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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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Da Vinci’s Engineering Challenge

Can you build a structure that can withstand a siege machine?

Sat | January 27, 2018
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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 | January 27, 2018
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Are You da Vinci's Vitruvian Man?

Can you calculate the Golden Ratio?

Tue | January 23, 2018
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The da Vinci Bridge

Learn how to make da Vinci's self-supporting bridge

Wed | January 24, 2018
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Building da Vinci’s Machines

Assemble some of Leonardo da Vinci's more famous creations.

Wed | January 24, 2018
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Air da Vinci

Create your own da Vinci inspired flying machine and put it to the test

Tue | January 23, 2018
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Writing Like da Vinci

Can you crack the da Vinci code?

Sun | January 21, 2018
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Flying Monkeys

Create a flying machine with a twist -- a barrel of monkeys

Mon | January 22, 2018
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Rat Dissection

Get an inside look at animal anatomy

Sat | January 27, 2018
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Merit Badge Workshop: Chess

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

Sun | January 21, 2018
REGISTRATION CLOSED
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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 | January 21, 2018
REGISTRATION CLOSED
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Homeschool Day

Discount admission & special offers for homeschool families

Mon | January 29, 2018
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Merit Badge Workshop: Weather

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

Sat | February 03, 2018
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Merit Badge Workshop: Robotics

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

Sat | February 03, 2018
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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

Sun | February 04, 2018
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Girls in STEM Workshop: Healthy Eating

Join Discovery Place Science educators to learn how food affects you, from stress to sleep

Sat | February 10, 2018
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Girls in STEM Workshop: Healthy Living

Learn ways to stay healthy, from decoding food labels to reducing stress

Sat | February 10, 2018
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Girls in STEM Workshop: My Best Self

Join Discovery Place Science educators to learn way to keep yourself healthy

Sat | February 10, 2018
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Merit Badge Workshop: Programming

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

Sat | March 03, 2018
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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

Sat | March 03, 2018
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Merit Badge Workshop: Oceanography

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

Sat | March 03, 2018
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Merit Badge Workshop: Chemistry

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

Sun | March 04, 2018
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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 | March 04, 2018
REGISTRATION CLOSED
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Girls in STEM Workshop: Special Agent

Join Discovery Place Science educators to learn the science of forensics

Sat | April 21, 2018
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Girls in STEM Workshop: Detective

Join Discovery Place Science educators to detect codes, fingerprints and DNA

Sat | April 21, 2018
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Girls in STEM Workshop: Senses

Join Discovery Place Science educators for experiments involving your five senses

Sat | April 21, 2018
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Merit Badge Workshop: Oceanography

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

Sat | May 05, 2018
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Merit Badge Workshop: Energy

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

Sat | May 05, 2018
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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

Sat | May 05, 2018
REGISTRATION CLOSED
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Merit Badge Workshop: Chess

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

Sun | May 06, 2018
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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 | June 02, 2018
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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 | June 02, 2018
REGISTRATION CLOSED
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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 | June 03, 2018
REGISTRATION CLOSED

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