Outdoor Program: Electric Science

Program Description: Explore electricity in this fun, interactive workshop! We’ll have “shocking” static electricity demonstrations with our Van De Graf generator. Plus, hands on activities with simple electric circuits. Kids will make their own simple paper LED light up circuit to take home.

This program is for children ages 5-7 and space is limited.

Cost:  Materials Fee:  MHCM Members: $4; non-members $8 per child

Please Note:  The main museum building remains closed at this time due to COVID-19.  This special socially distanced outdoor program will be held in MHCM’s open-air waterfront pavilion.  Social distancing will be enforced and stringent cleaning protocols will be in place.  Space is limited to 20 groups of 2-3 people (including adults).  Each group will be assigned to a separate workstation to ensure appropriate social distancing.  Face masks are required of all participants – no exceptions.  Pre-registration is required.  No walk-ins.

TO REGISTER:

CLICK HERE to register for Electric Science – 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Lunar Rover Maker Station

Calling all future space scientists and engineers!  We’re designing and building our own lunar rovers in our Art Studio / Maker Station.  Children will build their own rubber band-propelled model lunar rovers and then use special stickers to plan for what the these special space buggies will need on the moon.

COST:  $5 per rover, plus museum admission

Lunar Rover Maker Station

Calling all future space scientists and engineers!  We’re designing and building our own lunar rovers in our Art Studio / Maker Station.  Children will build their own rubber band-propelled model lunar rovers and then use special stickers to plan for what the these special space buggies will need on the moon.

COST:  $5 per rover, plus museum admission

Kaleidoscope Station

Join us in the Art Studio for a special Saturday project!

Follow the steps to make your own unique kaleidoscope and use it to learn about light and color.

COST:  $5 per kit, plus museum admission

Kaleidoscope Station

Join us in the Art Studio for a special Saturday project!

Follow the steps to make your own unique kaleidoscope and use it to learn about light and color.

COST:  $5 per kit, plus museum admission

Kaleidoscope Station

Join us in the Art Studio for a special Saturday project!

Follow the steps to make your own unique kaleidoscope and use it to learn about light and color.

COST:  $5 per kit, plus museum admission

Kaleidoscope Station

Join us in the Art Studio for a special Saturday project!

Follow the steps to make your own unique kaleidoscope and use it to learn about light and color.

COST:  $5 per kit, plus museum admission

Snowkie Station

What is a Snowkie??

A Snowkie is a cute snowball-like yarn creature with a light-up nose that talks with a jingle bell sound.  We’re turning our Art Studio into a mini-maker workshop to create these one-of-a-kind, whimsical creatures that your child is sure to love.

COST:  $7.00 for an electric Snowkie, plus museum admission (Sensory-friendly version available for $5.00)

Snowkie Station

What is a Snowkie??

A Snowkie is a cute snowball-like yarn creature with a light-up nose that talks with a jingle bell sound.  We’re turning our Art Studio into a mini-maker workshop to create these one-of-a-kind, whimsical creatures that your child is sure to love.

COST:  $7.00 for an electric Snowkie, plus museum admission (Sensory-friendly version available for $5.00)

Snowkie Station

What is a Snowkie??

A Snowkie is a cute snowball-like yarn creature with a light-up nose that talks with a jingle bell sound.  We’re turning our Art Studio into a mini-maker workshop to create these one-of-a-kind, whimsical creatures that your child is sure to love.

COST:  $7.00 for an electric Snowkie, plus museum admission (Sensory-friendly version available for $5.00)