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Discovery Days
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All Ages
Location
Perot Museum
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Discovery Days at the Perot Museum, powered by Time Warner Cable: Connect a Million Minds

Super Scientists

August 13│10am-4pm Sneak Preview and Exclusive Activities hours for Members-only, beginning at 8:30am

Do you want to be a super scientist? Here’s your chance to dress up as one, and even meet real super scientists! Explore some of the professions you can pursue, and learn what it takes to achieve your goals.

Discover the fun of science together with your whole family on the second Saturday of each month! Try out real experiments, design and build new creations, and check out dynamic performances each month with guest scientists, educators and artists.  

Scheduled Activities

Bookworm Reading Time
11am │ Level 4, T. Boone Pickens Life Then and Now Hall

Nautilus Live
1pm │ Level 4, T. Boone Pickens Life Then and Now Hall
Join the crew of the research vessel E/V Nautilus during this interactive live stream and follow their exploration along the Pacific Coast of the United States.

Activities with SPEaC
10am-4pm │Lobby
Join the Science Policy, Education, and Communication Club from UT Southwestern as they extract DNA, use technology to create brain illusions and discuss their work in the lab.  *Activities are subject to change.

Color Science with Oil and Cotton
10am-2pm │ Level 2 Landing
Join artists from Oil and Cotton to learn about the science of color and make your own color wheel.

Toddler Takeover Table with Oil and Cotton
10am-2pm | Level 2 Landing
Join artists from Oil and Cotton at their interactive play table and make your own color swatch necklace.

Sketching in the Galleries with Oil and Cotton
10am-4pm | Level 2 Landing
Learn to draw a color wheel and fill your page with rainbows of color.

Create a Sea Creature
10am-4pm | Lobby
The ocean is full of unexplored nooks and deep spaces. Imagine what sorts of sea creatures marine biologists might discover soon.

Slime Experiments
10am-4am | Lobby
Combine liquid starch and glue to make your own slime to take home.

Dino Dig
10am-4pm | Lobby
Learn about paleontologists and check out what tools they use.

Sumblocks
10am-4pm | Level 2, Activity Station
Be a mathematician and build towers by adding, subtracting and stacking numbered blocks on top of each other.

Little Bits 
10am-4pm | Level 3 Landing
Practice coding with these electronic building blocks and see what you can create. 

Gems and Minerals Sorting
10am-4pm | Level 3 Landing
Become a geologist for the day and help identify and sort different gems and minerals.

Science Careers
10am-4pm | Level 4 Landing
Learn about different science career options and dress up like different scientists!

Member-only Activity
Homemade Lava Lamps
Noon–1pm | Lobby
Make your own lava lamp out of household materials.

Discovery Days are free for Museum members and included in the cost of general admission for non-members. Reserve your tickets early!

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Discovery Days at the Perot Museum, powered by Time Warner Cable: Connect a Million Minds

Experimental

September 10│10am-4pm Sneak Preview and Exclusive Activities hours for Members-only, beginning at 8:30am

Go back to the basics as you try your hand at a variety of experiments, featuring all different types of science: chemistry, biology, physics and more. Get ready to see some evolutionary, explosive, spontaneous and gravity-defying experiments!  

Discover the fun of science together with your whole family on the second Saturday of each month! Try out real experiments, design and build new creations, and check out dynamic performances each month with guest scientists, educators and artists.   

Discovery Days are free for Museum members and included in the cost of general admission for non-members. Reserve your tickets early!

Discover Together

Discovery Days at the Perot Museum, powered by Time Warner Cable: Connect a Million Minds

Celestial

October 8│10am-4pm Sneak Preview and Exclusive Activities hours for Members-only, beginning at 8:30am

Launch into space by setting off rockets, learning about craters and gazing at the stars in our Portable Universe planetarium. You’ll also learn about life on other planets, giving you the insight you need to create your own alien.

Discover the fun of science together with your whole family on the second Saturday of each month! Try out real experiments, design and build new creations, and check out dynamic performances each month with guest scientists, educators and artists

Discovery Days are free for Museum members and included in the cost of general admission for non-members. Reserve your tickets early!

Discover Together

Discovery Days at the Perot Museum, powered by Time Warner Cable: Connect a Million Minds

Birds

December 10│10am-4pm Sneak Preview and Exclusive Activities hours for Members-only, beginning at 8:30am

Soar into the wild world of birds by examining feathers, listening to bird sounds, learning about flight patterns and exploring different types of beaks.

Discover the fun of science together with your whole family on the second Saturday of each month! Try out real experiments, design and build new creations, and check out dynamic performances each month with guest scientists, educators and artists

Discovery Days are free for Museum members and included in the cost of general admission for non-members. Reserve your tickets early!

Upcoming Dates/Times

Discovery Days
August 2016 - Super Scientists
September 2016 - Experimental
October 2016 - Celestial
December 2016 - Birds