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Beat the Heat at Discovery Lab

7/12/22

There’s a heat wave lingering in Tulsa with temperatures hitting triple digits. Summertime activities become dangerous when the sun is beaming on the hot pavement. Discovery Lab offers a safe place for curious minds in a hands-on, sweat-free environment. From the moment of entry, the vast, cool space and welcoming staff will ensure a refreshing visit without the misery of the simmering heat.  Residing on the exhibit floor are high facilitation laboratory areas designed to ignite... Read More

Discovery Lab host first adult night

6/16/22

Adults were finally able to visit Discovery Lab for on their own this past Thursday for Discovery After Dark. The Museum hosted its first adult night featuring local food trucks, Ruth's Chicken and V'Fresco, alongside local brews from Dead Armadillo Craft Brewing. Attendees sorted balls in Ballapalooza, saw fabric fly in Fans and Fabric, and created windmills in the WorkShop - all while having a beer in hand.   During regular operating hours at the Museum, every guest must h... Read More

Volunteer: Briana-Miracle Louis

4/13/22

Briana-Miracle Louis is currently a psychology student at Oral Roberts University (ORU) with hopes of becoming a family councilor.  Why did you choose to volunteer at Discovery Lab? I love spending time with kids and seeing the creativity flow, while they are inspired by the educational activities and conducive learning.  What is your favorite thing about volunteering at Discovery Lab? I enjoy seeing the sparks in children's minds while they learn new things!  What... Read More

2022: A Summer of Discovery

3/9/22

Calling all summer scientists! Curious explorers from Pre-K through 6th Grade will learn about nature, bugs, weather, and everything in between at Discovery Lab's Summer Break Camp. Weekly sessions will run from June 6th to August 12th.  According to the National Conference of State Legislatures, consistent summer learning experiences can help close opportunity gaps, lead to higher graduation rates, and increase college readiness in students.  Time Pre-K + Kindergarten: 9:0... Read More

Discovery Lab receives Google Grant

1/18/22

Discovery Lab received funding just shy of $33,400 to support the development and implementation of an after-school pilot program, Discovery Lab River Walkers, in Mayes County. River Walkers will be an eight-unit series that provides an opportunity to teach STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) while connecting students directly to career paths in STEM-related fields. Students will learn about unmanned aerial vehicle flight, environmental engineering, and natura... Read More