For children in preschool through kindergarten and their parent/caregiver. For a fun-filled session of block play (duplos and others) and hands-on learning activities. STEM Program. Monday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday: 10:30 am to 12:30 pm and Tuesday, Saturday & Sunday: 2 to 4 pm
Dive into STEAM based activities designed to build cultural awareness, critical thinking skills and promote collaboration through creative play. Recommended for ages 5-8.
Unity Square is home to American Experiments, a set of activities that invite you to explore, play, and connect with the people around you.
Put on a head set and immerse yourself into the highlights of the museum’s exhibits.
Take an exciting virtual trip on board one of four simulators
Spark!Lab is where museum visitors become inventors.
This learning space designed especially for children ages six and under combines age appropriate activities with museum collections and touchable objects to provide a gateway to history and a place to exercise curiosity for the youngest historians.
Docents stationed at carts help visitors get their hands on history and learn about the museum’s collections.
Meet paleontologists, learn about Maryland prehistory, and search a real fossil quarry for 110 million-year-old fossils.
Dive into dynamic visualizations on “Science on a Sphere” to explore the connections between the ocean, climate, and human activity.
Just in time for Thanksgiving, join us for Scales and Tales: Wings and Things.
Watch the model trains chug through the Community Room, and speak with the engineers.
Discover the fun and creativity in coding! Family Coding Day features a variety of hands-on coding activities for the whole family to enjoy.
Learn to design and build simple circuits using materials that are friendly for our youngest makers.
In this workshop, families will develop a miniature city for an Ozobot, a tiny, line-following robot.
S.T.E.A.M. Exploration Club will provide materials and space for free-play exploration in the areas of science, technology, engineering, art and mathematics.
Kids ages 5-12 are invited to participate in a STEM (science, engineering, technology and math) activity each Monday afternoon. Come experiment, build, create, solve puzzles and more.
Let your creative juices flow with a different STEAM activity each month!
For preschoolers and their parent/caregiver.