summer of science

When: Thursdays

Time: 11am -3pm

Cost: Free with museum admission


Our Summer of Science is in full swing! Little Scientists will explore the wonders of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Math) with fun activities led by our education staff!

June: Exploring Color
June 13th: Colorful ice block excavation
June 20th: Pendulum painting
June 27th: Colorful ice block excavation

July:  Technology & Sensory Play
July 4th: Closed
July 11th: Ozobots
 July 18th: Sensory day with bubbles and ice block excavation            
 July 25th: Rigamajig                    

August: Bug Blow-Out!
August 1st:  Meet live bugs, bug themed book reading, sculpt a model, and examine a bug under a microscope.

animate it!

When: Saturday, July 20

Time: 10am & 11:30am 

Cost: Free with museum admission
Ages: 6 years and up

Join our visiting Digital Animation instructor, Martha Soto, and learn stop-motion basics using a smart phone or tablet as your camera. There will be endless possibilities for movie-making with the museum as your backdrop and provided props for use. A limited number of iPads will be available, but please feel free to bring your own iPad or iPhone to use. A small fee of .99 may apply to download the app to your device. Free with paid museum admission. Reservations are required- please call 562-383-4236 to reserve your spot.