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KID Museum

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6400 Democracy Blvd
Bethesda, MD 20817

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KID Museum in a new kind of museum serving children and families in the Washington, DC area. KID Museum offers unique, interactive experiences for elementary and middle school-aged children that integrate hands-on science, technology, engineering, art and math learning with an exploration of world cultures and global citizenship.

KID Museum is open Saturdays and Sundays, 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Drop-in for open-explore activities and featured workshops. Open weekdays for after-school programming and scheduled school or group visits.

KID Museum also offers summer camps. Check them out under Camps Tab!

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  • Student Service Learning
$370.00
Let's get making! The skills you need to design in a 3-dimensional, digital world! Participants will learn the different steps, programs, and skills needed to be able to independently 3D print. Explore programs including Tinkercad, Sculptris, Meshmixer, and Cura, as well as what each program lends to the 3D printing process. Participants will even get to practice assembling a 3D printer, identifying the parts and steps needed to print their creation.
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10 - 13
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4:30 pm – 6:00 pm $370.00 details Register opener
Oct 02, 2018 - Dec 11, 2018 KID Museum

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10

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KID Museum
6400 Democracy Boulevard
Bethesda, MD 20817
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$370.00
Build your own games and puzzles! Drawing inspiration from classics like Chess, Quarto, Set, Blockus, Xiangqi, Rubik's Cube, and more, you'll gain the skills you need to make your own unique versions. We'll work with a variety of materials including wood, wire, cardboard, paper, and clay. Make them fun, make them challenging-then it's time to play!
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7 - 10
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4:30 pm – 6:00 pm $370.00 details Register opener
Oct 04, 2018 - Dec 13, 2018 KID Museum

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# OF CLASSES

10

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KID Museum
6400 Democracy Boulevard
Bethesda, MD 20817
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$370.00
Let's get making! Dive into everything KID Museum has to offer-use power tools in the woodshop, learn to code using Scratch, design an object for 3D-printing, sew your own superhero costumes, and fabricate a wooden sketchbook. Get certified in each of our Maker Studios (Woodshop, Fab Lab, Textiles, and Electronics), and become eligible for weekend Open Build sessions.
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4:30 pm – 6:00 pm $370.00 details Register opener
Oct 02, 2018 - Dec 11, 2018 KID Museum

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# OF CLASSES

10

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KID Museum
6400 Democracy Boulevard
Bethesda, MD 20817
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$370.00
Ever wonder how a sheep's wool becomes fabric? Or wish you could sew a button back on your favorite pants? Or make your own plushie? In Sew What!?, learn the processes of dyeing textiles, weaving, hand sewing, and using a sewing machine! Use these skills to create your own projects, developing confidence and agency with all things textiles. You'll get certified in the Textiles Maker Studio, unlocking access to our weekend Open Build sessions.
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4:30 pm – 6:00 pm $370.00 details Register opener
Oct 03, 2018 - Dec 12, 2018 KID Museum

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# OF CLASSES

10

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KID Museum
6400 Democracy Boulevard
Bethesda, MD 20817
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$370.00
Get a deep-dive into the magic of stop motion animation with this after-school session. You'll develop skills using everything from traditional animation devices to more high-tech stop motion techniques. Then, design and create the tools and objects needed to produce your own stop motion movie.
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10 - 13
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4:30 pm – 6:00 pm $370.00 details Register opener
Oct 04, 2018 - Dec 13, 2018 KID Museum

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# OF CLASSES

10

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KID Museum
6400 Democracy Boulevard
Bethesda, MD 20817
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$740.00
Calling all game heads! If you love Ticket to Ride, Settlers of Catan, and Carcassonne, or if you gravitate toward chess, checkers, and backgammon, this is the after-school session for you. We'll explore board game strategy and design, and then using 3D printing, laser cutting, CNC routing, and digital graphic design, you'll create your own custom strategy games.
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10 - 13
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4:30 pm – 6:00 pm $740.00 details Register opener
Oct 03, 2018 - Mar 13, 2019 KID Museum

