Sci-Tech Discovery Center

Bright ideas! That’s what Sci-Tech Discovery Center hopes to inspire. By providing hands-on discovery experiences in the essential areas of science, math and technology to kids of all ages and backgrounds. Sci-Tech Discovery Center seeks to spark a life-long interest and help equip our area’s children with these advanced skills. At Sci-Tech we believe in advancing education and providing inspiration to the next generation of engineers, scientists, educators and innovators.

Imagine traveling throughout the galaxy in the Mission to Mars camp for fifth- through eighth-graders. Held July 8-12, t...
06/25/2019

Imagine traveling throughout the galaxy in the Mission to Mars camp for fifth- through eighth-graders. Held July 8-12, the camp has kids plan a Martian Colony then get to building! Campers can design a geodesic dome habitat, go kart rovers and more. Sign up at tinyurl.com/scitechcamps.

In our "Great Balls of Fire" exhibit, open through August, kids can examine a collection of rocks and use a series of te...
06/24/2019

In our "Great Balls of Fire" exhibit, open through August, kids can examine a collection of rocks and use a series of tests to determine which one is a meteorite (or a meteor-wrong!). Find out more at mindstretchingfun.org/great-balls-of-fire.

If you love inventing, hacking, tinkering and DIY craft builds, then our maker camps are for you. Kids entering fifth th...
06/23/2019

If you love inventing, hacking, tinkering and DIY craft builds, then our maker camps are for you. Kids entering fifth through eighth grades can participate. Learn more at tinyurl.com/scitechcamps.

Birthday parties are easy and fun at Sci-Tech Discovery Center. Set one up in just three steps at tinyurl.com/stdcbirthd...
06/22/2019

Birthday parties are easy and fun at Sci-Tech Discovery Center. Set one up in just three steps at tinyurl.com/stdcbirthdays.

Create mountains, valleys, rivers and seas with our topographical table, one of the permanent exhibits at Sci-Tech Disco...
06/20/2019

Create mountains, valleys, rivers and seas with our topographical table, one of the permanent exhibits at Sci-Tech Discovery Center. Find out more about our other exhibits at mindstretchingfun.com/permanent-exhibits.

Educators, did you know we offer mobile STEM education that will come to you? Our new Finisar Mobile Laser Lab teaches k...
06/19/2019

Educators, did you know we offer mobile STEM education that will come to you? Our new Finisar Mobile Laser Lab teaches kids about how light works. Find out how to book it for your class this fall at tinyurl.com/scitecheducator.

Kids'll be off to the races in our Go, Go, Go Karts camp, held July 29-Aug.2. Teams of fifth- to eighth-graders will des...
06/18/2019

Kids'll be off to the races in our Go, Go, Go Karts camp, held July 29-Aug.2. Teams of fifth- to eighth-graders will design, build and decorate their own push-powered vehicles before the week-ending Race Day. Find out more at tinyurl.com/scitechcamps.

Bring your preschooler out to Sci-Tech to experience fun activities such as creating a fort from extra-large blocks or b...
06/17/2019

Bring your preschooler out to Sci-Tech to experience fun activities such as creating a fort from extra-large blocks or building a toy car from the chassis up.

Scientists believe that a giant asteroid or comet wiped out dinosaurs like the ornithopod, whose footprints are shown he...
06/16/2019

Scientists believe that a giant asteroid or comet wiped out dinosaurs like the ornithopod, whose footprints are shown here. Find out more far-out facts about space in our "Great Balls of Fire" exhibit, mindstretchingfun.org/great-balls-of-fire.

Is your kid a budding detective? We have a camp for that! Spy School, for kids entering fifth through eighth grades, wil...
06/15/2019

Is your kid a budding detective? We have a camp for that! Spy School, for kids entering fifth through eighth grades, will let your son or daughter invent and build special secret-agent spy gadgets like marshmallow shooters, periscopes and more. The camp is held June 24-28. Find out more at tinyurl.com/scitechcamps.

Planning a birthday party? Our STEM-themed celebrations are a big hit with kids -- and with parents, because they're so ...
06/14/2019

Planning a birthday party? Our STEM-themed celebrations are a big hit with kids -- and with parents, because they're so easy to plan. Find out more at tinyurl.com/stdcbirthdays.

Fly a drone with a safety net with our Drone Simulator, one of the permanent exhibits you'll find at Sci-Tech Discovery ...
06/13/2019

Fly a drone with a safety net with our Drone Simulator, one of the permanent exhibits you'll find at Sci-Tech Discovery Center. Learn more at mindstretchingfun.com/permanent-exhibits.

Kids can design, decorate and build fortresses in our Storm the Castle summer camp. This maker camp is for kids entering...
06/12/2019

Kids can design, decorate and build fortresses in our Storm the Castle summer camp. This maker camp is for kids entering fifth through eighth grades. The next session is July 22-26, so sign up now at tinyurl.com/scitechcamps.

