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November 2020

Postponed: Family STEAM Day – Plant Power!

November 21, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED Explore the world of biofuels through fermentation, experimentation, and the creation of bio-compostable plastic. To allow us to limit the number of families participating in this program at any given time and to maintain appropriate social distancing, please pre-register for a time slot (11 am, 1 pm or 3 pm) using the link below. Design, build, tinker and learn together as you explore the world of automobiles and its relation to science, technology, engineering, art…

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December 2020

CANCELED: Family STEAM Days – Every Third Saturday!

December 19, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Design, build, tinker and learn together as you explore the world of automobiles and its relation to science, technology, engineering, art and math on Family STEAM Day. On the third Saturday of each month, you and your child, grandchild, or family can spend quality time together exploring activities available in the Education Studio and Family Zone.

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January 2021

CANCELED: Family STEAM Days – Every Third Saturday!

January 16 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Design, build, tinker and learn together as you explore the world of automobiles and its relation to science, technology, engineering, art and math on Family STEAM Day. On the third Saturday of each month, you and your child, grandchild, or family can spend quality time together exploring activities available in the Education Studio and Family Zone.

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February 2021

CANCELED: Family STEAM Days – Every Third Saturday!

February 20 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Design, build, tinker and learn together as you explore the world of automobiles and its relation to science, technology, engineering, art and math on Family STEAM Day. On the third Saturday of each month, you and your child, grandchild, or family can spend quality time together exploring activities available in the Education Studio and Family Zone.

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March 2021

CANCELED: Family STEAM Days – Every Third Saturday!

March 20 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Design, build, tinker and learn together as you explore the world of automobiles and its relation to science, technology, engineering, art and math on Family STEAM Day. On the third Saturday of each month, you and your child, grandchild, or family can spend quality time together exploring activities available in the Education Studio and Family Zone.

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May 2021

Family STEAM Days – Wind-Powered Cars!

May 15 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until May 16, 2021

The use of renewable forms of energy is a major focus for today’s engineers, especially within the automotive world. Wind power is one of the simplest and least expensive sources of renewable energy. Today we’ll be using craft supplies and recycled materials to design and race wind-powered model cars, as we explore how wind power may be utilized in real-world applications. Design, build, tinker and learn together as you explore the world of automobiles and its relation to science, technology,…

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June 2021

Family STEAM Days – Race Day!

June 19 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until June 20, 2021

Come explore the world of racing! Today you’ll have the chance to check out some cool race cars and build a pinewood derby race car of your very own. Then head inside and test your car out on the track in our Family Zone to see if it’ll cross the finish line and take the lead! Activities will take place outside on the Museum’s Anderson Plaza and will adhere to all CDC guidelines put in place to curb the spread…

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August 2021

Family STEAM Days – It IS Rocket Science!

August 21 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until August 22, 2021

What drives the forces behind motion? Rockets, much like cars, rely on some form of energy to propel them into the air. Learn about Newton’s Laws of Physics while creating (and launching) some awesome rockets.

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Family STEAM Days – It IS Rocket Science!

August 22 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until August 22, 2021

What drives the forces behind motion? Rockets, much like cars, rely on some form of energy to propel them into the air. Learn about Newton’s Laws of Physics while creating (and launching) some awesome rockets.

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September 2021

Family STEAM Day – Model A Day

September 18 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

Join the Education team to craft paper models of the iconic Ford Model A! Then head down to our NAPA Auto Care Center to check out a real 1930 Ford Model A Cabriolet being restored by the ACM Collections Department and the Gallopin’ Gertie’s Ford Model A Club. Design, build, tinker and learn together as you explore the world of automobiles and its relation to science, technology, engineering, art and math on Family STEAM Day. On the third Saturday of…

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