• Evening Workshops

    Want to dive deeply into specific topics? Join us for an Evening Workshop! Explore a variety of science concepts through hands-on activities, interactive demos, and experiments in a small group setting. Topics vary from stop-motion animation to computer programming to engineering – there’s sure to be something that piques your interest!

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Evening Workshops

Slithering Into Python - February 11, 2016 from 5-8pm.

Learn the fundamentals for computer programming from members of the Huron High School Computer Science Club! Participants will work in Python to create “Hello World” and learn basic logic such as conditional statements, loops, and data types. For students entering grades 5, 6, 7 and 8. Returning students welcome!

Participants under the age of 12 must have an adult remain in the building for the duration of the workshop.

Participants must bring their own laptop with a developing environment pre-loaded on the computer (link to download will be provided after registration).   Limited laptops available upon request. Please fill out our Contact Us form (choose Evening Workshops as the Department) if you would like to enquire about the availability of a laptop prior to registering for the event.

Class will run from 5:00 to 7:00, with additional "open lab" time from 7:00-8:00

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Walk This Way - February 25, 2016 from 5:30-7:30pm

Explore the science of locomotion with U of M Robotics and Motion Laboratory researchers. Put yourself in animals’ shoes and see how body structure affects movement. Investigate the difference between walking and running, collect data on how you move, and build your very own passive dynamic walker to take home. 

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3D Printing Design for Adults - March 31, 2016 from 6:00-7:30pm

In this hour and a half workshop for adults, you will receive an introduction to the world of 3D design and learn some of the benefits to 3D printing. You will explore the basics of TinkerCad, a free online 3D design program. Discover the logic behind designing for 3D printers and create your own design. You will need to bring a laptop to the class. All 3D designs will be printed within a week of the program and will be yours to keep. Pre-registration is required and includes the cost of admission to the Museum.

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220 E. Ann St. 
Ann Arbor, MI 48104

Museum Hours:

Monday: 10 - 5
Tuesday: 9 - 5
Wednesday: 10 - 5
Thursday: 10 - 8
Friday: 10 - 5
Saturday:  10 - 5
Sunday: Noon - 5

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$5 after 5pm on Thurs only
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