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Perot Museum

Discover Together

MAKER

October 14│10am-4pm 
Exclusive, member-only preview 9-10am  

Join the maker movement by creating robots, connecting circuitry, flying your own paper airplane, and even meeting local makers.

Presented by

Lockheed Martin

Activities 

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

Engineering with The Hockaday School
10am-2pm │ Lobby
Experience robotics with the engineering girls from The Hockaday School.

Flying Machines with Oil and Cotton
10am-2pm │ Level 2 Landing
Join artists from Oil and Cotton to learn how to engineer the perfect paper airplane.

Wings and Things: 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 rocket necklace out of felt to take home.

Sketching in the Galleries with Oil and Cotton
10am-4pm | Level 2 Landing
Sketch your favorite flying creature or add wings to a tiger, bear, or snake! Let your imagination soar and your pencil roar.

Straw Rockets
10am-4pm | Plaza
Create a rocket out of straws and see how far it can soar.  

Boat Building Challenge
10am-4pm | Plaza
Design and build your own boat and test it in our kiddie pool to see how many pennies it can hold.

Perot Museum TECH Truck
10am-4pm | Lobby
Experience some of the cool activities featured in the TECH Truck, our maker movement mobile initiative.

Sphero Track
10am-4pm | Lobby
Test out one of these rolling robots and see if you can complete the maze on our specially built Sphero track.

Binary Beads
10am-4pm | Lobby
Use beads to create your initials in binary code and create a bracelet to take home.

Jar Lid Banjos
10am-4pm | Lobby
Create a musical instrument from simple household items.  

Coding Robots
10am-4pm | Level 2, Activity Station
Explore a variety of robots for all ages while playing games, creating patterns, and learning to code.

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

Scribble Bots
10am-4pm | Level 3 Landing              
Create a beautiful piece of art to take home by adding markers to an autonomous robot that scribbles!

Makey Makey
10am-4pm | Level 4 Landing
Turn everyday objects into a touchpad for a piano or drum set and create your own beat. 

Bug Bot Mazes
10am-4pm | Level 4 Landing
Build a maze with obstacles using Keva planks and connectors, then see if one of the Museum’s brushbots can make it through. What can you design?

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

SPACE

December 9│10am-4pm 
Exclusive, member-only preview 9-10am 

Launch into space by setting off rockets, learning about craters, and creating your own solar system. Create your own alien and even learn about life on other planets as we celebrate our traveling exhibition, Journey to Space.

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!