Want to dive deeply into specific topics? Join us for an Evening Workshop! Explore a variety of science concepts through hands-on activities, interactive demos, and experiments in a small group setting. Topics vary from stop-motion animation to computer programming to engineering – there’s sure to be something that piques your interest!
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Kids entering grades 1-5 can join the Junior League of Ann Arbor for Healthy Eating From Head to Toe, an evening workshop as part of the Kids in the Kitchen program. Do science experiments focused on body systems, make a nutritious snack, and play games. An adult is required to stay in the building and their admission is included in the ticket cost. Preregistration is required: $5 for members, $10 for non-members. Register now!
In this 90 minute workshop, you will learn the basics of TinkerCad, a free online 3D design program and explore 3D creations. Discover the logic behind designing for 3D printers and create your own design. You will need to bring a laptop to the workshop! All 3D designs will be printed within a week of the program and will be yours to keep. Pre-registration is required: $15 members, $20 non-members. Register today!
Participants must bring their own laptop or request to use one of ours. Please fill out our Contact Us form (choose Evening Workshops as the Department) if you would like to inquire about the availability of a laptop prior to registering for the event.
Become amusement park designers for an evening! Kids and parents engineer a roller coaster by combining loops, turns and hills into the wildest ride you can imagine. Experience the physics and challenges of roller coaster design as your marble zooms down the track -- but make sure it doesn't fall off! Adults -- be ready to jump in and engineer right alongside the kids. Register now!
For kids ages 8+ and their families. All family members must purchase a ticket for the program. Cost: $5 for members, $10 for non-members