Are your kids ready for a challenge? In our Maker Challenge camp for kids entering fifth through eighth grades, each day...
06/11/2019

Are your kids ready for a challenge? In our Maker Challenge camp for kids entering fifth through eighth grades, each day brings new blueprints and builds for the young inventors, who'll create everything from egg-drop containers to catapults. Attend June 17-21 or July 22-26. Register now at tinyurl.com/scitechcamps.

In our summer Robotics workshops for kids entering third through sixth grades, kids will explore sensors, coding and mac...
06/10/2019

In our summer Robotics workshops for kids entering third through sixth grades, kids will explore sensors, coding and machines, and work their way through the center's fleet of robots from the smallest Ozbot to the LEGO Mindstorm. Register now at tinyurl.com/scitechcamps

Thank you Speedway Children’s Charity for inviting 2 of our camp engineers to deliver the opening line of the DXC Tech...
06/09/2019

Thank you Speedway Children’s Charity for inviting 2 of our camp engineers to deliver the opening line of the DXC Technology Indy 600 tonight. Great job Bella and Jackson!

Two of our amazing MAKER campers built wooden go-karts this week.  Now the Texas Motor Speedway Charity has invited them...
06/08/2019

Two of our amazing MAKER campers built wooden go-karts this week. Now the Texas Motor Speedway Charity has invited them to tell the racers to “Start your engines!” in tonight’s DXC Technology Indy 600.

Discovering how your body works is nothing to sneeze at. Find out what makes humans tick in our exhibit, "Bodies in Bala...
06/08/2019

Discovering how your body works is nothing to sneeze at. Find out what makes humans tick in our exhibit, "Bodies in Balance."

Who doesn't love blowing bubbles? Our bubble table explains the magic that brings them to life -- and what makes them go...
06/06/2019

Who doesn't love blowing bubbles? Our bubble table explains the magic that brings them to life -- and what makes them go pop.

There's still time to sign up for our summer camps, which run through Aug. 9. Whether your child is a budding chemist or...
06/05/2019

There's still time to sign up for our summer camps, which run through Aug. 9. Whether your child is a budding chemist or astronaut, or just likes to figure out what makes things work, we have a camp that's a perfect fit. https://tinyurl.com/y4yev3f5.

It's Monday, and we're open! Our summer hours begin today and run through Aug. 11. Come visit us for some mind stretchin...
06/03/2019

It's Monday, and we're open! Our summer hours begin today and run through Aug. 11. Come visit us for some mind stretching fun Monday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Sunday from noon to 5 p.m.

Come to Sci-Tech Discovery Center today and explore our Garage Sale! We’re making room for our new Maker Space and tha...
06/02/2019

Come to Sci-Tech Discovery Center today and explore our Garage Sale! We’re making room for our new Maker Space and that means we have to sell some unique (and random) things including small exhibits, education posters and exhibit components, fencing, craft supplies and science kits. We’ll be here from noon to 5 p.m. Hope to see you!

Educators and STEM enthusiasts, today is your day! Come to Sci-Tech Discovery Center’s Garage Sale from 9 a.m. to 5 p....
06/01/2019

Educators and STEM enthusiasts, today is your day! Come to Sci-Tech Discovery Center’s Garage Sale from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. today and find treasures including small exhibits, education posters, craft supplies, science kits and more.

Sci-Tech is closing early today to prepare for summer camps Monday and for our Garage Sale this weekend.  See you then!
05/31/2019

Sci-Tech is closing early today to prepare for summer camps Monday and for our Garage Sale this weekend. See you then!

05/30/2019

Sci-Tech Discovery Center will be closing at 1 p.m. Friday for staff training. We're sorry for any inconvenience.

Ready for robots to take over the world? Find out what makes them tick at Sci-Tech's summer camp robotics workshops for ...
05/30/2019

Ready for robots to take over the world? Find out what makes them tick at Sci-Tech's summer camp robotics workshops for kids going into third through sixth grades. https://tinyurl.com/y4yev3f5.

Have a little learner? Come to our preschool zone, which features books, blocks, puzzles and more for kids up to age 6.
05/28/2019

Have a little learner? Come to our preschool zone, which features books, blocks, puzzles and more for kids up to age 6.

Don't forget to sign up your kids for our summer camps. Programs include Grossology, Mad Scientists, Spy School and more...
05/27/2019

Don't forget to sign up your kids for our summer camps. Programs include Grossology, Mad Scientists, Spy School and more. https://tinyurl.com/y4yev3f5.

