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April 1, 2015

Brain Awareness Day

Connect a Million Minds logoLearn about neurons, anatomy, memory and more as you visit stations hosted by WFU’s Brain Council. Co-sponsored by the Western NC Chapter of the Society for Neuroscience and supported by Time Warner Cable’s Connect a Million Minds initiative.



04/01/2015, 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Spring Break SciCamp — 'Rock Hounds Rock'

in this day camp for the aspiring geologist, we’ll take a rock hound’s look at the wonder beneath our feet — yes, the earth! Discover what makes a rock a rock and how a cracked crust makes a plate.  We’ll get down and “dirt”-y with hands-on exploration and even make our own “edible earth!” Ages 6-12. Before- and After-Camp childcare options are available.

Members: $40/Day Camp   
Non-members:
$45/Day Camp



04/01/2015, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

April 2, 2015

Spring Break SciCamp — 'The Science of Cute'

Aaawww … find out what makes baby animals so cute and how their “cuteness” can protect them. You’ll meet local farm animals up close and learn more about egg development. Ages 6-12. Before- and After-Camp childcare options are available.

Members: $40/Day Camp   
Non-members:
$45/Day Camp



04/02/2015, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

April 3, 2015

Spring Break SciCamp — 'Sports + Body = A Great Match'

During this fun-filled, action-packed day, we’ll “dive” into the body and find out how its different abilities can help us be the best we can be in every sport. We’ll test reaction times and flexibility, and step outside for a game of “Jump in the Brook!” Before- and After-Camp childcare options are available. (Ages 6-12)

Members: $40/Day Camp   
Non-members:
$45/Day Camp



04/03/2015, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

April 4, 2015

Nano Day

Visit activity stations to learn about nanoscale science and engineering, and discover the potential impact on the future.



04/04/2015, 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

April 7, 2015

Homeschool/Small Group Day

Once a month during the school year, SciWorks offers programs specifically for home-educated children and other groups too small to register for our regular classroom and auditorium programs. Group admission rates apply for each person. To pre-register for Small Group/Home School programs, please contact Christy Ferguson via email or phone at (336) 714-7105.

  • Earth, Moon and Stars (Grades K-4) – 10 am
  • Space Quest (Grades 5-9) – 11 am


04/07/2015, 10:00 am - 10:00 pm

Science Café

Hosted by SciWorks and Reynolda Gardens of Wake Forest University, Science Cafés are free, informal talks that offer you a chance to learn about the latest research from a regional scientist. April’s Science Café is “The Myth of Clean Coal” by Dr. Denis Lemly, Research Fish Biologist, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.



04/07/2015, 7:00 pm

River Ridge Taphouse, Clemmons North Carolina

April 10, 2015

Brownie/Junior Girl Scout Camp-in

Junior Girl Scouts will “Get Moving” during some exciting workshops, and Brownies will get to know their inner scientists with wild and wacky classroom labs. Visit www.sciworks.org for more information.



04/10/2015 - 04/11/2015, 5:45 pm - 9:30 am

April 11, 2015

NC Science Festival: 'Science of Sound' Day

Join musicians from the Winston-Salem Symphony, and educators from SciWorks and the Children’s Museum of Winston-Salem for an exploration of sound and music! Enjoy the “Strike, Shake and Scrape: Science of Percussion Instruments” presentation, make an instrument to take home, and test your musical skills in the Instrument Petting Zoo. Free for SciWorks Members, CMWS Members and Symphony Subscribers. This event takes place at SciWorks.



04/11/2015, 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

April 18, 2015

Rock Laser Shows in the Planetarium

Shows are $6/person each or see both shows for $10/person. Doors open at 6 pm, and seating is first come, first served. (Exhibit galleries and outdoor parks will be closed.)

  • The Beatles – 6:30 pm
  • Led Zeppelin – 8 pm


04/18/2015, 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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