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Pi(e) Day

When: March 14, 2018 10:00 am

Pi(e) Day is a celebration of the mathematical constant Pi, a number used to calculate the circumference of a circle, and a celebration of the sweet, circular baked dessert!

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It’s Elemental

Who: Adults, Educators, Families & Kids, Members Where: Maryland Science Center When: Saturdays and Sundays this February How Much? free with paid admission

Explore and experiment with the periodic table of elements during the month of
February at the Maryland Science Center.

Dowel Building

Who: Adults, Families & Kids, Members, Recommended for Grades 2+ Where: The Shed When: February 18 & 19 How Much? free with paid admission

Create large collaborative structures using wooden dowels. Attach them at any angle with rubber bands. What will you create?

Inflatables

Who: Educators, Families & Kids, Members, Recommended for Grades 2+ Where: The Shed When: February 20 - 25 How Much? free with paid admission

Explore fans and pneumatics to make puffy, collaborative sculptures. Learn all about air and what it can do!

Itsy Bitsy Sing-Along

Who: Families & Kids, Members Where: Kids Room When: February 22, 2018 11:00 am - 11:30 am How Much? free with paid admission

Stimulate those young minds and help develop early skills by enjoying music, rhymes, finger plays and more.

Cooking-Up Chemistry

Who: Families & Kids, Members Where: Kids Room When: February 23, 2018 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. 

Friday Night Stargazing: Seeing Star Clusters in Taurus

Who: Adults, Educators, Families & Kids, Members Where: The Observatory When: February 23, 2018 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm How Much? free

The Observatory will feature the well-known Pleiades cluster (also known as the Seven Sisters).

Bridge Building Challenge

Who: Families & Kids, Members Where: Maryland Science Center When: February 24, 2018 11:00 am - 1:00 pm How Much? Free to participate and museum admission free for up to 4 team members

Get ready to put your engineering skills to the test in our Bridge Building Challenge! 

Weaving

Who: Educators, Families & Kids, Members, Recommended for Grades 2+ Where: The Shed When: February 27 - March 4 How Much? free with paid admission

How are textiles designed, engineered, and built? How come looms are called “the first computers”? Come to the Shed and find out!

Body Beats

Who: Families & Kids, Members Where: Kids Room When: February 28, 2018 11:00 am - 11:30 am How Much? free with paid admission

e will compare bodies of different sizes, shapes, and even species as we use experiments, crafts, or animal artifacts to explore the parts of us that make us special. 

Itsy Bitsy Sing-Along

Who: Families & Kids, Members Where: Kids Room When: March 1, 2018 11:00 am - 11:30 am How Much? free with paid admission

Stimulate those young minds and help develop early skills by enjoying music, rhymes, finger plays and more.

First Friday

Who: Families & Kids, Members Where: Maryland Science Center When: March 2, 2018 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm How Much? $10

Join us for First Friday, a night when the Maryland Science Center celebrates the first Friday of each month with discounted admission from 5:00pm-8:00pm!

Friday Night Stargazing: Sunset Planets

Who: Adults, Educators, Families & Kids, Members Where: The Observatory When: March 2, 2018 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm How Much? free

See the Moon, planets, and stars through our historic and computer controlled Alvan Clark & Sons 8″ refracting telescope.

Charm City Science

Who: Adults, Families & Kids, Members Where: Maryland Science Center When: Saturdays and Sundays in March How Much? free with paid admission

e’re sticking with what we know in all things Baltimore for this month’s theme: Charm City Science.

Nanotech Day

Who: Adults, Educators, Families & Kids, Members Where: Maryland Science Center When: March 4, 2018 11:00 am - 3:00 pm How Much? free with paid admission

Explore the minuscule world of atoms and molecules at the Maryland Science Center’s Nanotech Day.

Stop Motion Animation

Who: Educators, Families & Kids, Members, Recommended for Grades 2+ Where: The Shed When: March 6-11 How Much? free with paid admission

Interested in making moving images? Find out how stop motion animations work and make your own zoetrope sequence, flip book or short animated production!

Body Beats

Who: Families & Kids, Members Where: Kids Room When: March 7, 2018 11:00 am - 11:30 am How Much? free with paid admission

We will compare bodies of different sizes, shapes, and even species as we use experiments, crafts, or animal artifacts to explore the parts of us that make us special. 

Itsy Bitsy Sing-Along

Who: Families & Kids, Members Where: Kids Room When: March 8, 2018 11:00 am - 11:30 pm How Much? free with paid admission

Stimulate those young minds and help develop early skills by enjoying music, rhymes, finger plays and more.

Cooking-Up Chemistry

Who: Families & Kids, Members Where: Kids Room When: March 9, 2018 11:00 am - 11:30 am How Much? free with paid admission

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

Friday Night Stargazing

Who: Adults, Educators, Families & Kids, Members Where: The Observatory When: March 9, 2018 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm How Much? free

See the Moon, planets, and stars through our historic and computer controlled Alvan Clark & Sons 8″ refracting telescope.

How To Draw A Circle

Who: Educators, Families & Kids, Members, Recommended for Grades 2+ Where: The Shed When: March 13 - 15 How Much? free with paid admission

What are some different ways to draw a circle? Explore our geoboards and spirographs and find out!

Pi(e) Day

Who: Adults, Families & Kids, Members Where: Maryland Science Center When: March 14, 2018 10:00 am - 2:00 pm How Much? free with paid admission

Pi(e) Day is a celebration of the mathematical constant Pi, a number used to calculate the circumference of a circle, and a celebration of the sweet, circular baked dessert!

Pi(e) Day Storybook Nook Activity

Who: Families & Kids, Members Where: Kids Room When: March 14, 2018 11:00 am - 11:30 am How Much? free with paid admission

Read stories about various kinds of pie and help us put together pieces to make pies of our own. Join the Kids Room staff as we gather around books and pretend to eat some hearty fixin’s.

Itsy Bitsy Sing-Along

Who: Families & Kids, Members Where: Kids Room When: March 15, 2018 11:00 am - 11:30 am How Much? free with paid admission

Stimulate those young minds and help develop early skills by enjoying music, rhymes, finger plays and more.

Homopolar Motors

Who: Educators, Families & Kids, Members, Recommended for Grades 2+ Where: The Shed When: March 16 - March 18 How Much? free with paid admission

Use magnets, copper wire, and batteries to make objects that move.

Friday Night Stargazing

Who: Adults, Educators, Families & Kids, Members Where: The Observatory When: March 16, 2018 7:00 pm - 10:30 pm How Much? free

See the Moon, planets, and stars through our historic and computer controlled Alvan Clark & Sons 8″ refracting telescope.