Aug 23

Teachers Only Night at Mobius!

Aug 23 - Thursday    5pm - 7pm

Come to Mobius for a VIP Teachers Only Night! There will be an opportunity to tour both the children’s museum and science center, experiment with hands-on activities, meet the Mobius Educators, and enjoy complimentary snacks and beverages! This is a perfect way to help you gear up for the upcoming school year and learn about the STEM-based workshops that Mobius will be offering during the 2018-19 school year! Plus, the Mobius Educators will give a sneak peek of a science show that we perform during our Mobius on the Move experiences!

Space is limited to the first 175 teachers. Please note,this is an adult only event.

RSVP HERE


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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Nov 11

Veterans Day at Mobius- November 11th and 12th!

Nov 11 - Sunday    All Day

Thank you for your service! Active duty, retirees and Veterans will receive complimentary admission on Veterans Day, Sunday, November 11th and November 12th.

Can’t visit the Mobius on Veterans Day? Active duty, retirees and Veterans receive $1 off admission and $5 off memberships every day!

Military ID or proof of service is required to receive complimentary admission. Does not include dependents.


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.


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. 


Yoga with Nina! – NEW CLASS OFFERING!    Wed, Sep. 19   10:30am-11:15am

Join Nina from South Perry Yoga and use mindful movements to relax, re-center, & breathe while bonding with your little one. *please bring your own mat or towel.


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.


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! *travel fees will be added for any location over 50 miles from downtown Spokane, contact Jake Milliron at 509-321-7212 for a travel fee quote
  • Fee: $400 for first show, $300 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 visiting our celestial neighbors? Wondering how stars and galaxies are formed? Explore the cosmos with Mobius in our Mobile Planetarium, with our collection of videos and a 360° view that 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! *travel fees will be added for any location over 50 miles from downtown Spokane, contact Jake Milliron at 509-321-7212 for a travel fee quote
  • Fee: $300 for first show; $100 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: Viewers must be able to sit on the floor for the duration of the show. The planetarium is not recommended for those with claustrophobia. For accessibility questions, please contact Jake Milliron at 509-321-7212

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.


Dissections

Owl Pellet Dissection · Grades K-3
Ever wonder 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 inside the scoop on arthropods by dissecting this common backyard critter!

Frog Dissection · Grades 3-12
Open this amphibian up and investigate their internal organs. 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!

Technology and Engineering

Rover Landing · Grades 3-12
The curiosity rover traveled through space at nearly 13,000 mph! How did NASA land this delicate robot safely on the surface of Mars? Could you do it better? Design and test your own landing safety gear to protect an egg rover!

Hovercrafts · Grades 3 - 12
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!

Airplane Wing Design · Grades 3-12
Create your own airplane wing and send it on a test flight. You will test different wing designs and study them like a real aeronautical engineer!

Coding · Grades 3-12
Can you talk to robots? Learn to write the coded language that computer programmers use to direct robots like a Mars Rover. Explore the basics of coding using fun Sphero robots.

Chemistry

pH Lab · Grades 3-12
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.

Hot and Cold · Grades 3-12
Mix together different household materials to create a temperature profile of chemical reactions! Investigate which combinations release heat and which make tings chilly in this inquiry-based workshop on exothermic and endothermic reactions.

Chemistry 101 · Grades K-5
What is a chemical reaction and how do we know when one is happening? In this introduction to chemistry workshop, students will answer these questions through colorful and bubbly experiments.

Biology

DNA · Grades 3-12
Life is connected by an alphabet of A’s C’s T’s and G’s. Explore the delicate double helix of the DNA molecule by making models with gummies and removing the physical strand of DNA from strawberries. We all have genes, they just aren’t made from denim!

Balloon Bacteria · Grades 3-12
Bacteria comes in different sizes, shapes, and colors. Learn to look at bacteria like a microbiologist with a microscope and the help of a few balloons too!

Pollinators · Grades K-3
How do flowers make seeds? Why are bees so important for growing fruits and vegetables? Explore the dynamic relationship between flowers and pollinators!

Earth Science

Volcanos · Grades K-12
Scientists drill into soil and ice to study the earth's history. Create volcanic eruptions and study core samples as you drill into your model volcano. Learn about volcanos and study them like a geologist.

Worm Composting · Grades K-5
Worms may be small but they play a huge role in the natural processes that create healthy soil. Students will learn about the importance of worms, decomposing, and recycling food as they create a worm compost bin for their classroom.


  • 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
  • Location: We’ll come to you! *travel fees will be added for any location over 50 miles from downtown Spokane, contact Jake Milliron at 509-321-7212 for a travel fee quote
  • Fee: 1 workshop topic - $300, $200 per additional workshop at same location and day
  • 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