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October 2019

ChemiCon 2019: Marvelous Metals

October 24 @ 9:30 am - 2:00 pm
TX United States

CHEMICON 2019 REGISTRATION FORM Grades 6-8     As part of National Chemistry Week, DHDC has teamed up with WTAMU and the American Chemical Society to create a day of experiential learning for area students. Through a series of hands-on learning activities and interactive demonstrations, students will investigate this year's National Chemistry Week theme, Marvelous Metals. EVENT DETAILS Reservation deadline is October 10, 2019. Register here. Education Partner Districts: FREE Non-Partner Districts: $5 per student Includes hands-on labs, guest presentations and…

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November 2019

6th Annual Egg Drop Engineering Competition

November 8 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

EGG DROP REGISTRATION FORM Grades 5-12 The messiest engineering competition in Texas is back for another round! Student teams will create their best egg-cradling device and bring it to DHDC for a 20-foot drop from our scissor lift. Avoid a gooey egg-splosion to earn max points. Awards are given for the top overall scores in each age division, best use of recycled materials and most innovative overall device design. EVENT DETAILS No entry fee for competition. Maximum of 5 students…

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December 2019

Christmas Spectacular

December 5 @ 9:30 am - December 13 @ 1:45 pm

Additional dates added for 2019! CHRISTMAS SPECTACULAR REGISTRATION FORM. Grades K-5 This event sells out quickly, book early to reserve your spot! The DHDC Christmas Spectacular is a fun-filled day of holiday-themed activities which immerse students in interactive learning opportunities. Students will have a blast participating in activities like St. Nick's Science Show and making their own make-and-take activities. Teachers will love this hassle-free day of learning with no messy classroom to clean up afterward! The event also includes a…

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March 2020

Weathering the Storm: The Science of Severe Weather

March 6, 2020 @ 9:30 am - 2:00 pm

WEATHERING THE STORM REGISTRATION FORM  Grades K-5 As part of Texas Severe Weather Awareness Week, join DHDC and our special guests for an interactive learning adventure where students will explore the science of severe weather and learn how to safely weather the storm. Experience a hands-on weather learning lab with stations exploring the science of severe weather and a special showing of Forces of Nature in the DHDC Space Theater. Each activity allows students to explore the science of severe weather…

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April 2020

Celebrate Earth Day: Protecting Our Planet Through Chemistry

April 24, 2020 @ 9:30 am - 2:00 pm

CELEBRATE EARTH DAY REGISTRATION FORM Grades K-5 Join DHDC, West Texas A&M University, and the American Chemical Society as we celebrate our home planet and examine how we can protect Earth through Chemistry. This year's theme will let students explore various ways to recycle, reduce, and reuse by using chemistry. Groups will explore hands-on learning, listen to guest presentations, and participate in interactive demonstrations from DHDC, WTAMU and the American Chemical Society. Event Details Event includes hands-on learning activities, interactive…

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May 2020

DHDC Catapult Challenge

May 8, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

CATAPULT CHALLENGE REGISTRATION FORM Grades 5-12 Student teams will test their engineering and design skills and expand their knowledge of math and physics as they create and construct a catapult to compete for eternal glory! Awards will be given for top teams in each age division, along with non-point awards for the Fiercest Fighter (best overall catapult design) and the Innovator's Award (most creative or original catapult design). Event Details No entry fee for competition. Maximum of 5 students per team. Limit of…

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