Special Programs & Events

Winter Weather Workshop

Saturday, November 23rd, 12PM – 2PM

Join the WUSA 9 Weather Team for an afternoon of Winter Weather Fun! There will be activities to learn about types of winter weather, how we measure snow, and why snowflakes don’t all look the same! Plus, we’ll dive into this year’s Winter Weather Outlook and talk about how much snow YOU could see at your house this year!

Come join the fun and meet Meteorologists Topper Shutt, Howard Berstein, Melissa Nord and Miri Marshall!

No registration required. There will be four 30 min workshops.

  • 12:00pm – 12:30pm
  • 12:30pm – 1:00pm
  • 1:00pm – 1:30pm
  • 1:30pm – 2:00pm

Space is limited, first come first served!

Family Fun Day!

$5 Admission On Friday, November 29th
Bring in the whole family and spend quality time with hands-on fun!
Register in advance to ensure your visit! Space is limited.



Kid’s Night Out: Cool Science

Saturday, December 14th, 6:30pm – 8:30pm

Drop your child off for a night of fun and engaging STEM activities all about SNOW!

This program is for children in grades Kindergarten through 6th. Pizza, fruits, drinks and dessert will be served in the Garage while watching science videos, followed by rotations through various STEM activities all about SNOW!

  • Grow crystal snowflakes in a jar.
  • Engineer a biologically inspired insulating glove to protect you from the frigid waters of the Arctic Ocean
  • Make different kinds of fake snow, compare and contrast the differences

Latina SciGirls

Latina SciGirls is an 8-week series of STEM-focused classes offered specifically for Latina girls in grades 3-6 through a partnership with local Title I elementary schools. Programming made possible by PBS SciGirls©.

If you are a teacher or school administrator of a Title I school, please contact us at latinascigirls@childsci.orgfor more information.