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July 2020

Space Science

July 20, 2020 @ 9:00 am - July 24, 2020 @ 3:30 pm
$50 - $200

Learn what it takes to explore space, from understanding gravity to visiting new planets! Explore the solar system like never before by making models of star cores, craters, and more. Study phases of the moon and become a rocket scientist, and learn how astronauts and engineers plan for the extreme environment of space. Virtual program day runs from 9:00am to 3:30pm Monday through Friday, with live interactive sessions from 9:00-10:30 and from 2:30-3:30 daily. Open to students entering grades K-6.…

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Inventive Engineering

July 27, 2020 @ 9:00 am - July 31, 2020 @ 3:30 pm
$50 - $200

Engage in the Engineering Design Process and explore all of the things you can make to solve problems in your everyday life. From things that make our lives easier to amazing machines that can take a simple task and make it spectacular, engineering gives us the tools to make life great! Bonus activities for the week will include food science to help us learn how cooking and baking can be similar to engineering and rely on engineers! Virtual program day…

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August 2020

Physics Fun

August 3, 2020 @ 9:00 am - August 7, 2020 @ 3:30 pm
$50 - $200

Live the life of a physicist, practicing everything from flight challenges and simple machines to computer programming and learning how to test the laws of motion. We’ll show you the basics and help you design your own experiments, projects, and products. Virtual program day runs from 9:00am to 3:30pm Monday through Friday, with live interactive sessions from 9:00-10:30 and from 2:30-3:30 daily. Open to students entering grades K-6. Space is limited–pre-registration is required. View our materials list here!

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Mad Science

August 10, 2020 @ 9:00 am - August 14, 2020 @ 3:30 pm
$50 - $200

Join us for a week of STEAM fun, from chemistry chaos, to light and sound, to spy science fun! We’ll make slime and the ultimate bubble mix, experiment with light and sound waves, and learn how to create codes and gadgets to help you become a super sleuth. Virtual program day runs from 9:00am to 3:30pm Monday through Friday, with live interactive sessions from 9:00-10:30 and from 2:30-3:30 daily. Open to students entering grades K-6. Space is limited–pre-registration is required.

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GSK Science in the Summer Live Session – August 24, Morning Session

August 24, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Free

Calling all student scientists! Join us for the 2020 GSK Science in the Summer program, Be a Chemist, brought to you by the Franklin Institute! Learn about the science of mixing things and understanding what makes our world. Participants will learn about a chemistry career and receive materials for experiments to do at home to practice their chemistry skills! GSK Science in the Summer programs are completely free to participants! The program is recommended for students entering grades 2-6. This year's…

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GSK Science in the Summer Live Session – August 24, Afternoon

August 24, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Free

Calling all student scientists! Join us for the 2020 GSK Science in the Summer program, Be a Chemist, brought to you by the Franklin Institute! Learn about the science of mixing things and understanding what makes our world. Participants will learn about a chemistry career and receive materials for experiments to do at home to practice their chemistry skills! GSK Science in the Summer programs are completely free to participants! The program is recommended for students entering grades 2-6. This year’s program will…

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GSK Science in the Summer Live Session – August 25, Morning

August 25, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Free

Calling all student scientists! Join us for the 2020 GSK Science in the Summer program, Be a Chemist, brought to you by the Franklin Institute! Learn about the science of mixing things and understanding what makes our world. Participants will learn about a chemistry career and receive materials for experiments to do at home to practice their chemistry skills! GSK Science in the Summer programs are completely free to participants! The program is recommended for students entering grades 2-6. This year’s program will…

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GSK Science in the Summer Live Session – August 25, Afternoon

August 25, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Free

Calling all student scientists! Join us for the 2020 GSK Science in the Summer program, Be a Chemist, brought to you by the Franklin Institute! Learn about the science of mixing things and understanding what makes our world. Participants will learn about a chemistry career and receive materials for experiments to do at home to practice their chemistry skills! GSK Science in the Summer programs are completely free to participants! The program is recommended for students entering grades 2-6. This year’s program will…

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GSK Science in the Summer Live Session – August 26, Morning

