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Weekend Family Workshops

Weekend Family Workshops

Weekend Family Workshops: hands-on, family experiences investigating science, engineering and aerospace topics in fun and surprising ways. Held on Saturdays and Sundays. Actual dates & times vary; please check upon arrival for the day's workshop.

All ages are welcome and youth under age 15 should participate with an adult.


Explore More

After participating in a Workshop activity at the Museum, we encourage you to check out the resources below to learn and explore more!


Women Air Force Service Pilots (WASP)

Additional Resources

Watch Videos

Some Good Reads!

For mid-to-late elementary-aged readers:

For middle school readers:

  • Flygirl by Sherri L. Smith
  • Seized by the Sun: The Life and Disappearance of World War II Pilot Gertrude Tompkins by James W. Ure
  • Flying Higher: The Women Airforce Service Pilots of World War II by Wanda Langley

For high school and adult readers:



Natural Flight

Additional Resources

  • Learn about how birds have inspired mechanical flight  - NASA.gov
  • Natural flight, bird wings and paper airplanes – Learn how bird wings inspire airplane wing shapes – wvstateu.edu
  • Butterfly Wings: using Nature to learn about Flight – Learn how wings use the flying force of LIFT – stemlibrarylab.org
  • How we lifted flight from bird evolution – learn how early engineers like the Wright Brothers used Bird, Bat and insect wings to make their flying machines – hrwc.org by Erin Malsbury

Some Good Reads!



Perseverance Rover & Ingenuity Whirligig

Additional Resources

Some Good Reads!



Weekend Family Workshops are made possible through a generous sponsorship from Swire Coca-Cola, USA

Swire Coca-Cola, USA