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A Taste For Water
Saturday, April 18th 10:30-12pm AND 1-3:30pm OPEN LAB – COME IN TO SAMPLE! FREE with General Admission Some people swear by certain brands of bottled water, but can you tell which brand is which? Come participate in a water taste test and put your senses to the test. Compare locally available waters to decide what you like best. This experience is family-friendly. Adult supervision is required.
Milwaukee Beer Week: Mobcraft Beer
Brewing: April 23rd from 6-8pm
Bottling: May 7th from 6-7pm
In collaboration with Milwaukee Beer Week, assist Andrew Gierczak of MobCraft Beer in the creation of a custom recipe on Discovery World’s three-tier gravity fed system during this hands-on lecture. Learn about the history, method, and current industry of brewing, as well as more about MobCraft’s unique adaptation of crowd-sourced recipes. Return two weeks later to bottle your beverage and take home a sample!
Scientist Webelos Activity Badge
Investigate Bernoulli’s Principle, Pascal’s Law, and Newton’s first law of motion through hands-on demonstrations and experiments. After the Scouts show the effects of atmospheric, air, and water pressure they’ll be able to talk to learn about careers as a scientist.
Meet Me @ The Lake Sleepover
Friday, May 8th, 7pm – Saturday, May 9th, 7am BY POPULAR DEMAND! Join us for our first public sleepover! Bring your family and friends to see what Discovery World looks like after dark. Come pet the sharks, marvel at our interactive exhibits, and have fun exploring the whole museum before taking part in two labs offered for the evening. In these labs, you’ll discover the science behind bubbles through a series of hands-on investigations, and learn the process of creating unique scents as you design a customized room spray. Finish the night with a movie in one of our theaters, and then settle in to sleep as you overlook Lake Michigan. With the museum open and structured activities running until midnight, all children attending must be age 7+ and adult supervision is required. A minimum of 1 adult is required for every 4 children attending. Members: $10/adult, $25/child Non-Members: $15/adult, $35/child This evening is also Members Night! Members are welcome to participate in the Members Night activities from 5-9pm. Not a member? Join today! Visit www.discoveryworld.org/membership or call 414.765.8625.
Household Adhesives 101
Saturday, May 9th 10:30-12pm AND 1-2:30pm OPEN LAB – STOP IN TO SEE DEMOS! FREE with General Admission Spring is a great time to get started on home improvement projects, but not all glues are the same. What fixes your coffee mug might not work on that toy. Learn how adhesives work as we explore the chemistry and proper use of household adhesives. This experience is family-friendly. Adult supervision is required.
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