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    Children's Books Promoting Tinkering

    Want to inspire tinkering and creativity in your kids? Here are some book suggestions from the Scott Family Amazeum team.

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    Tinkering with Teachers

    Fayetteville Public Schools teachers learn the how and why of tinkering.

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    Learning to Solder

    Amazeum staff members, educators learn how to solder.

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    Full STEAM Ahead!

    We rounded off our first summer of Amazeum camps with STEAM Camp. We covered a different letter of the STEAM acronym each day: Science on Monday, Technology on Tuesday, Engineering on Wednesday, Art on Thursday, and Math on Friday. These photos offer a sneak peek into some of the exploration that took place at STEAM Camp!

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    Finishing Concrete on Ground Floor-

    Today marked an important day in the construction schedule - the last major concrete pour of the ground floor!

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    Curiosity Camp

    We’ve all heard of ‘take your child to work day’. This summer at the Amazeum, we reversed this idea. We hosted a ‘bring your adult to camp’ week where four and five year olds had a chance to immerse their caregivers into the world of play.  

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    The Science of Acting

    The Science of Acting Camp, our second camp of the summer in partnership with Trike Theatre, drew from themes common to both science and drama to create a unique and collaborative program.  This camp was a perfect example of a partnership program as it offered a little bit of everything for both the performer and the scientist in all of us.

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    Magic School Bus Summer Camp

    During the week of July 21-25, 2014, the Amazeum partnered with Trike Theatre to offer our first ever partnership camp. Each morning during that week, we hopped on the Magic School Bus and let Mrs. Frizzle take us on a different journey each day. Children pre-k through 2nd grade looked at the same theme through a different lens at each of the three stations they visited—art, drama, and science.

     

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    Amazeum + Public Libraries = Outrageous Fun!

    The Amazeum created a big splash in Northwest Arkansas by partnering with the local public libraries during summer 2014. In June and July, we went out to 10 public libraries to give more than 1,400 people a sneak peek of the Amazeum’s hands-on style of exploring. 

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    The Idea Lab: Geometry in Action

    Geometry: Things I learned in high school mathematics still come up in the most surprising ways!

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    Central Park Elementary

    Over the course of the last month, the 3rd grade students of Central Park Elementary brainstormed, designed, and created a wide variety of exciting exhibit prototypes.

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    Out and About in NWA

    The Amazeum team is out and about in Northwest Arkansas. To find out where we will be next, check out our Calendar.

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    A Groundbreaking Without Shovels?

    On April 16th, 2014, we held our “shovel-free” groundbreaking ceremony.

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    Spring Break: Prototyping New Ideas in the Tinkering...

    What a week at the Preview Center!  A number of families volunteered to help the Amazeum team try out new activity ideas in the Tinkering Studio.

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    What a night! 7th Annual Dancing with...

    Thank you to everyone who made last night?s 7th Annual Dancing with the Stars of Northwest Arkansas such an outrageous success!

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    Threading a Needle On the Site

    Before construction can begin in earnest on the site, first the team must establish connections to utilities like water and sewer, as well as figure out where all utility lines are located so we don't accidentally disrupt during the building process.

Copyright 2017 Scott Family Amazeum

Website by Adair Creative Group

The Scott Family Amazeum is a hands-on, interactive museum for children and families located in Bentonville, Ark. A museum with a foundation in the arts and sciences, the Amazeum encourages creativity, curiosity and community through exhibits, educational collaboration, and programs, workshops and camps. Amazeum experiences include a climbable tree canopy, indoor cave, tinkering hub, nearly one acre of outdoor space, and ever-evolving daily pop-up activities.

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Hours

Mon: 10 am - 5 pm
Tues: closed
Wed, Thurs, Fri, Sat: 10 am - 5 pm
Sun: 1 pm - 5 pm
CLOSED Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve (Dec. 24), Christmas Day (Dec. 25), New Year's Day (Jan. 1)
Please check our calendar for other variations of our hours.

Admission

Members - FREE
Kids under 2 years - FREE
Adults & Kids - $9.50

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Copyright © 2017 Scott Family Amazeum

Website by Adair Creative Group