What's Happening - Calendar
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Uncover the truthNational Traveling Exhibit opens Saturday, Jan. 19Slink through the shadows of mystery! Search exotic locales around the world to gather intelligence on a group of suspects, and build a case to determine the likely culprit. Control hidden cameras, sight-see with spy satellites, peer through the dark with night vision, crack codes, navigate a laser maze and much more!Top Secret: License to Spy is created by SciTech, produced by Imagine Exhibitions.
- 2929.April.MondayNo events
- 3030.April.TuesdayNo events
Adventures with your little onesWednesdays, 10:30 - 11:30 a.m.Ages 3 - 5, Advanced registration required.It’s science for preschoolers! Investigate, discover and question with your Kansas Kid while you encounter the wonder of our planet. Jump into the world of toys and explore the gaming universe. Plus, discover the marvels of the fall and holiday seasons. Parents will receive a newsletter linked to the class’s monthly theme.January: Live and Let SpyJan. 9: Spy TrainingJan. 16: Investigate!Jan. 23: Top Secret MissionJan. 30: Solving the CrimeFebruary: Mighty CodersFeb. 6: Robotic SkillsFeb. 13: Coding CrushFeb. 20: Sort It OutFeb. 27: Mega MazesMarch: Storybook ScienceMarch 6: 'Lil Pigs Construction Co.March 20: A Wolf's TaleMarch 27: Goldilocks: The Big SleepApril: SeasonsApril 3: Spring ShowersApril 10: Summer SunApril 17: So Unbe-leaf-able!April 24: Snow ShowMay: HabitatsMay 1: Roaring RainforestMay 8: Dusty Dry DesertMay 15: Polar PlungeMay 22: Water Wonders
PricesMember: $5 per child (adult member free)Nonmember: $7 per child (includes 1 adult)Includes newsletter linked to the month's theme.
- 0202.May.ThursdayNo events
- 0303.May.FridayNo events
- 0404.May.SaturdaySaturday, May 4, the National Math Festival takes place in Washington, DC. We’ll be celebrating locally by hosting a day of Geometric Bubble Blowing at Exploration Place!Can you imagine making a square bubble? How about a cubic, spiral, saddle-shaped, wormhole, or parabolic-shaped bubbles? At ourZometool bubble station, everyone from young kids to grown-ups can explore how the principle of “minimal surfaces” makes possible not just round bubbles, but many surprising geometric forms usingdifferently shaped bubble frames. Join the fun! #2019NMF is included with general museum admission, free for members!