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Sam Noble Museum

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2401 Chatauqua Ave
Norman, OK 73072 United States
(405) 325-4712http://samnoblemuseum.ou.edu
October 2017

Teacher Appreciation Month

October 1, 2017 @ 10:00 am - October 31, 2017 @ 5:00 pm
Teacher Appreciation Month

During the month of October, all pre-K through 12th-grade educators and their families visit the museum for free. Education department will have informational packets available to teachers at the front desk.

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Tai Chi at the Museum

October 25, 2017 @ 8:30 am - 9:20 am
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Weekly on the same day until July 15, 2020
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Join the Tai Chi and yoga classes at the museum and experience the breath, flow and serenity of natural history! Tai Chi – Wednesdays, 8:30 - 9:20 a.m. Yoga – Fridays, 8:30 - 9:20 a.m. These classes are included with staff/faculty Sarkeys Fitness Center membership and student FIT Pass. Visit ou.edu/far for details.

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Spike's Spooktacular Fall Fest

October 26, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Spike's Spooktacular

Another favorite museum event, “Spooktacular” offers visitors a chance to dress in their family-friendly costumes, earn prizes and explore the fascinating world of natural history at the museum. The complimentary event, sponsored by Yelp OKC, will feature two craft tables, a photo booth, face-painting station, display tables staffed by museum curators and lots more. This year, the museum will incorporate a social media costume contest into the mix. Participants are encouraged to post their event photos to Instagram and/or Twitter and…

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Explore It!

October 28, 2017 @ 11:30 am - 12:00 pm
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Weekly on the same day until December 30, 2017
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Join us in the museum's Discovery Room as we explore the what, why and how of the natural world! What objects sink or float? Why are rainbows colorful? How is sound made? We’ll figure out the answers to these questions and more as we investigate, experiment and learn about the world around us!

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November 2017

Spike's Club: Survival of the Fittest

November 2, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Do crocodiles have feathers? Do birds have sharp teeth? Join us as we discover why animals have different adaptations and investigate our new “Explore Evolution” temporary exhibit! Deadline to register is Oct. 23. 

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Brownie Girl Scout "Letterboxer" Workshop

November 4, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Brownie Girl Scouts

We are going on a treasure hunt! What are we looking for? Letterboxes! Join us as we explore nature, learn how to describe our surroundings and become a part of the amazing adventure game called "letterboxing!"

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Webelos Scouts “Earth Rocks” Workshop

November 4, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Become a geologist! We’ll go on a rock hunt, identify minerals and explore geology in action! Webelos will complete requirements for the “Earth Rocks!” Webelos/AOL elective adventure pin.

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Free First Monday for Kids

November 6, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Enjoy complimentary admission to the museum for children 17 and under. General museum admission applies to visitors 18 and over. Please note that regular admission rates and program rates apply only to school groups scheduling educational programs on Free First Mondays for Kids.

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Homeschool Day

November 8, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Homeschool

Homeschoolers! Come experience a day of learning and exploration at the Sam Noble Museum. Homeschool students and groups are invited to participate in hands-on, educational science programs focusing on discovering the natural world.

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Everything Evolves!

November 17, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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What does fungus have to do with ants? Are chickens really related to T-Rex? Join us for an evening of games and exploration as we discover how living things evolve. The fun doesn’t stop there! We will conclude our program with a special challenge as we investigate our new temporary exhibit “Explore Evolution™”. This event is for children 5 and up with an adult. Space is limited and advance registration is required. On-site registration is not available for this program. Registration…

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Tiger Cub Scouts "Sky is the Limit" Workshop

November 18, 2017 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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Have you ever wondered about the things you see in the night sky? Do you want to know how to focus a telescope? Join us for an evening of stars, science and Scouts! Tiger Scouts will search the skies and explore constellations in this astronomical workshop. Tiger Cub Scouts will complete the requirements to earn the "Sky is the Limit" adventure loop. Deadline to register is Oct. 25.

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Museum Closed

November 23, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Closed

The museum is closed on Thursday, Nov. 23 for Thanksgiving Day. 

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December 2017

Bear Cub Scouts “Make It Move” Workshop

December 1, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - December 2, 2017 @ 12:00 pm
Bear Cub Scouts

Levers and pulleys and inclined planes, oh my! Learn how to make objects move up, down, and all around. Bear Cub Scouts will complete all the requirements to earn the “Make It Move” adventure loop. This program is available on Friday, Dec. 1, 5 to 8 p.m. or Saturday, Dec. 2, 9 a.m. to noon. 

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Junior Girl Scout "Detective" Workshop

December 2, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Junior Girl Scouts

Investigation station! Junior Girl Scouts will explore the science behind detective work during this museum mystery. Will you be able to figure out whodunit when a priceless museum object goes missing?

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Free First Monday for Kids

December 4, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Enjoy complimentary admission to the museum for children 17 and under. General museum admission applies to visitors 18 and over. Please note that regular admission rates and program rates apply only to school groups scheduling educational programs on Free First Mondays for Kids.

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Holiday Happening

December 7, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Holiday-Happening

Celebrate the holidays and enjoy music, photos with Santa Claus and special discounts in Excavations, the museum store.   Check back soon for more details. 

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Spike's Club: Rock and Roll

December 14, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Investigate the rocks and minerals underneath our feet with fun, hands-on exploration. Become a geologist and join us for a rockin’ time! Deadline to register is Nov. 27. 

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Museum Closed

December 25, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Closed

The museum is closed on Monday, Dec. 25 in observance of the Christmas holiday. 

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January 2018

Museum Closed

January 1, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Closed

The museum is closed on Monday, Jan. 1 in observance of New Years Day. 

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