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Discovery Studio of Creative Learning

 Discovery Studio

 

School-aged children can play and experiment at the Discovery Studio of Creative Learning

The Discovery Studio has stations focusing on science, technology and engineering, art, and math. There are many gadgets, games, and crafts to tinker with and enjoy.

  • A space just for kids
  • Explore all of the different stations
  • Attend special programs and events
  • Get hands on with science and technology!
 
 
 

 Studio Location & Hours

 Location


Discovery Studio Map

Hours


Monday

 10 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.

Tuesday & Wednesday

 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.

 Thursday

 10 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.

Friday, Saturday, & Sunday

noon - 4:30 p.m.

 Equipment & Supplies

 The Discovery Studio offers many different arts and craft supplies, gadgets, toys, games, and kits for experimenting and playing. Below are some highlights of what's available.

Microscope

Digital Microscope

  • Built-in 5MP digital camera captures and saves high-resolution images of your specimens
  • 4x to 160x magnification using LCD screen
Snap Circuits

Snap Circuits

  • Snap Circuits® makes learning electronics easy and fun!
  • Build exciting projects such as AM radios; burglar alarms; doorbells and much more!
Little Bits

littleBits Gizmos & Gadgets

  • littleBits are small circuit boards with specific functions built to snap together with magnets without soldering, wiring, or programming
  • Gizmos & Gadgets Kit comes with 15 electronic building blocks, detailed instructions for 12 projects, and all the accessories and tools you need to experiment
  • Motors, wheels, lights, switches, servos, buzzers, even the tools to build a remote control
Ozobots

Ozobot 2.0 Bit Dual

  • Learn to code with colors! Draw OzoCode color codes on paper or a tablet and Bit uses optical sensors to respond—spinning, speeding up and more at your command
  • Explore OzoCode games and activities online or in the Ozobot app
Legos

Legos® & Lego® Wall 

Build Lego® creations and share them on  the Lego® Wall in the Discovery Studio. The only limit is your imagination (and the number of blocks).

 Studio Guidelines

General Policies

  • Intended for ages 7-12 (tweens)
    • Younger children below the recommended age range may use materials, but only with parental assistance
  • Some materials will be available at all times; others will need to be checked out at the Children's Desk
  • Parents agree to accept responsibility for safeguarding their children from hazards due to misuse, such as swallowing small parts

Using the Discovery Studio: The Rules

  • Respect others who are working
  • Share materials with others
  • Use tools and materials safely
  • Clean up when you are finished
  • Please snack outside of the Discovery Studio
  • All Discovery Studio materials must stay in the Studio
  • Materials are available on a first come, first served basis