FEBRUARY

TOT PLANETARIUM

FEBRUARY 15 | 11:00AM

A family-friendly planetarium show geared for young explorers that covers the basics of space travel and a view of the night's sky. Tot Planetarium is recommended for space explorers ages 3 and under. Seating is limited, please arrive early to claim your pass.

Activities are included with Powerhouse admission.

 

 

ENGINEERING WEEKEND

FEBRUARY 15-17 | 12:00PM-4:00PM

Can you and your family Save the Day? Put your creativity and engineering skills to the test with a unique challenge in the Design Lab. Save the Day is a card game with an engineering twist that will get your brain really working as you and your team work together to create a solution to a crazy disaster!

Activity is included with Powerhouse admission.

 

 

CREATE AND TAKE: SNAKE SPINNER

FEBRUARY 22| 10:00AM-11:30AM

The winds are blowing and the weather is changing. Come create a spinning snake that you can use to observe the wind, or as a decoration for your home!

Activity is included with Powerhouse admission.

 

 

MARCH

FAMILY WORKSHOP: LEGO MINDSTORMS

MARCH 7 | 9:30AM-10:30AM

Robots help humans do many things; from keeping us safe to exploring space, but they cannot do any of these things without the proper programming. In this workshop learn about what makes a robot- a robot! Get an introduction to coding and try your hand at programming a Lego Mindstorms robot. Family Workshops are for participants ages 5 and up. A minimum of one adult for every two children participating is required.

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SCIENCE STORYTIME

MARCH 14 | 11:00AM

Join us in Nature Discovery to listen to a science-themed story. Afterwards, participate in a fun, hands-on activity.

Activities are included with Powerhouse admission.

 

 

CHALLENGER COMMUNITY MISSION

MARCH 20 | 6:00PM-8:30PM

Community Missions launch families, friends, and space enthusiasts on an exciting voyage of discovery where you can experience what it is like to work for NASA! Work with a team to build a probe, support astronauts from mission control, and discover how tests are performed in space. A thrilling, interactive learning experience. Simulated space missions are for ages 9+

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TOT PLANETARIUM

MARCH 21 | 11:00AM

A family-friendly planetarium show geared for young explorers that covers the basics of space travel and a view of the night's sky. Tot Planetarium is recommended for space explorers ages 3 and under. Seating is limited, please arrive early to claim your pass.

Activities are included with Powerhouse admission.

 

 

APRIL

FAMILY WORKSHOP: FORCES AND ENERGY

APRIL 4 | 9:30AM-10:30AM

What goes up must come down; objects in motion stay in motion; energy takes on different forms. Physics is all around us from a bouncy tennis ball  to a twisted up rubber band. In this workshop experiment with gravity, and build your own rubber band powered catapult!

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