STEM in Spring! - NANO Day
4/12/2017


It’s Nano Day at Port Discovery! Learn about atoms, molecules, and nanoscale forces on this special day of Stem into Spring! STEM activities are blossoming over at Port Discovery this Spring Break! ! Make stained glass art, journey inside an interactive cell, create bracelets that change color in UV light, craft your own bookmark using nail polish, and many more hands-on activities!
 
Stained Glass Art: 9:30-5pm
Make your own pane of Stained Glass to take home and put up in your very own window. 
 
Iridescent Art: 10am-12pm & 1-3pm
Experience the magnificent colors of thin film interference by creating your bookmark using nail polish. 
 
Smelly Balloons: 10am-12pm
Can your nose detect molecules too small to see?  Test your nose with this favorite Nano Day activity!
 
UV Bracelets: 10am-12pm & 1-3pm
Make a color-changing bracelet using the power of ultraviolet light!
 
Journey inside a Cell: 11am-2pm
Explore the basic building block of life in this informative exhibit that features a life-sized cell.
 
The Hornswoggle’s Dinner Party: 2pm
Puppet show story time featuring the Hornswoggles, Port Discovery’s monster family members, as they prepare and host a 4 course monster meal for guests.
 
 
Other fun activities!
 
Percussion Garden:
10-12pm & 1-3pm
Don't miss this hands-on activity where participants are encouraged to play on a wide variety of percussion instruments to learn about the amazing sounds that can be produced and the different techniques for producing these sounds
 
Mother Goose on the Loose: 10:30am
An award-winning, early literacy program featuring singing, movement, and fingerplays.
 
Circle Time: 11:30 am
Enjoy our signature interactive story time, featuring singing, dancing, and finger plays. Recommended for ages 6 and under.
 
Jingle Jangle Music Time:
11:30am & 12:15am
A lively interactive music experience that teaches infants and young toddlers basic rhythm through singing, clapping, and shaking shakers!

 


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