Saint Louis Science Center

Free Makerspace Classes for Kids

You won't want to miss this unique opportunity for your kids to take part in free classes at the Saint Louis Science Center's Makerspace.

In April's program, students will work in design teams to develop a new handheld musical instrument. Students will be challenged to design every aspect of their musical instrument, from its shape to the sounds it will make. The design teams will use MIT's Scratch programming language to program their musical instrument, from its shape to the sounds it will make. 

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Astronomy Day

Join the Saint Louis Science Center and members of the St. Louis Astronomical Society for fun astronomy activities for all ages.

You can learn about telescopes and how you can begin exploring the stars on your own, and, if the weather permits, take part in solar observing near the Planetarium entrance.

10 a.m. to 4 p.m. All activities are free.

More information: slsc.org

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Build It! Preschool

Preschool age children and their adult partner will explore, investigate, and do science together during Build It! Preschool at the Saint Louis Science Center.

Build It! Preschool gives preschoolers a chance to engineer a sleek aircraft, a sturdy house and a steady bridge using recycled materials. Each week features a different building challenge and structure to take home. 

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Roller Coaster Engineering for Kids
Thursday, January 23, 2020
Saturday, February 8, 2020
Wednesday, February 12, 2020

Kids will learn how roller coasters work as they loop their own tracks for some speedy marble fun. Roller Coaster Engineering is for kids ages 8-12 and is a free workshop held at the St. Louis County Library. Registration is required.

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Sensory Story Time
Thursday, January 23, 2020
Saturday, February 8, 2020

Sensory Story Time is geared to families with children ages 3-9 who are on the autism spectrum or who have multi-sensory needs. Children of all abilities are welcome.

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