2019 Looks Wonderful at WonderLab
Ready for 2019? WonderLab sure is! 2019 is shaping up to be busy, curious and filled with WonderLab wonders. Here's a sneak peek of things to expect in 2019:

  • February: After Dark - Chocolate
  • March: Registration begins for WonderCamp and New Middle School WonderCamp!
  • May: After Dark - The Science of Vonnegut
  • July: Summer Science Institute for Teachers
  • July: Night at the Museum: Moon Landing Anniversary Party
  • August: Bubble Fest 2019!
  • September: Science Night Out
  • October - Science Sprouts Place Exhibit Area Opens!
  • November: Holiday Animal Programs
  • December: Computer Science Week

Check wonderlab.org and follow us on Facebook for details and up to date information about specific events. Happy Science 2019!
Museum News
January Happenings
Science Sprouts: Wednesdays at 4:15 p.m. and Thursdays at 9:15 and 10 a.m . - Age 3 and under. Science Sprouts i s a weekly science enrichment program designed especially for toddlers and their families. Toddlers are natural scientists, and Science Sprouts is a time for them to explore, experiment, and build skills ranging from physical development to social emotional development. Science Sprouts activities are designed and facilitated by early childhood specialists and involve hands-on exploration, live music, body movement, and a commitment to accurate science! January Topic: Health and Nutrition Ticketed but free with admission.
Discovery Time: Wednesdays at 10 a.m. - Ages 3-6
Discovery Time utilizes a broad array of these learning languages - including music, art, stories, and creative movement - to connect children to science. Children ages 3 to 6 are developing increasingly complex theories about the world, rapidly gaining language, and learning to work with others. Discovery Time activities are designed by early childhood specialists specifically to nurture and challenge the rapid development of preschool-aged children in a fun and safe learning environment. January Topic: Health and Nutrition. Ticketed but free with admission.
Dive Deeper - Sundays at 2 p.m. and Wednesdays at 5 p.m.
January Topic: New Year’s Resolutions: How can YOU help our oceans? Think Global: Act Local - Current successful marine conservation efforts are happening around the world. Learn what you can do to help here in Indiana. - All Dive Deeper sessions include a live feeding and a question and answer session.  Free with museum admission.
STEM Sundays - Sundays from 1:30 - 4:30 p.m.
Free, drop-in, challenge-based experiences for the entire family. Projects are easy entry for all ages, meaning that specialized skills are not needed. Children as young as kindergarten can participate. STEM Sundays   are sponsored by Cook Medical and CFC Properties.
  • January 13 - Innovate!
  • January 20 - Pyramid Challenge
  • January 27 - Innovate!
Coder Dojo: Thursday, January 17 from 4:45 - 5:45 p.m.
Learn to code from coding experts! At CoderDojo children ages 7 to 17 learn skills such as building a website, creating an app or a game, and exploring technology in an informal, creative, and social environment. The program is free, laptops are provided, and it is co-taught by local computer programmers/engineers and WonderLab educators. Free.
Martin Luther King Day: Monday, January 21 - Special Holiday Hours
Museum Open: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Special Activities: 11 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Join WonderLab and IU Alpha Chi Sigma, IU’s professional chemistry fraternity, for fun, hands-on science experiments celebrating science and inclusion. Visitors will get to explore different topics in science and celebrate that we can all be scientists!
Just Around the Corner
Save the Date
Stay tuned to wonderlab.org and WonderLab social media for the most up-to-date information about upcoming programs and events.

February 9 - Dental Health Expo

February 13 - Volunteer Training

February 16 - WonderLab AfterDark: Chocolate
March 5 - Volunteer Training

March 23 - Women in Science

March 30 - Science of Art - Paper Making

April 7 - Volunteer Appreciation

April 13 - Girl Scouts Tech-Xpert

April 21 - Earth Day


Save the Date for WonderCamp Registration
Summer 2019
WonderLab members receive priority camp registration beginning March 1, 2019. New in 2019 - WonderCamp for seventh and eighth graders! Watch wonderlab.org and social media for registration information
Membership
WonderLab Membership 2019
Start the new year off right - buy or renew a WonderLab membership and dig into hands-on science. Take advantage of all the cool things happening in 2019, Association of Science and Technology Centers travel passport program , gift store discounts and much more.

Remember! - WonderLab members enjoy a $3 discount on each adult ticket to any Cardinal Stage Show. Use code: WONDERLAB.  Note: This discount is not available on previously purchased tickets or in combination with any other offer. Subject to availability. Online ticket convenience fee is not discounted.   Cardinal Stage presents: Rounding Third, January 24-February 10, 2019.

Development
Are you bundling?

WonderLab is starting the new year strong! A big THANK YOU to the donors who included WonderLab in their end-of-year giving, and to all of our generous donors who support hands-on science year round.

It's not too late to make a difference for 2019! If you're waiting to bundle your tax deductible donations, never fear. A contribution made to WonderLab now, January 2019, will go toward our 2018 year-end goal and will help us with this year's exhibit maintenance, animal care, and program development. Hooray for science and thank for your support.

Visit   wonderlab.org to support Wo nderLab's educational programs and exciting exhibits!
WonderLab Board of Directors:
Karen Howe Fernandez, President
Elizabeth Raff, Vice President 
Brandon O’Leary, Treasurer
Ashley Johnson-Wilcoxon, Secretary
Mike Baker
Steve Bishop
Andy Cron
Jacob Farmer
Greg Humphrey
Alison Polley
David Quick 
Ken Roberts
Timothy M. Steiner, M.D.
Crystal Taylor-Baker
Rick Van Kooten
John West
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who will build a better future for themselves and our world.

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