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

January 2020

Open Explore: Robotics & Coding

January 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 and Coding: Drawing Robots!

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

Practice engineering skills as you build and code a drawing robot using KIBO Robotics! Design and build a drawing arm for a KIBO, then program it to move and draw…

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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: Jurassic KIDs (K – 2nd Grade)

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

Get prehistoric at KID. Discover the world of dinosaurs through making: create a live dinosaur habitat, make fossils, and construct your own dino gear.

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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

Open Explore

February 2 @ 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: Valentine’s Heart Pillow

February 2 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
KID Museum, 6400 Democracy Blvd
Bethesda, MD 20817 United States

Create the perfect Valentine's gift while you learn to sew! Sew, stuff, and decorate a heart-shaped pillow for yourself or as a gift. K - 2nd Grade.

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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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Japan Day: Ume Matsuri

February 9 @ 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

February 16 @ 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: String Art

February 16 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
KID Museum, 6400 Democracy Blvd
Bethesda, MD 20817 United States

Learn how to use a power drill as you create a unique piece of art! Design and build your creation using wood, screws, and colored string. K - 2nd 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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MakeLab: Upcycled Clocks

February 16 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
KID Museum, 6400 Democracy Blvd
Bethesda, MD 20817 United States

It’s time to create a unique, upcycled clock! Use recycled materials to design the hands and face to attach to a clock mechanism to make a real, one-of-a-kind clock! 6th…

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Open Explore

February 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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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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Intro to Woodshop

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

Learn how to measure and cut wood with precision, use sandpaper to shape and smooth, and connect pieces of wood together using a hammer and nails, power drill and screws,…

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Intro to Electronics

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

Learn to design and build simple circuits. We’ll focus on the big questions: What is electricity? What is a circuit? How can I use circuits to make my project ideas…

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Intro to Fab Lab

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

Designed especially for younger makers, this workshop introduces the basics of 3D design and printing using programs that are fun and age-appropriate. Practice changing 2D drawings into 3D objects using…

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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: 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 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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Intro to Textiles

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

Designed especially for younger makers, this workshop will introduce basic sewing tools as you hand-embroider an alphabet letter on an embroidery hoop. We’ll focus more on process rather than product--but…

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Open Explore

February 23 @ 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: Bedroom Doorbell

February 23 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
KID Museum, 6400 Democracy Blvd
Bethesda, MD 20817 United States

Learn how electricity and circuits work so you can design and build a doorbell to hang on your bedroom door. K - 2nd 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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