Amazon Presents Be the Scientist
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. For children grades K-8.
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.
PROGRAM SCHEDULE (2023)
January 28 – Bacteriologist
February 25 – Archaeologist
March 25 – Data Scientist
April 29 – Biotechnologist
May 27 – Medical Entomologist
June 24 – Graphic Designer
July 22 – Geoscientist (NOTE: MOST will be CLOSED on July 29, BTS will be on July 22)
August 26 – Biochemist
September 30 – Ornithologist
October 28 – Orthopedist
November 25 – Veterinary/Vet Tech
December 23 – Electromechanical Engineer
PROGRAM SCHEDULE (2024)
January 27 – Telecom Engineer
March 23 – Astronomer
April 27 – Enviromental Engineer
May 25 – Microbiologist
June 22 – Oceanographer (World Ocean Day)
July 27 – STEM Cell Engineer
September 28 – Agronomist
October 26 – Orthopedist