What's Happening - Calendar

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April 28 - May 04
  • 28

    Top Secret: License to Spy Closes

    12:00 PM-5:00 PM
    Exploration Place
    Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States

    Uncover the truth

    National 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. 
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  • 01

    Kansas Kids Preschool Class

    10:30 AM-11:30 AM
    Exploration Place
    Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States

    Adventures with your little ones

    Wednesdays, 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 Crime
    February: Mighty CodersFeb. 6: Robotic SkillsFeb. 13: Coding CrushFeb. 20: Sort It OutFeb. 27: Mega Mazes
    March: Storybook Science
    March 6: 'Lil Pigs Construction Co.March 20: A Wolf's Tale
    March 27: Goldilocks: The Big Sleep
    April: 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


    Member: $5 per child (adult member free)Nonmember: $7 per child (includes 1 adult)Includes newsletter linked to the month's theme.
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  • 04

    Geometric Bubbles - National Math Festival

    10:00 AM-5:00 PM
    Exploration Place
    Exploration Place, 300 N McLean Blvd, Wichita, KS, United States
    Saturday, 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!