Sky Kids Club

Sky Kids Club

Air Zoo members aged 6 – 11, join the Sky Kids’ Club and take part in fun, educational activities on these special Saturdays from 11am – 3pm. To get your kids in the Club, talk to anyone at the ticket counter or contact Member Engagement Manager, Michael Martin, at (269) 350-2807 or mmartin@airzoo.org.

You do not have to sign up in advance for these FREE Saturday programs – just show up and have a great time!
 

Saturday, Dec. 1, 2018: Astronomy
Make your own mini-telescope while exploring several major constellations. Learn how the Hubble Space Telescope stays in Earth orbit and photographs objects out in deep space. Step inside the Air Zoo’s STARLAB planetarium for a special presentation on our Solar System and the Milky Way galaxy!
 

Saturday, Jan. 12, 2019: Earth Rocks
Test a variety of minerals, just like the experts do in the field. Discover why seashells are extremely strong, and sift and excavate your own take-home shells!
 

Saturday, Feb. 9, 2019: STEAM Building Challenge
Use your creative ideas and engineering skills to build structures strong enough to hold up to “The Three Billy Goats Gruff” and withstand hurricane-force winds.
Make objects soar toward targets after making mini-catapults!
 

Saturday, March 16, 2019: Wild Weather
Why do supercell storms and tornadoes form in certain areas around the Earth? What can we do to prevent damage from flooding and high winds? Explore these ideas and more using a stream table, dry ice tornadoes, and weather instruments.
 

Saturday, May 11, 2019: Materials Science
Why do some materials work better for building airplanes, spaceships, and houses than others? Experiment with polymers, metals, ceramics, and composite materials using electricity, heat, and light energy.

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