STEAM Learning Lab – Moon Phases

STEAM Learning Lab – Moon Phases

Tuesday, April 7th will have the first full moon of Spring 2020! It will appear at roughly the same time as flowers are blooming and therefore is nicknamed the “pink moon.” Use this creative project to learn more about the lunar cycle and make some wall art at the same time!

STEAM Learning Lab – Moon Phases

STEAM Learning Lab – Optical Illusion

Happy April Fools’ Day! Did you know that your own eyes can play tricks on you? While the retina of your eye can perceive visual changes pretty fast, images linger for around one-tenth to one-twentieth of a second. This is called the “persistence of vision.” Making a Thaumatrope is a way to trick your own eyes by blurring 2 images together!

STEAM Learning Lab – Moon Phases

STEAM Learning Lab – Holi Celebration

Holi is a traditional Hindu festival, which celebrates the return of spring. A big part of this celebration is the color throw. This is a wonderful activity to share with the whole family! No matter your age everyone will enjoy  this festival of colors! So get ready to have your own Holi celebration at home, here are two fun activities to get the party started!

STEAM Learning Lab – Moon Phases

STEAM Learning Lab – Pointillism

Pointillism is a artistic technique where you make a picture using just dots. The most famous example is “A Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grande Jatte” by Georges Seurat. Today, we are going to use dots to make a picture of the states of matter

STEAM Learning Lab – Moon Phases

STEAM Learning Lab

Join Discovery Gateway every Monday, Wednesday and Friday for our STEAM Learning Lab! While the museum is temporarily closed we will continue to bring programming to you and your family!

STEAM Learning Lab – Moon Phases

STEAM Learning Lab

Join Discovery Gateway every Monday, Wednesday and Friday for our STEAM Learning Lab! While the museum is temporarily closed we will continue to bring programming to you and your family!

Discovery Gateway 2020 Summer Camps

Discovery Gateway 2020 Summer Camps

Discovery Gateway has an amazing selection of summer camps to keep your child’s gears turning all summer! Explore STEAM concepts with Discovery Gateway and its partners, Red Butte Garden, Samba Fogo, the Natural History Museum of Utah, and Clark Planetarium! Let your child discover the world and beyond with Discovery Summer Camps!

Discovery Gateway Employee Highlight

Discovery Gateway Employee Highlight

Service with a smile! Discovery Gateway is proud to have our admission staff front and center and the first person to greet you when coming to the museum! We are so happy to have people like Kallie Filanda to help with checking in patrons, assisting with memberships, and answering any questions!

Craft Corner

Craft Corner

This week we celebrated the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. at Discovery Gateway! It was a great day filled with inspiring speeches, activities and crafts that helped children to learn the importance of acceptance, understanding, and compassion!

Craft Corner

Craft Corner

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christamas at Discovery Gateway! With Christmas is just around the corner, we are making fun and easy gifts that your children can make for their friends and family!

Craft Corner

Craft Corner

America Recycles Day®, a program of Keep America Beautiful®, is a nationally recognized day dedicated to promoting and celebrating recycling in the United States. Every year on or around November 15 (America Recycles Day) event organizers educate neighbors, friends and colleagues about the wonders of recycling!

Craft Corner

Craft Corner

The month of July is all about space! This time we are going to make something that is fun for the whole family! Using simple materials, you can make your own Hover Crafts!

Discovery Gateway Employee Highlight

Discovery Gateway Employee Highlight

Alicia McKenney is the Graphic Designer at Discovery Gateway and has worked at the museum for over three years. She has a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Graphic Design from Southern Utah University. At Discovery Gateway, Alicia designs and creates graphics for exhibits, social media, billboards, bus and train ads, banners, you name it!

Craft Corner

Craft Corner

The month of July is all about space! This time we are going to make something that is fun for the whole family! Using simple materials, you can make your own Hover Crafts!

Craft Corner

Craft Corner

The month of July is all about space! This time we are going to make something that is fun for the whole family! Using simple materials, you can make your own Hover Crafts!

Craft Corner

Craft Corner

Learning through play at home can be simple and fun for the whole family! If you are looking for an easy activity to do with items you already have, Water Color Crayon Resist Painting is a great project for all ages!