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Longway Planetarium and Sloan Museum are operating at full capacity.  As of November 24, 2021, we highly recommend all visitors ages 2+ to wear masks while indoors at Sloan Museum and Longway Planetarium. Masks can be removed for short periods while eating snacks/lunches at the tables in Sloan Museum at Courtland Center Mall. Thank you for helping us create the safest possible environment for our community.

1st-3rd Grade Science Workshops

STEM exploration through fun, skill-building activities


Member Discount: $1 off all workshops

Safety Highlights
Hygiene: Program spaces and furniture will be sanitized before each program. Supplies (scissors, glue sticks, etc.) will be sanitized before use and will not be shared.
Masks: Masks must be worn covering the nose and mouth at all times when inside the building.

Emergency Contact Form
We will hold all forms electronically to minimize contact touch with educators.
● The Emergency Contact Form can be printed off at home, signed, scanned, and emailed in.
● If you do not have access to a computer or printer, you can request to have a form mailed to your home. Please request printed forms by email at education@sloanlongway.org. You can also request forms by phone at 810‐237‐3409.
● If you mail in or drop off your signed form to Longway Planetarium, we will scan forms into our system.

If you have any questions, please call 810-237-3409.

Stone Stories

1st-3rd Grades

Date: December 4th
Time: 1:00-3:00 PM
Location: Longway Planetarium
Fee: $8
Every stone has a story. Learn about sedimentary, metamorphic, and igneous rocks as you explore the rock cycle. Examine and observe real fossils and their models, too.

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Winter Wonderland Camp

1st-3rd Grades

Date: December 28th - 30th
Time: 1:00-4:00 PM
Location: Longway Planetarium
Fee: $65
Science is all around us during the winter season. Let’s celebrate the snowy season as we investigate how the states of matter change with temperature, mix-up some hot cocoa science, create our way through winter-themed engineering challenges, and much more!

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Past Workshops

Look Out Below

1st-3rd Grades

Date: September 11th
Time: 1:00-3:00 PM
Location: Longway Planetarium
Fee: $8
What goes up, must come down! But what if we could slow down the descent to the ground? Learn about motion and gravity as you engage in a variety of hands-on activities.

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Maker Lab: Puppets

1st-3rd Grades

Date: September 25th
Time: 1:00-4:00 PM
Location: Longway Planetarium
Fee: $10
We supply, and you design, create, and decorate your own puppet pal. Then use your story-telling imagination to put on a puppet play.

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Simply Electrifying

1st-3rd Grades

Date: October 2nd
Time: 1:00-3:00 PM
Location: Longway Planetarium
Fee: $8
What is electricity? How do we use it in our everyday lives? What did people do before it was invented? Discover the answers to these questions as you explore and build your own electric circuits.

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Maker Lab: Creative Creations

1st-3rd Grades

Date: November 6th
Time: 1:00-4:00 PM
Location: Longway Planetarium
Fee: $10
Put your creative engineering talents to the test as you plan, design, test, and re-design various creations. What will your imagination come up with? Join us to find out!

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Crazy Chemistry - SOLD OUT

1st-3rd Grades

Date: November 13th
Time: 1:00-3:00 PM
Location: Longway Planetarium
Fee: $8
Observe crazy chemical reactions as they occur right in front of your eyes! Will these experiments change color? Give off a funny smell? Change temperature? Or maybe change into a different state of matter?

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