Nov 13

Member Only - Crayfish Dissection

Nov 13 - Wednesday    5:30pm to 7:00pm

Come dissect a crayfish and learn about these freshwater crustaceans!

Session times: 5:30, 6:00, 6:30

*One adult member must be in each dissection group, each family is considered one group (maximum of 6 people per group).

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This event is at MOBIUS SCIENCE CENTER. Member only nights are open to all members of the children's museum and/or the science center. Memberships must be active through the date of the Member Only event. Anyone under 16 must be accompanied by an adult to all events.


Nov 16

Princess and Superhero Day at MCM!

Nov 16 - Saturday    10am-5pm

We'll make princess and superhero masks to wear while exploring the children's museum!  Free with daily admission


Nov 22

Nerd Night: Star Wars

Nov 22 - Friday    6:00pm to 8:30pm

In a galaxy far, far away... there will be a Star Wars Nerd Night at Mobius Science Center! Celebrate everything Star Wars before the release of the final installment.

Join EWU Professor, Terrance MacMullan, PhD, for an entertaining exploration of the different cosmologies of the Force in Star Wars and how philosophy can be a first step into a much larger world of meaning. Also presenting will be Professor Kevin Decker, PhD, on "The Minor Miracle of Music in Star Wars." 

This intergalactic evening will include food, drinks, Star Wars trivia, a costume contest, plus surprise guests from a wretched hive of scum and villainy.

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EVENT DETAILS: TICKETS $25 PER PERSON
Please purchase tickets in advance. Tickets include one drink ticket, participation in all activities, and access to the exhibits. Additional drink tickets will be available for purchase. This event is 21+ and requires a valid ID. This event is likely to sell out.

Costumes encouraged, but no weapons please. Lightsabers are allowed. Masks are allowed but must be removed during check-in.

All proceeds benefit the educational programs at Mobius Science Center.

In partnership with Eastern Washington University.


Nov 28

Closed for Thanksgiving

Nov 28 - Thursday    All Day

Happy Thanksgiving! Both the children's museum and science center will be closed today. We are thankful for all of our visitors and donors!


Dec 07

Santa Breakfast Fundraiser - SOLD OUT!

Dec 7 - Saturday    9:00am - 11:00am

THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT... every year this fundraiser sells out faster and faster! We appreciate everyone that purchased their tickets, your support and enthusiasm helps Mobius Children's Museum continue to provide hands-on exploration for our community. 

Join us Saturday, December 7th from 9am-11am at The Davenport Hotel, Grand Pennington Ballroom to support Mobius Children's Museum with a magical morning of breakfast, holiday festivities, and a visit with Santa!

Sold Out!


Title Sponsor:


Supporting Sponsor:

The Wolff Family


Dec 20

Holiday Drop n’ Shop at the children's museum

Dec 20 - Friday    5:30pm - 8:00pm

Get your holiday shopping done while your kiddos play after-hours at the children’s museum! We’ll decorate gingerbread houses, make holiday crafts, and experiment with some snowy science!
* Children must be able to use the restroom independently.

$15 per child – ages: 3-9
Space is limited to 20 children

REGISTER HERE


Dec 23

Winter Break Monday ~ We are OPEN!

Dec 23 - Monday    10am-5pm

The children's museum and science center are usually closed on Monday’s, but we’ll be open today!


Dec 24

Mobius will be closed Christmas Eve & Christmas Day!

Dec 24 - Tuesday    All Day

To spend time with our families, both the children's museum and science center will be closed Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.


Dec 30

Winter Break Monday ~ We are OPEN!

Dec 30 - Monday    All Day

The children's museum and science center are usually closed on Monday’s, but we’ll be open today, come down to play!


Dec 31

Mobius will be closed New Year's Eve and Day!

Dec 31 - Tuesday    All Day

Happy New Year! To spend time with our families, both the children's museum and science center will be closed on New Year's Eve and Day!


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


Please Note: Due to space limitations in our classroom, only one parent/caregiver per class/camp attendee is included in the class fee. If an additional grandparent or parent would like to attend the class, they would need to pay the daily admission price to attend, also, due to space limitations in our classroom, there might not be room for them to participate in the activity, but they are welcome to check in with the teacher to see if there is room for them to watch prior to paying daily admission.

Siblings are not included in the class fee and they will need to remain on the lap of their parent/caregiver during the class. If a parent/caregiver would like a sibling to participate, they will need to pay the class fee prior to the class/camp start time (if the class/camp is not full) to participate. Due to space limitations, no strollers are allowed in the classroom.


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.


Dragons!    Thu, Nov. 14 - Thu, Nov 14  10:30am

We’ll learn all about dragons and make a dragon costume to wear home.   


Teeny Turkeys!     Thu, Nov. 21   10:30am

Gobble, Gobble! Our teeny turkeys will make turkey costumes – wings, tail feathers, wattle and all!


Holiday Workshop    Thu, Dec. 12   10:30am

We’ll learn our colors and shapes while making fun holiday ornaments.


Gingerbread Houses I (10:30am)    Wed, Dec. 18   10:30am

Get in the holiday spirit while decorating gingerbread houses!


Gingerbread Houses II (12:30pm)    Wed, Dec. 18   12:30pm

Get in the holiday spirit while decorating gingerbread houses!


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.


Marble Mazes    Thu, Jan. 2   2:00pm - 4:00pm

We’ll create our own marble mazes and see if we can get a marble to move from one end to the other… what will you add to your maze to make it A-mazing?!


Bones    Fri, Jan. 3   10:30am-12:30pm

Back by popular demand! Investigate the importance of your bones! We’ll study skeleton models, make x-rays, and even design casts.


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

We offer a variety of outreach programs, choose a program below and let us come to you!

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


Mobius on the Move STEM Event:

Looking to bring Mobius to your STEM Night or special program? Let us bring hands-on, engaging STEM activities to your students.

STEM Event Details

  • Group size: Any size. Great for K-12 students and their families.
  • Schedule: Please schedule at least 1 month in advance.
  • Length: Price includes up to 2-hour event.
  • 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: $250

Mobius Night:

Looking to have a fun STEM Night at your school? Let Mobius take care of the whole event with science demos, hands-on activities and even planetarium shows!

Mobius Night Details

  • Group size: Any size. Great for K-12 students and their families.
  • Schedule: Please schedule at least 1 month in advance.
  • Length: Price includes up to 2-hour event.
  • 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: Prices starting at $600. Varies based on number of activities and expected guests.
  • Special requirements: Science demos and the planetarium will require additional space and access to electrical outlets.

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.

Workshop Details

  • Group size: Up to 30 students.
  • Schedule: Please schedule 1 month 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.

Workshop Topics

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.

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!

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!

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.

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

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.


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! 

Planetarium Details

  • Audience: All ages. Ask for information about age-appropriate shows. 
  • 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.