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Tot Discovery Days

First Friday of Each Month

9 am - Noon | Ages 0-5

And don’t miss complimentary Planetarium programs each Tot Day at 10:30 and 11am!

Each month we set up activities and interactive learning stations designed to create an experience that will ignite your child’s curiosity and interest in science.  Tot Discovery Days are casual, drop-in programs when our youngest visitors can enjoy Eugene Science Center activities “big-kid-free”

Limited to children ages 5 and younger only, accompanied by a parent or guardian. Siblings who are not the appropriate age for these activities will not be allowed into the activity areas at this time. A named member must be present to receive membership benefits.

Advance registration not required.

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$10.00FREE$2.00 each$5.00 each



Tot Discovery Day: Dr. Seuss Science

April 5, 2019
9:00am – 12:00pm
Celebrate Dr. Seuss with us on this fantastic Tot Discovery Day! The whimsical world of Dr. Seuss contains oodles of wacky science. From Bartholomew and The Lorax to the Cat and the Hat and even that mean ‘ol Grinch, what slime, oobleck and more will we create using science to explain? Are eggs really green? Join us to find out during this rescheduled Tot Day.

Tot Discovery Day: Backyard Science

May 3, 2019
9:00am – 12:00pm
How does the sun cause colors to fade? How many legs does a centipede have? What adventures can you find in your backyard? Join us to find out the answers to these questions and more! Come explore our backyard and enjoy a morning of fun and science. Warning: Some activities may get messy!

Tot Discovery Day: Blast Off!

June 7, 2019
9:00am – 12:00pm
5…4…3…2…1… Blast off! Join us this month for a morning of experiments with chemical reactions, rockets, paper airplanes and helicopters. We’ll discover cool ways to explore physics and chemistry on this summer day of science fun.

Early S.T.E.M. Storytime

Second, Third & Fourth Fridays of Each Month

11 - 11:30 am | Ages 0-5

Immediately following 10:30 pre-K planetarium shows

Jump start your preschooler into S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) education with the Eugene Science Center’s new storytime. Join our staff educators as we read a story and lead a hands-on activity designed for early learners. Each storytime is a unique expansion of the Tot Discovery Day theme from the first Friday of the month. Early S.T.E.M. Storytime is included with general admission.

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