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 [...]

National Chemistry Week inspires WonderLab’s Chemistry Month

2018-10-18T09:35:15+00:00October 18th, 2018|News|

The world around us runs on chemistry, and the American Chemical Society created National Chemistry Week to bring that to light. To expand on this, WonderLab Museum of Science, Health and Technology has been celebrating Chemistry Month for all of October. "At WonderLab, we believe that science teaching should expose learners to accurate facts, actual [...]

Walk on the Moon During WonderLab After Dark

2018-10-17T15:47:45+00:00October 17th, 2018|News|

Take your first step on the moon this Saturday, October 20 from 6-9 p.m. during WonderLab’s After Dark: Blood Moon Celebration.  “You’ll virtually be able to walk on the moon!” said Sarah Lynn Wells, WonderLab’s secondary and adult education specialist. “Not only that, but we’ll also take a virtual ride on the Apollo 11 space [...]

Animal Update- October 2018

2018-10-18T09:36:59+00:00October 17th, 2018|News|

General Animal Care: We also have started a volunteer AC team! This team will be composed of ONLY people who have previously seen to completion an animal exhibits internship with us before. The purpose of this team is to simply get animals out of tanks. Even with the hard work of our AC team, the [...]

Zero to Three is Amazing, You’ll See!

2018-10-16T15:08:04+00:00October 16th, 2018|News|

A "baby's-eye view" of the world is broader than you think!  From facial recognition to performing a kind of basic math, babies and young children have an amazing learning capacity. "Turns out, infants see things very differently from adults — their view is often dominated by a single object, whereas adults tend to have multiple [...]

WonderLab Science Night Out: Magnified!- You’ll See the World in a Whole New Way

2018-09-04T15:53:03+00:00September 4th, 2018|News|

The world is home to microscopic organisms that not only keep  Earth’s inhabitants alive but also beautify the planet. Their appearance and application provide things such as wine and cheese, and they also contribute to the brilliant colors of peacock feathers and construction paper. “Little plants and creatures play vital roles in helping our environment [...]

BubbleFest Returns to WonderLab

2018-08-28T11:02:10+00:00August 28th, 2018|News|

WonderLab is open the entire Labor Day Weekend on Saturday, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.,  Sunday, 1 p.m. - 5 p.m. and special open hours Monday, September, 3, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Get ready for sensational soapy science during the return of WonderLab’s ICONIC: BubbleFest at the WonderLab. Labor Day Weekend 1-4 p.m. daily: [...]

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