Winter Recess 2018

During Winter Recess (Saturday, February 17 to Sunday, February 25), the MOST will be open daily 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Please see below as well as our Events Calendar for a complete list of scheduled events. Two hands-on ‘Make & Take’ science workshops – Slime Science and Soil Science – will be featured every weekday from Monday, February 19 through Friday, February 23. Discover, learn & play all week long! Click on dates below to view events scheduled for that day.

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SPECIAL EVENT

  • LIVE from the MOST, students will make contact with NASA Astronaut Mark Vande Hei aboard the International Space Station on Friday, February 23 at 9:08 a.m.!

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Winter Recess Event Schedule

Saturday, February 17

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  • Noon to 5 p.m.: Hands-On Activities
    • Polishing Pennies – learn how you can turn your dull pennies into looking like new ones! We will be using simple household supplies and change the surface of the dull penny into a shiny one.
    • Coin Rubbings – leran coin facts and interesting information like what is a numismatists. Grab a piece of paper and crayon to make some coin rubbings. Do you know which president is on the dime?
  • 2:30 p.m.: Science demonstration.
  • Three (3) Planetarium Shows
    • Zoo in the Sky at 11:15 a.m.
    • Our Solar System at 1:15 p.m.
    • Seasonal Sky at 3:15 p.m.
  • Orion Motion Simulator & Laser Maze
  • IMAX Movies
    • Dolphins at 11 a.m.
    • A Beautiful Planet at noon & 2 p.m.
    • Under the Sea at 1 p.m.
    • Island of Lemurs: Madagascar at 3 p.m.

Sunday, February 18

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  • 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.: Hands-On Activities
    • Polishing Pennies – learn how you can turn your dull pennies into looking like new ones! We will be using simple household supplies and change the surface of the dull penny into a shiny one.
    • Coin Rubbings – learn coin facts and interesting information like what is a numismatists. Grab a piece of paper and crayon to make some coin rubbings. Do you know which president is on the dime?
  • 2:30 p.m.: Science demonstration.
  • Three (3) Planetarium Shows
    • Zoo in the Sky at 11:15 a.m.
    • Our Solar System at 1:15 p.m.
    • Seasonal Sky at 3:15 p.m.
  • Orion Motion Simulator & Laser Maze
  • IMAX Movies
    • Dolphins at 11 a.m.
    • A Beautiful Planet at noon & 2 p.m.
    • Under the Sea at 1 p.m.
    • Island of Lemurs: Madagascar at 3 p.m.

Monday, February 19

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  • Noon to 12:45 p.m.: Slime Science ‘Make & Take’ Workshop
    • All ages welcome to get hands-on with Slime Science! Make your very own slime with this ‘Make & Take’ workshop! $5 participation fee includes lesson and materials. Children must be accompanied by parent/chaperone. Limit 20 participants per session.
  • 2 p.m. to 2:45 p.m.: Soil Science ‘Make & Take’ Workshop
    • All ages welcome to get hands-on with Soil Science! Make your very own edible soil with this ‘Make & Take’ workshop! $5 participation fee includes lesson and materials. Children must be accompanied by parent/chaperone. Limit 20 participants per session.
  • Three (3) Planetarium Shows
    • Zoo in the Sky at 11:15 a.m.
    • Our Solar System at 1:15 p.m.
    • Seasonal Sky at 3:15 p.m.
  • Orion Motion Simulator & Laser Maze
  • IMAX Movies
    • Dolphins at 11 a.m.
    • A Beautiful Planet at noon & 2 p.m.
    • Under the Sea at 1 p.m.
    • Island of Lemurs: Madagascar at 3 p.m.

Tuesday, February 20

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  • Noon to 12:45 p.m.: Slime Science ‘Make & Take’ Workshop
    • All ages welcome to get hands-on with Slime Science! Make your very own slime with this ‘Make & Take’ workshop! $5 participation fee includes lesson and materials. Children must be accompanied by parent/chaperone. Limit 20 participants per session.
  • 2 p.m. to 2:45 p.m.: Soil Science ‘Make & Take’ Workshop
    • All ages welcome to get hands-on with Soil Science! Make your very own edible soil with this ‘Make & Take’ workshop! $5 participation fee includes lesson and materials. Children must be accompanied by parent/chaperone. Limit 20 participants per session.
  • Three (3) Planetarium Shows
    • Zoo in the Sky at 11:15 a.m.
    • Our Solar System at 1:15 p.m.
    • Seasonal Sky at 3:15 p.m.
  • Orion Motion Simulator & Laser Maze
  • IMAX Movies
    • Dolphins at 11 a.m.
    • A Beautiful Planet at noon & 2 p.m.
    • Under the Sea at 1 p.m.
    • Island of Lemurs: Madagascar at 3 p.m.

