Meet a Scientist/Discovery Day
On the third Saturday of select months, join us from 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. for the Meet a Scientist and Discovery Day programs.
Participants will explore a different theme each time with lots of interactive educational fun.
Meet a Scientist
This program is open to all ages. From 9:30-10:30 a.m. on the third Saturday of select months, participants will enjoy a free, interactive presentation by guest topic experts who will give you the inside scoop on the theme for the month.
Scientists for 2013 (subject to change)
- January 19: Hayes Flintknappers Group
- February 16: Michel Hall, Jim Jackson, Mike Towler with Phenomenal Physics
- March 16: Ron Pugh, Idaho Falls Astronomical Society-registration now open! Click here to register for Meet a Scientist!
- April 20: Pony Keepers, A Carousel for Missoula
- May 18: Idaho Fish and Game—Free fishing at Ryder Park in Idaho Falls
- September 21: Dr. Steve Shropshire, ISU Physicist
- October 19: Craig Green, Guitarist and Composer
- November 16: Phil Kumler, Stamp Collector
- December 21: Alana Jensen, Gonzales-Stoller Surveillance, ESER program
Meet A Scientist is FREE for all ages. Preregistration is required and family participation is strongly recommended. Children who are not particiating in Discovery Day must be accompanied by an adult during the Meet a Scientist presentations.
Click here to register for Meet a Scientist!
The excitement continues right after Meet a Scientist for children ages 6-12. From 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., registrants will explore the month's theme in greater detail through hands-on projects and fun, educational activities taught be qualified educators.
Discovery Days for 2013 (subject to change)
- January 19: Life in the Old West
- February 16: Amusement Park Science
- March 16: Our Amazing Solar System-registration now open! Click here to register for Discovery Day!
- April 20: Art & Magic of Carousels
- May 18: Gonzales-Stoller Surveillance—Fishing fun at Ryder Park in Idaho Falls
- September 21: Science of Sound
- October 19: Guitars and Music of the World
- November 16: Stupendous Stamp Collecting
- December 21: Wonders of Weather
Discovery Day is $20 per child, $15 for MOI members. Preregistration is required.
Note: Please be aware that due to online payment consumer protection programs, you must register and pay for each participant separately. Thank you for your participation.
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For more information on any of the Museum of Idaho education programs, contact
Director of Education Sunny Katseanes at (208) 522-1400 ext. 3002, or firstname.lastname@example.org.