Adventures in STEM at Roger Williams Park Museum of Natural History and Planetarium

Adventures in STEM

Adventures in STEM during February School Vacation

Experiment, tinker, build, observe, problem solve, explore and create with fun, hands-on activities at the Museum of Natural History throughout February vacation week. Science, technology, engineering and math are the focus during this week of family fun!

Special STEM Week Happenings:
10am-4pm: STEM Family Fun
Cost: Free with museum admission
Activities include: physics experiments with balance and motion, be a rocket scientist and build a space craft, explore concepts of flight, test your engineering skill with a building challenge, special STEM museum quest and prizes.

12pm-3pm: Discover DensityCost: Free with museum admission
Conduct experiments and be amazed by chemistry with regular household items.

1pm: Astronaut Full Dome Planetarium Show
Cost: $3.00 per person/includes museum admission. Children under age 4 not permitted in the planetarium.
What does it take to become an astronaut? This planetarium show takes you from Earth into space … and beyond! The program will be followed by a brief tour of the night sky, using the planetarium’s Zeiss star projector. (General Audience)

2pm: Great Space Adventure Planetarium Show
Cost: $3.00 per person/includes museum admission. Children under age 4 not permitted in the planetarium.
If you thought space exploration was just for astronauts, think again! Discover what you can see from right here on ‘Spaceship Earth’ as we whiz through the solar system at breakneck speed! Spectacular video imagery shows some of the most fantastic sights in our solar system, from volcanoes on Mars to the rings of Saturn. Explore our solar system, and discover what you can see with your own two eyes from right here in your backyard. (Family audience)

 

 

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