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Tulsa's Discovery Lab Hosts Sensory-Friendly Fun Time
News on 6 // March 17, 2017

School's out this week for spring break, but some Tulsa kids spent part of the day surrounded by science.
 
The Discovery Lab opened its doors Sunday just for children who have autism or sensory processing disorders.
 
 

Discovery Lab to open hands-on cardboard city of Tulsa exhibit
Tulsa World // February 8, 2017

Tulsa Children’s Museum Discovery Lab is set to launch its newest exhibition on Feb. 18.

The interactive exhibit, titled Create the 918, will combine art, architecture and engineering and offer a hands-on science, technology, engineering and mathematics learning experience.

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Tulsa-Area Kids Learn About The Science Behind Engineering
News on 6 // February 5, 2017

Some area kids were hard at work Sunday at Tulsa's Discovery Lab preparing for this year's Engineering Challenge.

There are several workshops during the weekends so kids can learn about the science behind engineering. Sunday, the kids worked with everyday materials. 

"Science is not something is done in a lab somewhere, is something we do every single day and that we can be active and involved all the time," said Andrew Perrine, museum educator. 

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Discovery Lab Unveils Original Energy Exhibit
Tulsa Kids // January 2017

Tulsa Children’s Museum Discovery Lab will be unveiling their newest original exhibition, Energy: Sparking Solutions, to the public on Saturday, January 28. With the support of presenting sponsor, Public Service Company of Oklahoma (PSO), the new exhibit will present visitors with a broad look at energy needs and resources.

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Tulsa Children Spend Winter Break Learning At Discovery Lab
News on 6 // January 2, 2017

What better way to spend the winter break from school than at a camp where you can keep learning, and having fun.

Over the holidays, Discovery Lab has had kids mixing up some cool concoctions, like oobleck.

Andrew Perrine is the educator for the winter break camp about chemistry. He said oobleck, which is a Dr. Seuss term, is really a non-Newtonian fluid; really, it’s just corn starch and water.

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Rigamajig Opening at Discovery Lab Saturday
Tulsa World // July 2nd, 2016   

Discovery Lab will have new ways for kids to play and feed their curiosity with the addition of two Rigamajig sets starting Saturday.

The new large-scale building kit, designed by Cas Holman, encourages “collaborative play and engineering,” according to press information. It involves a collection of wooden planks, pulleys, nuts and bolts that kids can play with and, at the same time, create, think critically, work together and solve problems, according to Ray Vandiver, executive director of Discovery Lab.

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Father's Day Splash Pad Concert


Tulsa Children's Museum hires local firm to design new home at A Gathering Place

Tulsa Children`s Museum Discovery Lab has hired a local architecture firm to design its new site, which is currently on the list of economic development projects for the upcoming Vision tax package.

The museum has hired KKT Architects to develop concepts and design its permanent, 45,000-square-foot building that will be located at 31st Street and Riverside Drive as the southern anchor of A Gathering Place for Tulsa, a large park that is under construction.

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UPCOMING EVENTS

Sensory Activity for the Young Scientist
Monday, March 20
10:30- 11:00
Main Hall
 
Science Demo: Dynamic Dry Ice
Monday, March 20
3:45- 4:15 pm
Main Hall
 
Science Demo: Dynamic Dry Ice
Wednesday, March 22
3:45- 4:15 pm
Main Hall
 
Origami with Emily
Thursday, March 23
4:00- 5:00pm
WorkShop
 
Science Demo: Dynamic Dry Ice
Friday, March 24
3:45- 4:15 pm
Main Hall
 
Move It Monday
Monday, March 27
10:30- 11:00 am
Main Hall
 
Science Demo: Radical Reactions
Monday, March 27
3:45-4:15 pm
Main Hall
 
Science Demo: Radical Reactions
Wednesday, March 28
3:45-4:15 pm
Main Hall
 
Kendra Scott Event Benefiting TCM
Thursday, March 30
5:00- 7:00pm
Kendra Scott Store // Utica Square
 
Science Demo: Radical Reactions
Friday, March 31
3:45-4:15 pm
Main Hall