Saturday Discoveries are Saturday half-day (1:30-4:30 p.m.) workshops for ages 8-12.
Cost: $25 museum members/$30 non-members
October 7, 2017
LEGO Structural Engineering
Sharpen your problem solving skills through design challenges using everyday materials. Then we will
push the limits with LEGO bridge and skyscraper building challenges.
November 4, 2017
Minecraft Arms & Armour
Witness first hand the real world skills and tools that are used in the craft of blacksmithing. We will also
investigate the physics behind effective armour and weaponry. Common materials will then be used to
craft our own armour.
December 2, 2017
LEGO Super Powered Storytelling
Learn how to tell the tale of your favorite super hero, or character of your own imagination, with varous
techniques used in animation and theater.
January 6, 2018
Minecraft Master Architect
Looking to level up your building skills? We will break down the geometry and structure used in the real
world and bring these techniques into the Minecraft universe.
February 3, 2018
LEGO in Space
LEGO has traveled aboard the ISS, the Space Shuttle, and the spacecraft Juno, on its mission to Jupiter.
From lift-off to recovery, we will put our LEGO building skill to the test as we explore the final frontier.
March 3, 2018
Minecraft Game Design
Go behind the screen and examine the elements that make up a computer game. We will also go from
desktop to table-top and design our own board game.