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Looking for WONDERfully fun things to do in Charlotte? Explosive experiments, groundbreaking exhibitions, larger-than-life IMAX Dome films and brain-building activities that prove science is the coolest thing in town.

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Behind-the-Scenes Aquarium Tour (*additional fee)

Take an exclusive look at the non-public, working areas of our aquarium

Sat | November 25, 2017
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Turkey Talk

Make a turkey hat and learn about this bird's importance for Catawba Indians

Mon | November 20, 2017
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Green Graffiti

Learn about moss & paint a picture that can grow on its own

Sat | November 25, 2017
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Magnify It

Use recycled items to make your own magnifying glass

Sat | November 25, 2017
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Mechanical Advantage

How do simple machines make our lives easier?

Sat | November 25, 2017
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Merit Badge Workshop: Chemistry

Collaborate with other Boy Scouts and Discovery Place Science educators to earn your Chemistry Merit Badge

Sat | December 02, 2017
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Merit Badge Workshop: Electricity

Collaborate with other Boy Scouts and Discovery Place Science educators to earn your Electricity Merit Badge

Sat | December 02, 2017
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Engineer in Residence Workshop: LED Holiday Card

Make your own light-up holiday card

Sat | December 02, 2017
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Merit Badge Workshop: Electronics

Collaborate with other Boy Scouts and Discovery Place Science educators to earn your Electronics Merit Badge

Sun | December 03, 2017
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Merit Badge Workshop: Sustainability

Collaborate with other Boy Scouts and Discovery Place Science educators to earn your Sustainability Merit Badge

Sun | December 03, 2017
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PJs in North Pole City

Celebrate the season with The Polar Express in IMAX & fun holiday activities

Fri | December 08, 2017
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Girls in STEM Workshop: Inventor

Get in tune with your inner inventor and rock out with a new instrument

Sat | December 09, 2017
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Girls in STEM Workshop: Entertainment Technology

Explore the science behind your favorite types of entertainment

Sat | December 09, 2017
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Girls in STEM Workshop: Digital Movie Maker

Plan, create and edit your movie for the big premiere

Sat | December 09, 2017
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Takeover Days: Screwmatics

Showcasing STEM work being done in the Carolinas

Sat | December 09, 2017
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Girls in STEM Workshop: Entertainment Technology

Explore the science behind your favorite types of entertainment

Sun | December 10, 2017
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Girls in STEM Workshop: Digital Movie Maker

Plan, create and edit your movie for the big premiere

Sun | December 10, 2017
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Think It Up Challenge: Paint a City

Use conductive material to light up the town

Sat | December 16, 2017
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Takeover Days: Roush Fenway Racing

Showcasing STEM work being done in the Carolinas

Sat | January 13, 2018
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Science on the Rocks: Wizarding World

A magical adults-only night at the Museum

Fri | January 19, 2018

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