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Family Day: Science

Explore the world of science with experiments that support the key educational areas of STEM.

CU Wizards

Be informed about the wonders of science, and watch demonstration experiments by renowned University of Colorado professors. This month’s topic is “Speed” with Prof. Eric Cornell. Grades 5-9 recommended.

STEAM Fest Family Fun Day

Explore and experiment with your own “STEAM” ideas by observing, predicting, building, testing, and creating.

CU Wizards

Be informed about the wonders of science and watch demonstration experiments by renowned University of Colorado professors. This month’s topic is “Much Ado about Absolute Zero,” presented by professor Paul Beale. Grades 5-9 recommended.

Girls Who Code

Be mentored by women in STEM careers and learn coding, teamwork, and leadership skills. Girls in grades 6-12. Reservations required.

Sounds Like Science!

Bring your listening ears and meet a pipe that sings, create an indoor thunderstorm, and more. Sponsored by the Boulder Library Foundation. Ages 3 and up.

Cool Science: States of Matter

Come out for a science demonstration and hands-on activities about solids, liquids, and gasses. Age 3 and up.

Family Day: T is for Tracks

Become nature detectives and investigate ways in which you can understand which creatures have passed through the same trails, streams, and forests that people travel through. Includes hands-on science and art activities.

Glow Party for Families

Get your glow on at this party in conjunction with Creatures of Light. After dinner, explore the exhibition, then create a glowing creature, draw with light, and make your own glow sticks.

STEAMWorks

Explore STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) concepts through hands-on activities.

I Want to Be An Astronaut!

See and feel what it is like to train for launching into space and exploring the Solar System with hands-on activities. Ages 5 and up. No reservations required. Generously sponsored by the Boulder Library Foundation.

I Want to Be An Astronaut!

See and feel what it is like to train for launching into space and exploring the Solar System with hands-on activities. Ages 5 and up. No reservations required. Sponsored by the Boulder Library Foundation.

CU Wizards

Be informed about the wonders of science, and watch demonstration experiments by renowned University of Colorado professors. This month’s topic is "Superheros Within! Immunity in Health & Disease" with Prof. Moni Fleshner. Grades 5-9 recommended; all ages welcome.

Rocky Mountain STEAM Fest

Enjoy hands-on experiences from more than 100 exhibitors that let you hack, tinker, create, build, and learn.

CU Wizards

Be informed about the wonders of science, and watch demonstration experiments by renowned University of Colorado professors. This month’s topic is “Rocks from Outer Space” with Prof. Brian Hynek. Grades 5-9 recommended; all ages welcome.

Cool Science: States of Matter

Come out for a science demonstration and hands-on activities on solids, liquids, and gasses. Age 3 and up.

Family Day: Learning from Nature

Make observations about how structures and processes in nature solve problems. Meet CU Boulder students and community partners who are weaving together science, technology, engineering, art, and math to find innovative and sustainable solutions.

Solar Eclipse Party

View the near-total solar eclipse, enjoy space-related activities and stories, and use special glasses and pinhole viewers to observe the eclipse. Reservations required.

Magic Science Saturday

Get hands-on with scientific experiments; see exploding soda, magic painting dry ice brains, and flaming milk jugs to name a few. Register early as space is limited. Ages 6-12.

Sounds Like Science!

Bring your listening ears and meet a pipe that sings, create an indoor thunderstorm, and more. Sponsored by the Boulder Library Foundation. Ages 3 and up.

Museum Family Day: Watery World

Explore the weird and wonderful creatures that have populated our planet's oceans and streams. Compare real museum specimens, make observations, and create your own take-home crafts.

CU Wizards

Be informed about the wonders of science, and watch demonstration experiments by renowned University of Colorado professors. This month’s topic is “The Chemistry of Cooking,” presented by Prof. David Nesbitt. Grades 5-9 recommended; all ages welcome.

CU Wizards

Be informed about the wonders of science, and watch demonstration experiments by renowned University of Colorado professors. This month’s topic is “Go With The Flow” with Prof. Janet deGrazia. Grades 5-9 recommended; all ages welcome.

Discovery Days Science Program

Learn about crazy Colorado weather through multi-sensory science activities, dramatic role play, relevant math and reading opportunities, and craft projects.

CU Science Discovery Classes

Engage students’ interest in science and experimental learning through a variety of after-school classes, school-day-off events, and homeschool classes.

Weather and Climate Tours

Enjoy an informative view of weather and climate at a science laboratory and explore interactive exhibits.

Dinosaur Discoveries: Ancient Fossils, New Ideas

See what living dinosaurs were really like and explore how dinosaur biology has changed over the past two decades, featuring research by scientists from the American Museum of Natural History.

Dream Big 3D

Learn about various engineering marvels; from the Great Wall of China to underwater robots, solar cars and more.

STEAM Storytime

Enjoy stories and a new STEAM-based activity each week focusing on essential science, technology, engineering, art and math concepts. All ages.

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