All programs in Smead Discovery Center are free with Museum admission. No registration required.
Monday-Saturday: 10 am to 4:30 pm
Wednesday: 10 am to 8 pm
Sunday: 1 to 4:30 pm
WEDNESDAY SUMMER SHOW AND TELL
Bring your family and your questions and get ready for hands-on fun. Stay as long as you like. Each week features a special activity or craft and a resource person who will make science fun and understandable for visitors of all ages.
Rockin' Rocks and Marvelous Minerals
Wednesday, July 29; 2:30 to 4:30 pm
What’s the difference between a rock and a mineral? A rock and a gem? Touch, examine and sketch rock and mineral specimens like a real scientist. Curator of Mineralogy Dr. David Saja will show you how. Bring a rock or mineral for Dr. Saja to ID, and find out what he does in his lab across the hall.