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Lancaster Science Factory


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454 New Holland Ave #300

Lancaster,

PA

17602

United States




(717) 509-6363


www.lancastersciencefactory.org/

March 2017


Homeschool Class: To Mix Or Not To Mix

March 9, 2017 @ 9:30 am2:30 pm

Lancaster Science Factory,

454 New Holland Ave #300

Lancaster,

PA

17602

United States


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$15

Students will explore solubility of a variety of materials. The students will learn why some chemicals dissolve while other do not. Students will explore the impact of solubility as they increase the concentration of chemical in a solution. They will also alter the temperature of the solution to see what impact it might have.

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Science Trivia Night

March 9, 2017 @ 7:00 pm10:00 pm

Lancaster Science Factory,

454 New Holland Ave #300

Lancaster,

PA

17602

United States


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$10

Lancaster Science Factory

Join us for a battle of the brains Thursday, March 9th at 7pm for Science Trivia Night at The Lancaster Science Factory!

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Trash Dragon Public Build

March 19, 2017 @ 2:00 pm

Lancaster Science Factory,

454 New Holland Ave #300

Lancaster,

PA

17602

United States


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Help us build a mythical creature of litter intolerance!

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Science is Amazing Festival

March 25, 2017 @ 10:00 am4:00 pm

Lancaster Science Factory,

454 New Holland Ave #300

Lancaster,

PA

17602

United States


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Free admission to all Science Factory exhibits, special science activities, demonstrations and fun for the whole family.

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Interactive Science Discovery with F&M

March 29, 2017 @ 6:00 pm8:00 pm

Lancaster Science Factory,

454 New Holland Ave #300

Lancaster,

PA

17602

United States


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Take learning to the next level with the new ‘Interactive Science Discovery’ series at The Lancaster Science Factory! This FREE family-friendly event will feature our partners from Franklin & Marshall College as they provide activities for ages Pre-K to adult based on current research being done locally.

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Factory Friday

March 31, 2017 @ 5:30 pm7:30 pm

Lancaster Science Factory,

454 New Holland Ave #300

Lancaster,

PA

17602

United States


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This FREE event is open to all school age kids! Come explore all the science factory has to offer with explanations of the science behind the fun provided by pre-service teachers.

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April 2017


Homeschool Class: It’s The View That Counts

April 6, 2017 @ 9:30 am2:30 pm

Lancaster Science Factory,

454 New Holland Ave #300

Lancaster,

PA

17602

United States


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$15

Learn to build like an architect and create 2D dimensional shapes from a one dimensional illustration or blueprints. Students will work from a flat photo of an object to create 3 dimensional items.This session will teach the important different view prospective as you read a blueprint and construct!

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Make It Yourself Workshop: Planning a Trip to Space

April 9, 2017 @ 2:00 pm3:30 pm

Lancaster Science Factory,

454 New Holland Ave #300

Lancaster,

PA

17602

United States


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Guests will participate in a variety of activities to prepare them to take a trip throughout the solar system.

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Homeschool Class: Where Soil and Water Science Collide

April 20, 2017 @ 9:30 am2:30 pm

Lancaster Science Factory,

454 New Holland Ave #300

Lancaster,

PA

17602

United States


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$15

Learn the importance of soil and water chemistry as you create your very own Passive Hydroponic System for plant growth. Explore nutrient management and capillary action as you witness plant growth from your own home as your experiments reach beyond our classroom walls.

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Make It Yourself Workshop: CodyZ Academy

April 23, 2017 @ 2:00 pm3:30 pm

Lancaster Science Factory,

454 New Holland Ave #300

Lancaster,

PA

17602

United States


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Join us for a series of workshops where children and adults alike connect fun, hands-on projects to Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (S.T.E.M.)

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May 2017


Homeschool Class: Solar Science

May 4, 2017 @ 9:30 am2:30 pm

Lancaster Science Factory,

454 New Holland Ave #300

Lancaster,

PA

17602

United States


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$15

Explore the Power of Radiant Energy from Sun Screen to Desalination. While tempting your taste buds with solar refractive cooking and get your creative juices flowing while you create Solar Art.

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WEBELOS Engineer Adventure Workshop

May 13, 2017 @ 2:00 pm6:00 pm

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An event every 4 weeks that begins at 2:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until June 10, 2017

Lancaster Science Factory,

454 New Holland Ave #300

Lancaster,

PA

17602

United States


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$10

Lancaster Science Factory

Bring your WEBELOS Cub Scouts to the Lancaster Science Factory to earn their Webelos/Arrow of Light Elective Adventure: Engineer Pin!

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Blue Star Museum Program

May 29, 2017 @ 10:00 amJune 12, 2017 @ 5:00 pm

Lancaster Science Factory,

454 New Holland Ave #300

Lancaster,

PA

17602

United States


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The Lancaster Science Factory is proud to offer free admission to all active duty military personnel and up to 5 family members this summer through the #BlueStarMuseums program!

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June 2017


Science That Sticks Camp (Ages 4-6): Exploring Science

June 5, 2017 @ 9:30 amJune 8, 2017 @ 11:30 am

Lancaster Science Factory,

454 New Holland Ave #300

Lancaster,

PA

17602

United States


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$108

Pre-Kindergarteners will start to explore mixtures, magnetism, reflection, light and sound and so much more… while learning how art and science can create a beautiful dance through busy hands experiments.

