Workshops

  • Pre-registration and pre-payment is required for all workshops 
  • Workshop participants are allowed into the Center to play at the group rate of $7.00 per person
  • All workshops are offered from 10:00 am - 12:00 pm OR from 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm 

Contact Guest Services to register at (417)862-9910 ext. 706, or register on-line!

Robot Workshops

Robot Workshops continue to be a great learning adventure for both parents and children. Both parent and child will work closely with Discovery Center staff to build a functional robot. Learn about instructions, gears, circuits, and other mechanical parts. Each workshop will focus on a different type of robot and different age level. 

T4 Transforming Solar Robot - September 20, 2014 

  • Completed

EM4 Robot - January 10, 2015

  • Ages 6+
  • Members $40
  • Non-members $45

Dissection Workshops

Designed for parent and child to attend together as a learning team! A Discovery Center Educator will guide participants in learning about animal classification, identifying features of specific specimens, and a guided dissection experience.  Come join us for one of these unique learning adventures! 

Sea Star Dissection - November 8, 2014

  • Ages 7+ 
  • Members $35
  • Non-members $40

Maker Workshops 

These workshops will introduce parent/child duos to skills that involve making or creating something! Our DCS educators will demonstrate the basics, and then you get to put the skills to work to make something unique!

Turn Your Smartphone Into a Portable Microscope! - October 18, 2014

  • Completed

Scientist's Terrarium - Use an Erlenmeyer Flask to build your very own terrarium! - February 28, 2015

  • Ages 5+
  • Members $45
  • Non-members $50