So much science, so little time.
November & December 2013 Weekend Activities
Saturday & Sunday, December 14th & 15th, 2013: Meet A Scientist!
Visit the Discovery Museum this weekend to meet some amazing scientists from UC Davis. Multiple scientists are available each day to interact with your family, sharing their research and offering a hands-on activity to connect you with current science in our community. Children 12 and under receive a souvenir pin once they complete a “science passport”. This is a wonderful opportunity to have children (and adults!)meet a real scientist. Please join us for this exciting event! Planetarium shows are at 1pm or 3pm for ages 4 and older.
SATURDAY, DECEMBER 21 -- PANCAKE BREAKFAST with SANTA!!
Saturday through Tuesday, December 21st -24th, 2013: Paper Drop Decoration
Begin your winter break by making a keepsake holiday decoration. Kids 12 and under enjoy constructing a paper drop ornament. Hang it in the house to remind you of your day at the Discovery Museum. Multiple colors of construction papers are available to represent different winter holidays. Admission includes an animal presentation at noon & 2pm, the Space Quest! exhibit and planetarium shows at 1pm & 3pm (for ages 4 and older).
Thursday& Friday, December 26th & 27th, 2013: New Year’s Banner
Make the end of 2013 memorable by visiting the Discovery Museum with family and friends. Explore exhibits, a nature walk and the craft room. Kids 12 and under color and assemble a New Year Banner to take home. Admission includes an animal presentation at noon & 2pm, the Space Quest! exhibit and planetarium shows at 1pm & 3pm (for ages 4 and older).
Saturday through Tuesday, December 28th - 31st, 2013: Winter Scienceland
It may not snow often in Sacramento but that does not mean that we can't celebrate the science of snow. Learn a bit about snowflakes. As a take home, children 12 and under craft a Jack Frost wand. Admission includes these activities, an animal presentation at noon & 2pm, the Space Quest! exhibit and planetarium shows at 1pm & 3pm (for ages 4 and older).
Thursday-Sunday, January 2nd -5th, 2014 : Space Quest! : The Final Days
3…2…1 Blast off! Join us for the closing of our Space Quest! exhibit.
Learn about the science of the universe and about our own solar system in this entertaining and hands-on exhibit. Visit the 12-foot rocket play space and dress up in an astronaut costume and helmet. Explore color and light in the light affects room. Children 12 and under make a paper rocket wand to fly around the exhibit and to take home. Admission includes an animal presentation at noon & 2pm and planetarium shows at 1pm & 3pm (for ages 4 and older).
The Museum will be closed for exhibit change January 6-January 17.
Blast from the Past! Opening Weekend: Saturday-Monday, January 18th -20th, 2014