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 [...]
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 [...]
Robots are taking over WonderLab. On Saturday, December 8, get ready to meet the machines! WonderLab, in partnership with R-House Living Lab at Indiana University has an army of robots for you to discover. Dive into coding and discover how to make machines do your bidding. Meet actual robots from around the world programmed to [...]
The ocean has always offered bottomless depths of mystery and intrigue. Most of our questions about the ocean can be answered through science. To learn about the science of the ocean below come check out a Special STEM Sunday: Science Under the Sea. On Sunday, December 2, stop by WonderLab Museum of Science, Health and [...]
On December 1, area Girl Scouts will get to jump out of the frying pan and into the WonderLab for Iron Science Chef. Explore how your taste buds work, how to trick them, and what foods you actually can play with. “It’s important to help kids explore the science behind things people use every day, [...]
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.
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!
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 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 [...]
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 [...]