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Science Aglow

When: April 1, 2017 12:00 pm

Brighten up your day with activities and demonstrations that shine, glow, twinkle, and illuminate.

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Balancing Act

Who: Recommended for Grades 2+ Where: The Shed When: March 21 - March 26, 2017 How Much? Free with paid admission

Build big collaborative mobile sculptures out of various materials. Learn about balancing and gravity!

Cooking-Up Chemistry

Who: Families & Kids, Members Where: Kids Room When: March 24, 2017 3:00 pm - 3:30 pm How Much? Free with paid admission

Learn how mixing stuff together can be the exciting beginning of a science adventure.

Natural Dye Workshop

Who: Ages 10+ (under 16 must be participating with an adult) Where: Maryland Science Center When: March 25, 2017 10:30 am - 12:30 pm How Much? $20 per person

In this workshop participants will learn about the history of cochineal dyeing and explore different ways of creating patterns on textiles through the dyeing process.

Printmaking

Who: Recommended for Grades 2+ Where: The Shed When: March 28 - April 2, 2017 How Much? Free with paid admission

How do we duplicate, reproduce and transfer images? Come find out in this workshop where we will be working with monotype and relief printmaking techniques to create artwork!

Body Beats

Who: Families & Kids, Members Where: Kids Room When: March 28, 2017 11:00 am - 11:30 am How Much? Free with paid admission

Join the Kids Room staff in the learning lab where we will learn all about our bodies and how they work and grow.

Itsy Bitsy Sing-Along

Who: Families & Kids, Members Where: Kids Room When: March 30, 2017 11:00 am - 11:30 am How Much? Free with paid admission

Help your child develop their earliest skills by enjoying music, rhymes, finger plays and more.

Late Nights for Light City

Who: Adults, Families & Kids, Members Where: Maryland Science Center When: March 31 - April 7 from 5pm-8pm How Much? $5 admission

For just $5 the first floor exhibits will be open each night from 5pm-8pm to celebrate Light City!

Science Aglow

Who: Families & Kids, Members Where: Maryland Science Center When: April 1, 2017 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm How Much? Free with paid admission

Brighten up your day with activities and demonstrations that shine, glow, twinkle, and illuminate.

Science Aglow Kaleidoscopes

Who: Families & Kids Where: Kids Room When: April 1, 2017 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm How Much? Free with paid admission

Join the Kids Room staff in the Learning Lab as we create kaleidoscopes.

Light Play

Who: Recommended for Grades 2+ Where: The Shed When: April 3 - 10, 2017 How Much? Free with paid admission

We will be exploring different ways of playing with light and shadow. Play with lenses, optics, and projection.

Itsy Bitsy Sing-Along

Who: Families & Kids, Members Where: Kids Room When: April 6, 2017 11:00 am - 11:30 am How Much? Free with paid admission

Help your child develop their earliest skills by enjoying music, rhymes, finger plays and more.

Jupiter Opposition Night

Who: Adults, Educators, Families & Kids, Members Where: The Observatory When: April 7, 2017 7:00 pm - 10:30 pm How Much? Free

Join Maryland Science Center staff for a special edition of our weekly “Friday Night Stargazing”. Jupiter is at opposition this year on April 7.

Mini Mini Golf

Who: Recommended for Grades 2+ Where: The Shed When: April 11 - 14, 2017 How Much? Free with paid admission

Design your own smaller than life miniature golf course using cardboard and other familiar materials. Test it out to see if you can get a hole-in-one with a pencil putter and marble ball.

Body Beats

Who: Families & Kids, Members Where: Kids Room When: April 12, 2017 11:00 am - 11:30 am How Much? Free with paid admission

Join the Kids Room staff in the learning lab where we will learn all about our bodies and how they work and grow.

Itsy Bitsy Sing-Along

Who: Families & Kids, Members Where: Kids Room When: April 13, 2017 11:00 am - 11:30 am How Much? Free with paid admission

Help your child develop their earliest skills by enjoying music, rhymes, finger plays and more.

Science on Tap: RavenBeer

Who: 21+ only, Adults Where: Maryland Science Center When: April 13, 2017 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm How Much? $40 per person ($35 for members)

The evening will explore the ways in which science can be applied to the brewing process and will speak to the effects geographic location can have on the brewing process and flavor combinations.

Scribble Bots

Who: Recommended for Grades 2+ Where: The Shed When: April 15 - 17, 2017 How Much? Free with paid admission

Put together components to form a circuit and watch it draw!

Nets & Knots

Who: Recommended for Grades 2+ Where: The Shed When: April 18 - 20, 2017 How Much? Free with paid admission

Try your hand at working together and making giant nets around the Shed! Learn new knots or practice tying knots you already love.

Itsy Bitsy Sing-Along

Who: Families & Kids, Members Where: Kids Room When: April 20, 2017 11:00 am - 11:30 am How Much? Free with paid admission

Help your child develop their earliest skills by enjoying music, rhymes, finger plays and more.

Woodworking

Who: Recommended for Grades 2+ Where: The Shed When: April 21 - 23, 2017 How Much? Free with paid admission

Join us in this hands-on workshop and learn how to use different woodworking tools such as hammers, screwdrivers, and saws.

Cooking-Up Chemistry

Who: Families & Kids, Members Where: Kids Room When: April 21, 2017 3:00 pm - 3:30 pm How Much? Free with paid admission

Learn how mixing stuff together can be the exciting beginning of a science adventure.

Bee Hotels Workshop

Who: Ages 10+ (under 16 must be participating with an adult) Where: The Shed When: April 22, 2017 10:30 am - 12:30 pm How Much? $20 per person

On Earth Day this year build a shelter for solitary or migrating bees! Bees are important pollinators with rapidly decreasing habitats, so welcome these friendly insects into your garden and help the bee population. Advance registration and payment required.

Pixel Art

Who: Recommended for Grades 2+ Where: The Shed When: April 24 - May 1, 2017 How Much? Free with paid admission

Think about how pixels make up every image on a computer screen. Create pictures, characters, and scenes by moving around our magnetic pixels!

Body Beats

Who: Families & Kids, Members Where: Kids Room When: April 25, 2017 11:00 am - 11:30 am How Much? Free with paid admission

Join the Kids Room staff in the learning lab where we will learn all about our bodies and how they work and grow.

Itsy Bitsy Sing-Along

Who: Families & Kids, Members Where: Kids Room When: April 27, 2017 11:00 am - 11:30 am How Much? Free with paid admission

Help your child develop their earliest skills by enjoying music, rhymes, finger plays and more.