Children can learn about Science, Technology, Math, and Engineering (STEM) through dozens of playful learning activities during spring break week at Port Discovery Children’s Museum!  Today is the last day to enjoy extended hours and special programming.

Visitors can learn about light through Glow Day activities, take part in “E-lite-tricity” workshops, build and launch satellites, create a robot in the Sylvan Learning robotics lab, make stained glass art, learn about space with NASA, and take part in many more exciting STEM activities.

Today’s STEM in Spring program highlights are included below. Full schedules are available on All STEM in Spring activities are free with museum admission.

Monday, April 17: Build & Launch a Satellite! Celebrate the last day of STEM in Spring with Port Discovery’s extended hours, Build and launch your own satellite, get up close with animals and learn about wildlife at the Wildlife Adventures Petting Zoo, enjoy an interactive science show from Eric Energy, and much more on the final day of STEM in Spring. 

About Port Discovery Children’s Museum 

As the premier children’s museum in the mid-Atlantic, Port Discovery Children’s Museum educates children and inspires life-long curiosity. Our play-to-learn philosophy opens the door for children to discover and explore the world around them and to lead smarter, healthier, more engaged lives. The Museum, a 501(c)(3) non-profit institution, offers 3 floors of educational, interactive exhibits and programs and is ranked among the Top 10 Children’s Museums in the United States by Fodor’s Travel, Forbes and Parents Magazine. To learn more, visit

Cynthia Crenshaw is a freelance writer and editor.