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October 2019

Music, All Ages

October 27

10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Included with admission

Pop-Up Music: Sound Effects

Cardboard speakers, basic ukulele chords, drum circles… we’ve got a lot of activities in our repertoire, so who knows what we’ll pull out next?

Sound plays a huge part in the film industry. Come explore how sounds are created and added to films to make them come alive. Join us to learn about key moments in the sound effects industry, iconic sounds and how they are made such as a lightsaber, T-Rex roar, and much more!

Join us in the exhibits gallery for an activity that rocks as hard as you do (well, almost!).

Pop-Up Music activities are included with admission/your membership.

November 2019

Science, All Ages

November 3

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Included with admission

Video Games That Matter

Choose your quest, level up, and play video games that matter! Explore how these virtual worlds are making a difference in the real one. Meet the innovators using video game software, storytelling techniques, and displays to create empathy, study human health, and design the future! Play for yourself and discover how your gaming skills can save the world.

Included with admission/membership

Science, History, All Ages

November 9

10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Included with admission/membership

Museum Takeover: Gamers Save the World

The skills used in gaming can LITERALLY save the world… and we’re talking the REAL world, not just those imagined! Drive Mario to victory in Mario Kart, show off your best Fortnite dance moves, and learn about the science of gaming! For the win!

Museum Takeover is a monthly series where we deep dive into a particular subject with fun and educational activity stations in the exhibits gallery. Activities are open to all ages, but recommended for children 5 and older.

Museum Takeover activities are included with admission/membership.

Science, Kids

November 16

11:00 am - 12:00 pm
$4 – $5

Discovery Lab: Coding Challenge

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{ Get your keyboards ready, and join us for Discovery Lab: Coding Challenge! In this lab, your family will learn about the basics of coding and make your own interactive project that you can take home with you. The fun will be out of Ctrl! }

Discovery Labs are hour-long programs designed for families to explore a topic together. From dissections to coding, what will you discover next? Discover more at fcmod.org/labs.

$5 per family of 6 or fewer people/$4 member family

All ages are welcome, but this topic is recommended for ages 6+. Children must be accompanied by at least one adult. Space is limited to six families.

Science, Kids

November 16

1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
$4 – $5

Discovery Lab: Coding Challenge

#include <family> #include <fun> #include “CodingChallenge”

{ Get your keyboards ready, and join us for Discovery Lab: Coding Challenge! In this lab, your family will learn about the basics of coding and make your own interactive project that you can take home with you. The fun will be out of Ctrl! }

Discovery Labs are hour-long programs designed for families to explore a topic together. From dissections to coding, what will you discover next? Discover more at fcmod.org/labs.

$5 per family of 6 or fewer people/$4 member family

All ages are welcome, but this topic is recommended for ages 6+. Children must be accompanied by at least one adult. Space is limited to six families.

Science, Kids

November 23

11:00 am - 12:00 pm
$4 – $5

Discovery Lab: Coding Challenge

#include <family> #include <fun> #include “CodingChallenge”

{ Get your keyboards ready, and join us for Discovery Lab: Coding Challenge! In this lab, your family will learn about the basics of coding and make your own interactive project that you can take home with you. The fun will be out of Ctrl! }

Discovery Labs are hour-long programs designed for families to explore a topic together. From dissections to coding, what will you discover next? Discover more at fcmod.org/labs.

$5 per family of 6 or fewer people/$4 member family

All ages are welcome, but this topic is recommended for ages 6+. Children must be accompanied by at least one adult. Space is limited to six families.

Science, Kids

November 23

1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
$4 – $5

Discovery Lab: Coding Challenge

#include <family> #include <fun> #include “CodingChallenge”

{ Get your keyboards ready, and join us for Discovery Lab: Coding Challenge! In this lab, your family will learn about the basics of coding and make your own interactive project that you can take home with you. The fun will be out of Ctrl! }

Discovery Labs are hour-long programs designed for families to explore a topic together. From dissections to coding, what will you discover next? Discover more at fcmod.org/labs.

$5 per family of 6 or fewer people/$4 member family

All ages are welcome, but this topic is recommended for ages 6+. Children must be accompanied by at least one adult. Space is limited to six families.

Music, All Ages

November 24

10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Included with admission

Pop-Up Music: The Music of Video Games

Cardboard speakers, basic ukulele chords, drum circles… we’ve got a lot of activities in our repertoire, so who knows what we’ll pull out next?

Do you have a favorite video game? Odds are you remember the theme song! Stop on by the Pop-Up: Music of Video Games and learn about the music from classic games: Mario, Tetris, Zelda, and more!

Join us in the exhibits gallery for an activity that rocks as hard as you do (well, almost!).

Pop-Up Music activities are included with admission/your membership.

December 2019

Science, All Ages

December 1

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Included with admission

Video Games That Matter

Choose your quest, level up, and play video games that matter! Explore how these virtual worlds are making a difference in the real one. Meet the innovators using video game software, storytelling techniques, and displays to create empathy, study human health, and design the future! Play for yourself and discover how your gaming skills can save the world.

Included with admission/membership

Theater, All Ages

December 6

6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Free

Game Jam 360

Are you a video game developer looking to take your games beyond the rectangle of a monitor or TV? Game Jam 360 is your chance to create a cutting-edge game for a 360° dome screen that immerses the player in the action! Kicking off on December 6, you’ll have just 72 hours to create an original game for dome screens. So get your team assembled and start thinking outside the box!

Free

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