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Science Saturday: To the Moon!
Jul
20
11:00 AM11:00

Science Saturday: To the Moon!

July Theme: To the Moon!
Where were you on July 20, 1969? Join us as we celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing! Drop-in activities are from 11am-3pm in the Museum, great for all ages! Free for Members / Included with Park admission.




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Science Saturday: Phobia Fun
Aug
17
11:00 AM11:00

Science Saturday: Phobia Fun

August Theme: Phobia Fun
Are you afraid of heights? Does the dark make you nervous? Join our educators and volunteers as we explore common fears and phobias! Test the limits with our virtual reality plank walk, meet a creepy crawly face to face or discover how fears can keep our bodies safe! Free for Members / Included with Park admission.




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Science Saturday: Summer Solstice
Jun
15
11:00 AM11:00

Science Saturday: Summer Solstice

As the longest day of the year approaches, join us as we explore our neighborhood star, the sun! Create your own sundial, make art with the sunlight and find fun ways to stay cool this summer this Science Saturday. Science Saturday activities are FREE for Members / Included with Park admission.




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Science Saturday: Explosive Science
May
18
11:00 AM11:00

Science Saturday: Explosive Science

Fizz, boom, POP! Chemical reactions can produce fun and exciting results. From small jumping pop rockets to giant soda geysers, join our educators and volunteers as we explore explosive science! Free for Members / Included with Park admission.




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 Science Saturday: Welcome to Planet Earth
Mar
16
11:00 AM11:00

Science Saturday: Welcome to Planet Earth

This month for Science Saturday, bundle up and join us as we explore the many properties of dry ice. From coins that scream and ghostly bubbles, we hope you’re brave enough for the task. Come find out more about dry ice and what makes it so cool! Free for Members / Included with Park admission.

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Science Saturday: Dry Ice Exploration
Feb
16
11:00 AM11:00

Science Saturday: Dry Ice Exploration

This month for Science Saturday, bundle up and join us as we explore the many properties of dry ice. From coins that scream and ghostly bubbles, we hope you’re brave enough for the task. Come find out more about dry ice and what makes it so cool! Free for Members / Included with Park admission.

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Science Saturday: People of the Forest
Jan
19
11:00 AM11:00

Science Saturday: People of the Forest

Forests play an important role in our lives. We use forest products every day from the food we eat to the paper we use. Forests provide clean air, water, and economic opportunities. Join us and smokejumpers from the US Forest Service to learn about the art of crosscut sawing (and even give it a try!) and things you can do to help care for the natural resources around us. Come meet Smokey Bear and learn about fire prevention from 1 – 2 pm in the Museum!

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Family 2nd Saturday: Breathtaking Bugs
May
12
11:00 AM11:00

Family 2nd Saturday: Breathtaking Bugs

What they lack in size they make up for in numbers! From butterflies to earthworms, bugs come in all shapes, colors, and sizes. This month, join our volunteers and educators as we discover what makes these creepy crawlies tick. Assemble your own butterfly wings, meet an entomologist (a bug scientist) and learn how to dance like a bee.

Free with Park admission

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Science Saturday: Everyday Engineering
Feb
17
11:00 AM11:00

Science Saturday: Everyday Engineering

Science Saturdays are monthly features at Turtle Bay’s museum, designed to inspire wonder, exploration, and appreciation of our world. This month, you’re the engineer! Build towering structures, play with Legos and Keva planks and more. If you’re up to the task, join us for the Mystery Material Challenge in the classroom at 2:00pm where you will compete against other teams and try to build the tallest structure out of the materials.

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Science Saturday: Explore Dry Ice
Jan
20
11:00 AM11:00

Science Saturday: Explore Dry Ice

Science Saturdays are monthly features at Turtle Bay’s museum, designed to inspire wonder, exploration, and appreciation of our world. This month, bundle up and join us as we explore the many properties of dry ice. From coins that scream and ghostly bubbles, we hope you’re brave enough for the task. Come find out more about dry ice and what makes it so cool! Free for members, included in Park admission, only at Turtle Bay! 

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Science Saturday: Our World and Beyond
Nov
18
11:00 AM11:00

Science Saturday: Our World and Beyond

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Science Saturday: Our World and Beyond
Saturday, November 18
11am-3pm

Ever wondered how contrails and clouds are formed in our sky? Do you know how satellites stay in orbit? Find out the answers and discover more as we explore the wonders of Earth and the mysteries of space!

Free for Members / Included in Park Admission 

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