Imagine Yourself as a…

Discover the world of STEM careers

Tuesday, Dec. 26-Friday, Dec. 29

10 am – 5 pm


Imagine Yourself as a biologist, engineer, computer scientist or inventor with four themed days of special activities and 3D movie showings. Explore how your unique skills and talents might just be the perfect fit for a career in science and technology.



Tuesday, December 26 – Imagine Yourself as a Biologist


·       Try your hand, and eyes, at a game of identifying specimens with revolutionary iGo and Foldscope microscopes (11am-3pm)

·       Meet our new baby Axolotl

·       Investigate the living systems within our Paludarium

·       Discover microscopic life at the Town Creek exhibit

·       Explore the underwater world of the Great White Shark 3D movie



Wednesday, December 27 – Imagine Yourself as an Inventor


·       Use 3D pens to create a holiday ornament (11am-3pm)

·       Discover how to use 3D printers to build gadgets and holiday decorations

·       Paint a masterpiece on a watercolor robot

·       Explore art throughout the Science Mill, including a special surprise in the Silo of McKays

·       Discover the Legends of Flight during a special 3D movie



Thursday, December 28 – Imagine Yourself as a Computer Scientist

·       Code and program a tiny Ozobot to navigate a giant colorful maze (11am-3pm)

·       Challenge our new humanoid robot to do a headstand and push ups (11am-3pm)

·       Explore real-world virtual reality with Z-Space

·       Make a cow “moo” and an armadillo dig with programmable Critter Bots

·       Discover the Legends of Flight during a special 3D movie



Friday, December 29 – Imagine Yourself as an Engineer


·       Take the Zip Away challenge and keep your gondola rider safely in a cart (11am-3pm)

·       Build a custom race car at the pit garage and race against others on a 25-foot track

·       Generate maximum power on the Wind Turbine Test Bed

·       Create and build with giant blocks

·       Be inspired to solve a global problem by the Space Junk 3D movie


The Science Mill’s 40+ hands-on, interactive exhibits and 3D movie, which plays throughout the day, are included in admission.