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6400 Democracy Blvd
Bethesda, MD 20817 United States
301-897-5437

April 2020

KID CLOSED

April 12
KID Museum, 6400 Democracy Blvd
Bethesda, MD 20817 United States

KID Museum will be closed this day.

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Open Explore: Earth Day

April 19 @ 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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Textiles: Mini Stuffies

April 19 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
KID Museum, 6400 Democracy Blvd
Bethesda, MD 20817 United States

Practice basic hand-sewing skills as you design your own special stuffed toy friend. Choose the shape, sew the seam, fill with stuffing, then decorate the creation to make it your…

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MagLev Trains with Central Japan Railway Company

April 19 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
KID Museum, 6400 Democracy Blvd
Bethesda, MD 20817 United States

Build your own magnetic track and MagLev (magnetic levitation) train car to take home in this two-part workshop created in partnership with Central Japan Railway Company. Explore the science behind…

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Invent the Future Challenge: Prototype & Build

April 19 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
KID Museum, 6400 Democracy Blvd
Bethesda, MD 20817 United States

Participants in the Invent the Future Challenge- bring your designs into reality! Come to KID Museum to use tools and equipment to begin building your Invent the Future solutions and…

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Open Explore: Nature

April 26 @ 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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Robotics & Coding: Animal Robots

April 26 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
KID Museum, 6400 Democracy Blvd
Bethesda, MD 20817 United States

Learn how sensors help robots process information about the world around them, then create your own “nocturnal” animal robot combining a light sensor and KIBO robot. K - 2nd Grade.

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MakeLab: Screenprinting

April 26 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
KID Museum, 6400 Democracy Blvd
Bethesda, MD 20817 United States

Learn to create a custom, reproducible design for printing using positive and negative space, then print it onto posters and your own personalized tote bag. Screen printing can be a…

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May 2020

Cultural Day: South Korea

May 3 @ 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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Open Explore: Mother’s Day

May 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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Woodshop: Wind Chimes

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

Welcome warmer weather with a wind-powered symphony! Learn woodworking techniques and experiment with sound as you use saws and drills to create a wind chime from wood and other materials.…

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Textiles: Fly Shoes

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

Create a set of “fly” wings or other decorative accents for your sneakers using hand-sewing techniques and a grommet machine. 3rd - 5th Grade.

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Electromagnetic Motors with Central Japan Railway Company

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

Created in collaboration with Central Japan Railway Company, this workshop will introduce middle schoolers to the science behind electromagnetism. Learn how motors use electromagnets to create motion, and build your…

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Open Explore: Robotics

May 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: Light-up Wand

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

Bring home a bit of magic with your own light-up wand! Create a circuit with a switch and LED, then attach it to your wooden wand and decorate it to…

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Fab Lab: Cork Animals

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

Design and build your own car powered by a motorized fan. 2nd-4th grade.

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MakeLab: DIY Safe Box

May 17 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
KID Museum, 6400 Democracy Blvd
Bethesda, MD 20817 United States

Create a working combination lockbox! Learn to use scroll saws and other fabrication tools, choose a combination, then assemble your lock mechanism. Use your box to keep your allowance, phone,…

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KID CLOSED

May 24
KID Museum, 6400 Democracy Blvd
Bethesda, MD 20817 United States

KID Museum will be closed this day.

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Open Explore: Super Heroes

May 31 @ 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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Fab Lab: 3D Printed Spin Tops

May 31 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
KID Museum, 6400 Democracy Blvd
Bethesda, MD 20817 United States

Experiment with 3D modeling using Tinkercad. Learn about 3D shapes as you design a custom spinning top for 3D printing! Tops will be printed at the museum and available for…

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Robotics and Coding: EV3 Programming

May 31 @ 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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Structural Engineering with Central Japan Railway Company

May 31 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
KID Museum, 6400 Democracy Blvd
Bethesda, MD 20817 United States

Learn about the physics of building structures in this workshop created in collaboration with Central Japan Railway. Apply your knowledge to design your own cable-stayed, load-bearing bridge. Use the engineering…

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