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

September 2019

KID CLOSED

September 15
KID Museum, 6400 Democracy Blvd
Bethesda, MD 20817 United States

KID Museum will be closed this day.

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Open Explore

September 22 @ 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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Color Changing Slime

September 22 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
KID Museum, 6400 Democracy Blvd
Bethesda, MD 20817 United States

Choose your favorite colors to create your own color-changing slime, then expose your slime to different temperatures and watch it transform. K-2nd Grade.

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Woodshop: Butterfly Houses

September 22 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
KID Museum, 6400 Democracy Blvd
Bethesda, MD 20817 United States

Get your hands on basic woodworking tools as you design and build your own butterfly house. 3rd-5th Grade.

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Open Explore

September 29 @ 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: Intro to Sewing

September 29 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
KID Museum, 6400 Democracy Blvd
Bethesda, MD 20817 United States

Learn how to use a needle and thread as you create a unique wall hanging out of your initials. K-2nd Grade.

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Animated Kinetic Sculptures

September 29 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
KID Museum, 6400 Democracy Blvd
Bethesda, MD 20817 United States

Create characters and sculptures out of cardboard, then make them move through the power of stop-motion animation. 3rd-5th Grade.

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MakeLab: Hive Mind

September 29 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
KID Museum, 6400 Democracy Blvd
Bethesda, MD 20817 United States

Discover the secrets of hive mind using Hexbug Nano tiny robots as you build environments for these insect-like robotic creatures to get around. 6th-8th Grade.

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October 2019

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

October 1 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:30pm 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 1 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:30pm 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 2 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:30pm 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 2 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:30pm 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)

October 3 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:30pm 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)

October 3 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:30pm 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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Cultural Day: Guatemala

October 6 @ 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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After-School: Kinder Creators (K – 1st Grade)

October 7 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:30pm 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: Halloween

October 13 @ 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: Patchwork Dolls

October 13 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
KID Museum, 6400 Democracy Blvd
Bethesda, MD 20817 United States
Textiles

Cut, sew, and decorate to create your unique patchwork companion, filled with character. K-2nd Grade.

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Invent the Future: Skills Series

October 13 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
KID Museum, 6400 Democracy Blvd
Bethesda, MD 20817 United States

Middle schoolers: get the skills you need to invent the future! Dive into design, engineering, electronics, and coding to develop skills you can use to build your own inventions. You'll…

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Fab Lab: 3D Mini Pinball

October 13 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
KID Museum, 6400 Democracy Blvd
Bethesda, MD 20817 United States

Use 3D design tools to build a handheld pinball machine, complete with spinners, stoppers, and flippers. 3rd-5th Grade.

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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

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: Batik Workshop

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

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

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: 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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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

Cultural Day: Philipines

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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