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Tinkerers' Club

Tinkerer's Club
Tinkerer's Club
Tinkerer's Club
Tinkerer's Club
Tinkerer's Club
Tinkerer's Club
Tinkerer's Club
Tinkerer's Club
Tinkerer's Club
Tinkerer's Club
Tinkerer's Club
Tinkerer's Club
Tinkerer's Club
Tinkerer's Club
Tinkerer's Club
Tinkerer's Club
Tinkerer's Club
Tinkerer's Club

Stop by on Saturdays to play, innovate and solve problems with other curious minds in the Tinkerers’ Club, led by our in-house inventors. Take your invention home and share your creation and stories with friends. Supplies are limited. Advance registration is recommended.

 

Price per project:

Members: $17
Nonm
embers: $20

 

Get Tickets!

 

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


SCHEDULE:

May

May 27

Electric Car

Learn how electric cars work and build a car that is powered by a battery and a DC motor. Experiment to see what changes make your car go faster or farther. Ages: 6+.

Supplies are limited. Advance registration is recommended. 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the Tinkering Studio.

 

June

June 3

LED Lava Lamps

Have you ever been hypnotized by a lava lamp? Design and create your own lava lamp using a few simple household ingredients. Explore the beauty of chemical reactions with water, oil and color. For ages 7+.

Supplies are limited. Advance registration is recommended. 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the Tinkering Studio.

 

June 17

Summer Solar Oven

Can you harness energy from the sun and use it for outdoor cooking? Learn how light reflects and make a solar oven that gather the sun's rays to heat food. Experiment with how shape and design can affect the temperature of the oven.

Supplies are limited. Advance registration is recommended. 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the Tinkering Studio.