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Summer Science Camp!

June 12, 2017 @ 9:00 amJune 16, 2017 @ 4:00 pm

Lancaster Science Factory,

454 New Holland Ave #300

Lancaster,

PA

17602

United States


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$135

Join us all summer long for fun and exciting projects and experiments! Camp runs Monday through Friday as either five half-day morning sessions (9:00am-12:00pm) or five half-day afternoon sessions (1:00pm-4:00pm). The cost is $135 per child per camp.

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Blue Star Museums Program

June 13, 2017 @ 10:00 amJune 26, 2017 @ 5:00 pm

Lancaster Science Factory,

454 New Holland Ave #300

Lancaster,

PA

17602

United States


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The Lancaster Science Factory is proud to offer free admission to all active duty military personnel and up to 5 family members this summer through the #BlueStarMuseums program!

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Summer Science Camp!

June 19, 2017 @ 9:00 amJune 23, 2017 @ 4:00 pm

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One event on January 24, 2021 at 9:00 am

Lancaster Science Factory,

454 New Holland Ave #300

Lancaster,

PA

17602

United States


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$135

Join us all summer long for fun and exciting projects and experiments! Camp runs Monday through Friday as either five half-day morning sessions (9:00am-12:00pm) or five half-day afternoon sessions (1:00pm-4:00pm). The cost is $135 per child per camp.

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Summer Science Camp!

June 26, 2017 @ 9:00 amJune 30, 2017 @ 4:00 pm

Lancaster Science Factory,

454 New Holland Ave #300

Lancaster,

PA

17602

United States


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$135

Join us all summer long for fun and exciting projects and experiments! Camp runs Monday through Friday as either five half-day morning sessions (9:00am-12:00pm) or five half-day afternoon sessions (1:00pm-4:00pm). The cost is $135 per child per camp.

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Blue Star Museums Program

June 27, 2017 @ 10:00 amJuly 10, 2017 @ 5:00 pm

Lancaster Science Factory,

454 New Holland Ave #300

Lancaster,

PA

17602

United States


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The Lancaster Science Factory is proud to offer free admission to all active duty military personnel and up to 5 family members this summer through the #BlueStarMuseums program!

Find out more »

July 2017


Summer Science Camp!

July 3, 2017 @ 9:00 amJuly 7, 2017 @ 4:00 pm

Lancaster Science Factory,

454 New Holland Ave #300

Lancaster,

PA

17602

United States


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$135

Join us all summer long for fun and exciting projects and experiments! Camp runs Monday through Friday as either five half-day morning sessions (9:00am-12:00pm) or five half-day afternoon sessions (1:00pm-4:00pm). The cost is $135 per child per camp.

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Summer Science Camp!

July 10, 2017 @ 9:00 amJuly 14, 2017 @ 4:00 pm

Lancaster Science Factory,

454 New Holland Ave #300

Lancaster,

PA

17602

United States


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$135

Join us all summer long for fun and exciting projects and experiments!

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Robotics Workshops

July 10, 2017 @ 10:30 amJuly 14, 2017 @ 2:30 pm

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Monday-Friday through Aug 4th

Lancaster Science Factory,

454 New Holland Ave #300

Lancaster,

PA

17602

United States


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Lancater Science Factory

The Lancaster Science Factory, along with Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology, are collaborating to feature workshops with Baxter, a state-of-the-art, human-like educational robot, at the Science Café, Monday through Friday, July 10 through August 4.

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Blue Star Museums Program

July 11, 2017 @ 10:00 amJuly 24, 2017 @ 5:00 pm

Lancaster Science Factory,

454 New Holland Ave #300

Lancaster,

PA

17602

United States


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The Lancaster Science Factory is proud to offer free admission to all active duty military personnel and up to 5 family members this summer through the #BlueStarMuseums program!

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Summer Science Camp!

July 17, 2017 @ 9:00 amJuly 21, 2017 @ 4:00 pm

Lancaster Science Factory,

454 New Holland Ave #300

Lancaster,

PA

17602

United States


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$135

Join us all summer long for fun and exciting projects and experiments!

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Summer Science Camp!

July 24, 2017 @ 9:00 amJuly 28, 2017 @ 4:00 pm

Lancaster Science Factory,

454 New Holland Ave #300

Lancaster,

PA

17602

United States


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$135

Join us all summer long for fun and exciting projects and experiments!

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Blue Star Museums Program

July 25, 2017 @ 10:00 amAugust 7, 2017 @ 5:00 pm

Lancaster Science Factory,

454 New Holland Ave #300

Lancaster,

PA

17602

United States


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The Lancaster Science Factory is proud to offer free admission to all active duty military personnel and up to 5 family members this summer through the #BlueStarMuseums program!

Find out more »


Summer Science Camp!

July 31, 2017 @ 9:00 amAugust 4, 2017 @ 4:00 pm

Lancaster Science Factory,

454 New Holland Ave #300

Lancaster,

PA

17602

United States


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$135

Join us all summer long for fun and exciting projects and experiments!

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August 2017


Summer Science Camp!

