Digital Programming

The Boonshoft Museum of Discovery presents:
Boonshoft at Home - an online learning experience for all ages!

It includes DIY Science Activities with easy to get materials, step by step instructions, and a basic science explanation for families to download AND virtual programming!

Monday program - (10am) a Science Education program on a variety of topics in physics, chemistry and biology featuring our Science Theater and Do Lab. These programs will be followed by an activity or experiment that can be done at home to build upon the topic. This slot could also include a virtual museum experience or astronomy experience. A virtual museum experience will highlight a behind the scene location, an animal ambassador from the zoo, or special rarely seen item from our collection vault. Or an astronomy experience, from current topics, to notable items in the night sky. Special opportunities for a “chat with an expert” will be made available as well!

to watch our intro video!

April 12, 2021 Program

Animal Ambassador - Blue-Tongued Skink 

Boonshoft at Home

Straw Rockets 

Treehouse Time Lapse (Dec-Jan) 

SunWatch Time Lapse Part II 

Borax Ornaments  

Trebuchets 

SunWatch Time Lapse October 2020

The Water Cycle 

Frog Calls  | Activity Guide

Water Filtration 

Introducing the Five Rivers MetroParks 

Five Rivers MetroParks - River Monitoring  | Activity Guide

Five Rivers MetroParks - Stillwater River Study  | Activity Guide

Five Rivers MetroParks - Stillwater River Study, pt. II  | Activity Guide

Naturalist  

Naturalist, pt. II 

Naturalist, pt. III 

DIY Bath Bomb  | Activity Guide

Shrinky Dinks 

Van de Graaff Generator 

Tesla Coil 

DIY STEAM Paper Marbling  | Activity Guide

DIY STEAM Butterfly  | Activity Guide

Egg in a Bottle  | Activity Guide

DNA  | Activity Guide

Sodium Polyacrylate 

Rubber Bones  | Activity Guide

Catapult Activity  | Activity Guide

Ramps Activity Guide

Penny Boats Activity Guide

Ball Drop Experiment  | Activity Guide

Matter  | Activity Guide

Science in a Bag  | Activity Guide 1 | Activity Guide 2

Balloon Blow Up  | Activity Guide

Ice Melt Activity Guide

Elephants Toothpaste  | Activity Guide

Bird Identification  | Field Guide | Activity Guide

Slime Activity Guide

Animal Ambassador

Luke, the Domestic Rabbit 

Virginia Opossum 

Animal Diets 

Winter Adaptations 

Egyptian Fruit Bats

Mission Golden-Eyed Tree Frog  | Activity Guide

Amphibians  | Activity Guide

Sonoran Desert Tortoise Observation Video  | Activity Guide
    *Follow our Sonoran Desert Tortoise, and use the first two pages of the Activity Guide to make observations about what you see.

Turtle or Tortoise  | Activity Guide

Poison Dart Frog Observation Video  | Activity Guide
    *Follow Dart, our Poison Dart Frog, and use the first two pages of the Activity Guide to make observations about what you see.

Poisonous vs. Venomous  | Activity Guide
    *The follow up to our observational video above. Use the last two pages of the Activity Guide.

Linne's Two-Toed Sloth Observation Video  | Activity Guide
    *Follow Patience, our Linne's Two-Toed Sloth, and use the first two pages of the Activity Guide to make observations about what you see.

Linne's Two-Toed Sloth, pt. II  | Activity Guide
    *The follow up to our observational video above. Use the last two pages of the Activity Guide.

Eastern Box Turtle Observation Video  | Activity Guide
    *Follow Aurora, our Eastern Box Turtle, and use the first two pages of the Activity Guide to make observations about what you see.

Eastern Box Turtle, pt. II  | Activity Guide
    *The follow up to our observational video above. Use the last two pages of the Activity Guide.

Domesticated Rabbit Observation Video  | Activity Guide
    *Follow Luke, our Domesticated Rabbit, and use the Activity Guide to make observations about what you see.

Domesticated Rabbit, pt. II  | Activity Guide
    *The follow up to our observational video above. Use the last two pages of the Activity Guide.

Three Banded Armadillo Observation Video  | Activity Guide
    *Follow Sheldon, our Three Banded Armadillo, and use the Activity Guide to make observations about what you see.

Three Banded Armadillo, pt. II  | Activity Guide
    *The follow up to our observational video above. Use the last two pages of the Activity Guide. 

Madagascar Hissing Cockroach  | Activity Guide

Sand Boa 

African Pygmy Hedgehog 

Domestic Ferret 

Black Rat Snake 

River Otters 

Blue Tongued Skink 

Behind the Scenes

Dogs at SunWatch 

Music Rocks 

Ancient Egyptian Artifacts 

Pottery Part II 

Fibonacci Fossils 

Genealogy 

Amethyst and Dionysus 

Absolute and Relative Dating

Arctic Living 

Animal Water Filtration 

Taxidermy Birds

Textiles  | Activity Guide

Baskets From Around the World  | Activity Guide

Butterflies 

Eggs  | Activity Guide

Trilobites  | Activity Guide

Mammoth vs Mastodon  | Activity Guide

Cat Collections 

Forensic Anthropology 

Ancient Egypt Virtual Tour 

From the Collections Vault

Pottery at SunWatch  | Activity Guide

Cabin Fever Astronomy

Cabin Fever Astronomy presents in partnership with Evans & Sutherland: Invaders of Mars! 

Cabin Fever Astronomy presents in partnership with Evans & Sutherland: Secret Lives of Stars 

Cabin Fever Astronomy presents in partnership with Evans & Sutherland: Zula Patrol: Down to Earth 

Soda Pop Solar System  |  | 

Robot Explorers 
    *presented in partnership with Evans & Sutherland 

Cloud Chamber 

Constellation Story of the Oxherd and the Weaver Girl

Moon Phases

Cabin Fever Astronomy presents: Losing the Dark 

Galaxies

The Little Bits of the Solar System  | 

Solar System Activity  | 

Women of NASA 

The Sun, Part 1 
    *: Discover what can be seen in the sky tonight in this informative crossword puzzle! Use the clues to figure out the correct words to complete the crossword puzzle. This crossword is geared towards teenage learners, but could also be completed as a family to help younger learners         process the information. This activity can be completed on its own or as part of the Cabin Fever Astronomy videos.

The Sun, Part 2 

Navigation 

Venus 

  • 0:59 The Sky Tonight:  
  • 5:16 Tour The Universe: Is Venus Earth’s Twin?
  • 12:16 Astrophysics Lite: why does Venus have no water?
  • 18:52 Space Robots!: Venera and Magellan

Orion 

Sirius 

Winter Hexagon

Ask an Astronomer 

Morning Planets

Cabin Fever Astronomy videos kindly sponsored by:

DIY Activities

DIY Science - Egg Float Activity

DIY Science - Screaming Balloon

DIY Science - Rainbow Milk

DIY Science - Static

DIY Science - Chocolate Density 


Video editing kindly provided by McGohan Brabender
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