DISCOVERY Children's Museum
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Daily DISCOVERIES

All day

Celebrating Winter

  • Time: Ongoing throughout the Day
  • Location: Art Zone
  • Gallery: Toddler Town – Level 1
  • Description: Celebrate the snowy season and create your own beautifully crafted snowflake.

  • Time: Ongoing throughout the Day
  • Location: Creative Stations
  • Gallery: Young at Art – Level 3
  • Description: Get inspired by works from artist Claude Monet and create a winter landscape painting.

  • Time: Ongoing throughout the Day
  • Location: Presentation Space
  • Gallery: Patents Pending – Level 3
  • Description: Snowball fight! Join us as we explore cohesion and other properties of snow that allow us to make the perfect snowball.

Horton Hears a Who Story Time – Special for Little Learners 5 and Younger

  • Time: 10:30am and 1:30pm 
  • Location: Art Zone
  • Gallery: Toddler Town – Level 1
  • Description: Make elephant ears to wear while listening to a Dr. Seuss favorite, and then explore scent molecules.

A Closer Look at Art: Texture & Line

  • Time: 11:00am
  • Location: Presentation Space
  • Gallery: Young at Art – Level 3
  • Description: Explore the elements of texture and line and learn how to use them in three-dimensional and two-dimensional works of art.

Fun with Polymers - At the Science Bench

  • Time: 11:30am
  • Location: Presentation Space
  • Gallery: Patents Pending – Level 3
  • Description: Discover the importance of polymers and learn why they are an integral part of our everyday lives.

Mummies of the World

  • Time: 12:30pm
  • Location: Presentation Space
  • Gallery: Solve It – Level 3
  • Description: Discover the science behind mummification and learn about the cultural methods behind this ancient practice.  

Theatre Games

  • Time: 1:00pm
  • Location: Stage Area
  • Gallery: Fantasy Festival – Level 1
  • Description: Meet us on the stage, and learn the basics of putting on a performance as you work together and engage your imagination.

Snap Circuits

  • Time: 2:00pm
  • Location: Presentation Space
  • Gallery: DISCOVERY Lab – Level 2
  • Description: Learn how to use electrical circuits to power lights and motors, and then practice your own hand at electrical engineering as a team!

What Makes a Community?

  • Time: 2:30pm
  • Location: Presentation Space
  • Gallery: Eco City – Level 2
  • Description: Join us in Eco City as we explore all of the places that make our community a comfortable place to live, work and play!

Action, Reaction! - At the Science Bench

  • Time: 3:00pm 
  • Location: Presentation Space
  • Gallery: Patents Pending – Level 3
  • Description: Flames, color changes, awesome actions and neat reactions! Explore chemistry through dazzling demonstrations!

Cody Coyote Puppet Show

  • Time: 4:00pm
  • Location: Riseman Family Theatre 
  • Gallery: Fantasy Festival – Level 1
  • Description: Meet some of the interesting animals that live in the Mojave Desert as Cody the coyote searches for his family.

3D Printshop

  • Time: 10:30am, 12:30pm & 2:30pm
  • Location: Tech Lab
  • Gallery: DISCOVERY Lab
  • Description: Spark that creative engineer in every child's mind, and DISCOVER the world of 3D printing! Learn about free design software and other online resources, see a 3D printer in action, and select a sample model of your choice to print and take home! $6.00 General Admission or $3.00 Members. Recommended for ages 8 and up.

 

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