August 7, 2017 @ 9:00 amAugust 11, 2017 @ 4:00 pm

Lancaster Science Factory,

454 New Holland Ave #300

Lancaster,

PA

17602

United States


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$135

Join us all summer long for fun and exciting projects and experiments!

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Blue Star Museums Program

August 8, 2017 @ 10:00 amAugust 21, 2017 @ 5:00 pm

Lancaster Science Factory,

454 New Holland Ave #300

Lancaster,

PA

17602

United States


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The Lancaster Science Factory is proud to offer free admission to all active duty military personnel and up to 5 family members this summer through the #BlueStarMuseums program!

Find out more »


Summer Science Camp!

August 14, 2017 @ 9:00 amAugust 18, 2017 @ 4:00 pm

Lancaster Science Factory,

454 New Holland Ave #300

Lancaster,

PA

17602

United States


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$135

Join us all summer long for fun and exciting projects and experiments!

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Science That Sticks Camp (Ages 4-6): Being A Scientist

August 21, 2017 @ 9:30 amAugust 24, 2017 @ 11:30 am

Lancaster Science Factory,

454 New Holland Ave #300

Lancaster,

PA

17602

United States


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$108

Step into the footsteps of a scientist. Each day pre-Kindergartens will walk into the shoes of different scientists while exploring the areas of Physics, Chemistry, Computer Science and engineering.

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Blue Star Museums Program

August 22, 2017 @ 10:00 amSeptember 4, 2017 @ 5:00 pm

Lancaster Science Factory,

454 New Holland Ave #300

Lancaster,

PA

17602

United States


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The Lancaster Science Factory is proud to offer free admission to all active duty military personnel and up to 5 family members this summer through the #BlueStarMuseums program!

Find out more »

September 2017


Homeschool Class: Strength in Shape

September 21, 2017 @ 9:30 am2:00 pm

Lancaster Science Factory,

454 New Holland Ave #300

Lancaster,

PA

17602

United States


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$15

Students will explore the strength found in shapes because structural strength is not just based on the materials an object is constructed of.

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Make It Yourself Workshop: Soda Bottle Rockets

September 24, 2017 @ 2:00 pm3:30 pm

Lancaster Science Factory,

454 New Holland Ave #300

Lancaster,

PA

17602

United States


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Take your creativity to new heights as you and your child construct soda bottle rockets.

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October 2017


Homeschool Class: Strength in Action

October 5, 2017 @ 9:30 am2:00 pm

Lancaster Science Factory,

454 New Holland Ave #300

Lancaster,

PA

17602

United States


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$15

Students will take their knowledge of strength of shape not just material to complete two different BRIDGE challenges.

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Make It Yourself Workshop: Tour of Chocolates

October 8, 2017 @ 2:00 pm3:30 pm

Lancaster Science Factory,

454 New Holland Ave #300

Lancaster,

PA

17602

United States

Take your tongue on a taste bud challenge in the “Tour of Chocolates” with an educator from The Hershey Story! You will put your senses to the test as they explain how you taste different flavors even though it’s all simply chocolate.

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A Taste of Science

October 13, 2017 @ 7:00 pm10:00 pm

Lancaster Science Factory,

454 New Holland Ave #300

Lancaster,

PA

17602

United States


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$75

Join us for the Science of Fun, Food and Adult Beverages including a Silent Auction to benefit the Lancaster Science Factory!

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Homeschool Class: Pitch & Frequency

October 19, 2017 @ 9:30 am2:30 pm

Lancaster Science Factory,

454 New Holland Ave #300

Lancaster,

PA

17602

United States


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$15

Students will explore the hidden world of sound.

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November 2017


Homeschool Class: Sound Reflection

November 2, 2017 @ 9:30 am2:30 pm

Lancaster Science Factory,

454 New Holland Ave #300

Lancaster,

PA

17602

United States


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$15

Students will take their understanding of sound and relate it to everyday uses.

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Science of Star Wars

November 11, 2017 @ 12:30 pm4:30 pm

Lancaster Science Factory,

454 New Holland Ave #300

Lancaster,

PA

17602

United States


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$9

On November 17th, The Lancaster Science Factory will be participating in the Extraordinary Give, and this year, we are presenting four events that are out of this world as we host “The Science of Star Wars” on November 11, 12 and 17.

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Science of Star Wars

November 12, 2017 @ 12:00 pm2:00 pm

Lancaster Science Factory,

454 New Holland Ave #300

Lancaster,

PA

17602

United States


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$9

On November 17th, The Lancaster Science Factory will be participating in the Extraordinary Give, and this year, we are presenting four events that are out of this world as we host “The Science of Star Wars” on November 11, 12 and 17.

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Homeschool Class: Scientific Method 1

November 16, 2017 @ 9:30 am2:00 pm

Lancaster Science Factory,

454 New Holland Ave #300

Lancaster,

PA

17602

United States


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$15

Students will explore the Scientific Method while completing the “Strength of Different Brands of Paper Towels.”

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ExtraGive- Kids STEM Faire

November 17, 2017 @ 4:00 pm6:00 pm

Lancaster Science Factory,

454 New Holland Ave #300

Lancaster,

PA

17602

United States


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Free

Lancater Science Factory

The Lancaster Science Factory and Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology are throwing a Kids STEM Faire, where LSF will offer FREE ADMISSION during this event from 4-6 p.m.

