Jan 18

Member Only: Forever Forest Preview

Jan 18 - Friday    5:30pm - 7:30pm

Join us and our donors for an exclusive preview of our new Forever Forest exhibit! We’ll explore the exhibit, discover the importance of sustainable forests, and use a wood burning tool to design wooden necklaces.  

REGISTRATION CLOSED


Jan 19

Forever Forest Opens at Mobius Science Center!

Jan 19 - Saturday   

Forever Forest explores the realities of forests through play. Families will learn about sustainability, selective harvesting, transportation needs, and the every-day products we use that are made from trees. 


Jan 21

OPEN: Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Jan 21 - Monday    10am - 5pm

We are usually closed on Mondays, but we’re open today since school is out! 


Feb 09

Valentine’s Day Party at the children's museum!

Feb 9 - Saturday    10am - 5pm

We’d LOVE to have you join us today to make Valentine’s Day crafts! Free with children's museum admission


Feb 18

OPEN: Presidents Day

Feb 18 - Monday    10:00am - 5:00pm

We are usually closed on Mondays, but we’re open today since school is out!


Mar 15

Member Only: Superhero Science

Mar 15 - Friday    5:30pm-7:00pm

Marvel at superhero feats accomplished with the power of science! Watch our superhero science show and learn a few of your own superhero tricks. 

RSVP HERE


Mar 16

St. Patrick’s Day Fun at the children's museum!

Mar 16 - Saturday    10:00am-5:00pm

We’ll be making leprechaun, rainbow, and glittery crafts today! Free with children's museum admission


Apr 01

OPEN: Spring Break Monday!

Apr 1 - Monday    10:00am-5:00pm

We are usually closed on Mondays, but we’re open today since school is out!


Apr 20

Let's Recycle at the children's museum

Apr 20 - Saturday    10:00am-5:00pm

Parents and kiddos will learn the importance of recycling while making upcycled crafts! Free with museum admission


Apr 21

CLOSED: Easter Sunday

Apr 21 - Sunday    All Day

Both Mobius Children's Museum & Science Center are closed for Easter Sunday. Happy Easter Egg Hunting!!!


May 12

Mother’s Day at the children's museum!

May 12 - Sunday    11am-5pm

We LOVE moms at Mobius! We’ll make bouquet of flowers out of tissue paper, egg cartons and more to brighten up your windowsill at home. Plus, all moms, grandmas, and aunts get $2 off their admission today (at the science center too)!


May 27

OPEN: Memorial Day

May 27 - Monday    10am - 5pm

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


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.


Magical Unicorns!     Thu, Jan. 24   10:30am

We’ll make a magical unicorn that you can ride and take home! 

*This class has been changed from 1/23 to 1/24


Alligators!    Thu, Feb. 7   10:30am

We’ll learn all about alligators and make an alligator costume to wear home.   


Valentine’s Day Party!    Thu, Feb. 14   10:30am

We’re excited for all you “Love Bugs” to come and join us for a fun class of Valentine’s Day crafts and activities.  


Dr. Seuss’s Birthday Party!    Thu, Feb. 28   10:30am

We’ll make a Dr. Seuss hat and silly crafts to celebrate the most fun author in the world, Dr. Seuss!


Finger Painting Fun!    Wed, Mar. 6   10:30am

Get your fingers moving and hands messy as we create art to take home!


Lucky Leprechaun!     Thu, Mar. 14   10:30am

We’ll make a lucky leprechaun hat to wear while we create a glittery leprechaun trap to put out on St. Patrick’s Day!


What does an owl eat?    Wed, Mar. 27   10:30am

We’ll learn all about owls and dissect an owl pellet together to find out what they eat.


Rainbows & Sunshine    Thu, Apr. 11   10:30am

We’ll learn about rainbows and sunshine while making colorful crafts!


Earth Day Exploration!     Thu, Apr. 18   10:30am

We’ll plant flowers in a recycled container and make upcycled crafts in this fun Earth Day class!  


Bubbles!     Wed, Apr. 24   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!


Mommy & Me     Thu, May. 9   10:30am

We love moms at Mobius! We’ll decorate flower pots using our fingerprints and plant a grass head to watch grow at home.


Food Art!    Thu, May. 23   10:30am

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


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.


Slime, Putty & Goo! I    Tue, Apr. 2   10:30am - 12:30pm

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 might make a difference in their performance. Beware, this camp will be messy!


Slime, Putty & Goo! II     Tue, Apr. 2   2:00pm - 4:00pm

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 might make a difference in their performance. Beware, this camp will be messy!


Art Exploration!    Wed, Apr. 3   10:30pm - 12:30pm

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!


Flowers & Bees    Thu, Apr. 4   10:30am - 12:30pm

How do flowers make seeds? Why are bees so important for growing fruits and vegetables? Explore the dynamic relationship between flowers and pollinators!


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.

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