Don’t miss this year’s miSci break week classes!
The Museum offers onsite Break Week Classes for children in grades K–5. miSci science communicators will cover a variety of engaging STEAM-related topics. Class activities include exhibit guided tours, outdoor games, Planetarium shows, and science demonstrations. Classes are presented separately for students in grades K–2 (minimum age 5 years), and for students in grades 3–5. Students may register for a full week of classes, single full day classes, or single morning classes.
Full Week of Classes (Five Days): Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m., fee $290
Single Full Day Classes: 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. fee $59
Single Morning Classes: 9 a.m. – 12 p.m., fee $40
Here are the exciting break week topics coming up this school year:
Tuesday December 26 – Friday December 29
Learn the science behind magic tricks and spin a spell like some of student’s favorite fictional wizards and witches! Try your luck at sleight of hand, craft fun potions, understand how some invisible forces work, create optical illusions, and more! Budding magicians will try out new tricks and discover the science behind each.
National Engineering Week
Monday February 19 – Friday February 23
In celebration of National Engineering Week, miSci is offering a full week of learning based around the engineering design process that helps engineers do their important work. Learn about great inventors and engineers and how they make a difference in our world while you design and build structures, rockets, and more!
Monday April 1 – Friday April 5
Calling all budding paleontologists and dino lovers! Dinosaurs walked the Earth for 165 million years and even though they haven’t been alive for 65 million years, together we’ll learn about them. Some of the questions we’ll look at this week include how fossils are formed; the difference between dinosaurs, Pteranodons and plesiosaurs; and what the Earth was like during the Age of Dinosaurs!
Break Week Classes are available on a first come, first-served basis and registration is required. Museum Members receive a 10% discount. All onsite programs follow CDC and state and local health guidelines. We encourage all students to receive a vaccination for COVID-19.