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January 2020

Electronics: Soldered Secret Flashlight

January 26 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
KID Museum, 6400 Democracy Blvd
Bethesda, MD 20817 United States

Turn an empty Altoids tin into a secret flashlight that can fit in your pocket! Learn to solder as you create this flashlight circuit with a switch, resistors, and LED…

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Day Camp: Micro:bit Gadgets (3rd – 5th Grade)

January 27 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
KID Museum, 6400 Democracy Blvd
Bethesda, MD 20817 United States

Discover the power of tiny microcontrollers called Micro:bits. Practice using the built-in accelerometer and LED matrix, wire up and program speakers and servo motors, and much more. Then, design and…

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February 2020

Fab Lab: Laser Engraved Nightlight

February 2 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
KID Museum, 6400 Democracy Blvd
Bethesda, MD 20817 United States

Learn how to use design software to create a vector image that will be engraved on an acrylic nightlight cover using our GlowForge laser cutter. 3rd - 5th Grade.

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Robotics and Coding: EV3 Programming

February 16 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
KID Museum, 6400 Democracy Blvd
Bethesda, MD 20817 United States

Learn to program a drivable robot using LEGO's EV3 robotics kit. Practice turning, stopping, and even using sensors to follow a line. 3rd - 5th Grade.

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Maker Studio: Textiles

February 17 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
KID Museum, 6400 Democracy Blvd
Bethesda, MD 20817 United States

Develop your sewing skills while learning to use essential tools, and making a hand-sewn felt bag with a double drawstring closure. 3rd - 5th Grade

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Maker Studio: Woodshop

February 17 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
KID Museum, 6400 Democracy Blvd
Bethesda, MD 20817 United States

Ramp up your carpentry skills. Learn how to cut accurate angles with a mitre box, advanced drilling, and fastening and shaping techniques. Then, smooth it all out with a power…

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Maker Studio: Fab Lab

February 17 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
KID Museum, 6400 Democracy Blvd
Bethesda, MD 20817 United States

Advance your 3D design and printing skills as you build in 3D using Tinkercad. We’ll 3D print your creations at the museum (available for pick-up within two weeks of the…

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Maker Studio: Electronics

February 17 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
KID Museum, 6400 Democracy Blvd
Bethesda, MD 20817 United States

Learn how to splice wire using wire strippers and heat shrink, then build your own circuit with a homemade switch. 3rd - 5th Grade

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Maker Science: DIY Seismograph

February 23 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
KID Museum, 6400 Democracy Blvd
Bethesda, MD 20817 United States

Discover what causes earthquakes and create your own version of the tool that scientists use to measure earthquakes. 3rd - 5th Grade.

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