Drop in and work together as a family on a science challenge in the Family Workshop at the SEE Science Center!
The SEE Science Center
will use activities provided by our experienced education staff in the workshop. The activities are available to visitors without any additional cost above their admission to the
Science Center and are available only during published Family workshop hours. They are self guided with staff available to assist. Activities are ideal for kids ages 6-10. Activities take 15-40 minutes to complete.
Saturdays 11am -12pm and Sundays 2pm -3pm.
Nov. 1 & 2
Screaming String Thing. Let the spookiness continue with this amazing noise contraption.
Try these activities inspired by SEE's newest
exhibit Escher: The Science Angle
November Patterns: regular patterns are everywhere, from how engineers lay out bricks in a building or how bees make honeycomb to how tiny molecules are connected together. Escher explored patterns and you can too this November in the Family Workshop.
Nov. 8 & 9
Exploring Tessellations: Learn what a Tessellation is and how to make your own using one or two shapes.
Nov. 15 & 16
Tessellation Patterns: Find out which shapes tessellate and which ones don't as you draw tessellation patterns using many different shapes.
Nov. 22 & 23
Invent and name your own tessellations : Think of, draw and color your own tessellations don't forget to give it a name.
Nov. 29 & 30
Finding tessellations in everyday objects
: Can you make a tessellation out of crackers? Find out which crackers will tessellate.
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The Family workshop features
FETCH! With Ruff Ruffman. FETCH is a PBS science and engineering reality TV series for kids. The show is hosted
by Ruff Ruffman an animated dog who sends out real kids to pursue interesting challenges. The series
focuses on real world science, featuring kids as they pursue questions, conduct experiments, and
actively investigate the world around them. The FETCH activities offered in the Family workshop are designed to give
viewers a chance to play along with the show, even after the TV is turned off. Learn more about the show on this PBS Kids webpage.
Visit the Family Workshop once a week, once a month or once a year, whenever you have a chance to drop by!
If you have any questions give the SEE Science Center a call at 603-669-0400.