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Nevada Day Programming

October 30

DAILY DISCOVERY EXPERIENCES: OCTOBER 30, 2020

NEVADA DAY

 

 

Time: Ongoing throughout the Day

Location: Art Zone

Gallery: Toddler Town – Level 1

Description: Create a collage featuring animals native to the beautiful state of Nevada.

 

Time: Ongoing throughout the Day

Location: Creative Stations

Gallery: Young at Art – Level 3

Description: Explore the Nevada state flower, Sagebrush, and use different brush strokes to create a watercolor study of the flower.

 

Time: Ongoing throughout the Day

Location: Presentation Space

Gallery: Patents Pending – Level 3

Description: Join us as we celebrate Nevada day by exploring Nevada’s State Fossil, the Ichthyosaur.

 

Time: 10:30am and 1:30pm

Location: Art Zone

Gallery: Toddler Town – Level 1

Horton Hears a Who Story Time – Special for Little Learners 5 and Younger
Description: Make elephant ears to wear while listening to a Dr. Seuss favorite, and then explore scent molecules.

 

Time: 11:00am

Location: Presentation Space

Gallery: Young at Art – Level 3

A Closer Look at Art: Texture & Line
Description: Explore the elements of texture and line and learn how to use them in three-dimensional and two-dimensional works of art.

 

Time: 11:30am

Location: Presentation Space

Gallery: Patents Pending – Level 3

Fun with Polymers – At the Science Bench
Description: Discover the importance of polymers and learn why they are an integral part of our everyday lives.

 

Time: 12:30pm

Location: Presentation Space

Gallery: Solve It – Level 3

Mummies of the World
Description: Discover the science behind mummification and learn about the cultural methods behind this ancient practice.

 

Time: 1:00pm

Location: Stage Area

Gallery: Fantasy Festival – Level 1

Theatre Games
Description: Meet us on the stage, and learn the basics of putting on a performance as you work together and engage your imagination.

 

Time: 2:00pm

Location: Presentation Space

Gallery: DISCOVERY Lab – Level 2

Snap Circuits

Description: Learn how to use electrical circuits to power lights and motors, and then practice your own hand at electrical engineering as a team!

 

Time: 2:30pm

Location: Presentation Space

Gallery: Eco City – Level 2

What Makes a Community?

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!

 

Time: 3:00pm

Location: Presentation Space

Gallery: Patents Pending – Level 3

Action, Reaction! – At the Science Bench
Description: Flames, color changes, awesome actions and neat reactions! Explore chemistry through dazzling demonstrations!

 

Time: 4:00pm

Location: Riseman Family Theatre

Gallery: Fantasy Festival – Level 1

Cody Gets Lost in the Desert Puppet Show
Description: Meet some of the interesting animals that live in the Mohave Desert as Cody the Coyote searches for his family.

 

Time: 10:30am, 12:30pm & 2:30pm

Location: Tech Lab

Gallery: DISCOVERY Lab

3D Printshop

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.

 

ONGOING ACTIVITIES

 

Damselfly Dance

Description: Come investigate Nevada’s state insect, the vivid dancer damselfly, and design your own beautiful pair of wings.

Beautiful Bighorns

Description: Discover the bighorn sheep and create your own curvy horns to wear on Nevada Day.

 

Silver State

Description: Learn how Nevada has come to be known as the Silver State and make your own “silver” coin.

 

Desert Tortoise Design

Description: Explore how this animal species survives harsh desert living conditions and design your own desert tortoise shell.

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October 30
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