Summer MAKE-cation

August 25, 2015 -
1:00am to 4:00am
August 26, 2015 -
1:00am to 4:00am
August 27, 2015 -
1:00am to 4:00am
August 28, 2015 -
1:00am to 4:00am
August 29, 2015 -
1:00am to 4:00am

We're turning summer vacation into summer MAKE-cation.   Join us each afternoon in the Exhibit Hall for a different activity that will keep your hands and mind busy.  We'll tinker with art, electronics, projectiles and more.


Each day, 1 - 4 pm




Aug 24


Mechanical Claws


Can you simulate a robotic hand with plastic tubes and string?  What can you pick up with it?



Aug 25


Balancing Acts


Use some lightweight materials to build precariously perched sculptures and mobiles.


Weds. Aug 26




Building Basics


Can you build a strong structure with just wooden dowels and rubber bands?


Thurs. Aug 27


Marshmallow Catapults


Popsicle sticks and rubber bands are all you need to make a marshmallow fly!



Aug 28


Art Bots


Using a simple vibrating motor and battery, design a jittering robot that will paint patterns with its legs.


Science Factory Children's Museum & Exploration Dome
2300 Leo Harris Parkway

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