DISCOVERY Children's Museum
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Daily DISCOVERIES (Jan. 5 - 8)

All day

 

Celebrating New Year's

  • Time: Ongoing throughout the Day
  • Location: Art Zone
  • Gallery: Toddler Town – Level 1
  • Description: Celebrate the New Year by designing a pair of 2021 glasses!

  • Time: Ongoing throughout the Day
  • Location: Creative Stations
  • Gallery: Young at Art – Level 3
  • Description: Join us in ringing in the New Year by using unique materials to create noise makers.

  • Time: Ongoing throughout the Day
  • Location: Presentation Space
  • Gallery: Patents Pending – Level 3
  • Description: It's almost a New Year... Or is it? Explore how calendars across the centuries have measured time and determined the start of the New Year.

Mix it Up! Story Time – Special for Little Learners 5 and Younger

  • Time: 10:30am and 1:30pm 
  • Location: Art Zone
  • Gallery: Toddler Town – Level 1
  • Description: Join us for an engaging read-aloud accompanied by colorful illustrations. Create unique symmetrical designs as you mix, blend and transform colors.

A Closer Look at Art: Color & Shape

  • Time: 11:00am
  • Location: Presentation Space
  • Gallery: Young at Art – Level 3
  • Description: Join us as we learn the value of color and shape through a fun and engaging exploration. Then learn how to incorporate them into art!

Rhythm of Your Heart - At the Science Bench

  • Time: 11:30am
  • Location: Presentation Space
  • Gallery: Patents Pending – Level 3
  • Description: Learn how our heart works while exploring the four chambers and their purposes. Learn some fun facts about your heart and how to keep it healthy!

DNA Detectives

  • Time: 12:30pm
  • Location: Presentation Space
  • Gallery: Solve It – Level 3
  • Description: DNA detectives are also known as forensic scientists. Learn all about Deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) and how scientists use it to solve mysteries.

Navigating the Ship

  • Time: 1:00pm
  • Location: Stage Area
  • Gallery: Fantasy Festival – Level 1
  • Description: Set sail with us and explore navigation. Learn map reading skills and use a compass to locate treasure!

Build it Up!

  • Time: 2:00pm
  • Location: Presentation Space
  • Gallery: DISCOVERY Lab – Level 2
  • Description: Join us as we use the design thinking process during a collaborative building challenge, and test the strength of your structure!

Currency Counts

  • Time: 2:30pm
  • Location: Presentation Space
  • Gallery: Eco City – Level 2
  • Description: Explore the names and values of United States coins. Practice sorting and counting combinations of currency too!

Discover Chemistry - At the Science Bench

  • Time: 3:00pm 
  • Location: Presentation Space
  • Gallery: Patents Pending – Level 3
  • Description: Discover how chemicals behave and more, as we explore amazing reactions with incredible liquids, mysterious powders and fascinating gases.

Cody Gets Lost in the Desert 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 Mohave 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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