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Upcoming Programs/Events

Get to Know NOAA − A Saturday Series at the Maryland Science Center

April 26, 2014 11:00 am

Get to Know NOAA with a series of hands-on activities for ages 5 and up. In this session, explore the ocean floor and uncover the history of sunken ships. Try on dive gear, learn about using sound to locate shipwrecks, and solve maritime mysteries.

Mixology: The Science of Sake

May 1, 2014 7:00 pm

The Maryland Science Center’s science of adult beverage series focuses on mixology in May with a presentation in The Science of Sake, led by Tiffany Dawn Soto, Master Sake Sommelier. Advance registration required.

Cardboard Automata Competition

May 17, 2014 11:00 am

Design, build, and test your own moving sculpture for our Cardboard Automata Competition. We will provide basic instruction, tips, and hints—you take care of the rest. To register for the competition, email your name to


Featured Exhibits

Target America

This exhibit is designed to open eyes to the science behind drug addiction and the countless costs of drugs–to individuals, American society, and the world–and to provide food for thought on how each and every one of us can make a difference.

Power Up

It takes an amazing combination of intricate elements to make turning on the light switch as commonplace as tying your shoes. Power Up! is the Science Center’s new exhibit on everything electric.

The Shed

Explore The Shed to find workbenches, hand and power tools, craft supplies, and more. This DIY experience hosts different events and programs throughout the year as well as drop-in activities each day.


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