Mad Science at the Museum – Eureka!

Have your kids ever dreamed of being an inventor? Well now they’ll get a chance to have their own eureka! moment while learning about famous Nebraskan inventors.

The Nebraska History Museum is bringing our Mad Science at the Museum program online! Now children can learn how history and science collide from the comfort of their own home via Zoom.

Designed for families with children ages 7-10, Mad Science at the Museum allows participants to engage in activities including artifact explorations and hands-on scientific experimentation.

In order to ensure our participants have an enjoyable experience, each of our sessions will be capped at 50 people. That is why we are offering four different sessions of the Eureka! workshop this month in an effort to make sure everyone has a chance to join us for this wonderful event.

 

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