Activities include: an epic battle of good vs. evil as heroes
join forces to save MINILAND from an invasion of criminal villains;
a hero-themed costume contest; a super hero scavenger hunt for a
chance to win four free annual passes; build your own
crime-fighting super hero; creative building challenges for a
chance to win prizes; and more.
Dr. Megan Foley-Nicpon leads a discussion on twice-exceptional
students, or gifted students with co-existing disabilities. Dr.
Foley-Nicpon discusses best practices for accommodating
twice-exceptional students' needs, which includes identifying and
developing talent domains.
Stage production includes recreations of famous fables including
The Ant and the Grasshopper, The Tortoise and the Hare, and The
Lion and the Mouse.
The exhibit features the illustrations of W. W. Denslow, a
Chicago resident whose famous illustrations helped to inspire the
design of the classic 1939 MGM film starring Judy Garland. The
bright and colorful exhibit provides a variety of learning
opportunities and hands-on activities within a three-dimensional
representation of Denslow's distinctive illustrations.
Discover how sounds make music, and how music makes you feel,
with activities like making melodies on bolt- and wrench-a-phones,
using soft sculpture pegs to make a music box, blowing air over a
reed, moving musical notes on a staff, beating percussion
instruments, and creating an artistic masterpiece that reflects how
music makes you feel