• 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

Walk This Way - December 3, 2015 from 6-8 pm

Explore the science of locomotion with U of M Robotics and Motion Laboratory researchers. Put yourself in animals’ shoes and see how body structure affects movement. Investigate the difference between walking and running, collect data on how you move, and build your very own passive dynamic walker to take home. 

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Slithering Into Python - December 10, 2015 from 5-8pm.

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 entering 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.

Participants must bring their own laptop with a developing environment pre-loaded on the computer (link to download will be provided after registration).  Class will run from 5:00 to 7:00, with additional "open lab" time from 7:00-8:00

Registration opens November 19 for Members and November 23 for Non-Member. Click here to register today! Not a member? Click here to join today!

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3D Printing: The Science of Additive Printing - December 17, 2015 from 5:45-6:45pm

In this 1 hour workshop, we will explore the medical, technological, and architectural benefits to 3D printing or additive manufacturing. Work your way around our 3D town to help local citizens create solutions for their manufacturing needs and discover the global impact of this technology. During this hour you will see live 3D printing demonstrations and will be entered for the chance to win your own 3D print!

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3D Printing Design - December 17, 2015 from 7-8pm

In this 1 hour workshop, we will learn the basics of a free 3D design program and explore 3D creations. Discover the logic behind designing for 3D printers and create your own design. Don’t forget your laptops! All 3D designs will be printed within a week of the program and will be yours to keep.

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