badge

June 03, 2017
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Merit Badge Workshop: Electronics

Collaborate with other Boy Scouts and Discovery Place Science educators to earn your Electronics Merit Badge

June 04, 2017

Plan a visit

Discovery Place provides unique destinations and experiences for all who wonder, using fun, hands-on learning to conjure curiosity and activate imaginations. Spend a day at one of our Museums and enter a world where learning comes to life for everyone in your family.

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