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:
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.