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Silly Safari Brings Arctic Animals to WonderLab

2018-12-10T10:39:03+00:00December 10th, 2018|News|

Creatures living in a wintery wonderland have a mystical appeal inspiring a multitude of questions. How do they stay warm in freezing temperatures? What do they eat? How long do they live? Who are the traditional reindeer herders from the icy north? On the weekend of December 15 -16 WonderLab visitors will learn the answers [...]

Animal Update- December 2018

2018-12-07T12:56:18+00:00December 7th, 2018|Exhibits, News|

It has been a wild ride! Here are the updates: Big Headed Ants: We have been seeing a steady decline in the number of ants in the back up colony in AC. - As of 11/19 there was no brood left in the brood box and humidity had been dangerously low due to the addition [...]

Who, who, who wants to meet some owls?

2018-11-19T12:51:26+00:00November 19th, 2018|News|

Three owls and a hawk walk into a science museum. The owls agree that this will be a hoot, but their friend feels a bit hawkward - it’s time for WonderLab’s Science Live! Owls. On Friday, November 23 WonderLab, in partnership with Take Flight! Wildlife Education, will be bringing live birds of prey into the [...]

From Armadillos to liZards – learn about the animal kingdom at WonderLab’s Night at the Museum: Animals A to Z.

2018-11-13T14:22:27+00:00November 13th, 2018|News|

WonderLab’s safari helmets have never been more relevant than for Night at the Museum: Animals A to Z! Experience the wonders of the wilderness on November 16 from 6 - 8 p.m. by touching and playing with live animals and by exploring with scientists and animal professionals. Work your way through a tighter and tighter [...]

Treat your ears to beautiful music and your mind to exciting science at WonderLab’s Hello Cello event!

2018-11-06T12:08:04+00:00November 6th, 2018|News|

WonderLab’s Science of Sound month continues this weekend with live music. Cellists from the studio of Professor Emilio Colón at the Jacobs School of Music will occupy WonderLab for one day only on Sunday, November 11 from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. filling the galleries with live music. “The intimacy of the music is the most [...]

WonderLab takes flight! Join WonderLab in celebrating International Science and Museum Day!

2018-11-01T11:40:34+00:00November 5th, 2018|News|

WonderLab is celebrating the International Science Center and Science Museum Day with an afternoon devoted to aviation. On Saturday, November 10 from 1 - 4 p.m. explore flight and aviation engineering; middle schoolers, high schoolers and their families are encouraged to attend.  Explore different types of aircraft with models presented by the Monroe County RC [...]

Meet the Instruments with Bloomington Symphony Orchestra at WonderLab

2018-10-31T15:20:39+00:00October 31st, 2018|News|

Get hands on with the Bloomington Symphony Orchestra at WonderLab! The Bloomington Symphony Orchestra will be at WonderLab on Saturday November 3, 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. Touch, hear, and explore all sorts of woodwind, brass, string, and percussion instruments. During the whole month of November, WonderLab’s early education classes are focusing on investigating the [...]

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