Take a break from the screens in favor of in-person, hands-on STEM workshops at MSC!
MSC is now offering the best from our Workshop Wednesday Programs, now on Fridays! Children will work together during in-person STEM workshops and learn with other students in a hands-on classroom setting with educators here at MSC. Our engaging workshops are for students ages 5-7. Friday Workshops are $19.95 per participant and include admission to the science center’s exhibit halls.
Date: Friday, January 22 Time: 10:30am Ages: 5-7 Capacity: 12 students Length: 45 minutes Who is the biggest dino of them all? Who is the smallest? Walk in a dinosaur’s footprints discovering where they lived, what they ate, and maybe even find a fossil or two.
What Goes In, Must Come Out
Date: Friday, January 29 Time: 10:30am Ages: 5-7 Capacity: 12 students Length: 45 minutes Every animal poops! Explore how poop is made, what you might find in dinosaur excrement, and how one species’ scat can help another.
The Secrets of Water
Date: Friday, February 5 Time: 10:30am Ages: 5-7 Capacity: 12 students Length: 45 minutes Discover organisms that live in different water habitats. Experiment to find out how water organisms obtain oxygen and how to improve water quality.
Date: Friday, February 12 Time: 10:30am Ages: 5-7 Capacity: 12 students Length: 45 minutes Join a virtual bug hunt while you discover pollinators, decomposers, and arachnids. Learn what characteristics make a bug an insect, explore the stages of metamorphosis, and observe live specimens.
Up in the Air???
Date: Friday, February 19 Time: 10:30am Ages: 5-7 Capacity: 12 students Length: 45 minutes We'll fight gravity by launching rockets and flying like a bird. After spending some time in the clouds, we'll engineer parachutes to land safely back on Earth.
Beaks and Feathers
Date: Friday, February 26 Time: 10:30am Ages: 5-7 Capacity: 12 students Length: 45 minutes With over 9,000 species of birds around the globe, discover the similarities and differences between them. Take a look at their habitats while weaving a bird's nest.
All Friday Workshop programs can be registered for online. To register your child, select the desired program and fill out your information on the following page. If you have questions about registration, please call 410.545.5945. To purchase exhibit access for non-participants, follow the link below.
Frequently Asked QuestionsWhat hours is the science center open for Friday Workshops?
MSC will be open from 10am – 4pm for Friday Workshops. The Shed and SciLab will be open from 12pm – 4pm. Certain exhibit areas will be intermittently closed throughout the day for cleaning. View MSC’s full hours here.
No. Due to safety and health reasons, non-participants will not be permitted to classroom spaces to ensure proper social distancing.
Yes. All MSC guests must wear a mask for the duration of their visit. This includes workshops as well as in the exhibits. Guests not wearing a mask will be asked to leave.