At the visitor center, a family learns about the work performed at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center. (Credit: NASA Goddard/Pat Izzo)
NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center Visitor Center in Greenbelt, Md. hosts the Sunday Experiment on the third Sunday of each month from September through May. It's a free afternoon of eye-opening, hands-on activities exploring NASA's incredible missions designed for elementary school students and their families.
The Sunday Experiment features activities showcasing Goddard's world-renowned science and engineering research and technological developments. Families leave inspired by the activities, wowed by the scientists and engineers, and excited about Goddard's revolutionary research and technology.
In addition to celebrating all things science, technology, engineering, and mathematics, the Sunday Experiment celebrates major science missions that are managed by NASA Goddard. The Sunday Experiment is a place where children and adults alike can discover the excitement of Goddard through fun and engaging activities.
While at the Goddard Visitor Center, visitors can see science in a whole new way in the Visitor Center's captivating Science on a Sphere visualization system. Visitors can also explore the Visitor Center's ongoing exhibits and activities, including a Gemini capsule model and the Rocket Garden.
For information on upcoming sessions, please visit the Goddard Visitor Center's events website.