Science Thursday at The Bullock Texas State History Museum | Kids Out and About Austin

Science Thursday at The Bullock Texas State History Museum

Discover the science of the Story of Texas!

Program Details

On Science Thursdays, students can drop in and explore the Bullock Museum, see demonstrations, and participate in hands-on activities with STEM experts from Central Texas Discover Engineering. Science Thursdays are FREE for all groups who have pre-registered for a Bullock Museum field trip. Every Science Thursday is different, but all activities connect to content in the exhibits and films at the Museum, and may include some of the following:

Hair-Raising Experience with a Van de Graaff Generator
See how electricity can make your hair stand on end!

Boat Race
Design a boat that will float using limited materials and race it using only your breath.

Don't Sink the Cargo!
Can you distribute your cargo without sinking your vessel?

Float your Boat
Hypothesize about what will sink and what will float.

Want more information on field trips and reservations? Visit our field trip page or talk with a Bullock Reservationist at (512) 463-6712 or email reservations@thestoryoftexas.com.

2018-2019 dates: October 18, November 15, December 13, January 17, February 21, March 14, April 18, May 16.

Support for the Bullock Museum's exhibitions and education programs provided by the Texas State History Museum Foundation.

Location:

1800 Congress Ave
Austin, TX, 78701
United States

Phone:

(512) 463-6712
Contact name: 
Bullock Reservationist
Dates: 
12/13/2018
01/17/2019
02/21/2019
Time: 
10:00am - 1:30pm
Price: 
FREE for all groups who have pre-registered for a Bullock Museum field trip