Engage in experiences that draw on math, science, and engineering concepts.
Includes a live birds of prey demonstration by the staff
of Willowbrook Wildlife Center in Glen Ellyn. See raptors such as
hawks and owls up close and learn about their fascinating lives.
Kids and families can explore a different theme every Tuesday
and learn something new about our nation's military history. June
3: Combat Communications. See and learn about different
communication equipment from the museum's Education Collection and
use WWII replica radios to communicate. June 10: Smells Like
History. Take a whiff from the scent bottle and try to identify the
smell. June 17: Learn how soldiers' protective helmets have changed
through the years and try them on. June 24: What's New in WWII?
Learn about scary, scandalous and sweet new inventions of the
1940s, then help the scientists create something "silly" to bring
Enter a tree house village filled with adventure and
imagination. Play, make believe, and become part of the trees'
ever-changing tale. The exhibition is comprised of six fun-filled,
educational tree houses, aimed at kids 2-10.
Exhibit highlights the longtime rivalry between the fans of these two storied teams. This cultural history exposé covers all the bases of the crosstown rivalry to examine concepts of loyalty and fandom through videos of each team’s colorful supporters; interviews with former players, sports journalists and broadcasters; and fan souvenirs and ephemera.
Enjoy painting with mud and looking at some of the animals that
live in the dirt.
Find out fascinating facts about water and splash around while
painting with water in the Children's Garden.
Families can discover how all of the ingredients for pizza and other foods are grown and cooked together as well as receive a special seed to take home.