May 28

Memorial Day~ Children's Museum & Science Center are open

May 28 - Monday    10am - 5pm

Happy Memorial Day - We are usually closed on Mondays, but we’re open today!


Jun 02

All About Bees at the children's museum

Jun 2 - Saturday    10am - 1pm

Join us and learn All About Bees with the West Plains Beekeepers Association! They will have a teaching hive, a demonstration hive, and bee suits to try on, plus we'll have bee crafts in the art room!  WPBA is a group dedicated to promoting effective beekeeping practices through the education of its members and the general public. They love bees, and want you to love them too. For more information, check the Association at www.wpbeekeepers.org.


Jun 17

Father’s Day at the children's museum

Jun 17 - Sunday    11am-5pm

Dads and kiddos can design, build, and test their own marshmallow bridge together! Plus, all dads, grandpas, and uncles get $2 off their admission today (at the science center too!)!


Jul 04

Closed for 4th of July

Jul 4 - Wednesday    All Day

Happy 4th of July!  – To enjoy time with our families, both the children’s museum and science center will be closed today.


Sep 03

Labor Day~ Children's Museum & Science Center are open

Sep 3 - Monday    10am - 5pm

Happy Labor Day - We are usually closed on Mondays, but we’re open today!


Sep 14

Member Only - Frog Dissection

Sep 14 - Friday    5:30pm - 7:00pm

Ever wondered how a frog can stick its tongue out fast enough to catch a fly? Or how it can jump 30 times its own body length? Discover the answers with Mobius educators as we dissect frogs in the Lab! 

Children under 6 must have adult supervision in their group to dissect a frog. One family or up to four people per frog. Space is limited to 10 frogs per session. Please choose one time slot when registering. Session 1 - 5:30pm, Session 2 - 6:15pm.
This event is at Mobius Science Center.

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Suggested Ages: 2 - 4 yrs old. Parents stay and play in these fun classes.


How to Register: Select an option, based on your membership status, to be directed to PayPal. To Complete Registration: Please continue to click through PayPal until you're led back to a Mobius registration form.

Cancellation Policy: Cancellations must be recieved at least 48 hours in advance to recieve a credit for a future camp/class. In the 48 hours prior to the camp/class, no credit will be issued.


Bubbles!     Wed, May. 16   10:30am

We’ll learn some fun bubble facts while making bubble artwork and blowing lots of bubbles. You’ll take home some of our super-secret bubble solution too!


Food Art!    Thu, May. 24   10:30am

Do you love to play in your food? Now you can!  We’ll use apples, skittles and milk to create artwork masterpieces!


Bees & Butterflies!    Thu, Jun. 7   10:30am

We’ll learn bee and butterfly facts and make our own butterfly wings to wear home! 


Father’s Day Fun!    Wed, Jun. 13   10:30am

Dads Rock! We’ll get out paint, rocks and glue to create a “rockin’’ piece of art to give your dad on Father’s Day! 


Pool Noodle Fun!     Thu, Jun. 21   10:30am

It’s the first day of summer! We’ll make a pool noodle craft and paint a picture with them too!


Woodland Friends     Thu, Jul. 12   10:30am

Woodland friends make the best friends! We’ll make cute critter faces to wear while we learn lots of critter facts!


Sharks!    Thu, Jul. 19   10:30am

It’s Shark Week! We’ll learn shark facts and make our own shark head to wear home.  


Lil Aliens and Outer Space     Wed, Jul. 25   10:30am

We’ll learn all about our planets while making an alien craft!    


Let's Make Some Art!    Thu, Aug. 9   10:30am

We’ll create masterpieces with our fingers and toes in this colorful and messy class. We’ll provide aprons for our youngest artists!


Music with Michael!    Tue, Aug. 14   10:30am

We’ll have instruments to help us make music while we dance and sing with Michael, our fun and silly educator!


Dora Explorer     Wed, Aug. 22   10:30am

Let's go exploring with Dora through some of her favorite adventures while building our own backpack to wear while you go exploring! 


All About Me    Thu, Sep. 6   10:30am

We’ll make a brain hat and decorate an oversized cutout of ourselves! 


Under the Sea     Wed, Sep. 12   10:30am

We’ll learn all about things that live under the sea while making starfish, seahorse, octopus and fish crafts!   


Rockets and Robots!     Tue, Sep. 18   10:30am

We’ll launch a Rocket and make a Robot head to wear home. 


Suggested Ages: 4 - 8 years old


How to Register: Select an option, based on your membership status, to be directed to PayPal. To Complete Registration: Please continue to click through PayPal until you're led back to a Mobius registration form.