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ExtraGive- STEM Happy Hour

November 17, 2017 @ 6:00 pm8:00 pm

Lancaster Science Factory,

454 New Holland Ave #300

Lancaster,

PA

17602

United States


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Free

Thaddeus Stevens College & Foundation and The Lancaster Science Factory are partnering to throw a free STEM-themed Happy Hour party to celebrate the Extraordinary Give!

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Homeschool Class: Scientific Method 2

November 30, 2017 @ 9:30 am2:30 pm

Lancaster Science Factory,

454 New Holland Ave #300

Lancaster,

PA

17602

United States


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$15

Students will explore data and learn different ways to use data to explain a scientific investigation.

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December 2017


‘Science Inspires Curiosity’ Mural Dedication

December 1, 2017 @ 5:00 pm8:00 pm

Lancaster Science Factory,

454 New Holland Ave #300

Lancaster,

PA

17602

United States


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“Science Inspires Curiosity” Mural Dedication & Meet and Greet with the Artist, Katie Trainer!

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Make It Yourself Workshop: Hydro Lift

December 10, 2017 @ 2:00 pm3:30 pm

Lancaster Science Factory,

454 New Holland Ave #300

Lancaster,

PA

17602

United States


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Participants will build their own hydro lift and learn about the transfer of energy used to increase force. Use your newly founded creation to demonstrate the principles of Hydraulics and see if you can recognize where it might be useful in the working world.

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Winter Camp!

December 26, 2017 @ 9:00 amDecember 29, 2017 @ 4:00 pm

Lancaster Science Factory,

454 New Holland Ave #300

Lancaster,

PA

17602

United States


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The 9th annual Cold Storage Winter Camp takes place December 26, 27, 28 & 29, 2017 at The Lancaster Science Factory. Campers will enjoy hands-on activities, fun demonstrations, and be submerged in the chill and thrill of science!

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February 2018


Interactive Science Discovery: Math of Art

February 28, 2018 @ 6:00 pm8:00 pm

Lancaster Science Factory,

454 New Holland Ave #300

Lancaster,

PA

17602

United States


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Don’t miss Math of Art Night at the Lancaster Science Factory hosted by Franklin and Marshall College’s Interactive Science Discovery Team! This event is free and dinner will be provided!

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March 2018


Homeschool Class: Reuse & Repurpose

March 1, 2018 @ 9:30 am2:30 pm

Lancaster Science Factory,

454 New Holland Ave #300

Lancaster,

PA

17602

United States


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$15

Reuse and Re-Purpose: Students will learn why reuse and re-purpose are crucial in today’s society by exploring composting and MORE… 

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Make It Yourself Workshop: Math Magic

March 4, 2018 @ 2:00 pm3:30 pm

Lancaster Science Factory,

454 New Holland Ave #300

Lancaster,

PA

17602

United States


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Local Mathemagician, Doc Yoder, will teach attendees how to create three magic tricks while learning about math and science concepts.

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Homeschool Class: Cultivation

March 15, 2018 @ 9:30 am2:30 pm

Lancaster Science Factory,

454 New Holland Ave #300

Lancaster,

PA

17602

United States


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$15

Students will learn common practices seen in crop farming! Join us in discovering the difference between organic and standard practice cultivation. Then explore cereal grains, which are the base of our food supply.

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Science is Amazing Festival

March 24, 2018 @ 10:00 am4:00 pm

Lancaster Science Factory,

454 New Holland Ave #300

Lancaster,

PA

17602

United States


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Join us for a STEM-themed festival at The Lancaster Science Factory! Free admission to all Science Factory exhibits, special science activities, demonstrations, and fun for the whole family. 

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April 2018


Homeschool Class: Mass of Measurements

April 12, 2018 @ 1:00 pm2:30 pm

Lancaster Science Factory,

454 New Holland Ave #300

Lancaster,

PA

17602

United States


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Mass of Measurements-Tools of the Laboratory: Students will learn to use equipment that is common to the scientific laboratory. Students will listen to brief instruction, be engaged in group and individual activities geared towards meaningful application, create various hands-on manipulative pieces that they will be able to take home, and may complete occasional assessments and homework assignments. All classes are based on the Standards Aligned System of the PA Department of Education. In addition, we strive to accommodate students’ individual needs…

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‘Make It Yourself’ Workshop

April 15, 2018 @ 2:00 pm3:30 pm

Lancaster Science Factory,

454 New Holland Ave #300

Lancaster,

PA

17602

United States


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Hey kids in grades 3 through 8, explore creative science in your world. Tinker, experiment and learn to make it yourself!! Join us for a series of workshops where children connect fun, hands-on projects to Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (S.T.E.M.) Local STEM professionals provide “real world” perspective and mentoring. Program Details and Pricing Programs are for kids in grades 3 – 8. Workshop cost per participant: FREE with your paid admission or membership. Regular Science Factory rates apply: Members…

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Homeschool Class: Wind to Water

