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Former NASA astronaut Don Thomas, Ph.D. Photo provided by NASA.

NASA to visit Science Museum Oklahoma, Feb. 22-24

February 19, 2018

Science Museum Oklahoma guests will have the chance to get hands-on with interactive NASA exhibits, meet astronaut Don Thomas, Ph.D., and talk to Boeing Company engineers working on NASA’s Space Launch System in a series of events planned for Feb. 22-24 at the museum located at 2020 Remington Place in Oklahoma City.

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Science Museum Oklahoma Teen Apprentice Program

Applications Open for Science Museum Oklahoma Summer Teen Apprentice Program

February 8, 2018

Oklahoma City metro students entering grades 7-12 can spend this summer increasing science literacy, developing job skills and having fun with the Teen Apprentice Program at Science Museum Oklahoma.

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Spring Break Camp at Science Museum Oklahoma

Science Museum Oklahoma Ignites Learning with Spring Break Camps

February 6, 2018

Fire safety, physics, engineering and tinkering are on deck for Science Museum Oklahoma’s spring break camps set for March 19-23 at the museum located at 2020 Remington Place in Oklahoma City.

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Refractor telescope. Photo by Tom Arnold.

How to Pick a Telescope

January 10, 2018

Astronomy can be an extremely fun and exciting hobby. It’s one of the few sciences where your backyard can become a living laboratory, filled with the most exotic objects humans have ever discovered! A question we're often asked at Science Museum Oklahoma is how to select a telescope for a budding astronmer — young or old. SMO's Kirkpatrick Planetarium Director Tom Arnold offers this guidance:

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Late Nite Labs at Science Museum Oklahoma

First-Ever 'Late Nite Lab' Comes to Science Museum Oklahoma in February

January 8, 2018

Oklahoma families can animate, automate, build, break and create from 6-11 p.m. on Feb. 9 at Science Museum Oklahoma during “Tinker ‘Bout It,” the museum’s first-ever Late Nite Lab.

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girl scouts at science museum oklahoma

Science Museum Oklahoma Offers Spring Badge Classes, Overnights for Scouts

January 5, 2018

Oklahoma City metro area Boy Scouts, Cub Scouts and Girl Scouts have new options for earning science-related badges this spring at Science Museum Oklahoma with the museum’s new slate of Saturday Scout badge classes and scouting-focused Science Overnights.

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Telescope lessons at Science Museum Oklahoma

Come-and-Go Telescope Lessons Offered Jan. 20 at Science Museum Oklahoma

January 3, 2018

Oklahomans who received a telescope this holiday season — or who simply own a telescope and would like to better understand how to use it — are invited to learn the ins and outs of operating the instruments during an informal, come-and-go event set for 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Jan. 20 at Science Museum Oklahoma.

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ReLiveIt Augmented Reality at Science Museum Oklahoma

Science Museum Oklahoma Hosts Augmented Reality Pop-Up Museum Through Jan. 14

December 20, 2017

Through Jan. 14 at Science Museum Oklahoma, guests with a smartphone or tablet in hand can see a giraffe walk down a hallway, take look around Vincent Van Gogh’s famous “Bedroom in Arles,” see a space shuttle launch and much more thanks to augmented reality.

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10 Stocking Stuffers for 2017 from The Science Shop at Science Museum Oklahoma

December 15, 2017

The Science Shop at Science Museum Oklahoma has a wealth of stocking stuffer-sized activities, projects, games, books and more that will keep little hands busy on Christmas morning! Need a gift for a science lover? Check out our top 12 gifts for 2017 and for a limited time, save 25% off of one regularly priced item with this coupon from Oklahoma City's Adventure District!

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University of Oklahoma research assistant Karen Wendt with petri dishes. Photo provided by OU.

Science Museum Oklahoma, University of Oklahoma Researchers Explore the Magnificence of Fungi in New Exhibition

December 13, 2017

The fascinating kingdom of fungi will be on display in Science Museum Oklahoma’s smART Space galleries beginning this month in a new exhibition developed in partnership with the University of Oklahoma’s Natural Products Discovery Group.

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