Earth Rocks at the Brooklyn Children's Museum

Repeats every day until Sun Apr 28 2019.
Friday, April 19, 2019 - 10:00am to 5:00pm
Saturday, April 20, 2019 - 10:00am to 5:00pm
Sunday, April 21, 2019 - 10:00am to 5:00pm
Monday, April 22, 2019 - 10:00am to 5:00pm
Tuesday, April 23, 2019 - 10:00am to 5:00pm
Wednesday, April 24, 2019 - 10:00am to 5:00pm
Thursday, April 25, 2019 - 10:00am to 5:00pm
Friday, April 26, 2019 - 10:00am to 5:00pm
Saturday, April 27, 2019 - 10:00am to 5:00pm
Sunday, April 28, 2019 - 10:00am to 5:00pm
Event Info
Cost: 
Included with musuem admission
Recommended Age: 
All

Visit Brooklyn Children’s Museum over spring break for Earth Rocks!, a celebration of Earth. Over ten days, celebrate our awe-inspiring planet by exploring its ecosystems, resources and superpowers through art-making, animal encounters, science demos, and live music.

Plus, learn more about what we can do to be responsible stewards of our home planet and show our Earth some love.

Schedule:

Events taking place every day Friday, April 19 through Sunday, April 28

What’s Your Wingspan?
10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. | All Ages
Fly down to the Science Inquiry Center and learn about birds of different sizes. Stretch out your wings and see how you measure up!

The Hive
11:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. | All Ages
Buzz into ColorLab to make your own antennas and add a unique flower to our collaborative meadow sculpture. Join us on April 22 at 11:00 for a silk flower workshop with guest artist, Blanka Amezcua.

Spaceship Earth Reflection Room
12:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m. | All Ages
Pull up a bean bag and connect with others to talk about how humans interact with our environment—what we give, what we take, and what concerned humans are doing to improve humans’ relationship with Earth.

Hot Spot
12:00 p.m.-12:45 p.m. | All Ages
During Hot Spot, examine and hold volcanic stones from our collection. Experience a dramatic volcano demo on BCM’s rooftop.

Mineral Magic
2:00 p.m.-4:45 p.m. | All Ages
Check out our fluorescent minerals in our cozy and creative Sensory Room! Create mixed-media clay beads inspired by the elements of Earth who sparkle and shine.

Animal Adventures
4:15 p.m.-4:45 p.m. | All Ages
Interact with some of BCM’s resident live animals and discover their natural habitats.

Special events on specific days:

Letters to Earth with 826NYC
Friday, April 19 | 3:30 p.m.-4:00 p.m. | Ages 4+
Stop by 826NYC’s writing station and pen your own letter to the planet.

Kevin and Rich’s Recycled Sounds
Monday, April 22 & Tuesday, April 23 | 2:30 p.m.-3:00 p.m. & 3:30 p.m.-4:00 p.m. | All Ages
Enjoy Kevin and Rich’s Recycled Sounds and jam to instruments made from Earth’s raw materials and upcycled everyday objects.

Water Ways & Land Interactive Demo
Wednesday, April 24 | 2:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m. | All Ages
How does water shape land? What is erosion? Explore the relationship between water, land, and humanity in this interactive water conservation demo.

Aquaponics with Oko Farms
Thursday, April 25 | 3:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m. | Ages 5+
Dive into an interactive demo with Oko Farms about the science of growing food with fish waste! Learn more about the sustainability of aquaponics systems in which fish and growing plants live in harmony and exchange resources.

Earth Rocks! Rock Out with Willie Mae Rock Camp
Thursday, April 25 | 4:00 p.m.-4:30 p.m. & 4:45 p.m.-5:15 p.m. | Ages 4+
Join Willie Mae Rock Camp and Rock out in support of planet Earth! Write poems, songs, and more to tell everyone about our planet.

Green City
Saturday, April 27 | 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. | All Ages
Green thumbs unite! Join Friends of Brower Park for this gardening workshop to get your hands in the dirt and think about how we can go green in our homes and cities.

Legacy Lounge: What is a Mineral?
Sunday, April 28 | 2:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m. | All Ages
Join Earth-loving geologist Irving Horowitz for a conversation about the wonders of Earth’s rocks. Explore awesome minerals with Irving, who originally joined the BCM family in the 1930s as part of the Museum’s geological club, The Pick-N-Hammer Society.

Brooklyn Children's Museum
145 Brooklyn Ave
11213 Brooklyn , NY
Phone: (718) 735-4400
40° 40' 28.0344" N, 73° 56' 38.3856" W
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