April 26, 2018 @ 1:00 pm2:30 pm

Lancaster Science Factory,

454 New Holland Ave #300

Lancaster,

PA

17602

United States


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Wind to Water-Natural Energy to Mechanical Means: Students will learn to maximize the breeze that blows outside to create energy. Then they will explore the potential energy in the falling of water. Students will finish up by making a tidal energy simulator that is created by lunar cycles. Students will listen to brief instruction, be engaged in group and individual activities geared towards meaningful application, create various hands-on manipulative pieces that they will be able to take home, and may…

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May 2018


Make it Yourself Workshop: Oil Spill Cleanup

May 6, 2018 @ 2:00 pm3:30 pm

Lancaster Science Factory,

454 New Holland Ave #300

Lancaster,

PA

17602

United States


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Make It Yourself Workshop: Oil Spill Cleanup May 6th @ 2-3:30pm Description: Learn about how real-life scientists clean up after major oil spills in this hands-on workshop. Lead By: Bob Lydum & Agilent Technologies This workshop is geared towards kids in grades 3-8. Younger children are welcome to participate with adult assistance. *All activities are free with your paid LSF admission or membership.

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Webelos Engineer Adventure Workshop

May 12, 2018 @ 2:00 pm6:00 pm

Lancaster Science Factory,

454 New Holland Ave #300

Lancaster,

PA

17602

United States


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$10

Bring your WEBELOS Cub Scouts to the Lancaster Science Factory to earn their Webelos/Arrow of Light Elective Adventure: Engineer Pin!

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Make It Yourself Workshop: Soldering Zone

May 27, 2018 @ 2:00 pm3:30 pm

Lancaster Science Factory,

454 New Holland Ave #300

Lancaster,

PA

17602

United States


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Learn to solder your own blinking LED pin in this hands-on workshop! All participants must be age 10 and over. 

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June 2018


PreK Science Camp

June 4, 2018 @ 9:30 amJune 8, 2018 @ 11:30 am

Lancaster Science Factory,

454 New Holland Ave #300

Lancaster,

PA

17602

United States


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Looking for a summer camp for your littlest scientists? Don’t miss our ‘Science that Sticks’ Camp designed for children ages 4 to 6. Each camp runs Monday – Friday from 9:30 – 11:30 am or 1-3pm. Cost is $135 for each 5-day session. Camp registration is first-come, first-serve, so sign up as soon as you can! Payment is due at time of registration. A limited number of scholarships are available for families in need. Please click here to view the downloadable scholarship application. Volunteer…

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PreK Science Camp

June 4, 2018 @ 1:00 pmJune 8, 2018 @ 3:00 pm

Lancaster Science Factory,

454 New Holland Ave #300

Lancaster,

PA

17602

United States


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Looking for a summer camp for your littlest scientists? Don’t miss our ‘Science that Sticks’ Camp designed for children ages 4 to 6. Each camp runs Monday – Friday from 9:30 – 11:30 am or 1-3pm. Cost is $135 for each 5-day session. Camp registration is first-come, first-serve, so sign up as soon as you can! Payment is due at time of registration. A limited number of scholarships are available for families in need. Please click here to view the downloadable scholarship application. Volunteer…

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Make It Yourself Workshop: Bridge Welding!

June 10, 2018 @ 2:00 pm3:30 pm

Lancaster Science Factory,

454 New Holland Ave #300

Lancaster,

PA

17602

United States


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Make It Yourself Workshop: Bridgemania June 10 @ 2-3:30pm Description: Join us for a series of activities related to engineering and construction. Lead By: High Steel Structures This workshop is geared towards kids in grades 3-8. Younger children are welcome to participate with adult assistance. *All activities are free with your paid LSF admission or membership.

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Summer STEM Camp

June 11, 2018 @ 9:00 am12:00 pm

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NO Camp on July 4th

Lancaster Science Factory,

454 New Holland Ave #300

Lancaster,

PA

17602

United States


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$135

Join us all summer long for fun and exciting projects and experiments! Summer STEM Camps runs Monday through Friday as either five half-day morning sessions (9:00am-12:00pm) or five half-day afternoon sessions (1:00pm-4:00pm). The cost is $135 per child, per camp.

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Summer STEM Camp

June 11, 2018 @ 1:00 pm4:00 pm

|Recurring Event (See all)

No Camp on July 4th

Lancaster Science Factory,

454 New Holland Ave #300

Lancaster,

PA

17602

United States


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$135

Join us all summer long for fun and exciting projects and experiments! Summer STEM Camps runs Monday through Friday as either five half-day morning sessions (9:00am-12:00pm) or five half-day afternoon sessions (1:00pm-4:00pm).

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Robotics Workshops!

June 25, 2018 @ 10:30 amJune 29, 2018 @ 2:30 pm

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An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until July 13, 2018

Lancaster Science Factory,

454 New Holland Ave #300

Lancaster,

PA

17602

United States


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Lancater Science Factory

For the fourth year in a row, Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology and the Lancaster Science Factory are collaborating to present Summer Robotics Workshops in 2018! Workshops feature Baxter, a state-of-the-art, human-like, educational robot and MORE! Workshops are held at our Science Café.

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July 2018


Sensory-Friendly Science!

July 20, 2018 @ 9:00 am12:00 pm

Lancaster Science Factory,

454 New Holland Ave #300

Lancaster,

PA

17602

United States


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$9.50

The Lancaster Science Factory will be hosting it’s very first sensory-friendly event on Friday, July 20th!

