Events Calendar

Engineering a New Beginning, Thanksgiving Break Camp (2nd - 4th)

@ Nov 23 2020 - Nov 25 2020

November 23 –  25 | 9:00 a.m – 4:00 p.m. | Non-member: $180, Member: $135 | Preregistration required 

Did you know that this November marks the International Space Station’s 20th year around Earth? Learn about this and much more in this camp all about the wonders of space. You’re bound to have a blast as you use telescopes to observe the Sun safely (using a solar filter), learn about gravity and the physics of space, and build and launch a rocket on the last day of camp!

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Robots: In Space, Thanksgiving Break Camp (K - 1st)

@ Nov 23 2020 - Nov 25 2020

November 23 – 25 | 9:00 a.m – 4:00 p.m. | Non-member: $180, Member: $135 | Preregistration required 

Robots and space, what more can you ask for? Learn the basics of coding as you program your robot to navigate the obstacles of other worlds. Design rockets that could explore the vast expanses of space. Bring your astronauts back home safely by designing and testing re-entry vehicles. Explore MOSI’s very own Mission: Moon Base, and get a great view of the stars at Saunders’s Planetarium.

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Science After Dark: MOSI Murder Mystery

@ Dec 04 2020

Friday, December 4, 2020 | Ages 18 and up | 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m | Non-Member: $14.95, Member: $12.95 | Preregistration required

Professor Victor Benoit was a world renowned planetary geologist until he was murdered! Follow the evidence to solve this baffling crime. Investigate the crime scene and analyze the evidence in three labs. Question his colleagues to determine if they had a motive for wanting him dead. Become a hero by showing off your sleuthing skills by solving this perplexing crime while you enjoy light appetizers, liquid nitrogen ice cream, beer and wine samplings, as well as the MOSI exhibits!

*CDC guidelines are being followed for this event

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Director's Cut - Cadettes, Girl Scout Workshop (Virtual*)

@ Dec 05 2020

Saturday, December 5th, 10:00am – 1:00pm

From concept to premiere, travel the path of a filmmaker as you bring your ideas to life with actors, props, and locations. Teams will create, shoot, edit, and show their own film on location at MOSI!

Journey/Badge Requirements Addressed: Movie Maker

Virtual Program Fee: $16 per scout | Last Day to Register: November 26th
*All registrants will be sent a Zoom link and materials list will be emailed one week prior to program date.

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Minecraft Mania

@ Dec 05 2020

Saturday, December 5, 2020 | Ages 7 – 12 | 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m | Preregistration required

You’ve dug dirt, punched a tree, slayed a zombie or twenty . . .  now it’s time to put those skills to the test in MOSI’s Minecraft Mania! Play on custom-designed individual and multiplayer worlds and scenarios found only at MOSI. Each week will feature a new adventure where you will learn useful tips and tricks that will guide you on becoming a Minecraft Designer, Adventurer, and even Master.

Non-Member: $20 | Member: $15 

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Director's Cut - Webelos, Cub Scout Workshop (Virtual*)

@ Dec 06 2020

Sunday, December 6th, 2:00pm – 5:00pm

From concept to premiere, travel the path of a filmmaker as you bring your ideas to life with actors, props, and locations. Teams will create, shoot, edit, and show their own film on location at MOSI!

Adventure addressed: Movie Making
Nova Award requirements met: Tech Talk

Virtual Program Fee: $16 per scout | Last Day to Register: November 26th
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Homeschool Science Experience Enrichment Days: Behind the Scenes (AV/Filming)

@ Dec 08 2020

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

Cameras are more ubiquitous today than ever before (there’s probably more than a couple of cameras on cell phones alone). Learn the concepts behind filming and framing your subjects and get a behind-the-scenes look at how green screen effects make movie magic real!

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Homeschool Science Experience Enrichment Days: Siege Engineer (Engineering)

@ Dec 08 2020

Tuesday, December 8, 2020 | Ages 5 – 7 | 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m | Non-Member: $24, Member: $18 | Preregistration required

Go back in time and become a siege engineer! Make a desktop catapult, a straw blow-dart, and more! These hands on activities will bring physics and engineering to life!

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Homeschool Science Experience Enrichment Days: We Make Things Better (Engineering)

@ Dec 08 2020

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

Can you build a house from popsicle sticks that can resist category 3 hurricane winds? Can you build a storage tank for harmful chemicals that can resist flood and wind damage? You are now an engineer, and we need your brain to solve these and other issues. We will see if you are up to the challenge in this class.

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Homeschool Science Experience Enrichment Days: Behind the Scenes (AV/Filming)

@ Dec 10 2020

Thursday, December 10, 2020 | Ages 11 – 13 | 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m | Non-Member: $24, Member: $18 | Preregistration required

Cameras are more ubiquitous today than ever before (there’s probably more than a couple of cameras on cell phones alone). Learn the concepts behind filming and framing your subjects and get a behind-the-scenes look at how green screen effects make movie magic real!

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