To earn the Long Island Explorium Patch, please complete 1 of the 2
Attend the Eastern Long Island Mini Maker Faire
A celebration of ingenuity located at Harborfront Park in Port Jefferson. Attend the 2019 Maker Faire on Saturday, June 8, 10AM-5PM
• Individual Ticket: Early Bird until June 2, $7.50, At Door $10.00.
• Girl Scouts & their families save $2.50 off each ticket with code: GirlS2019 .
• Family Ticket (2 adults & up to 5 children): Early Bird until June 2, $30.00, At-Door $37.50
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To earn your patch, visit four STEAM makers in four different areas:
When you arrive at the event, please request an Explorium journal to participate. You could meet a scientist, technologist, engineer, artist, and/or mathematician. Participate at their exhibit and conduct a short interview with each maker. Record in your Explorium Journal the following:
- Name of the STEAM maker
- What they create
- What the maker likes about their work
- What you did at their exhibit
- What YOU learned.
When you complete the program, hand in your Explorium Journal
to one of the Museum Guides at the front desk of the Explorium. They
will look over your journal, then hand you the Long Island Explorium
2. Visit the Long Island Explorium.
Cost: $5/person. Free with Explorium Membership.
At the Long Island Explorium, we build ideas…with batteries, bulbs wires, and switches; …with marbles and structures;…with double tubes;…with ramps and cars;…with gears; with tessellating tiles;…with foam blocks,…with ScanTek parts; …with virtual reality; …with ozobots;…with Little Bits;…with blocks of all shapes;…with balances and equations;…with a harbor front simulation;…with tubular ball maze;…with tracks and balls;…with Lego;…with native plants;…with puzzle pieces.
In addition to all of our permanent and seasonal exhibits, we have different challenges set up each week and on many weeks we feature a guest maker in our Maker Spotlight Program. Click on the calendar section of our website to get a sneak peek at the exciting feature for the week you plan to visit. For public hours and the weekly challenge, visit www.longislandexplorium.org. When you visit, please request an Explorium journal to participate.
To earn your patch, participate in four exhibits and record in
your Explorium Journal the following:
- The challenge at each of the four exhibits.
- What you created at each exhibit
- What YOU learned from designing your creations
- When you complete the program, hand in your Explorium Journal to one of the Museum Guides at the front desk of the Explorium. They will look over your journal, then hand you the Long Island Explorium Patch.