The Lab

06/01/2018, 10:30 AM to 2:30 PM

Weekly on Tuesday,Wednesday,Thursday,Friday

Free With Admission map


What to Expect

Tuesday–Friday, 10:30am–2:30pm
Sunday–Saturday, 10:30am–4:30pm
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April 30–May 6 — Fossils 
Rocks are all around us, but they are not always what they seem. Join us in The Lab and discover ancient objects left behind by animals and plants.

May 7–May 13 — Nature Play
Nature is all around us, so it is easy to forget about the benefits. The air, the plants, and the animals all have benefits to our health! Play with nature and discover how getting a little bit of dirt under your nails can make a big difference. May 12th we will be joined by Raquel Silva, a scientist who studies the health benefits of time spent in nature.

May 14–May 20 — Geology Rocks
Dig deep into geology! Identify different rocks by their surprising behaviors and discover what everyday objects are made out of rocks and minerals

May 21–May 27 — Ocean's Motions
Dive into a day of ocean experiments to learn how land and water interact on Earth. Explore the properties of density and discover the difference between salty and fresh water.

May 28–June 3 — Navigating the Wild
Get wild in The Lab as we test our navigational skills and practice our balance by making cairns!

June 4–June 10 — Unstable Ground
Natural disasters devastate both natural habitats and man-made structures every year. Join us to learn about earthquakes, then design and build yoru own earthquake-proof marshmallow building!


Members receive UNLIMITED admission all year long!