WILMINGTON, N.C.— Need something to do with the kids during Spring Break? Cape Fear Museum has fun, hands-on science activities planned for each day of the week beginning Monday, April 10. Programs are held daily from 10 AM to 1 PM and admission is FREE! Appropriate for ages 5-12. Adult participation is required.
Monday, April 10: Rockets Away!
Explore the forces of flight! Launch stomp rockets, discover the power of chemical reactions, and construct your own wacky flying machines.
Tuesday, April 11: Move It! Move It!
Explore the science of movement! Get your body moving as you participate in entertaining investigations of things in motion.
Wednesday, April 12: Trees & Me
Explore our ecosystems! Step into the Museum’s digital dome and experience the new film Habitat Earth, investigate the longleaf pine, and participate in hands-on science activities to develop an appreciation for our region’s important natural resources. Event partners include the Alliance for Cape Fear Trees and the Wilmington Tree Commission. Sponsored by International Paper’s Riegelwood Mill and the International Paper Foundation.
Thursday, April 13: Music Makers
Explore the science of sound! Make oobleck dance to some “good vibrations,” experiment with noise makers, and build your own musical instrument to play and take home.
Friday, April 14: Opposites Day
Explore the science of opposing forces! Experiment with magnets, static electricity, action/reaction and more as you revel in this day of opposites fun.