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10:15 am

Science, Kids

August 22

10:15 am - 11:00 am
$4 – $5

Little STEAMers: Dinosaurs!

RAWR! Join us as we become junior paleontologists and search for dinosaur fossils hidden in the sand! The fossils will help us learn how dinosaurs moved, ate, and lived!

Through storytime, crafts, and hands-on activities, your preschooler will get to explore the building blocks of Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math at Little STEAMers! Designed especially for children 3-5 years old and their caregivers. Join us on the 2nd & 4th Thursday of the month, at both 10:15am & 2:15pm.

$5 per child / $4 for members- caregivers are free

10:30 am

Theater, Science, Kids

August 22

10:30 am - 11:00 am
$2 – $4

One World, One Sky: Big Bird’s Adventure

Join Big Bird, Elmo and their friend, Hu Hu Zhu for a look at the stars. Take an imaginary trip to our Moon, learn how to find the Big Dipper and North Star, and see how we all share the same sky.

Runtime: 23 minutes | View the trailer!

11:30 am

Theater, Science, All Ages

August 22

11:30 am - 12:00 pm
$2 – $4

CAPCOM GO! The Apollo Story

What did it take to get humans to the surface of the Moon? What challenges did the engineers, scientists, and astronauts who worked to achieve that goal face? From award winning fulldome producer NSC Creative comes their latest show, an immersive historical documentary that showcases the achievements of the Apollo program and what it took to put the first human on the Moon.

Runtime: 25 minutes | View the trailer!

1:00 pm

Theater, Science, All Ages

August 22

1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
$2 – $4

Dream to Fly

Since the beginning of history, people have dreamed of flying. Tales of mythical dragon flights thrilled ancient dreamers. Storytellers wove airy fantasies of magic carpet rides. Leonardo da Vinci stoked the dreams of flight with his fantastic drawings and through his eyes, we learned to look to nature for the secrets of flight. Dream To Fly is a poetic and touching story of aviation development through the ages. It presents the significant milestones on our route to conquering the skies – both in terms of technological breakthroughs, as well as our perceptions of flying itself.

Runtime: 35 minutes | View the trailer!

2:00 pm

Theater, Science, All Ages

August 22

2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
$2 – $4

CAPCOM GO! The Apollo Story

What did it take to get humans to the surface of the Moon? What challenges did the engineers, scientists, and astronauts who worked to achieve that goal face? From award winning fulldome producer NSC Creative comes their latest show, an immersive historical documentary that showcases the achievements of the Apollo program and what it took to put the first human on the Moon.

Runtime: 25 minutes | View the trailer!

2:15 pm

Science, Kids

August 22

2:15 pm - 3:00 pm
$4 – $5

Little STEAMers: Dinosaurs!

RAWR! Join us as we become junior paleontologists and search for dinosaur fossils hidden in the sand! The fossils will help us learn how dinosaurs moved, ate, and lived!

Through storytime, crafts, and hands-on activities, your preschooler will get to explore the building blocks of Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math at Little STEAMers! Designed especially for children 3-5 years old and their caregivers. Join us on the 2nd & 4th Thursday of the month, at both 10:15am & 2:15pm.

$5 per child / $4 for members- caregivers are free

3:00 pm

Theater, Science, All Ages

August 22

3:00 pm - 3:30 pm
$2 – $4

Explore

Have you ever wondered how spacecraft navigate quickly and accurately to Earth orbit and beyond? Find out in EXPLORE, an odyssey to the planet Mars through the lens of humanity’s fascination with the stars — from ancient stargazers and astrologers to the breakthrough discoveries of Nicolaus Copernicus and Johannes Kepler.

Runtime: 27 minutes  | View the trailer!

4:00 pm

Theater,

August 22

4:00 pm - 4:30 pm
$2 – $4

Phantom of the Universe

From the journey of protons racing through the world’s largest particle collider in Europe to up-close views of the Big Bang and emergent universe, and the nearly mile-deep descent to an underground experiment in South Dakota, Phantom of the Universe will immerse audiences in the manifold search for dark matter.

Runtime: 30 minutes | View the trailer!

6:00 pm

Theater, All Ages

August 22

6:00 pm - 6:30 pm
$2 – $4

Sensory Friendly Films at FCMoD: Life: A Cosmic Story

Fort Collins Museum of Discovery is pleased to offer a special opportunity for individuals and their families living with autism or other special needs. Enjoy shows in the OtterBox Digital Dome Theater in an environment of acceptance and understanding.

Many others, not on the autism spectrum, also enjoy Sensory Friendly Films – it’s a great opportunity for families to meet, siblings of children with autism to get to know other kids, and for anyone to enjoy a Dome show!


This month’s featured show: Life: A Cosmic Story

How did life on Earth begin? Find out on this journey through time. Witness key events since the Big Bang that set the stage for life. See the first stars ignite, galaxies coalesce and entire worlds take shape. On a young Earth, two scenarios for the dawn of life are presented – one near a turbulent, deep-sea, hydro-thermal vent, and the other in a primordial hot puddle on a volcanic island.

Runtime: 25 minutes | View the trailer!


Check our calendar for more information and to see which show piques your interest!

Sensory Friendly Films at FCMoD are offered on the 4th Thursday of every month at 6:00pm. Families are encouraged to bring their own items or snacks to help foster an enjoyable experience. Focus helpers such as noise reducing earmuffs and fidget toys will also be available for use during the show.

We are eager to hear about new ways to serve all members of our community and welcome your feedback, suggestions, questions or concerns. Please don’t hesitate to contact us with your thoughts!

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