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Tag Archive: STEM

  1. Science Takes Flight! with Women in Aviation

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    Saturday, March 23 @ 1:00 pm 3:00 pm

    Take science to new heights with our friends from Women in Aviation. Put yourself in the pilot seat with their plane flight simulator, and experiment with paper airplane designs to see what makes them soar.

    This event is free with the price of general admission.

  2. Free! UW Science Night

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    Thursday, March 7 @ 5:00 pm 7:45 pm

    Come along for a free night of exploration at MCM, from our own insides to the wide-open cosmos!

    Join our friends from the UW Neuroscience Outreach and the UW Astronomy Club and handle real neurological specimens at our Braaains! event, and discover objects in the night sky at our rooftop Stargazing program. Keep an eye out for more STEM-themed content from our education team throughout the evening.

  3. Braaains! with UW Neuroscience Outreach

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    Thursday, March 7 @ 5:00 pm 7:45 pm

    Join our friends from UW Neuroscience for brain-building activities and interact with REAL neurological specimens. Come learn how we think!

  4. STEAM Time: Hoop Gliders

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    Friday, March 1 @ 11:00 am 12:00 pm

    Channel your inner aviation engineer and learn about momentum, force, and airflow while creating your own hoop glider.

    This event is free with general museum admission.

  5. Exploration Station: Planting Shiitake Mushrooms

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    Saturday, March 30 @ 10:30 am 12:00 pm

    Help staff inoculate mycelium into wooden logs to grow shiitake mushrooms, and learn how to plant edible fungi at home! Please note, this activity may include supervised and closely guided use of a hammer.

    This event is free with general museum admission. Image credit: Distant Hill Farms

  6. Exploration Station: Pompom Pals

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    Sunday, February 18 @ 10:30 am 12:00 pm

    Create and name your own handmade pompom critter.

    This event is free with general museum admission.

  7. Exploration Station: Pompom Pals

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    Saturday, February 17 @ 10:30 am 12:00 pm

    Create and name your own handmade pompom critter.

    This event is free with general museum admission.

  8. Exploration Station: Crepe Paper Dragons

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    Sunday, February 11 @ 10:30 am 12:00 pm

    Celebrate the Year of the Dragon with your own little “fire-breathing” dragon made of crepe paper and recycled materials.

    This event is free with general museum admission.

  9. Exploration Station: Paper Dragon Eyes for Chinese New Year

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    Saturday, February 10 @ 10:30 am 12:00 pm

    Learn about the Year of the Dragon and celebrate Chinese New Year with your own blinking dragon eye made of folded paper.

    This event is free with general museum admission. Image credit: Deborah Ewing

  10. Exploration Station: Marvelous Magnets

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    Sunday, February 4 @ 10:30 am 12:00 pm

    Experiment with magnets to see how they stick together and repel. Test them on a variety of objects and make your own magnet to bring home.

    This event is free with general museum admission.

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