Saturday, Dec 12, 2015 10:30 am to 12:30 pm
Saturday, Dec 19, 2015 10:30 am to 12:30 pm
Saturday, Dec 26, 2015 10:30 am to 12:30 pm
Join us for the Tinkerers’ Club on Saturdays in the Tinkering Studio! Dream it, create it, and take it home!
Tinkerers are invited to learn new skills and make awesome take-home projects! Open to tinkerers of all ages (tinkerers 12 and under require an accompanying adult). From 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the Tinkering Studio.
Price per project:
Nonmembers $15, members $12.
Please Note: Gallery admission is not required. Tinkerers who would like to enjoy the rest of the Fleet after the workshop may purchase admission at a discounted rate. Participants meet at the main entrance ticket counter at 10:15 a.m.
Science Center members can always enjoy access to the exhibit galleries with their current membership pass. Members must purchase Tinkerers' Club tickets at the ticket counter.
Quantities are limited and may not be available the day of the activity. Sign up early to secure your spot!
Questions? Call the Fleet at: (619) 238-1233 ext. 806
Learn the physics and mechanical engineering of ancient siege weapons by designing and building your own model of an ancient catapult.
Paper Architecture and Pop-Up Cards
Learn simple techniques for creating pop-up cards and transform ordinary printer paper into interesting 3D objects.
Design and build a kinetic art structure using cardboard and your imagination. Learn how gears and cams work, and discuss what makes your design unique.
Make beautiful handmade paper from recycled pulp and other fibers. We'll also learn about plant biology, paper production and the benefit of paper recycling.
The Science of Snow Globes
Tinkerers will get the chance to explore the design and creation of their very own snow globes that they can take home or give away as a holiday gift.
Paper Circuits - Holiday Card Edition
Tinkerers will utilize LED technology, soldering irons and more to create artistic working circuits on paper that light up when the circuit is closed. Make a decorative paper circuit for your home or as a holiday gift.
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