Two exciting opportunities for teens are coming to Science Museum Oklahoma this spring and summer as the museum hosts an Earth Optimism Teen Event in collaboration with the Smithsonian Institution in March and welcomes a new class of apprentices to the museum’s Teen Apprentice Program in June.
Oklahoma teachers who want to supercharge science education in their classrooms have the chance to learn from “Xploration DIY Sci” host, best-selling author and two-time Emmy Award-winning science educator Steve Spangler during a one-day professional development experience set for 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Science Museum Oklahoma.
This is not a mind trick; this is the no-kids-allowed event you’ve been looking for. Science Museum Oklahoma’s “SMO 21: A Galaxy Far, Far Away,” presented by Express Employment International, is set for 6:30-10 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 28, at the museum located at 2020 Remington Place in Oklahoma City.
A new 7-part gardening series perfect for those who want to start a home garden, who have a “black” thumb, or who simply want to learn more about gardening is kicking off on Saturday, Jan. 18, at Science Museum Oklahoma in the lead up to the 50th anniversary of Earth Day in April.
Science Museum Oklahoma is jumping into the holiday spirit this Christmas season with activities throughout the month of December including transforming the museum into Santa’s science lab on Dec. 21, tours of the museum’s 1929 Pullman parlor car and a Noon Year’s Eve celebration on Dec. 31 — all included with admission or museum membership.
Science Museum Oklahoma has gifts for science lovers of all ages — stop by The Science Shop for help finding the perfect present for everyone on your list, or you can save $20 on a Silver 6 Membership between Nov. 29 and Dec. 31, 2019, and give the gift of SMO all year long! Want to save big on your holiday shopping? On Dec. 1, get 20% off your entire purchase in The Science Shop during Museum Story Sunday, and from 6-8 p.m. on Dec. 5, SMO members can save 25% off their entire purchase during our Members-Only Shopping Night!
For more than 50 years, artist and inventor Tom Shannon has been exploring the intersections of art, science and technology in unexpected, mind-bending ways. Science Museum Oklahoma guests will have the chance to experience his science-inspired art in a new exhibition opening Nov. 24 in the museum's smART Space galleries: “Tom Shannon: Universe in the Mind | Mind in the Universe.”