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Build A Better World Weekends at Museum of Discovery and Science

August 3 - 10:00 am - August 4 - 5:00 pm

$2 – $65

Get ready for an eco-extravaganza during MODS’ Build a Better World Weekends on Saturdays, from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. and on Sundays, from noon – 5 p.m. Dive into Florida’s unique coastal ecosystems, meet its fascinating wildlife and design solutions to protect endangered species.
• Exhibits, Shows and Demos: Design a solution to protect endangered species and upload your creation to the LEGO® Build the Change website to share your ideas with the world! Use LEGO® Bricks to design Build a Better Bus Stop that is socially equitable and environmentally-friendly or craft an Eco house using LEGO® Spike kits.
• Animal Encounters: Meet our resident native animals and learn how we can help improve their lives as fellow inhabitants of native Florida ecosystems.
• Watch an IMAX on the GIANT Screen: Secrets of the Seas, Flight of the Butterflies, Legend of the Enchanted Reef, Arctic: Our Frozen Planet and more!
• Career Connections: Learn about careers in engineering and architecture.
Just for early learners (ages 0-6): Use LEGO® Bricks to create habitats and learn how ecosystems around Florida are similar and different. Discover how habitats protect animals and how they are similar to our own home.

Children can also visit and investigate ocean marvels in MODS’ latest traveling exhibit, Voyage to the Deep – Underwater Adventures, running through May 19. “Seas” the day and embark on the legendary Nautilus submarine with Captain Nemo for an interactive journey of underwater exploration! The exhibition was created and developed by the Australian National Maritime Museum, an Australian Government entity. Flying Fish manages the exhibit tour. It is locally sponsored by Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital.
Experience South Florida’s award-winning attraction featuring 150,000 square feet of dynamic science exhibits, an outdoor science park, a live animal collection, a rotating schedule of science shows, learning labs, café, store and a grand atrium featuring the Great Gravity Clock, a 52-foot-tall kinetic energy sculpture; the largest clock in Florida. The showpiece of the museum since 1993, this unique timepiece is one of only three in the world.

Exhibits included with admission. Get tickets by visiting mods.org/tickets.

For more information, visit mods.org or call (954) 467-MODS (6637). Like us and follow us on social media at Facebook: facebook.com/modsftl, Twitter: twitter.com/modsftl and Instagram: instagram.com/modsftl.

Details

Start:
August 3 - 10:00 am
End:
August 4 - 5:00 pm
Cost:
$2 – $65
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Website:
https://mods.org/events/

Organizer

Museum of Discovery and Science
Phone
(954) 713-0930

Other

States
Florida
Months
April
Author Email
marketing@mods.org

Venue

AutoNation® IMAX® 3D Theater Museum of Discovery and Science
401 SW 2nd St.
Fort Lauderdale,, FL 33312 United States
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Phone
(954) 713-0930