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Robotics Workshops!

July 30, 2018 @ 10:30 amAugust 10, 2018 @ 2:30 pm

|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until August 10, 2018

Lancaster Science Factory,

454 New Holland Ave #300

Lancaster,

PA

17602

United States


+ Google Map

Lancater Science Factory

For the fourth year in a row, Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology and the Lancaster Science Factory are collaborating to present Summer Robotics Workshops in 2018! Workshops feature Baxter, a state-of-the-art, human-like, educational robot and MORE! Workshops are held at our Science Café.

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August 2018


PreK Science Camp

August 20, 2018 @ 9:30 amAugust 24, 2018 @ 11:30 am

Lancaster Science Factory,

454 New Holland Ave #300

Lancaster,

PA

17602

United States


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$135

Looking for a summer camp for your littlest scientists? Don’t miss our ‘Science that Sticks’ Camp designed for children ages 4 to 6. Each camp runs Monday – Friday from 9:30 – 11:30 am or 1-3pm. Cost is $135 for each 5-day session. Camp registration is first-come, first-serve, so sign up as soon as you can! Payment is due at time of registration. A limited number of scholarships are available for families in need.           Please click here to view the…

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September 2018


WEBELOS Engineer Adventure Workshop

September 8, 2018 @ 2:00 pm6:00 pm

Lancaster Science Factory,

454 New Holland Ave #300

Lancaster,

PA

17602

United States


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Bring your WEBELOS Cub Scouts to the Lancaster Science Factory to earn their Webelos/Arrow of Light Elective Adventure: Engineer Pin!

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Homeschool Class: Buoyancy on a Budget

September 20, 2018 @ 10:00 am2:30 pm

Lancaster Science Factory,

454 New Holland Ave #300

Lancaster,

PA

17602

United States


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$15

Buoyancy on a Budget : Learn about buoyancy by creating your own boat that floats and moves while it experiences load. However, you must keep you building costs within your budget. Don’t sink!

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October 2018


Homeschool Class: It’s Not Just Music, It’s STEM

October 4, 2018 @ 11:00 am2:30 pm

Lancaster Science Factory,

454 New Holland Ave #300

Lancaster,

PA

17602

United States


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$15

Explore musical notes as colors. Learn to read, play, and write music as you experiment with different pitches, patterns, and tempos to create colorful sheet music.

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Brownie Girl Scout Workshops!

October 6, 2018 @ 1:00 pm5:00 pm

Lancaster Science Factory,

454 New Holland Ave #300

Lancaster,

PA

17602

United States


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Bring your Brownie Girl Scouts to the Lancaster Science Factory to earn their Home Scientist & Inventor Badges!

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WEBELOS Engineer Adventure Workshop

October 13, 2018 @ 2:00 pm6:00 pm

Lancaster Science Factory,

454 New Holland Ave #300

Lancaster,

PA

17602

United States


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Bring your WEBELOS Cub Scouts to the Lancaster Science Factory to earn their Webelos/Arrow of Light Elective Adventure: Engineer Pin!

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Homeschool Class: Have Your Finger On Forensics

October 18, 2018 @ 11:00 am2:30 pm

Lancaster Science Factory,

454 New Holland Ave #300

Lancaster,

PA

17602

United States


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Learn to pay attention to detail as we explore the basics of a crime scene. Examine the evidence from fingerprint to footprints. Figure out who did the crime by looking at the evidence left behind.

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Crime Scene Science: A Night Of Forensic Investigation

October 25, 2018 @ 6:00 pm8:00 pm

Lancaster Science Factory,

454 New Holland Ave #300

Lancaster,

PA

17602

United States


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$10 – $12

The Lancaster Science Factory proudly welcomes Forensic Scientist, Jackie Mitchell for a night of hands-on crime scene investigation!

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November 2018


Homeschool Class: Making Unknown Solids Known

November 1, 2018 @ 11:00 am2:30 pm

Lancaster Science Factory,

454 New Holland Ave #300

Lancaster,

PA

17602

United States


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Unravel the mysteries of some secret solids. Use your senses to make some basic observations and see if you can figure a few of the mystery solids. Then, use a microscope and determine solubility to uncover the rest!

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Ordinary Objects make Extraordinary Art!

November 4, 2018 @ 2:00 pm3:30 pm

Lancaster Science Factory,

454 New Holland Ave #300

Lancaster,

PA

17602

United States


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Make-it-Yourself Workshop – Full STEAM Ahead: Ordinary Objects make Extraordinary Art! November 4 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm FREE with admission Repurposed Art with Erika Snitzer Every day and repurposed objects can come full circle to make a masterpiece. The scientific secret of this exploration into art is EPOXY! Learn how it works and create your own art with Epoxy Decoupage. About the Instructor: Erika Snitzer Erika loves all things food, drink, and rock ‘n’ roll. She channels this…

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The Force Returns- Day 1

November 10, 2018 @ 12:00 pm3:00 pm

Lancaster Science Factory,

454 New Holland Ave #300

Lancaster,

PA

17602

United States


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November 10 @ 12-3pm The FORCE RETURNS to the Lancaster Science Factory for a weekend-long takeover on November 10th and 11th. Don’t miss out on the fourth annual event that brings together the science and characters of the beloved Star Wars films! Saturday, November 10th – 12-3pm Capital City Jedi Knights and Ghost Base will invade the Science Factory and perform choreographed lightsaber duels. Will the light or the dark side win? Costumed characters, movie props, and photo opportunities abound!…

