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Please Note: Programs and times change daily. Please check the "Today" view on the calendar for an up-to-date program schedule on the day of your visit.

February 8, 2014
Event Requires Registration
9:00 am - 10:30 am
Beyond the Exhibit: Animal SecretsAnimals are all around us and many of them have secrets! Be an animal detective and crack the case of some interesting animal behaviors. Learn how insects eat, how to identify animal tracks and make your own, and what makes some of your favorite critters crawl. Solve the entire collection of cases and head home with a fantastic prize! $10 for members, $12.50 for nonmembers. Ages 6 and up with a registered adult.Register Today!
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Animal Secrets Opening DayExplore our newest exhibit and enter the secret world of forest animals. Where do they live? What do they eat? Find out the answers to these questions and many more as you participate in activities to learn more about the hidden habitats of forest animals.
1:00 pm - 1:45 pm
Madame Walker Presents45 minutes; ages 6+ Come to Lilly Theater to learn more about African American history in Indiana. See a dynamic theatrical performance celebrating the lives and achievements of Madame C. J. Walker and Levi Coffin.
10:00 am
Rock Climbing TicketsFree tickets are distributed on a first come, first serve basis at the Rockwall Ticket Booth at the entrance to Science Works. Rock Climbing is for children 6-12 years old with a grownup to handle the ropes.in ScienceWorks
10:30 am
Dinosphere Fossils: Up CloseDiscover the clues that helped scientists uncover amazing facts about Dinosphere’s special fossil specimens.in Dinosphere
10:30 am
Experiencing Art TogetherJoin us with your family to explore an authentic work of art that will inspire you to create your own artwork using a variety of materials. Specific activities will vary.in Playscape
10:30 am
Animal TalesJoin us for an interactive storytelling experience that will take you on a journey that explains why an animal is the way it is today. in Animal Secrets
11:00 am
Under the Magnifying GlassJoin us for an up close and personal exploration of unique science artifacts and awesome gallery elements.in ScienceWorks
11:30 am
Dino TalesJoin us for a delightful story told by an important person in paleo-history.in Dinosphere
11:30 am
Making Music TogetherPlay authentic musical instruments, sing familiar and new songs, and get up and moving as we experience various genres of music through an exciting musical exploration!in Playscape
11:30 am
Dissect a T. rexFrom skin to guts, come scrub in for this dinosaur dissection! Find out how studying each layer helps paleo artists make connections between a T. rex and their modern relatives. in Big, Bad, & Bizarre
11:30 am
Animal DetectivesInvestigate the clues to uncover the identity of a mysterious animal. As you complete a clue book about a particular animal, you discover clues such as its track marks, what its scat looks like, and where it lives. Who will your mystery animal be? Join us to find out!in Animal Secrets
12:00 pm
Active PlayMeet outside the Health House for fun activities that get your body and heart moving.in ScienceWorks
12:30 pm
Rock Climbing TicketsFree tickets are distributed on a first come, first serve basis at the Rockwall Ticket Booth at the entrance to Science Works. Rock Climbing is for children 6-12 years old with a grownup to handle the ropes.in ScienceWorks
12:45 pm
Waterclock PresentationCome learn about the amazing design of North America's largest waterclock. Hear interesting facts as you get a step-by-step explanation of how the clock works, all while watching the biggest clock drain of the day. Is theis 2 ton sculpture a work of Art or Science? You decide! in Sunburst Atrium
1:00 pm
Paleo Art ExplorationIt‘s time to draw big, bad, and bizarre creatures from the Cretaceous! Try your hand at becoming a paleo artist in one of our three rotating family drawing classes: Design-a-Saur, Sketch Dracorex, or Sketch the Unknown…in Big, Bad, & Bizarre
1:00 pm
Take Action TimeMake a Difference today!in Power of Children
1:00 pm
Animal TalesJoin us for an interactive storytelling experience that will take you on a journey that explains why an animal is the way it is today. in Animal Secrets
1:30 pm
Big Dino FunUse fossils to learn how to transform into a (pretend!) T-Rex.in Dinosphere
1:30 pm
Ruby's StoryHear the story of Ruby Bridges and the role she played in the Civil Rights Movement of the 1960's through the eyes of those around her. in Power of Children
2:00 pm
Under the Magnifying GlassJoin us for an up close and personal exploration of unique science artifacts and awesome gallery elements.in ScienceWorks
2:00 pm
Experiencing Art TogetherJoin us with your family to explore an authentic work of art that will inspire you to create your own artwork using a variety of materials. Specific activities will vary.in Playscape
2:00 pm
Paleo Art ExplorationIt‘s time to draw big, bad, and bizarre creatures from the Cretaceous! Try your hand at becoming a paleo artist in one of our three rotating family drawing classes: Design-a-Saur, Sketch Dracorex, or Sketch the Unknown…in Big, Bad, & Bizarre
2:30 pm
Ryan's StoryLearn about this ordinary boy who chose to speak up for his rights.in Power of Children
3:00 pm
Under the Magnifying GlassJoin us for an up close and personal exploration of unique science artifacts and awesome gallery elements.in ScienceWorks
3:00 pm
Making Music TogetherPlay authentic musical instruments, sing familiar and new songs, and get up and moving as we experience various genres of music through an exciting musical exploration!in Playscape
3:30 pm
Anne's StoryExplore Anne Frank’s world and wisdom, while learning how you can make a difference with the power of words.in Power of Children