The Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum Hosts Hands-On Holidays, Critters Up Close and Professor Ray’s Everyday Science events!

Friday, November 29, 2013

 

WHO:

The Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum

WHAT:

The Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum is hosting four engaging events in December.  Come discover Critters Up Close and celebrate the holiday season with your friends at the Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum!

Professor Ray’s Everyday Science: Mighty Motion

  • Ever wonder why and how objects move… or do not move? We will demonstrate gravity, inertia, air resistance and Newton’s laws of motion in many ways, including launching a tray of eggs with a broom — safely!                                                               

Critters Up Close

  • Every month, our friends at Leslie Science and Nature Center (LSNC) will bring different live animals into the Museum. There will also be special, animal-oriented hands-on activities. While you’re here, pick up the Critters Up Close passport and start collecting stamps for this year-long series. Make sure to visit LSNC Critter House on Sundays from 12-3 p.m. to get additional stamps and see more Critters Up Close!

Professor Ray’s Everyday Science: Luminosity

  • Energy (mechanical, chemical, heat) and electricity are transformed into light. See a soda fluoresce and a pickle light up!

Hands-On Holidays: Let it Snow!

  • Join us for 11 days of stupendous, snowy science! Explore the intricate world of crystals, learn how meteorologists predict snowstorms, and make your very own snow gauge. We’ll also have daily performances and science demonstrations that will delight the whole family!

WHEN:

Professor Ray’s Everyday Science: Mighty Motion will be offered Saturday, December 7, and Sunday, December 8. Interactive demos will take both Saturday and Sunday at 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. in the Legacy Gallery.

Critters Up Close will be offered Saturday, December 14, from 1-4 p.m. and on Sunday, December 15, from 1-4 p.m.

Professor Ray’s Everyday Science: Luminosity will be offered Saturday, December 21, and Sunday, December 22. Interactive demos will take both Saturday and Sunday at 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. in the Legacy Gallery.

Hands-On Holidays will be offered Thursday, December 26 through Sunday, January 5. Activities will be offered 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. on Monday through Saturday (December 26-28, December 30-31, and January 2-4) and 12-4 p.m. on Sunday, December 29, Wednesday, January 1, and Sunday, January 5.

COST: 

December event activities are included with Museum admission at no additional charge. Admission to the Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum is free for members and children under 2 years old, and $11 for ages two and up.

INFO:

For more information about the Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum’s December events, visit: http://aahom.org/experience/event-calendar.

 

About the Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum

The Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum provides more than 250 interactive exhibits that spark the imagination. The Museum is a regional destination attracting over 250,000 visitors every year. The mission of the Museum is to inspire people to discover the wonder of science, technology, engineering, art and math. Visit www.aahom.org or call 734.995.5439 for more information.

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734.995.5439
220 E. Ann St. 
Ann Arbor, MI 48104

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Monday: 10 - 5
Tuesday: 9 - 5
Wednesday: 10 - 5
Thursday: 10 - 8
Friday: 10 - 5
Saturday:  10 - 5
Sunday: Noon - 5

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