• Evening Workshops

    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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Evening Workshops

Programming with Huron High School Computer Science Club - May 21, 2015 from 5:00-8:00pm

Learn the fundamentals for computer programming from members of the Huron High School Computer Science Club! Participants will work in Python to create “Hello World” and learn basic logic such as conditional statements, loops, and data types.

For students in grades 5, 6 and 7. Participants under the age of 12 must have an adult remain in the building for the duration of the workshop.

Workshop is included with Museum admission, but pre-registration is required. Registration opens May 1st for members, May 5th for non-members. Participants must bring their own laptop with a developing environment pre-loaded on the computer (link to download will be provided after registration).

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Minecraft Robot Parade - May 14, 2015 from 5:45-6:45pm

In this session we will use a visual programming interface to build our own Iron Golem "robot" parade in Minecraft. This session will focus on constructing "for loops" to leverage their robotic creations.

Ages 6-8. Note: participants must have an adult stay in the building for duration of workshop. Please, no siblings in the classroom. One adult Museum admission is included in the price of the workshop. All others must pay admission to the Museum.

Click here to register starting April 24th for Museum Members and April 27th for non-members.

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Minecraft AI - May 14, 2015 from 7:00-8:00pm

This class uses the Java programming language to teach children about Artificial Intelligence. We will look at a pre-built "robot" and modify its behavior to make it more realistic.

Ages 8-14; must have strong keyboard skills. Note: participants under the age of 12 must have an adult remain in the building for the duration of the workshop. Please, no siblings in the classroom. One adult Museum admission is included in the price of the workshop. All others must pay admission to the Museum.

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Minecraft on Rails - May 28, 2015 from 5:45-6:45pm

All aboard the Minecraft train! Students will utilize tools built in the Python programming language to help them construct their own Minecraft rail system.

Ages 6-8. Note: participants must have an adult stay in the building for duration of workshop. Please, no siblings in the classroom. One adult Museum admission is included in the price of the workshop. All others must pay admission to the Museum.

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Minecraft Rollercoaster - May 28, 2015 from 7:00-8:00pm

In this session students will use the Python programming language to construct their own rollercoaster. We will utilize "for loops" and "if statements" to build the best coasters in Minecraft.

Ages 8-14; must have strong keyboard skills. Note: participants under the age of 12 must have an adult remain in the building for the duration of the workshop. Please, no siblings in the classroom. One adult Museum admission is included in the price of the workshop. All others must pay admission to the Museum.

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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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