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

November 2019

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

November 12 @ 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)

November 12 @ 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)

November 13 @ 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)

November 13 @ 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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Robomakers (4th-5th Grade)

November 14 @ 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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Community Makers (6th – 8th Grade)

November 14 @ 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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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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After-School: Kinder Creators (K – 1st Grade)

November 18 @ 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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Open Explore: Family Day

November 24 @ 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: Magic Marker Holder

November 24 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
KID Museum, 6400 Democracy Blvd
Bethesda, MD 20817 United States

Learn how to use a drill press and other woodworking tools to make your own marker holder. Markers not included. K-2nd Grade.

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Electronics: Light Up the Holidays

November 24 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
KID Museum, 6400 Democracy Blvd
Bethesda, MD 20817 United States

Discover the basics of circuitry using Chibitronics stickers to make fun, light-up pictures for holiday celebrations. 3rd-5th Grade.

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MakeLab: Audio Production

November 24 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
KID Museum, 6400 Democracy Blvd
Bethesda, MD 20817 United States

Learn the basics of digital audio workstations to make your own podcast, song, radio drama, or other audio creation. 6th-8th Grade.

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December 2019

Open Explore

December 1 @ 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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Cultural Day: Philippines

December 8 @ 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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Day Camp: KID City, Jr. (K – 2nd Grade)

December 26 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
KID Museum, 6400 Democracy Blvd
Bethesda, MD 20817 United States

Try your hand at civil engineering as you design and build bridges, plan a city for miniature robots, and so much more!

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Day Camp: Wearable Tech (3rd – 5th Grade)

December 26 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
KID Museum, 6400 Democracy Blvd
Bethesda, MD 20817 United States

Hack your clothing and design your own wearable gadgets using coding, electronics, and textiles. Step counters, light-up accessories, or light-sensing hats...what will you create?

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Day Camp: World Explorers (K – 2nd Grade)

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

Travel the world with making! Learn about different countries around the world as your practice your maker skills and create projects inspired by world cultures.

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Day Camp: Robot Olympics (3rd – 5th Grade)

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

It's time for the Robot Olympics! Use different robotics kits to take on a series of building and programming challenges. Program a robot to carry a load from one location…

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Day Camp: “If I Built a Car” (K – 2nd Grade)

December 30 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
KID Museum, 6400 Democracy Blvd
Bethesda, MD 20817 United States

What would you create if you could design a car of your very own? Inspired by Chris Van Dusen's beloved book, young makers will explore vehicles through hands-on maker activities…

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Day Camp: Retro Arcade (3rd – 5th Grade)

December 30 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
KID Museum, 6400 Democracy Blvd
Bethesda, MD 20817 United States

Get your retro game on! Design and program your own video game in Scratch, then use MakeyMakey to build a custom controller for your game. Games will be playable at…

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Day Camp: New Year’s Eve! (K – 2nd Grade)

December 31 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
KID Museum, 6400 Democracy Blvd
Bethesda, MD 20817 United States

Celebrate the end of the year in this New Year’s Eve-themed maker camp. Make decorations and noisemakers for a New Year's Eve party, design your own light-up celebration glasses, and…

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Day Camp: New Year’s Eve! (3rd – 5th Grade)

December 31 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
KID Museum, 6400 Democracy Blvd
Bethesda, MD 20817 United States

Celebrate the end of the year in this New Year’s Eve-themed maker camp. Work collaboratively to build a New Year’s Eve ball drop, create a stop-motion countdown video, and more!

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