Get out of the Classroom and into New Experiences!

Discover the thrill of learning at the Don Harrington Discovery Center’s specialized educational events, designed exclusively for school groups.


Whether it’s exploring the fascinating world of chemistry at Chemicon, understanding the forces of nature in Weathering the Storm, testing engineering skills in the Catapult Challenge, or celebrating the wonders of science during the festive season with our Christmas Spectacular, each event is tailored to spark curiosity and inspire learning.


Join us for an unforgettable educational journey where science and fun meet!


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Bridge Bash is brought in part by

Bridge Bash

February 12th, 2024 | Grades 5-12

FREE for all students!

Student teams will harness their creativity and technical prowess to design and build bridges, with real-life engineers to consult with!

Awards will be presented to top teams in each age division, with recognition for the most aesthetic design and the best use of sustainable materials.

Bridges built at The Don Harrington Discovery Center.

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Weathering the Storm is brought in part by

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Weathering the Storm

March 8th, 2024 | Grades K-5

Free for Partner Districts. $5 per student for non-partners

March is full of crazy weather – why not learn about it?!

Students will learn about the science of severe weather through hands-on experiments, thunderous science demos, and presentations from special guest speakers: KAMR’s Chief Meteorologist John Harris and storm-chasers Jason Boggs, Greg Wright, and Bryan Leeper.

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Earth Day is brought in part by

Earth Day

April 20 2024 | Grades K – 5th

Free for Partner Districts. $5 per student for non-partners.

Join us to celebrate our home around us and examine how we can protect our Earth through science.

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