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October 2019

After-School: Kinder Creators (K – 1st Grade)

October 14 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:30 pm on Monday, repeating until December 16, 2019

KID Museum, 6400 Democracy Blvd
Bethesda, MD 20817 United States

Create a world of your own imagination! This program introduces younger makers to foundational maker skills, tools, and materials in a playful, developmentally appropriate way. In the first session, kids…

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After-School: Community Engineers (2nd – 3rd Grade)

October 15 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:30 pm on Tuesday, repeating until December 17, 2019

KID Museum, 6400 Democracy Blvd
Bethesda, MD 20817 United States

Build a better world through engineering! In this program, kids will step into the shoes of real-world engineers–learning what they do and how they serve their communities–through hands-on explorations and…

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After-School: Robot Builders (6th – 8th Grade)

October 15 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:30 pm on Tuesday, repeating until December 17, 2019

KID Museum, 6400 Democracy Blvd
Bethesda, MD 20817 United States

Build your skills, then build your robot! Makers will take a deep dive into the world of robotics as they gain experience with fabrication, engineering, electronics, and coding. We’ll explore…

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After-School: Robotics World (2nd – 3rd Grade)

October 16 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 18, 2019

KID Museum, 6400 Democracy Blvd
Bethesda, MD 20817 United States

Robots are all around us–if you know where to look! This program will explore the ways that robotics shapes our world–from automatic doors and soap dispensers, to self-driving cars, to…

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After-School: Inventions! (4th – 5th Grade)

October 16 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 18, 2019

KID Museum, 6400 Democracy Blvd
Bethesda, MD 20817 United States

Inventions can be fun, useful, innovative–or all three! This program introduces kids to the invention process in an inviting way–through the Japanese art of Chindōgu–inventing silly gadgets to solve everyday…

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Community Makers (6th – 8th Grade)

October 17 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:30 pm on Thursday, repeating until December 19, 2019

KID Museum, 6400 Democracy Blvd
Bethesda, MD 20817 United States

Use maker skills to make a difference in the community! Makers will work on projects that benefit a person or local organization, taking an active role in improving their community…

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Robomakers (4th-5th Grade)

October 17 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:30 pm on Thursday, repeating until December 19, 2019

KID Museum, 6400 Democracy Blvd
Bethesda, MD 20817 United States

What makes a robot a robot? Makers will investigate this question as they build their understanding of what makes robots work. The class will start by examining the motors, sensors,…

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Open Explore: Future of Transportation

October 20 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
KID Museum, 6400 Democracy Blvd
Bethesda, MD 20817 United States

What will transportation look like in the future? We can assume electric vehicles, self-driving cars, and high-speed rail will all be part of the picture, but what additional solutions are…

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Textiles: Batik Workshop

October 20 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
KID Museum, 6400 Democracy Blvd
Bethesda, MD 20817 United States

Learn the art of Batik, an ancient textile method from Indonesia. Make unique patterns painted with soy wax and dipped in different colored dyes to make a beautiful cloth. K-2nd…

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Woodshop: Pendulum Drawing

October 20 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
KID Museum, 6400 Democracy Blvd
Bethesda, MD 20817 United States

Design and build a working harmonograph to create unique pendulum art, and discover how different lengths of string and weight can affect harmonic motion. 3rd-5th Grade.

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Open Explore: Music

October 27 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
KID Museum, 6400 Democracy Blvd
Bethesda, MD 20817 United States

KID Museum is open to the public on Sundays with workshops in our Maker Studios, Open Build time, and over a dozen Open Explore activities. Each weekend offers something new,…

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Woodshop: Tambourines

October 27 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
KID Museum, 6400 Democracy Blvd
Bethesda, MD 20817 United States

Gain basic woodworking skills as you drill and use an electric sander to make a tambourine out of lumber sticks and steel jingles. K-2nd Grade.

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Electronics: Soldered Artwork

October 27 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
KID Museum, 6400 Democracy Blvd
Bethesda, MD 20817 United States

Learn the art of soldering! Create jewelry, keychains, or small sculptures using a soldering iron, copper tape, and other materials. 3rd-5th Grade.

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November 2019

Cultural Day: Bulgaria

November 3 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
KID Museum, 6400 Democracy Blvd
Bethesda, MD 20817 United States

Celebrate the rich diversity of our community at KID Museum’s Cultural Days. Each month, we partner with embassies and cultural organizations to explore a different country through hands-on maker activities,…

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Open Explore: How Things Work

November 10 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
KID Museum, 6400 Democracy Blvd
Bethesda, MD 20817 United States

KID Museum is open to the public on Sundays with workshops in our Maker Studios, Open Build time, and over a dozen Open Explore activities. Each weekend offers something new,…

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Electronics: Squishy Circuits

November 10 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
KID Museum, 6400 Democracy Blvd
Bethesda, MD 20817 United States

Cook up your own conductive play-doh and learn about circuits to make a creature that lights up. K-2nd Grade.

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Math Makers: Geodesic Green House

November 10 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
KID Museum, 6400 Democracy Blvd
Bethesda, MD 20817 United States

Create a mini in-home greenhouse for small plants using the design of geodesic domes. 3rd-5th Grade.

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Open Explore: Nature

November 17 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
KID Museum, 6400 Democracy Blvd
Bethesda, MD 20817 United States

KID Museum is open to the public on Sundays with workshops in our Maker Studios, Open Build time, and over a dozen Open Explore activities. Each weekend offers something new,…

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Electronics: Bristle Bots

November 17 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
KID Museum, 6400 Democracy Blvd
Bethesda, MD 20817 United States

Use circuitry and creativity to make a wiggly bristle bot that will race about unpredictably. K-2nd Grade.

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Woodshop & Electronics: Mini Treehouse

November 17 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
KID Museum, 6400 Democracy Blvd
Bethesda, MD 20817 United States

Use your woodworking and design skills to build a unique mini treehouse, then light it up with circuits and LEDs. 3rd-5th Grade.

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