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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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Worry Dolls

Learn about Guatemalan worry dolls and make your own to take home

Wed | December 26, 2018
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Squid Dissections

Learn about squid's unique anatomy with a dissection demonstration

Sat | December 22, 2018
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What's In Your Breath?

Test to see if the air we breathe out from our lungs is it different than the air we breathe in

Sat | December 22, 2018
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Nano Bracelets

Explore nanotechnology and make your own bracelet full of nanoparticles

Sat | December 22, 2018
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Lasers and Bugs

Make a wooden bug model using a laser cuter

Thu | December 20, 2018
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Jingle Bugs

Learn how bugs spend their winter and make your own bug

Thu | December 20, 2018
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Firefly Electricity

Discover what makes the firefly glow

Thu | December 20, 2018
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Meet a Bug

A meet and greet with our favorite bugs

Thu | December 20, 2018
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Humbug

A favorite Christmas story told by the humbug

Thu | December 20, 2018
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A Bug’s Life – Cycles

From larvae to adult, discover the stages of a bug's journey.

Thu | December 20, 2018
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Robo Roaches

Learn about the nervous systems of bugs

Thu | December 20, 2018
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Bug Bistro

Try an unusual cuisine at the Bug Bistro

Thu | December 20, 2018
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Bee Boogie

Boogie like a bee

Thu | December 20, 2018
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Air Bee N Bug

Make a winter home for your backyard bugs

Thu | December 20, 2018
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Christmas Critters

A fun game show about the bugs found in holiday trees

Thu | December 20, 2018
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Butterfly Masks

Create a butterfly mask while learning about these beautiful insects

Thu | December 20, 2018
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Armored Bug Build

Create an armored bug exoskeleton

Thu | December 20, 2018
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Holiday Tree Critters

Learn about trees vibrant ecosystem and make you own bug ornament

Sun | December 23, 2018
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Homeschool Day

Discount admission & special offers for homeschool families

Mon | January 07, 2019
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Senior Science Days: Entomology (BUGS!!)

Explore the world of bugs with hands-on exhibitions and immersive experiences

Wed | January 09, 2019
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Science on the Rocks: Wizarding World of Fantastic Bugs & Where to Find Them

Explore the magic of Hogwarts and get to know some fantastic bugs

Fri | January 18, 2019
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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 | January 19, 2019
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Merit Badge Workshop: Engineering

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

Sat | January 19, 2019
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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 20, 2019
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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 20, 2019
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National Geographic Live Daytime Show: View From Above

Explore the stars & get to know astronaut Terry Virts

Tue | January 29, 2019
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National Geographic Live: View From Above

Explore the stars & get to know astronaut Terry Virts

Tue | January 29, 2019
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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 02, 2019
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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 02, 2019
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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 03, 2019
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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 02, 2019
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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 02, 2019
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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 02, 2019
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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 03, 2019
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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 03, 2019
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National Geographic Live: On the Trail of Big Cats

Journey into the world of big cats with National Geographic photographer Steve Winter

Tue | March 26, 2019
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National Geographic Live Daytime Show: On the Trail of Big Cats

Journey into the world of big cats with National Geographic photographer Steve Winter

Tue | March 26, 2019
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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 04, 2019
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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 04, 2019
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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 04, 2019
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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 05, 2019
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Senior Science Days: Towers of Past, Present & Future

Tap your inner engineer as we build an experience around some of the most famous buildings of the past, present and future.

Wed | May 29, 2019
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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 | June 01, 2019
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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 01, 2019
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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 01, 2019
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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 02, 2019
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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 | August 24, 2019
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Merit Badge Workshop: Engineering

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

Sat | August 24, 2019
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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 | August 25, 2019
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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 | August 25, 2019
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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 | September 21, 2019
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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 | September 21, 2019
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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 | September 22, 2019
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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 | November 02, 2019
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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 | November 02, 2019
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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 | November 02, 2019
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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 | November 03, 2019
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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 07, 2019
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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 07, 2019
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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 08, 2019
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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 08, 2019

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