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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.


Upcoming Activities

April 4, 11, 12,
Nano Science activities  to celebrate #Nanodays

April 18 & 19
Bubble activities to celebrate National Math Festival #MathFest2015

April 25 & 26 
Special raffle to celebrate #EarthDay Win Membership and earth friendly kits.

May 9th and 10th  
Pinwheels: use your imagination to build a pinwheel and watch what happens as it blows in the wind

May 16th and 17th
Bee Hummer: when you spin the bee hummer the moving air will cause the rubber band to vibrate sounding like a bee…don’t worry this bee does not sting!

May 23rd and 24th
Windsocks: hang your windsock outside and see what happens when the wind blows

May 30th and 31st
Go fly a kite: build a kite using your science and engineering know how and you will be set to soar!

June 6th and 7th
Blast off: use air to send a straw rocket flying high

June 13th and 14th
Sky Diver: design a parachute that floats safely to the ground

June 20th and 21st
Balloon Rocket: watch as air pushing out of the balloon sends your rocket flying. This demonstrates Sir Issac Newton’s third law of motion (for every action there is an equal and opposite reaction).


Have a fun summer…. Activities for the family workshop will resume in October 2015!


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Fetch! with Ruff Ruffman

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.