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Space Racers Science Day

Pioneers of Flight Family Day

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Family Day
Thursday, May 8, 2014
10:00 am to 12:30 pm
Throughout the Museum in Washington, DC

Join us for a day of science activities for ages 3 - 8. 

Space Racers Show Screening
10:15 am and 11:30 am
Moving Beyond Earth (Gallery 113)
See an episode of the new Maryland Public Television show, meet the creators, and learn about the real science of space travel.

Living and Working in Space Discovery Station
10:00 am - noon
Space Race (Gallery 114)

Build a Rocket
10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Space Race (Gallery 114)
Use your engineering skills to build a rocket.

Shadow Puppets
10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Space Race (Gallery 114)
Make a shadow puppet using paper shapes and then test it out using flashlights and shadow boxes.

Science Snippets: Wind Tunnel
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Barron Hilton Pioneers of Flight Gallery (Gallery 208)
What happens when you place different objects into the wind? Test out materials in our wind tunnel.


These programs are made possible through the generous support of the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation.

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