This summer, explore 18 innovative offerings right here at The Tech. Campers entering Grades 4-8 can dive into everything from chemistry to coding, virtual reality to veterinary science. Sign up by Monday, Jan. 23 to save $25 per class.

Summer Camps @ The Tech

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Breakfast is considered the most important meal of the day, so you should make the most of it, right? When asked to redesign breakfast, young engineers eagerly stepped up to the challenge.
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Redesigning breakfast

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Create your own animated story this Thursday in Claymation Codeable Crafts with Benesse. You’ll sculpt then digitize your own character, then bring it to life through simple drag-and-drop coding. The drop-in activity is great for 3+. Free with admission! Stop by The Tech Studio Thursday from 10:30 to 1 p.m.
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While it could have been your first exposure to it, Pokémon GO isn't the only AR game in town. #augmentedreality #virtualreality

Toymakers are the early adopters pushing AR into the mainstream

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On Jan. 16, connect with ¡Descubra! Enjoy hands-on STEAM activities that build science skills in youth. Many thanks to the Smithsonian Latino Center for bringing Descubra to The Tech!
We're honored to partner with the Markkula Center for Applied Ethics on this exciting endeavor!
Read this awesome story (complete with throwback pics) by a young woman who went from celebrating her 10th birthday here to interning for us while she's in college. Anyone have a special story at The Tech they want to share? #TBT

10 years later, still a place of wonder

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Kids out of school on Monday? Join us! Explore the innovation process of life-changing technologies in Innovations in Healthcare, or learn to make sustainable building materials in our Mushroom Bricks activity. Environmental superstars are invited to try our Trash Grabbers activity — design a device to clean up our city! We’re open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. #MLKDay2017
"Prosthetic limbs that can be controlled by an amputee’s thoughts or muscle movements already exist. But what if they could also sense the environment and then send that information back to the amputee’s nervous system?"

Stretchy Artificial Skin Lets Prosthetic Hand Sense Heat, Humidity, and Pressure

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Sensory Friendly Hours

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Join us Sunday, Jan. 22, from 9 a.m. to noon for Sensory Friendly Hours. Special accommodations include lower audio volume on exhibits, quiet rooms with calm-down kits, and a smaller crowd capacity to name a few. Follow the link to read more and to buy your tickets at a discounted rate.
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Introducing Sensory Friendly Hours @ The Tech

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Did you know astronomers found a possibly habitable planet? It's *only* 4.24 light years away! Before you pack your bags, check out these other amazing scientific and technology breakthroughs from 2016.

Here are the craziest, most groundbreaking scientific achievements of 2016

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Match It, our newest activity using Science Journal by Google, will challenge you! Using unique objects we've provided, try to create a sound or motion that matches the pattern on a pre-rendered graph. It’s a lot harder than it sounds! This activity runs almost daily until January 14. See our website for a detailed schedule:
"Having grown up in a scientific family and studied genetic engineering in culture, Karle represents a growing number of artists who are blurring the line between art and science. "

Body art: Artist using 3D printing, stem cells to grow skeletal human hand in a lab

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The perfect deal for families. For just $28 per person, enjoy Downtown Ice, The Tech and The SJ Museum of Art. Lace up those skates and come downtown!
Another great story on the work the E-Nable Organization does. While recipients pay nothing for their prosthetics, designs only cost $30-$50 to print and assemble.

Girl, 9, receives 'Frozen'-themed prosthetic

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What happens when you twist a wet washcloth in space?

Wet Washcloth In Space - What Happens When You Wring It? | Video

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Would you stay at a hotel run by robots?

Japanese hotel is run by robots - INSIDER

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Happy New Year from The Tech!
"Saule Technologies has created a prototype for a thin, flexible solar panel. The translucent material can charge cellphones and might even replace roof-mounted solar panels."

A tech company made a new type of solar panel that's about to turn the energy industry upside down

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