Cancellation Policy: Cancellations must be recieved at least 48 hours in advance to recieve a credit for a future camp/class. In the 48 hours prior to the camp/class, no credit will be issued.


Suggested Ages: 4 - 8 years old


How to Register: Select an option, based on your membership status, to be directed to PayPal. To Complete Registration: Please continue to click through PayPal until you're led back to a Mobius registration form.

Cancellation Policy: Cancellations must be recieved at least 48 hours in advance to recieve a credit for a future camp/class. In the 48 hours prior to the camp/class, no credit will be issued.


Coding with Caterpillars!    Wed, Jul. 11   10:00am - 12:00pm

You don’t need a screen to learn about coding! We will learn coding sequences by programming a caterpillar to move through an obstacle course!                                                                                           


Slime, Putty & Goo!    Tue, Jul. 17   10:00am - 12:00pm

Campers will make slime, putty, oobleck and more creative concoctions in this camp! We’ll experiment with our formulas to see why adding extra or not enough ingredients makes a difference in their performance. Beware, this camp will be messy!


Chemistry 101    Wed, Jul. 25   2:00pm - 4:00pm

Campers we’ll put on lab coats, goggles, and gloves to learn about colorful and explosive chemistry fun!


Art Exploration I     Thu, Jul. 26   2:00pm - 4:00pm

It’s time to get creative and use our imagination! Young artists will have the opportunity to express their creativity through various media including water colors, paint, clay, chalk, and more! *some projects may be the same in both camps.


Insect Lab     Thu, Aug. 2   10:00am - 12:00pm

Explore a world of insects with us! We’ll combine art and biology in this creepy crawly camp. We’ll even dissect grasshoppers!


Art Exploration II     Thu, Aug. 9   2:00pm - 4:00pm

It’s time to get creative and use our imagination! Young artists will have the opportunity to express their creativity through various media including water colors, paint, clay, chalk, and more! *some projects may be the same in both camps.


Hearts & Blood     Thu, Aug. 16   2:00pm - 4:00pm

Why is our blood so important? What does a heart look like? Explore these questions and more as we make a blood model and touch a real heart!


Mobius offers science shows, a mobile planetarium, and topic-based workshops. Our educators can provide hands-on learning experiences for your group of students, at your location.

Mobius on the Move Science Shows

Do you have a big group interested in science? Check out the Mobius Science Shows! Our Outreach Team loves getting people excited with themed shows, covering areas like chemistry, physics, and even combustion! The team will wow your group with thrilling educational experiments, while explaining the scientific principles behind each demonstration.


   To schedule a science show email jmilliron@mobiusspokane.org


Our Science Shows offer multiple options for you to choose from:

Air: What is air pressure? How much does air weigh? Why is air so important to so many things in our everyday life? Explore the answers to these questions in an exciting, fast-paced set of demonstrations that range from levitation to explosions. Air is what it's all about!

Chemistry: Atoms and molecules and compounds, oh my! Learn the five most common signs of a chemical reaction through a series of outrageous experiments. Potions fizz and beakers bubble as you explore the world of molecular interactions!

Superhero Science: Scientists assemble! Marvel at superhero feats accomplished with the power of science! We'll gain Captain America's strength through physics, recreate Hulk's massive size with chemistry, transform into the Human Torch, and so much more! Learn superhero-sized science with this fantastic demo.


  • Audience: All ages and grades, not just for kids! Ask for information about company events.
  • Group size: Recommended for groups up to 200.
  • Schedule: Shows must be scheduled three weeks in advance and are booked on a space-available basis.
  • Length: 50 min presentation
  • Location: We’ll come to you!
  • Fee: $350 for first show, $250 for subsequent shows in the same day and location
  • Special requirements: Stage/performance space preferred. Some shows require electrical outlets. Also, some shows involve open flame. 

Mobius on the Move Planetarium Shows

Curious about constellations? Interested in meeting our galactic neighbors? Or perhaps learning about the chaotic death of the universe is more your style?

Explore the cosmos with us in the Mobile Planetarium and embark on a tour of the planets, black holes, and more! The universe will come alive for your students in completely accessible and exciting ways. Our collection of videos and 360° imaging is out of this world!


