Programs

Ongoing Programs

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performers

New Program! April 8

10:30 – 11:30am
Free with Admission | All Ages
Join us for our newest program – Preschool Performers! This will replace Music Mondays. On the 2nd Monday of each month, we’ll welcome a performing arts and musical group from the Bozeman community to share their talents, skills and the “Science” behind their music or art.

prekexplorers

March 25th

10:30 – 11:30am
Free with Admission | Ages 2-5
Join us the 4th Monday of each month for our new Preschool Explorers program! After we read a story together, we’ll have all the materials you need to conduct a simple science experiment and make a craft with your little ones. This is a stay and play event, not a drop-off event.

FreeFriday

Next FFN: April 12th

The Second Friday of every month!
Friday nights at the MSC are fun for the whole family! Play and learn together as you explore our exhibits. We’ll be serving pizza for $1 a slice, thanks to the generous sponsorship of Tarantino’s Pizzeria.

Family Science Days

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newspaper

Mon, Jan 21 | 10am – 12pm

Build the strongest structure you can using only newspaper and tape!

machines

Mon, Feb 18 | 10am – 12pm

All Ages | Free with Admission
We’re experimenting with simple machines like pulleys, levers, and wedges.

women

Fri, March 8 | 10am – 12pm

All Ages | Free with Admission
Who was Marie Curie? What did Grace Hopper do? Join us for story time, crafts in our Maker Place, and experiments by local women in STEM.

piday

Thurs, Mar 14 | 10am – 12pm

Happy Pi Day! Join us for a morning of inspiring, math-focused activities.Each child will get a coupon for a slice of Pi(e) at Delicious Bakery right down the street.

bugs

Fri, April 12 | 10am – 12pm

All Ages | Free with Admission
See new bugs, learn about life cycles with our featured Insect Scientists and make a bug-gy craft.

earth

Mon, April 22 | 10am – 12pm

All Ages | Free with Admission
Discover something new about the planet we live on? Learn about energy, recycling, forests and trees.

In the STEAMlab

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openlab

Monday

Drop Off: For Grades 6 – 12
3 – 5 pm thru the school year
$8.50 or free with membership

Additional daytime hours weekly;
View the full schedule here!

openlab

Tuesday

Drop Off: For Grades 6 – 12
4 – 7 pm thru the school year
$8.50 or free with membership

Additional daytime hours weekly;
View the full schedule here!

openlab

Friday

Drop Off: For Grades 6 – 12
10am – 12pm thru the school year
$8.50 or free with membership

Additional daytime hours weekly;
View the full schedule here!

openlab

Saturday

Drop Off: For Grades 6 – 12
12 – 2 pm thru the school year – First and Third Saturdays
$8.50 or free with membership

Additional daytime hours weekly;
View the full schedule here!

Women in STEM Series

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stemwomen

February 9 | 11 – 2pm

All Ages | Free with Admission
Join 8 local women scientists and engineers for experiments, activities and more to celebrate International Women in Science Day.

womeneng18

June 22nd | 11 – 2pm

All Ages | Free with Admission
Join us for activities, experiments and engineering tasks with local Women in Engineering to celebrate International Women in Engineering Day.

School Field Trips

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Grades K – 3

Science Center field trips are offered to area schools and other organizations year-round! We are able to host up to 32 children at a time at a group rate of $5. In groups of 20 or more, accompanying adults are free of charge; one adult, please, for every 5 children to ensure adequate supervision as your group explores our museum. Call us to learn more and sign up! (406)522-9087, or outreach@cmbozeman.org

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Grades 4 – 12

STEAMlab Field Trips explore NGSS standard-aligned curriculum, and are offered to area classrooms throughout the school year. Students will split into groups to cycle through a variety of STEAM-focused, hands-on activities. Contact Director of Education, Natalia Kolnik, to learn more and sign up! (406)522-9087, or education@cmbozeman.org