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# OF CLASSES

20

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KID Museum
6400 Democracy Boulevard
Bethesda, MD 20817
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$370.00
A workshop specially designed for younger children. Learn the basics of programming (sequencing, loops, control flow) through a variety of age-appropriate, hands-on learning activities. Kinder Coders will learn what it means to code through play-based activities and technology experiences, including programming simple games, animations, and robots.
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5 - 7
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4:30 pm – 5:30 pm $370.00 details Register opener
Oct 03, 2018 - Dec 12, 2018 KID Museum

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# OF CLASSES

10

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KID Museum
6400 Democracy Boulevard
Bethesda, MD 20817
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Every month, KID Museum celebrates countries and cultures from around the world. Join us for themed hands-on activities, performances and cultural traditions.
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11:00 am – 5:00 pm Call Provider details Register opener
Oct 28, 2018 - Oct 28, 2018 KID Museum

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1

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KID Museum
6400 Democracy Boulevard
Bethesda, MD 20817
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$22.00
Become a master maker, and gain access to mentored Open Studio time at KID Museum. KID’s new Maker Studio sessions offer training in Electronics, 3D Design & Print, Textiles, and Woodworking. Once you master a level, add a charm to your KID Museum keychain and get access to special tools and machinery.
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6 - 99
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11:00 am – 12:30 pm $22.00 details Register opener
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1

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KID Museum
6400 Democracy Blvd
Bethesda, MD 20817
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Sundays at 11:00 AM. Electronics Level 1. Build skills in soldering, circuit prototyping, analog, digital, and microcontroller circuit design.

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11:00 am – 12:30 pm $22.00 details Register opener
Rolling KID Museum

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1

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KID Museum
6400 Democracy Blvd
Bethesda, MD 20817
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Saturdays and Sundays at 11:00 AM. One session: $22 non-members. Fab Lab Level 1.  Use TinkerCad to manipulate and design objects computer for 3D printing.

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$81.00
Learn in an open, creative environment that encourages children to follow their natural curiosity and discover what they can make. Fun maker activities are led by experienced KID Museum educators. Parents are welcome, but not required, to stay for workshops. A responsible adult must remain in the building (upstairs in Davis Library, or sitting in our lounge area). An adult may be responsible for more than their own child (ie. a child's friend(s)).
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4 - 5
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1:30 pm – 3:00 pm $81.00 details Register opener
Nov 30, 2018 - Dec 14, 2018 KID Museum

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3

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KID Museum
6400 Democracy Boulevard
Bethesda, MD 20817
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Members $75.

$81.00
Learn in an open, creative environment that encourages children to follow their natural curiosity and discover what they can make. Fun maker activities are led by experienced KID Museum educators. Parents are welcome, but not required, to stay for workshops. A responsible adult must remain in the building (upstairs in Davis Library, or sitting in our lounge area). An adult may be responsible for more than their own child (ie. a child's friend(s)).
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1:30 pm – 3:00 pm $81.00 details Register opener
Nov 02, 2018 - Nov 16, 2018 KID Museum

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3

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KID Museum
6400 Democracy Boulevard
Bethesda, MD 20817
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Members $75.

$12.00
Drop-in Saturdays and Sundays from 10:00 - 5:00 to enjoy Open Explore, a mix of hands-on science, technology and arts activities for children and families. All ages.
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7 - 14
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10:00 am – 5:00 pm $12.00 details Register opener
Rolling KID Museum

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# OF CLASSES

1

LOCATION

KID Museum
6400 Democracy Blvd
Bethesda, MD 20817
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Tuition listed is for museum admission. No additional charge.

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10:00 am – 5:00 pm $12.00 details Register opener
Rolling KID Museum

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# OF CLASSES

1

LOCATION

KID Museum
6400 Democracy Blvd
Bethesda, MD 20817
view in Google Maps

NOTES

Tuition listed is for museum admission. No additional charge.

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