Winston-Salem Museums Renamed Kaleideum
Kaleideum in Winston-Salem, NC, offers school groups a variety of exhibits and educational programs that will engage your students in active learning on a wide variety of topics. Formed from the merger of two museums — Kaleideum Downtown (formerly the Children’s Museum of Winston-Salem) and Kaleideum North (formerly SciWorks) — Kaleideum features programs and exhibits correlated to the North Carolina Standard Course of Study and North Carolina Foundations for Early Learning and Development.
In addition to the permanent exhibits at Kaleideum Downtown and Kaleideum North, the museum is offering several changing exhibits throughout the 2017-18, school year including:
Kaleideum North – September 2 - December 31, 2017
What does it take to create a video game, line up rhythms like
the best DJs, or design a roller coaster that produces the biggest thrills? In Design Zone, visitors can go behind the scenes and see how video game developers, music producers, roller coaster designers, and other creative problem solvers use math to do the amazing things they do. Design Zone explores mathematical concepts such as patterns, variables, scale, slope, and ratios used by artists, architects, engineers, musicians, and other innovators.
Children’s China: Celebrating Culture, Character & Confucius
Kaleideum Downtown – January 27-April 23, 2018
Take an overseas adventure without leaving your hometown when Kaleideum Downtown hosts Children’s China: Celebrating Culture, Character and Confucius. This interactive exhibit, designed for children 3 to 12 years, explores what life is like for children in China today through six different immersive environments.
Kaleideum North – January 20-May 6, 2018
Did you know ... everyone lives in a watershed, and everyone’s actions affect our ocean? In this interactive exhibit, you can pilot a giant “submersible” from mountain stream to the ocean, encounter more than 65 aquatic species and ecosystems, and guide “water” safely through a hazardous maze! Discover how otters made a comeback and spot the polluters! Be a Watershed Warrior!