August 26, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Free

Calling all student scientists! Join us for the 2020 GSK Science in the Summer program, Be a Chemist, brought to you by the Franklin Institute! Learn about the science of mixing things and understanding what makes our world. Participants will learn about a chemistry career and receive materials for experiments to do at home to practice their chemistry skills! GSK Science in the Summer programs are completely free to participants! The program is recommended for students entering grades 2-6. This year’s program will…

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GSK Science in the Summer Live Session – August 26, Afternoon

August 26, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Free

Calling all student scientists! Join us for the 2020 GSK Science in the Summer program, Be a Chemist, brought to you by the Franklin Institute! Learn about the science of mixing things and understanding what makes our world. Participants will learn about a chemistry career and receive materials for experiments to do at home to practice their chemistry skills! GSK Science in the Summer programs are completely free to participants! The program is recommended for students entering grades 2-6. This year’s program will…

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GSK Science in the Summer Live Session – August 27, Morning

August 27, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Free

Calling all student scientists! Join us for the 2020 GSK Science in the Summer program, Be a Chemist, brought to you by the Franklin Institute! Learn about the science of mixing things and understanding what makes our world. Participants will learn about a chemistry career and receive materials for experiments to do at home to practice their chemistry skills! GSK Science in the Summer programs are completely free to participants! The program is recommended for students entering grades 2-6. This year’s program will…

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GSK Science in the Summer Live Session – August 27, Afternoon

August 27, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Free

Calling all student scientists! Join us for the 2020 GSK Science in the Summer program, Be a Chemist, brought to you by the Franklin Institute! Learn about the science of mixing things and understanding what makes our world. Participants will learn about a chemistry career and receive materials for experiments to do at home to practice their chemistry skills! GSK Science in the Summer programs are completely free to participants! The program is recommended for students entering grades 2-6. This year’s program will…

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GSK Science in the Summer Live Session – August 28, Morning

August 28, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Free

Calling all student scientists! Join us for the 2020 GSK Science in the Summer program, Be a Chemist, brought to you by the Franklin Institute! Learn about the science of mixing things and understanding what makes our world. Participants will learn about a chemistry career and receive materials for experiments to do at home to practice their chemistry skills! GSK Science in the Summer programs are completely free to participants! The program is recommended for students entering grades 2-6. This year’s program will…

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GSK Science in the Summer Live Session – August 28, Afternoon

August 28, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Free

Calling all student scientists! Join us for the 2020 GSK Science in the Summer program, Be a Chemist, brought to you by the Franklin Institute! Learn about the science of mixing things and understanding what makes our world. Participants will learn about a chemistry career and receive materials for experiments to do at home to practice their chemistry skills! GSK Science in the Summer programs are completely free to participants! The program is recommended for students entering grades 2-6. This year’s program will…

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GSK Science in the Summer Live Session – August 31

August 31, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Free

Calling all student scientists! Join us for the 2020 GSK Science in the Summer program, Be a Chemist, brought to you by the Franklin Institute! Learn about the science of mixing things and understanding what makes our world. Participants will learn about a chemistry career and receive materials for experiments to do at home to practice their chemistry skills! GSK Science in the Summer programs are completely free to participants! The program is recommended for students entering grades 2-6. This year’s program will…

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September 2020

GSK Science in the Summer Live Session – September 1

September 1, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Free

Calling all student scientists! Join us for the 2020 GSK Science in the Summer program, Be a Chemist, brought to you by the Franklin Institute! Learn about the science of mixing things and understanding what makes our world. Participants will learn about a chemistry career and receive materials for experiments to do at home to practice their chemistry skills! GSK Science in the Summer programs are completely free to participants! The program is recommended for students entering grades 2-6. This year’s program will…

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GSK Science in the Summer Live Session – September 17

September 17, 2020 @ 3:45 pm - 4:45 pm
Free

Calling all student scientists! Join us for the 2020 GSK Science in the Summer program, Be a Chemist, brought to you by the Franklin Institute! Learn about the science of mixing things and understanding what makes our world. Participants will learn about a chemistry career and receive materials for experiments to do at home to practice their chemistry skills! GSK Science in the Summer programs are completely free to participants! The program is recommended for students entering grades 2-6. This year’s program will…

