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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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Merit Badge Workshop: Robotics

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

September 23, 2017
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Charlotte Mini Maker Faire

Join us for a one-day celebration of creative making featuring hands-on workshops, innovative demos and more

October 14, 2017
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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 | September 23 - December 31, 2017
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Educator Saturdays

Free admission for teachers in September

Sat | September 23 - 30, 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

September 24, 2017
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Merit Badge Workshop: Space Exploration

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

September 24, 2017
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Family Science Olympiad

Celebrate science, teamwork and STEM

September 30, 2017
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Night at the IMAX: Amazon Adventure

In the rainforest, everything is not as it seems

October 3, 2017
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One Night Wonder

Join us for an annual celebration of inspiring wonder in Charlotte

October 6, 2017
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Girls in STEM Workshop: Animal Habitats

Join Discovery Place Science educators to learn about different animal habitats

October 7, 2017
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Girls in STEM Workshop: Bugs, Bugs, Bugs!

Meet new critters and make a bug home to take with you

October 7, 2017
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Girls in STEM Workshop: Woodworker

Practice your DIY skills with a hammer, saw and power tools.

October 7, 2017
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Merit Badge Workshop: Programming

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

November 4, 2017
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Merit Badge Workshop: Digital Technology

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

November 4, 2017
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Merit Badge Workshop: Weather

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

November 4, 2017
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Merit Badge Workshop: Pulp & Paper

Collaborate with other Boy Scouts and Discovery Place Science educators to earn your Pulp & Paper Merit Badge

November 5, 2017
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Girls in STEM Workshop: Water Workshop

Join Discovery Place Science educators to learn about the importance of water

November 18, 2017
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Girls in STEM Workshop: Energy Workshop

Investigate and innovate as you explore your own energy

November 18, 2017
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Girls in STEM Workshop: Air Workshop

Join Discovery Place Science Educators to learn how to improve the world's air

November 18, 2017
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Girls in STEM Workshop: Inventor

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

December 9, 2017
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Girls in STEM Workshop: Entertainment Technology

Explore the science behind your favorite types of entertainment

December 9, 2017
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Girls in STEM Workshop: Digital Movie Maker

Plan, create and edit your movie for the big premiere

December 9, 2017
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Girls in STEM Workshop: Entertainment Technology

Explore the science behind your favorite types of entertainment

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

Plan, create and edit your movie for the big premiere

December 10, 2017

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