Science Museum Oklahoma is celebrating the 50th anniversary of the moon landing and Oklahoma’s connections to the space program this summer with special exhibits, an exclusive show in the Kirkpatrick Planetarium and hands-on science experiences culminating with celebratory anniversary events from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on July 20.
A washing machine robot that can paint, a giant chain reaction machine made up of bowling balls, a rocket, belt sanders and more, do-it-yourself miniature rollercoasters, and plenty of try-this-at-home science fun are featured in two upcoming episodes of Steve Spangler’s “Xploration DIY Sci” filmed at Science Museum Oklahoma and set to air nationally this summer as part of season three of the mind-blowing science show.
Applications are now open for makers, artists, scientists and hobbyists to host a table at Science Museum Oklahoma’s 2019 Tinkerfest, set for 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sept. 28 at the museum located at 2020 Remington Place in Oklahoma City.
The science of thunderstorms to summer heat waves and hurricanes to blizzards has blown into Science Museum Oklahoma as part of “Wild Weather,” a temporary exhibition available only at SMO through Labor Day.
Students in numerous Oklahoma counties and public school districts have the opportunity to visit Science Museum Oklahoma for free as part of a school field trip through September thanks to two generous grants from Chaparral Energy and the Cresap Family Foundation.
The Science Guy is coming to Oklahoma City. Science Museum Oklahoma will host a series of events with Bill Nye and The Planetary Society on May 8-9 including a recording of Planetary Radio Live, a VIP evening experience and numerous family activities to benefit the museum’s recently launched planetarium campaign and to promote astronomy education.
Butterflies, lady bugs, waste recycling and sustainability will round out the world of Science Museum Oklahoma from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on April 20 as the museum celebrates Earth Day with a morning and afternoon of special events.
The science that brings the storm will be the focus of a special day at Science Museum Oklahoma this spring as the museum teams with FOX 25 to present “Storm Safety Day” from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. April 6 at the museum located at 2020 Remington Place in Oklahoma City.