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The Force Returns- Day 2

November 11, 2018 @ 12:00 pm2:00 pm

Lancaster Science Factory,

454 New Holland Ave #300

Lancaster,

PA

17602

United States


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The Force Returns -Day Two! November 11 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm The FORCE RETURNS to the Lancaster Science Factory for a weekend-long takeover on November 10th and 11th. Don’t miss out on the fourth annual event that brings together the science and characters of the beloved Star Wars films! Sunday, November 11th – 12:00pm – 2:00pm Explore the exhibits alongside dozens of costumed characters from Garrison Carida, part of the 501st Legion, “The World’s Definitive Imperial Star Wars…

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Homeschool Class: Making Unknown Liquids Known

November 15, 2018 @ 1:00 pm2:30 pm

Lancaster Science Factory,

454 New Holland Ave #300

Lancaster,

PA

17602

United States


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$15

Homeschool Classes: Making Unknown Liquids Known November 15 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm $15 Mark your calendars for the Lancaster Science Factory’s 2018 Fall/Winter Semester of Homeschool Classes! Click here for more information and to register for this class or any of our Homeschool class offerings. Todays Class: Making Unknown Liquids Known Unravel the mysteries of some secret liquids. Use your senses to make some basic observations and see if you can figure out a few of the mystery…

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Family STEM Fair & Hard Hat Happy Hour to Celebrate the #ExtraGive!

November 16, 2018 @ 5:00 pm8:00 pm

Lancaster Science Factory,

454 New Holland Ave #300

Lancaster,

PA

17602

United States


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Extraordinary Give: Family STEM Fair and Hard Hat Happy Hour November 16 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm FREE You’re Invited to our Extraordinary Give Party! The Lancaster Science Factory is teaming up with Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology for two great Extraordinary Give parties sponsored by UPMC Health Plan. Join us on Friday, November 16th from 5-8pm for the Family STEM Fair and Hard Hat Happy Hour! Easily make your donation at one of our giving stations! An RSVP…

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Homeschool Class: Making Sense of Your Senses

November 29, 2018 @ 11:00 am2:30 pm

Lancaster Science Factory,

454 New Holland Ave #300

Lancaster,

PA

17602

United States


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Explore your five senses. Learn how your brain processes your sense of sight, touch, taste, hearing and smell. Determine if one of your senses is more powerful than the others.

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December 2018


Homeschool Class: Skittles, Probability & Statistics

December 13, 2018 @ 11:00 am2:30 pm

Lancaster Science Factory,

454 New Holland Ave #300

Lancaster,

PA

17602

United States


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Use an average packet of skittles for more than just a snack! Did you know there’s math in there, too? Analyze the number of skittles, their colors, and compare them to the group.

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K’nex Holiday Make and Take Workshop

December 15, 2018 @ 10:00 am3:00 pm

Lancaster Science Factory,

454 New Holland Ave #300

Lancaster,

PA

17602

United States


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K’nex Galore! Ornaments, wreaths, snowflakes, and MORE! Join us on Saturday, December 15th from 10am – 3pm for this special drop-in building workshop. Follow design instructions or dream up your own special K’nex Holiday creation to take home. Use them to deck your halls or to give as gifts!

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Cold Storage Winter Camp

December 26, 2018 @ 9:00 amDecember 28, 2018 @ 4:00 pm

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An event every day that begins at 9:00 am, repeating indefinitely

Lancaster Science Factory,

454 New Holland Ave #300

Lancaster,

PA

17602

United States


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$30

The 10th annual Cold Storage Winter Camp will take place December 26th – 30th. Campers grades K – 8 will enjoy engaging, hands-on STEM activities in half-day sessions (or choose to stay for the whole day) that are the perfect cure for the cabin fever that sets in during Winter Break!

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Cold Storage Winter Camp

December 29, 2018 @ 9:00 amDecember 30, 2018 @ 12:00 pm

Lancaster Science Factory,

454 New Holland Ave #300

Lancaster,

PA

17602

United States


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$30

The 10th annual Cold Storage Winter Camp will take place December 26th – 30th. Campers grades K – 8 will enjoy engaging, hands-on STEM activities in half-day sessions (or choose to stay for the whole day) that are the perfect cure for the cabin fever that sets in during Winter Break!

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February 2019


Lancaster Science Factory Re-Opens After Expansion!

February 5, 2019 @ 10:00 am5:00 pm

Lancaster Science Factory,

454 New Holland Ave #300

Lancaster,

PA

17602

United States


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$9.50

The Lancaster Science Factory will be closed for renovations January 1st – February 5th, 2019. At that time, we are hoping to have most of our new components completed. We will continue to work on our new Maker Space through February and we are scheduled to open that space in early March.

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Science Factory OPEN Presidents’ Day!

February 18, 2019 @ 10:00 am5:00 pm

Lancaster Science Factory,

454 New Holland Ave #300

Lancaster,

PA

17602

United States


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$9.5

Looking for something to do with a day off from school? The Lancaster Science Factory is the place for you! We will be OPEN Monday, February 18th from 10am-5pm for the Presidents’ Day holiday.

