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Daily DISCOVERY Experiences – SPRING BREAK & SCI-FI WEEK – April 10-14

April 14, 2017

Monday – Friday, April 10 – 14, 2017  |  Museum Hours: 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Workshop: Build Your Own Galaxy!
Time: Ongoing
Location: Entrance – Level 1
Description: Join us for this special workshop and design your own colorful, shimmering galaxy, and gaze deep into the stars.  $6.00 per workshop ticket.

Extra Terrestrial Mask Design
Time: Ongoing
Location: Fantasy Festival– Level 1
Description: Design an extraterrestrial mask that is out of this world!

Robot Design
Time: Ongoing
Location: Event Table – Level 3
Description: Explore a kinetic art form and create your own movable robot.

Rocket Launch
Time: Ongoing
Location: Solve It– Level 3
Description: Explore the property of lift. Build and launch your own mini rocket up, up, and away!

Movie Viewing
Time: Ongoing
Location:  Sandstone – Level 1
Description: Sit back, relax, and enjoy some Sci-Fi movie favorites!

Solar System
Time: Ongoing
Location: Event Table – Level 2
Description: Identify the planets in the solar system, and use an interactive model to place the planets in order of their distance from the sun.

Space Vessels
Time: Ongoing throughout the Day
Location: Toddler Town – Level 1
Description: Design your own unique space vessel for a trip that is out of this world!

Space Travel
Time: Ongoing throughout the Day
Location: Young at Art – Level 3
Description: Learn how humans travel through space, the final frontier, and design your own space ship for future astronauts!

Hovercraft Exploration
Time: Ongoing
Location: Patents Pending – Level 3
Description: Explore air suspension in our Hovercraft challenge!

Space Travel Read Aloud
Time: 9:30am
Location: Toddler Town – Level 1
Description: Join us for an interactive space themed read aloud for little learners. 3-2-1, Blast off!

Space Shuttle Exploration
Time: 9:45am
Location: Patents Pending – Level 3
Description: Join us as we explore space shuttles and how they’re launched into space!

A Closer Look at Art – Texture and Line
Time: 10:00am
Location: Young at Art – Level 3
Description: Expand on two elements of art: texture and line, and explore them in a fun and engaging way!

Breathe In, Breathe Out!
Time: 10:30am
Location: It’s Your Choice – Level 2
Description: How do your lungs function and what is their purpose? Explore this and more as we learn how to keep our lungs healthy.

Electrifying Encounters
Time: 11:15am
Location: Patents Pending – Level 3
Description: Are you ready for a “shocking” experience? Sparks will fly in this energetic demonstration! Learn more about electricity and magnetism in this hair-raising experience.

Bank on It!
Time: 11:45am
Location: Eco City – Level 2
Description: Learn the value of earning, spending, and saving money.

Maypole Dance
Time: 12:00pm
Location: Fantasy Festival – Level 1
Description: Participants gather in a circle, each holding a colored ribbon attached to a pole. Join us to experience this 18th Century art ribbon dance form.

UNLV Society of Light Saber Duelists – See Performance Dates Below!

Time: 12:30 pm, 1:30 pm

Dates: Monday, April 10, Wednesday, April 12, and Friday, April 14
Location: Fantasy Festival – Level 1
Description: Enjoy special performances by UNLV’s Society of Light Saber Duelists, and enjoy a special meet and greet with the performers after the show.

Exploring Nanotechnology – Game Show Format
Time: 12:45pm
Location: Patents Pending – Level 3
Description: Join us for an exciting science game show exploring the world of very small things! Learn about all of the cool technology used in products and materials we use every day!

Mummies of the World
Time: 1:00pm
Location: Solve It! – Level 3
Description: Discover the science behind mummification and learn about the different cultural methods of mummification.

Fizz, Bubble, Pop, Wow! – Special for Little Learners (5 years old and younger)!
Time: 2:00pm
Location: Toddler Town – Level 1
Description: Join us for some fun chemistry explorations!

Don’t Be a Sleepyhead!
Time: 2:30pm
Location: It’s Your Choice – Level 2
Description: Have you ever wondered what is happening in your brain while you are sleeping? Find out the answer to this question and experience simulated effects of sleep deprivation in this engaging experience.

Going Green
Time: 3:00pm
Location: Fantasy Festival – Level 1
Description: Join Alex on his adventures exploring his city, Las Vegas. Discover with him how “green” his city is, and how to make good choices and take care of it. Explore Las Vegas like never before!

Details

Date:
April 14, 2017

Venue

DISCOVERY Children’s Museum
360 Promenade Place
Las Vegas, NV 89106 United States
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Phone:
(702) 382-3445
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