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Weekend Family Workshops

Weekend Family Workshops

Weekend Family Workshops: hands-on, family experiences investigating science, engineering and aerospace topics in fun and surprising ways. Held on Saturdays and Sundays. Actual dates & times vary and are subject to change. Please check upon arrival for the day's workshop.

Workshops will not be held on the following dates:

  • Saturday, July 30, 2022
  • Saturday, August 13, 2022

All ages are welcome and youth under age 15 should participate with an adult.


Explore More

After participating in a Workshop activity at the Museum, we encourage you to check out the resources below to learn and explore more!


Additional Resources

Watch Videos

Some Good Reads!

For mid-to-late elementary-aged readers:

For middle school readers:

  • Flygirl by Sherri L. Smith
  • Seized by the Sun: The Life and Disappearance of World War II Pilot Gertrude Tompkins by James W. Ure
  • Flying Higher: The Women Airforce Service Pilots of World War II by Wanda Langley

For high school and adult readers:

Additional Resources

  • Learn about how birds have inspired mechanical flight  - NASA.gov
  • Natural flight, bird wings and paper airplanes – Learn how bird wings inspire airplane wing shapes – wvstateu.edu
  • Butterfly Wings: using Nature to learn about Flight – Learn how wings use the flying force of LIFT – stemlibrarylab.org
  • How we lifted flight from bird evolution – learn how early engineers like the Wright Brothers used Bird, Bat and insect wings to make their flying machines – hrwc.org by Erin Malsbury

Some Good Reads!

Perseverance Rover & Ingenuity Whirligig

Additional Resources

Some Good Reads!



Weekend Family Workshops are made possible through a generous sponsorship from Swire Coca-Cola, USA

Swire Coca-Cola, USA