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12 Days of Science

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Who: Families & Kids, Members Where: Maryland Science Center When: From December 21 through January 1 How Much? Free with paid admission

Engineer your way through a wonderland of design, experiment with toasty treats and hot chemistry, go for gold in the MSC indoor Olympics—there’s something new happening every day this holiday season.

12 Days of Science begins December 21 and features a different theme every day through January 1. Drop in workshops, live demonstrations, and hands-on building will be happening throughout the Science Center while at home activities take over our website and social media. Our annual Midnight Noon celebration will take place on New Year’s Eve, featuring Grammy nominated band Milkshake.

Don’t miss a thing during the 12 Days of Science.

2017 Themes:

December 21 – Winter Solstice

  • Jam-pack the shortest day of the year with seasonal science.

December 22 – Deck the Halls

  • It’s the most wonderful time of the year to discover new skills and make something great!

December 23 – Arctic Architects

  • Engineer your way through a wonderland of design and building challenges.

December 24 – Travel-ology

  • Explore unusual ways to get over the river and through the woods.

December 25 – Christmas, MSC is closed

  • MSC is closed, but check for online activities!

December 26 – Winter Games

  • Go for the gold in the MSC indoor Olympics.

December 27 – Snow Day

  • Let’s Science the perfect snow day with a flurry of activities

December 28 – Holly Jolly Jedi

  • Celebrate the season in a galaxy far, far away.

December 29 – Polar Party

  • Welcome to the tundra, we’ve got fun and games.

December 30 – Summer in December

  • Melt away your winter woes and get ready for some flip-flopping fun.

December 31 — Midnight Noon

  • Ring in the New Year way before bedtime at MSC.

January 1 – Snuggly Science

  • Bundle up and stay warm with toasty treats and hot chemistry.