Feathered Friends: Our fine feathered friends are full of science inquires and design challenges. During this program, you will explore the intricate structures of turkey feathers, learn about biodiversity through the bird beak challenge, investigate flight like Leonardo da Vinci did and make a bird feeder for the wild, feathered friends in your backyard.
Winter Wonderland: Solstice, Stars and Sunlight: Winter lights and sights are coming! Learn the science, history and significance of the winter solstice and why our days are shorter in the winter. Explore the properties of the Sun, stars, auroras, and various light waves through the creation of edible models, luminaries and hands-on activities.
Minecraft: Light Exploration: Create a Minecraft model of the prehistoric monument Stonehenge while exploring the winter solstice. Use Minecraft to explore the differences and similarities of natural and artificial light. Design and test the transmission of energy through the creation of a tinfoil circuit.
Challenger Learning Center Hours:
Monday: 10:00 AM to 10:00 PM
Tuesday: 10:00 AM to 10:00 PM
Wednesday: 10:00 AM to 10:00 PM
Thursday: 10:00 AM to 10:00 PM
Friday: 10:00 AM to 10:00 PM
Saturday: 10:00 AM to 10:00 PM
Sunday: 12:00 PM to 10:00 PM
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12pm to 10pm Sundays
Closed Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day
The Challenger Learning Center is located on the beautiful Kleman Plaza in Downtown Tallahassee.