Celebrate your birthday popping bubbles or cracking dinosaur eggs open at Sci-Tech! Various birthday packages are availa...
05/24/2019

Celebrate your birthday popping bubbles or cracking dinosaur eggs open at Sci-Tech! Various birthday packages are available to fit the inner scientists in you. Click here for more details: https://tinyurl.com/stdcbirthdays

05/20/2019
KTEN

Thanks to KTEN for hosting us last week, and to all of you who made our Saturday Finisar Mobile Laser Lab launch such a success!

The Sci-Tech Discovery Center in Frisco will debut a Mobile Laser Lab sponsored by Finisar Corporation on Saturday.

The van will travel to schools across North Texas to get middle school students interested in technology.

Click here for more information about attending Saturday's event:

http://bit.ly/2WOFN2l

Preparing to celebrate the Finisar Mobile Laser Lab with Finisar families and the public!  Come join us!
05/18/2019

Preparing to celebrate the Finisar Mobile Laser Lab with Finisar families and the public! Come join us!

Today is the UNESCO International Day of Light and we're celebrating with a sneak peek at our new @Finisar Mobile Laser ...
05/16/2019

Today is the UNESCO International Day of Light and we're celebrating with a sneak peek at our new @Finisar Mobile Laser Lab. Come see it for yourself this Saturday at Sci-Tech.

Thanks to Good Day Fox 4 for helping us to preview the Finisar Mobile Laser Lab Launch!
05/14/2019
Mobile laser lab brings science to students

Thanks to Good Day Fox 4 for helping us to preview the Finisar Mobile Laser Lab Launch!

A new traveling laboratory is bringing science to students across North Texas. Stacy Egan from Frisco's Sci-Tech Discovery Center brought the Finisar Mobile Laser Lab to Good Day to demonstrate the hands-on introduction to lasers and optical components geared toward students in grades 6 to 12.

Check out the debut of the Finisar Mobile Laser Lab this morning on Good Morning Texas!
05/13/2019

Check out the debut of the Finisar Mobile Laser Lab this morning on Good Morning Texas!

Happy Mother's Day from us at Sci-Tech!All mothers, please enjoy free admision on Sunday May 12th! We will be open 12pm-...
05/11/2019

Happy Mother's Day from us at Sci-Tech!

All mothers, please enjoy free admision on Sunday May 12th!

We will be open 12pm-5pm!

The Finisar Mobile Laser Lab will be open for the public at Sci-Tech Discover Center in Frisco, Texas on May 18th. Learn...
05/09/2019
Sci-Tech Discovery Center Launches Finisar Mobile Laser Lab on May 18 | FINISAR CORPORATION

The Finisar Mobile Laser Lab will be open for the public at Sci-Tech Discover Center in Frisco, Texas on May 18th. Learn more about the lab and how to attend in the press release below: http://bit.ly/2VXaNQz #tech #stem #stemeducation #mindstretchingfun

The Investor Relations website contains information about FINISAR CORPORATION's business for stockholders, potential investors, and financial analysts.

Lifestyle Frisco
05/09/2019
Lifestyle Frisco

Lifestyle Frisco

The Holmes Murphy & Associates Foundation has recently announced the opening of its Grant Program. Our nonprofit community can apply through June 1. Tag your favorite local nonprofit in the comments!

Attn GIVE FOR FRISCO nonprofits: Frisco Association for the Arts Kids Shouldn't Have Cancer Foundation Frisco Family Services National Videogame Museum Sci-Tech Discovery Center Frisco Fastpacs Mazie's Mission Habitat 4 Paws Melody of Hope Make-A-Wish North Texas Museum of the American Railroad Frisco Heritage Museum The Miracle League of Frisco Fearless Hope The Visual Arts Guild of Frisco NPower Project RELO Becky's Hope Horse Rescue, Inc. Camp Craig Allen Junior League of Collin County The Family Place Cure JM Foundation Treasured Vessels Foundation National Breast Cancer Foundation Leadership Prep School North Texas Performing Arts - Frisco Clothe A Child Frisco Frisco Education Foundation The Samaritan Inn Children's Advocacy Center of Collin County Boys & Girls Clubs of Collin County Evan's Avengers Foundation Frisco SAGE

Good Morning Texas
04/29/2019

Good Morning Texas

Get ready to meet Jane and Alanna’s new friends, Thelma and Cindy!

Sci-Tech Discovery Center will closed on Sunday April 21, 2019 in observation of the national holiday.
04/18/2019

Sci-Tech Discovery Center will closed on Sunday April 21, 2019 in observation of the national holiday.

PK Science Time is "All About Animals" in April!
04/03/2019

PK Science Time is "All About Animals" in April!

Address

8004 N Dallas Pkwy, Ste 100
Frisco, TX
75034

Opening Hours

Tuesday 10:00 - 16:00
Wednesday 10:00 - 16:00
Thursday 10:00 - 16:00
Friday 10:00 - 16:00
Saturday 10:00 - 18:00
Sunday 12:00 - 18:00

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(972) 546-3050

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