Wednesday, February 21

Buy Admission / IMAX / Slime & Soil Science Workshop tickets

  • Noon to 12:45 p.m.: Slime Science ‘Make & Take’ Workshop
    • All ages welcome to get hands-on with Slime Science! Make your very own slime with this ‘Make & Take’ workshop! $5 participation fee includes lesson and materials. Children must be accompanied by parent/chaperone. Limit 20 participants per session.
  • 2 p.m. to 2:45 p.m.: Soil Science ‘Make & Take’ Workshop
    • All ages welcome to get hands-on with Soil Science! Make your very own edible soil with this ‘Make & Take’ workshop! $5 participation fee includes lesson and materials. Children must be accompanied by parent/chaperone. Limit 20 participants per session.
  • Three (3) Planetarium Shows
    • Zoo in the Sky at 11:15 a.m.
    • Our Solar System at 1:15 p.m.
    • Seasonal Sky at 3:15 p.m.
  • Orion Motion Simulator & Laser Maze
  • IMAX Movies
    • Dolphins at 11 a.m.
    • A Beautiful Planet at noon & 2 p.m.
    • Under the Sea at 1 p.m.
    • Island of Lemurs: Madagascar at 3 p.m.

Thursday, February 22

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  • 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.: Join Lockheed Martin in the Flight & Space exhibit to make and explore the science behind a popsicle stick catapult, hoop glider and an aluminum foil boat!
  • Noon to 12:45 p.m.: Slime Science ‘Make & Take’ Workshop
    • All ages welcome to get hands-on with Slime Science! Make your very own slime with this ‘Make & Take’ workshop! $5 participation fee includes lesson and materials. Children must be accompanied by parent/chaperone. Limit 20 participants per session.
  • 2 p.m. to 2:45 p.m.: Soil Science ‘Make & Take’ Workshop
    • All ages welcome to get hands-on with Soil Science! Make your very own edible soil with this ‘Make & Take’ workshop! $5 participation fee includes lesson and materials. Children must be accompanied by parent/chaperone. Limit 20 participants per session.
  • Three (3) Planetarium Shows
    • Zoo in the Sky at 11:15 a.m.
    • Our Solar System at 1:15 p.m.
    • Seasonal Sky at 3:15 p.m.
  • Orion Motion Simulator & Laser Maze
  • IMAX Movies
    • Dolphins at 11 a.m.
    • A Beautiful Planet at noon & 2 p.m.
    • Under the Sea at 1 p.m.
    • Island of Lemurs: Madagascar at 3 p.m.

Friday, February 23

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  • *SPECIAL EVENT @ 9:08 a.m.: Students will make contact with NASA Astronaut Mark Vande Hei aboard the International Space Station!*
  • 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.: Join Lockheed Martin in the Flight & Space exhibit to make and explore the science behind a popsicle stick catapult, hoop glider and an aluminum foil boat!
  • Noon to 12:45 p.m.: Slime Science ‘Make & Take’ Workshop
    • All ages welcome to get hands-on with Slime Science! Make your very own slime with this ‘Make & Take’ workshop! $5 participation fee includes lesson and materials. Children must be accompanied by parent/chaperone. Limit 20 participants per session.
  • 2 p.m. to 2:45 p.m.: Soil Science ‘Make & Take’ Workshop
    • All ages welcome to get hands-on with Soil Science! Make your very own edible soil with this ‘Make & Take’ workshop! $5 participation fee includes lesson and materials. Children must be accompanied by parent/chaperone. Limit 20 participants per session.
  • Three (3) Planetarium Shows
    • Zoo in the Sky at 11:15 a.m.
    • Our Solar System at 1:15 p.m.
    • Seasonal Sky at 3:15 p.m.
  • Orion Motion Simulator & Laser Maze
  • IMAX Movies
    • Dolphins at 11 a.m.
    • A Beautiful Planet at noon & 2 p.m.
    • Under the Sea at 1 p.m.
    • Island of Lemurs: Madagascar at 3 p.m.

Saturday, February 24

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Sunday, February 25

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  • 2:30 p.m.: Science demonstration.
  • Three (3) Planetarium Shows
    • Zoo in the Sky at 11:15 a.m.
    • Our Solar System at 1:15 p.m.
    • Seasonal Sky at 3:15 p.m.
  • Orion Motion Simulator & Laser Maze
  • IMAX Movies
    • Dolphins at 11 a.m.
    • A Beautiful Planet at noon & 2 p.m.
    • Under the Sea at 1 p.m.
    • Island of Lemurs: Madagascar at 3 p.m.