|Title:||Steambox Family Workshops|
|Date:||11/20/2021 - 5/7/2022|
|Address:||Maine Maritime Museum - Bath, ME, 243 Washington St|
|Hours:||10:30 AM - 12:00 PM|
|Details:||Steambox Family Workshops are held one Saturday each month, from 10:30 am-12 pm. Recommended for ages 5 and up, but all are welcome! These workshops are FREE thanks to First Federal Savings preregistration is required.|
NOVEMBER 20, Model Ship Building and Launching
Learn the principles of buoyancy and build your own mini wooden vessel. Add a mast, sail, and ballast, then test its mettle in a launching pool!
DECEMBER 18, Navigate Santa’s Journey Round the World
Learn how navigation implements and methods changed through history. Using sextants, traverse boards, ship logs, nautical charts, and your imagination, see if you can plot Santa’s journey around the world.
JANUARY 29, Estuary Ecology
Explore the most active sections of Maine Maritime Museum’s 20+ acre riverfront campus to identify, follow, and understand what animal tracks can tell us about this wildly diverse ecosystem.
FEBRUARY 19, Make Your Own Logbook
Calling all future-captains and crew! Examine real logbooks from the collection and learn some bookmaking techniques to craft your own logbook from scratch.
MARCH 19, Mud-Season Microbiology
Make your own microscope slides and look at Maine’s mud season on a microscopic level. Participants will take samples from the banks of the Kennebec River and discover the microscopic ecosystem living among the mud.
APRIL 16, Spectral Imaging: Using Lightwaves to Learn about the Past
Museum professionals use all types of technology to learn about the objects in their collection. Try-out a full-spectrum camera to discover new details about items from the museum collection.
MAY 7, Shipwreck Detective
Explore the immersive “Shipwrecks and Salvage” exhibit to understand the technologies, risks, and preservation efforts involved in maritime archaeology, then dive into our historic shipyard to search for clues and solve the mystery of the wreck of an actual Maine vessel.
|Event is:||Every Sat|