Be the Scientist presented by Amazon
This monthly event is free for program participants; MOST admission fees apply to parents and guardians.
This program runs on the last Saturday of every month from 9:30 am – 12:30 pm.
Be the Scientist allows visitors to learn about and explore the activities of a different scientist (discipline) each month. From marine biology to computer programming and beyond, the last Saturday of the month is a time for local STEM practitioners, faculty, and museum visitors to come together and explore new careers and frontiers in science and technology. Participants in this no-cost program are welcome to explore the museum after visiting the stations.
- LEARN – At this station, scientists and other professionals in the field will conduct
demonstrations, talk with visitors about their careers and day to day activities, and answer
questions about the discipline.
- ENGAGE – Visitors will engage in hands-on activities that simulate the work of professionals in
- EXPLORE – Using what they have discovered from the LEARN and ENGAGE stations, visitors will
explore the variety of opportunities in the field, visit relevant exhibits in the MOST, and choose
from a variety of take-home materials to extend the exploration.