Night at the Museums
MSU, East Lansing
Wednesday, April 13th from 6:00 - 8:00 PM at the MSU Museum
Join scientists, staff, and volunteers for an array of activities at the MSU Museum, including: behind-the-scenes tours of the MSU Museum's vertebrate collections; robotic fish demonstrations; animal adaptations touch table; ask the scientist about the "brain drain hypothesis"; a scavenger hunt; and a special flashlight tour of the Hall of Evolution! Space is limited for some tours and activities. Activity schedule and tour sign up information will be available at the museum the night of the event.
Wednesday, April 13th from 6:00 - 8:00 PM at the Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum
Join artists, scientists, staff, and volunteers to explore the intersection between science and art through a number of activities: make a cyanotype photograph with a little chemistry and the sun; try your hand at a scavenger hunt; and design your very own fruit or flower to add to our sculptural tree in celebration of our featured artist, Sam Van Aken.
Say It In 7: The Science of Communication and the Communication of Science
Wednesday, April 13th from 6:00 - 8:00 PM at Impression 5 Science Center
There’s science involved in how we communicate and an art in how we share science. In a series of 7-minute presentations, leading faculty and researchers from MSU’s College of Communication Arts & Sciences will explore how communication works and to how to make it better, especially for topics in involving science and health. Join in at Impression 5 to learn more about what makes us social, communicative animals. FREE and open to the public, but talks are aimed at adult audiences. Snacks and cocktails will be available.
Wednesday, April 13th from 6:00 - 8:00 PM at the Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum
Join us for a special free night at the Museum! In addition to exploring our 250+ interactive exhibits, you'll have the opportunity to learn all about wind energy through hands-on activities and demonstrations. Make a mini-wind mill and experiment with how to generate the most power. Engineer a wind farm and see it in action! Make your own anemometer so you can continue the fun at home by measuring how windy it is in different parts of your neighborhood! Pre-registration is required online at https://purchase.aahom.org/performance.aspx?pid=52607
Wednesday, April 13th from 6:00 - 9:00 PM at the Grand Rapids Public Museum
Join the Grand Rapids Public Museum for a night of hands-on science including microscope exploration, artifact discovery, scavenger hunts, and night sky viewing.