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March 2019


Homeschool Class: The Planets!

March 7, 2019 @ 1:00 pm2:30 pm

Lancaster Science Factory,

454 New Holland Ave #300

Lancaster,

PA

17602

United States


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$15

Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune, and yes, Pluto! The planets in our solar system have similarities and differences. Learn about them while molding a model of Mercury, performing fizzy experiments, and setting up Saturn’s rings. Students will take home their own Solar System.

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Makerspace Workshop: Cardboard Creations

March 15, 2019 @ 11:00 am11:45 am

Lancaster Science Factory,

454 New Holland Ave #300

Lancaster,

PA

17602

United States


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$5

Cars, houses, masks, moving sculptures? You can make all of these (and more) using the engineering design process and the power of cardboard!

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After Hours at the Science Factory

March 20, 2019 @ 6:00 pm8:00 pm

Lancaster Science Factory,

454 New Holland Ave #300

Lancaster,

PA

17602

United States


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$9.50

After Hours at the Science Factory will feature all of the 70+ interactive exhibits plus special drop-in Maker Space workshops and activity challenges that ask, “Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader?”

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Homeschool Class: The Stars

March 21, 2019 @ 1:00 pm2:30 pm

Lancaster Science Factory,

454 New Holland Ave #300

Lancaster,

PA

17602

United States


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$15

Explore the sky with this lesson about stars. Learn about the chemistry in every star and find out why stars are only stable for 90% of their lifetime. Use your keen eyes to find constellations by the season and then construct the constellation under which you were born.

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April 2019


Homeschool Class:

April 4, 2019 @ 1:00 pm2:30 pm

Lancaster Science Factory,

454 New Holland Ave #300

Lancaster,

PA

17602

United States


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$15

Just after the Spring Equinox, students will dive into learning about the seasons. Observe and measure absorption of water, an important part of Summer. Make a feeder for backyard critters in the Autumn, and then learn about insulators to keep warm in the Winter. Finally, students will use a common object to make a little garden to celebrate Spring!

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Science is Amazing Festival

April 27, 2019 @ 10:00 am4:00 pm

Lancaster Science Factory,

454 New Holland Ave #300

Lancaster,

PA

17602

United States


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Admission to the Science is Amazing Festival is FREE to the public and includes all Science Factory exhibits, plus special science demonstrations and activities.

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May 2019


WEBELOS Engineer Adventure Workshop

May 12, 2019 @ 2:00 pm6:00 pm

Lancaster Science Factory,

454 New Holland Ave #300

Lancaster,

PA

17602

United States


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$10

Bring your WEBELOS Cub Scouts to the Lancaster Science Factory to earn their Webelos/Arrow of Light Elective Adventure: Engineer Pin!

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June 2019


Summer STEM Camps at the Lancaster Science Factory!

June 17, 2019 @ 9:00 am4:00 pm

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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until August 17, 2019

Lancaster Science Factory,

454 New Holland Ave #300

Lancaster,

PA

17602

United States


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The Lancaster Science Factory has been offering Summer Camps for more a decade. In 2019, we’re celebrating by offering 28 unique, weeklong camps for kids of all ages and interests.

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Mid-Atlantic Tesla Owners Club Presents: The Electric Vehicle Evolution/Revolution!

June 29, 2019 @ 10:00 am2:00 pm

Lancaster Science Factory,

454 New Holland Ave #300

Lancaster,

PA

17602

United States


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Mid-Atlantic Tesla Owners Club Presents: The Electric Vehicle Evolution/Revolution! June 29 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm FREE with admission Driving Technology The Susquehanna Chapter of the Mid-Atlantic Tesla Owners Club takes over the Lancaster Science Factory on Saturday, June 29th! Guests of all ages will have the opportunity to explore owners’ electric vehicles and ask questions. There will also be demonstrations of enhanced functions including driverless summoning! Info sessions at 10:30 and 12:30 will review the history of electric…

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July 2019


3D Printing in the Maker Space at the Lancaster Science Factory

July 4, 2019 @ 10:00 am4:00 pm

Lancaster Science Factory,

454 New Holland Ave #300

Lancaster,

PA

17602

United States


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3D Printing in the Maker Space July 4 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm $9.95 Learn the basics of 3D printing by completing a print of your own! You can design it yourself, or choose from a variety of ready-to-print files. Ages 5+

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Science Factory OPEN July 4th

July 4, 2019 @ 10:00 am3:00 pm

Lancaster Science Factory,

454 New Holland Ave #300

Lancaster,

PA

17602

United States


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OPEN July 4th 10am – 3pm July 4 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm Celebrate the 4th with Science! Join us on the 4th of July as we’re open for special hours: 10am – 3pm. Cool off from the Summer sun in our exhibit hall featuring over 75 hands-on exhibits and activities.

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October 2019


A Taste of Science

October 26, 2019 @ 6:00 pm9:00 pm

Lancaster Science Factory,

454 New Holland Ave #300

Lancaster,

PA

17602

United States


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Join us for an extra special HALLOWEEN edition of ‘A Taste of Science’ to benefit the nonprofit Lancaster Science Factory!

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