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GSK Science in the Summer Live Session – September 22

September 22, 2020 @ 3:45 pm - 4:45 pm
Free

Calling all student scientists! Join us for the 2020 GSK Science in the Summer program, Be a Chemist, brought to you by the Franklin Institute! Learn about the science of mixing things and understanding what makes our world. Participants will learn about a chemistry career and receive materials for experiments to do at home to practice their chemistry skills! GSK Science in the Summer programs are completely free to participants! The program is recommended for students entering grades 2-6. This year’s program will…

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Ask an Astronomer Girl Scout Program

September 23, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Have a question about the constellations? Want to know more about travel to the Moon or Mars? Thinking about a career that will take you out of this world? Join the Discovery Museum for a special Ask an Astronomer afternoon! Planetarium staff will answer your burning questions about space and the stars, from how we explore to what we hope to discover! Astronomers will demonstrate some stargazing techniques you can use at home, and show you their favorite objects in…

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GSK Science in the Summer Live Session – September 24

September 24, 2020 @ 3:45 pm - 4:45 pm
Free

Calling all student scientists! Join us for the 2020 GSK Science in the Summer program, Be a Chemist, brought to you by the Franklin Institute! Learn about the science of mixing things and understanding what makes our world. Participants will learn about a chemistry career and receive materials for experiments to do at home to practice their chemistry skills! GSK Science in the Summer programs are completely free to participants! The program is recommended for students entering grades 2-6. This year’s program will…

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GSK Science in the Summer Live Session – September 26, Morning

September 26, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Free

Calling all student scientists! Join us for the 2020 GSK Science in the Summer program, Be a Chemist, brought to you by the Franklin Institute! Learn about the science of mixing things and understanding what makes our world. Participants will learn about a chemistry career and receive materials for experiments to do at home to practice their chemistry skills! GSK Science in the Summer programs are completely free to participants! The program is recommended for students entering grades 2-6. This year’s program will…

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GSK Science in the Summer Live Session – September 26, Afternoon

September 26, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Free

Calling all student scientists! Join us for the 2020 GSK Science in the Summer program, Be a Chemist, brought to you by the Franklin Institute! Learn about the science of mixing things and understanding what makes our world. Participants will learn about a chemistry career and receive materials for experiments to do at home to practice their chemistry skills! GSK Science in the Summer programs are completely free to participants! The program is recommended for students entering grades 2-6. This year’s program will…

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GSK Science in the Summer Live Session – September 29

September 29, 2020 @ 3:45 pm - 4:45 pm
Free

Calling all student scientists! Join us for the 2020 GSK Science in the Summer program, Be a Chemist, brought to you by the Franklin Institute! Learn about the science of mixing things and understanding what makes our world. Participants will learn about a chemistry career and receive materials for experiments to do at home to practice their chemistry skills! GSK Science in the Summer programs are completely free to participants! The program is recommended for students entering grades 2-6. This year’s program will…

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GSK Science in the Summer Live Session – September 30

September 30, 2020 @ 3:45 pm - 4:45 pm
Free

Calling all student scientists! Join us for the 2020 GSK Science in the Summer program, Be a Chemist, brought to you by the Franklin Institute! Learn about the science of mixing things and understanding what makes our world. Participants will learn about a chemistry career and receive materials for experiments to do at home to practice their chemistry skills! GSK Science in the Summer programs are completely free to participants! The program is recommended for students entering grades 2-6. This year’s program will…

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October 2020

GSK Science in the Summer Live Session – October 1

October 1, 2020 @ 3:45 pm - 4:45 pm
Free

Calling all student scientists! Join us for the 2020 GSK Science in the Summer program, Be a Chemist, brought to you by the Franklin Institute! Learn about the science of mixing things and understanding what makes our world. Participants will learn about a chemistry career and receive materials for experiments to do at home to practice their chemistry skills! GSK Science in the Summer programs are completely free to participants! The program is recommended for students entering grades 2-6. This year’s program will…

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