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Homeschool Science Experience Enrichment Days: Dino Detectives

@ Dec 10 2019

Tuesday, December 10, 2019 | Ages 5 – 7 | 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m | Non-Member: $24, Member: $18 | Preregistration required

Imagine what it was like during the time of the dinosaurs. Touch and explore dinosaur
fossils and learn how they hunt and what they ate. Discover how fossil casts are made.

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Homeschool Science Experience Enrichment Days: Dinosaur Discoveries

@ Dec 10 2019

Tuesday, December 10, 2019 | Ages 8 – 10 | 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m | Non-Member: $24, Member: $18 | Preregistration required

You are now a paleontologist on the hunt for fossils. Learn how experts in the field create casts in order to carefully show what they found during a dig. Understand how fossils were created through a layering process. Discover what coprolite is and how scientists use it to determine what dinosaurs ate.

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BEARS - Roving Robots Cub Scout Workshop

@ Dec 15 2019

Sunday, December 15, 2019 | 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m | $12 per scout, $4 per adult | Preregistration required

Adventure Addressed: Robotics

Discover how robots work and help humans every day. Build your own robot and test it out!

Last Day to Register: Thursday, December 5

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Homeschool Technology and Engineering Program: 3...2...1...Liftoff!

@ Jan 14 2020

Tuesday, January 14, 2020 | Ages 8 – 12 | 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m | Non-Member: $24, Member: $18 | Preregistration required

What’s more exciting than watching a live rocket launch? watching YOUR rocket launch high into the air! See the principles of rocket dynamics in action as we build and launch our own models.
Recover your rocket after a successful flight to take home proof of your work!

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Homeschool Science Experience Enrichment Days: A Measure of Motion

@ Jan 14 2020

Tuesday, January 14, 2020 | Ages 8 – 10 | 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m | Non-Member: $24, Member: $18 | Preregistration required

Physics is the study of matter in motion and this class has a lot of stuff moving! Learn about pulleys and other simple machines as you build the climbing man creature. Use balloons to power made from scratch cars and build a simple pendulum learn about how objects move. Understand kinetic and potential energy through what is referred to as Kinetic Art.

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Homeschool Science Experience Enrichment Days: What Goes Up...

@ Jan 14 2020

Tuesday, January 14, 2020 | Ages 5 – 7 | 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m | Non-Member: $24, Member: $18 | Preregistration required

How do simple machines work? Explore the energy and work behind simple machines. Compete in a challenge using pulleys, levers, inclined planes and more. Can you turn potential energy into kinetic?

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ALL CUB SCOUTS - Mission to Mars Camp-In

@ Jan 18 2020 - Jan 19 2020

Saturday, January 18, 2020 7:00 p.m. –  Sunday, January 19, 2020 9:00 a.m | $40 per scout, $25 per adult | Preregistration required

Adventure Addressed: Tigers – Sky is the Limit, Webelos – Adventures in Science, Webelos – Engineer

Become an expert in exploration! Choose your mission, design spacecraft, and follow in the footsteps of astronauts, engineers, and scientists.  This overnight experience includes a show in the Saunders Planetarium, a hands-on Design Lab, a Junior Science Cafe, MOSI exhibit exploration, light snack, sleeping at MOSI, light breakfast, and general admission to MOSI after the program. *This program includes one MOSI 2020 Fun Patch per scout.

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Last Day to Register: Thursday, January 2

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TIGERS - Space-capades Cub Scout Workshop

@ Feb 01 2020

Saturday, February 1, 2020 | 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m | $12 per scout, $4 per adult | Preregistration required

Adventure Addressed: Sky is the Limit

Junior astronomers will take a journey through space by investigating the Moon, Sun, planets and constellations!  This workshop includes a show in the Saunders Planetarium.

Last Day to Register: Thursday, January 23

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Homeschool Technology and Engineering Program: Prototyping 101

@ Feb 11 2020

Tuesday, February 11, 2020 | Ages 8 – 12 | 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m | Non-Member: $24, Member: $18 | Preregistration required

How does a product go from idea to finished design? It goes through the many steps in the prototyping process! Learn how to use Computer Aided Design (CAD) software to make 3D models that can be sent to a 3D printer to bring them to the physical world.

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Homeschool Science Experience Enrichment Days: Backyard Scientists

@ Feb 11 2020

Tuesday, February 11, 2020 | Ages 5 – 7 | 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m | Non-Member: $24, Member: $18 | Preregistration required

Step outside and turn it into a science lab! Explore the MOSI backwoods as you learn about insects and plants through hands-on experiments. Conduct water testing to find the pH from tap water, bottled water and water from the backwoods.

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