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May 2017

Rockville Hometown Holidays Exhibit

May 27 @ 2:00 pm - May 28 @ 6:00 pm
Hometown Holidays Booth,
199 E Montgomery Ave
Rockville, 20850
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Come visit the Rockville Science Center's exhibit at Rockville Hometown Holidays on Saturday and Sunday, 2-6pm. We will have a LEGO robot demonstrating the issues with driverless vehicles. Kid will have the opportunity to make and launch straw rockets. You can also check up on our effort to establish facilities in Rockville.

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June 2017

FIRST LEGO League Robotics Information Session

June 8 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
JHU A/R Bldg, Room 103,
9601 Medical Center Drive
Rockville, MD 20850 United States
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Interested in having your child aged 9-14 participate in FIRST LEGO League in Fall 2017? Come to our information session at Johns Hopkins University Montgomery County, A/R Building, room 103 (at 9601 Medical Center Drive, next to National Cancer Institute) on Thursday, June 8 at 7:00pm. The meeting is for parents and adults interested in creating a team or becoming a coach - kids may come. The meeting is geared toward adults and is for the purpose of trying to…

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Free

LEGO Robot Sumo – SUGO!

June 10 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Studio i Makerspace at Rockville Memorial Library,
21 Maryland Ave
Rockville, MD 20850 United States
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SUGO is the not-so-ancient art of building Sumo Wrestling Robots using LEGO MINDSTORMS. The idea was born right here in Maryland! Don’t bother bringing anything but your imagination. First – form a team of 1-4 Elementary or Middle School age kids (these can be friends, family or even strangers). Register on the Library calendar. Show up at 11AM, then we build like crazy for 2 hours. The goal is to make the best Sumo Lego robot you can (within the…

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Free

Science Tuesdays – Rock On!

June 13 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Rockville Senior Center,
1150 Carnation Dr
Rockville, 20850 United States
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Phil Justus, Ph.D., delights you with his selection of rocks and minerals. Bring specimens and Justus will help identify them. Science Tuesday features an engaging monthly presentation and conversation with a scientist, with each meeting focusing on a different topic. No scientific background is required, just curiosity. Events are free to attend, with registration required through the City of Rockville (click on "Advanced Search" at the lower left and search for "Science Tuesdays").

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Free

Science Cafe – The Fungus Among Us

June 20 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Branded ’72,
387 E Gude Dr
Rockville, 20850 United States
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Fungus… have you ever thought about it? Some we eat, like mushrooms, some like molds are a problem, and yet others can affect our health. In her presentation, Dr. Drummond will discuss the amazing world of fungi, from how these organisms are used in production of our food and medicines, to how fungi represent a serious threat to our environmental biodiversity and human health. About our speaker: Rebecca Drummond obtained her PhD from the University of Aberdeen, in the north…

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