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Dissection Series: Sharks

Take an inside look at a shark and learn their unique features

December 10, 2016
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Envirocaching

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

December 10, 2016
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Girls in STEM Workshop: Inventor

Get in tune with your inner inventor and rock out with a new instrument

December 10, 2016
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Girls in STEM Workshop: Entertainment Technology

Explore the science behind your favorite types of entertainment

December 10, 2016
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Girls in STEM Workshop: Digital Movie Maker

Plan, create and edit your movie for the big premiere

December 10, 2016
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Holidays Around the World: Israel

Learn more about Hanukkah

December 10, 2016
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Let It Snow

No snow in sight? All we need is a chemical reaction...

December 10, 2016
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Camouflaging Creatures

Some animals can change to blend into their new environment

December 10, 2016
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CSI Saturday

Do you have what it takes to be a detective?

December 10, 2016
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Christmas Trees

Make your own decorated Christmas tree craft

December 13, 2016
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Letters to Santa

Write your letter and we'll deliver it to the North Pole

December 13, 2016
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Traditions from Around the World

Learn about fun holiday traditions from around the world

December 14, 2016
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Oh Christmas Tree, Oh Christmas Tree

Help us construct a Christmas tree using some unusual building materials

December 14, 2016
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Snow Scientists

Where does snow come from? Why is it so cold?

December 14, 2016
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Christmas Trees

Make your own decorated Christmas tree craft

December 15, 2016
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Letters to Santa

Write your letter and we'll deliver it to the North Pole

December 15, 2016
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Traditions from Around the World

Learn about fun holiday traditions from around the world

December 16, 2016
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PJs in North Pole City

Celebrate the season with The Polar Express in IMAX

December 16, 2016
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Oh Christmas Tree, Oh Christmas Tree

Help us construct a Christmas tree using some unusual building materials

December 16, 2016
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Behind-the-Scenes Aquarium Tour

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

December 17, 2016
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Holidays Around the World: Mexico

A Mexican legend tells how the poinsettia came to be a holiday symbol

December 17, 2016
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Hanukkah

Learn about the Festival of Lights

December 17, 2016
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Brumation Buddies

What do reptiles do in winter?

December 17, 2016
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Holidays Around the World: Sweden

Bring light to one of the darkest, shortest days of the year

December 21, 2016
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The Mitten

Join us for a special story time

December 21, 2016
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Christmas

Oh chemis-tree, oh chemis-tree!

December 23, 2016
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Kwanzaa

Join us for a special story time

December 26, 2016
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New Year’s Resolutions

Make your New Year’s resolution before the new year starts

December 27, 2016
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Brilliant Birds

Make a bird feeder and use binoculars to look for feathered friends

December 28, 2016
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New Year’s Resolutions

Make your New Year’s resolution before the new year starts

December 29, 2016
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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

December 31, 2016
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New Year's at Noon

Say farewell to 2016 and blast off into 2017

December 31, 2016
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Monthly Bird Walk

Join a Museum naturalist on the first Saturday of each month to discover year-round & seasonal birds

January 07, 2017
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Merit Badge Workshop: Environmental Science

Collaborate with other Boy Scouts and Museum naturalists to earn your Environmental Science Merit Badge

January 14, 2017
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Dissection Series: Owl Pellets

Discover what owls eat and learn about their lifestyles

January 14, 2017
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Science on the Rocks: Wizarding World

Leave the Muggles & embrace the magic during this adults-only event

January 20, 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

January 21, 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

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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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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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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Dissection Series: Hearts, Brains & Eyeballs

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

February 11, 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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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: Space Exploration

Collaborate with other Boy Scouts and Discovery Place Science educators to earn your Space Exploration 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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Toddler Time Tuesday

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

April 04, 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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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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