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Summer at the Museum

Summer Programs

 

Tuesdays - Curiosity Classes

Satisfy your curious minds in these science mini-camp classes! Every Tuesday (beginning May 29) there will be classes starting at 10:00am and 1:00pm. While each class will be 90 minutes long, the themes change weekly (as seen below). Classes are for children 6 years old and up. Please note that no one under age 6 will be permitted to participate. Parents and caregivers are encouraged to participate, however they must pay a participant fee. If parents and caregivers choose not to participate, the responsible adult must remain on site while class is in session. Please note that advanced registration is required.

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- Class Details -

General Participation     $5       

Museum Members         $3

Please note that only individuals on family membership will receive the discount. If you decide to also visit the Museum galleries, regular Museum admission will apply. Make sure you cancel your reservation within 48 hours to avoid not being able to register for future classes. The maximum capacity of every class is 25 participants and is based on the order that the request form is received.  

                                                                                                            - 2018 Summer Class Schedule -                                                                                                            (schedule subject to change)

Date

Times

Class Theme

Description

May 29

10:00am & 1:00pm

Mummy Makeover

One of the greatest legacies of the ancient Egyptians are mummies! Investigate mummification and make your own mummy.

June 5

10:00am & 1:00pm

Who Gives a Hoot?

Discover the incredible characteristics of owls, their hunting habitats and their strange digestion. Activity includes dissecting owl pellets.

June 12

10:00am & 1:00pm

Fossil Stories

Go behind the scenes in the Richard A. Ditton Learning Lab with Museum paleontologists and discover some of the emerging fossil stories in southern Nevada as you investigate these ancient rocks.

June 19

10:00am & 1:00pm

Calling all Inventors

Become the next inventor in this workshop where budding innovators will design, invent, create and test their own creations!

June 26

10:00am & 1:00pm

CrimeBusters

Use forensic science to work the crime scene using the important skills of observation and interpretation. Discover how the skills of a crime fighter are similar to the skills of all scientists.

July 3

10:00am & 1:00pm

Fossil Stories

Go behind the scenes in the Richard A. Ditton Learning Lab with Museum paleontologists and discover some of the emerging fossil stories in southern Nevada as you investigate these ancient rocks.

July 10

10:00am & 1:00pm

STEM it to Win it!

Participate in a series of science, technology, engineering and mathematics challenges as you compete against your peers in this exciting high energy competition format workshop.

July 17

10:00am & 1:00pm

Digging up the Past

Discover the past as an archaeologist in training. Learn how archaeologists put together a picture of the past using projectile points, pottery  and petroglyphs.

 

July 24

10:00am & 1:00pm

How to Train Your Permian Monster

Get your creative juices flowing as you explore the Permian Monster exhibit so you can create your own prehistoric creature.

July 31

10:00am & 1:00pm

Ocean Explorations

Join the Museum marine life specialists and discover the wonders of life under the sea.  Investigate shark jaws, shark skin, dive equipment, and other preserved specimens like jellyfish and stingray barbs. 

August 7

10:00am & 1:00pm

Rockin’ Rollercoasters

Try not to scream as you whirl, fly, spin and whoosh up and down hills, and around loop-de-loops. Create and test your own rollercoaster. 

 

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