   To schedule a planetarium show email jmilliron@mobiusspokane.org


  • Audience: Grades 2 and up. Ask for information about company events.
  • Group size: Up to 30 elementary students per show or up to 25 adults
  • Schedule: Shows must be scheduled two weeks in advance and are booked on a space-available basis. 
  • Length: Varies, depending on shows and needs. 
  • Location: We’ll come to you!
  • Fee: $275 for first show; $95 per subsequent show at same location and day
  • Special requirements: 25’ x 25’ of floor space, 15’ of vertical clearance, and access to electrical outlets are required. 
  • Accessibility: The mobile planetarium is not wheelchair accessible and viewers must be able to fit through the opening. Additionally, viewers must be comfortable sitting on the floor for up to an hour. The space is not recommended for those with claustrophobia.

Mobius on the Move - Outreach STEM Workshops & Mobius Nights

Let us come to you!

Workshops: Take biology, physics, chemistry, or engineering content to the next level by bringing one of our STEM - based workshops to your classroom, club, school or organization. All workshops are NGSS aligned and can be tailored to your group's needs.

Mobius Nights: Our science educators can bring exciting STEM experiences to schools, clubs, and organizations! Our Mobius Nights include science demos, hands-on activities, and planetarium shows for the whole group. For pricing and more details contact our Outreach Department today!

Contact Jake Milliron at jmilliron@mobiusspokane.org to schedule a Mobius on the Move experience.


BIOLOGY WORKSHOPS

Owl Pellet Dissection Grades K - 5
Ever wondered what happens after an owl enjoys a tasty meal? Learn about this silent hunter and the critters they call dinner by piecing together the bones, feathers, and fur that you find when you dig into owl pellets with us!

Cow Eyeball Dissection Grades 3 - 12
Why do cow eyes glow at night? How similar are their eyes to ours? Explore these questions and more while dissecting a real eyeball! Through this ooey-gooey workshop learn how each piece of the eye works together to give us sight.

Grasshopper Dissection Grades 3-12
How do bugs breathe? Do they have blood like us? And just how many eyes does a grasshopper have?? Get the inside scoop on arthropods by dissecting this common backyard critter!

Frog Dissection Grades 3-12
Open this amphibian up and investigate their digestive system, hopping muscles, and skeletal structure. As fellow vertebrates, frogs share many similarities with humans. This is an excellent introduction to anatomy.

Squid Dissection Grades 3-12
Dissecting a squid can be an inky business! Discover how these marine creatures navigate the oceans and what makes them different from creatures who live above the waves. You’ll even paint with squid ink when you’re done!

DNA Grades K - 12 
Special requirements: Access to sink for disposal. Life is connected by an alphabet of A’s, T’s, C’s, and G’s. Explore the delicate double helix of the DNA molecule by making models with yummy gummies and removing the physical strands of DNA from fruits and vegetables. We all have genes, they just aren’t made of denim! 

EARTH & SPACE WORKSHOPS

Soil Science Grades K - 12
How does soil help plants grow? How can we keep it healthy? In this workshop, younger students will learn what soil is and be introduced to concepts like biodegradability while older students will explore nutrients, pH, and the critters that live in soil. All students will learn how to compost at home and how it works! *Teachers, interested in setting up a classroom vermicompost system? We can help!

CHEMISTRY WORKSHOPS

pH lab Grades 3 - 12
Special requirements: Access to sink for disposal
In this lab, students will learn the pH properties of acids and bases, test various household materials, and create a vibrant rainbow display of the full pH spectrum! By the end, you’ll even discover if your breath has color -changing powers.

PHYSICS WORKSHOPS

Hovercrafts Grades 3 - 12
Special requirements: electrical outlets. Using common materials and some student ingenuity, engineer a hovercraft to glide across a table on a near frictionless cushion of air!

Bridges Grades 3 - 12
Do you have a crevasse to cross? A trench to traverse? Using design and your own creativity, you’ll build different types of bridges while learning the principles of engineering!

Jets on a String Grades 3 - 12
Special requirements: open, unobstructed spaces. Are you looking for a hands-on experience for promising rocket scientists? Use the same principles of physics as rockets to power a slightly less combustible projectile. Your students will problem solve on the fly!


  • Group size: Up to 30 students
  • Schedule: Please schedule 3 weeks in advance as workshops are booked on a space-available basis.
  • Length: All workshops are 60 minutes. Let us know if you need time adjustments.
  • At your location:
    • 1 workshop - $ 250
      2 workshops (Half Day) - $455
      5 workshops (Full Day) - $850
  • Special requirements: All workshops require tables, chairs, and a designated room for the duration of the workshop. Some workshops may have additional requirements, please see descriptions.
  • Lab safety: Some labs require additional safety precautions, i.e. long hair pulled back, avoiding loose clothing, and close-toed shoes.