News and Events

Upcoming Events

March

MARCH 17 – MARCH 29 – MUSEUM CLOSED DUE TO COVID-19

March 17
Building Bots – CANCELED
Robotics & Engineering FunLab
5:30 – 7:30 pm
Grades 3rd-6th
Pre-registration is required.
Sponsor: Occidental

March 23 
STEAM Sprouts – POSTPONED
9:30 – 10:30 a.m. OR 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Ages 4-5
Pre-registration is required.
Sponsor: Occidental

March 28
Teacher Professional Development – POSTPONED – DATE TBD
STEM Savvier: Even MORE Strategies for Incorporating STEM Across the Curriculum
9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Kindergarten – 8th grade educators
Free Registration
Pre-registration required. Register online by clicking here.
Credits: 6 CPE/Gifted Talented

March 30
STEAM Sprouts – POSTPONED
9:30 – 10:30 a.m. OR 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Ages 4-5
Pre-registration is required.
Sponsor: Occidental

April

April 6
STEAM Sprouts
9:30 – 10:30 a.m. OR 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Ages 4-5
Pre-registration is required.
Sponsor: Occidental

April 7
Building Bots
Robotics & Engineering FunLab
5:30 – 7:30 pm
Grades K-2nd
Pre-registration is required.
Sponsor: Occidental

April 13
STEAM Sprouts
9:30 – 10:30 a.m. OR 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Ages 4-5
Pre-registration is required.
Sponsor: Occidental

April 14
Brown Bag Lunch & Lecture SeriesPOSTPONED
Speaker: Gilbert Van Deventer, Hydrologist, Trident Environmental
Realities of West Texas Sinkholes
11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Free Admission
Drinks and dessert provided.
Sponsor: Norma J. McGrew & Hahl Proctor Charitable Trust, Bank of America, N.A., Trustee

April 20
STEAM Sprouts
9:30 – 10:30 a.m. OR 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Ages 4-5
Pre-registration is required.
Sponsor: Occidental

April 21
Building Bots
Robotics & Engineering FunLab
5:30 – 7:30 pm
Grades 3rd-6th
Pre-registration is required.
Sponsor: Occidental

April 27
STEAM Sprouts
9:30 – 10:30 a.m. OR 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Ages 4-5
Pre-registration is required.
Sponsor: Occidental

April 30
Family Science Night
Science Does a Body Good
6:30 – 8:00 pm
6:00 pm Early Admission for MEMBERS ONLY
Hands-on Science Experiments & Activities
Free Admission
Sponsor: Chevron

May

May 4
STEAM Sprouts
9:30 – 10:30 a.m. OR 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Ages 4-5
Pre-registration is required.
Sponsor: Occidental

May 5
Building Bots
Robotics & Engineering FunLab
5:30 – 7:30 pm
Grades K-2nd
Pre-registration is required.
Sponsor: Occidental

May 11
STEAM Sprouts
9:30 – 10:30 a.m. OR 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Ages 4-5
Pre-registration is required.
Sponsor: Occidental

May 12
Brown Bag Lunch & Lecture Series
Speaker: Samantha Carrell, Executive Director, Teen F.L.O.W.
Where Leaders are Made
11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Free Admission
Drinks and dessert provided.
Sponsor: Norma J. McGrew & Hahl Proctor Charitable Trust, Bank of America, N.A., Trustee

May 19
Building Bots
Robotics & Engineering FunLab
5:30 – 7:30 pm
Grades 3rd-6th
Pre-registration is required.
Sponsor: Occidental

May 21
Arlen Edgar Distinguished Lecture Series
Speaker: James McLurkin
Dances with Robots: The Story of One Engineer, 112 Little Robots & the Toys, Insects and Star Wars Movies That Made It All Possible
7:00 p.m.
Free ticketed event.
Sponsor: Abell-Hanger Foundation

May 27-28
STEAM Sprouts In Nature Mini-Camp
9:30 – 11:00 a.m. OR 12:30 – 2:00 p.m.
Ages 4-5
Pre-registration is required.

June

June 3-4
STEAM Sprouts LEGO Maker Mini-Camp
9:30 – 11:00 a.m. OR 12:30 – 2:00 p.m.
Ages 4-5
Pre-registration is required.

June 8
Movie Maker Monday: Abominable
1:00 -5:00 p.m.
Ages 6-12
Pre-registration is required.
Sponsor: Apache Corporation

June 9
Brown Bag Lunch & Lecture Series
Video: In Search of History – Ancient Inventions, A History Channel Documentary
11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Free Admission
Drinks and dessert provided.
Sponsor: Norma J. McGrew & Hahl Proctor Charitable Trust, Bank of America, N.A., Trustee

June 10-12
Summer Science Camp
Wild About Science
9:00 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Ages 6-8
Pre-registration is required.
Sponsor: Apache Corporation

 

Bits & Bytes Newsletter

Fourth Quarter 2019

Third Quarter 2019

Second Quarter 2019

First Quarter 2019

Fourth Quarter 2018

Third Quarter 2018

Second Quarter 2018

First Quarter 2018

Fourth Quarter 2017

Third Quarter 2017

Second Quarter 2017

First Quarter 2017

Fourth Quarter 2016

Third Quarter 2016

Second Quarter 2016

First Quarter 2016

Fourth Quarter 2015

Third Quarter 2015

Second Quarter 2015

First Quarter 2015

News Articles