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Robot Day

In conjunction with our new exhibition, Japan’s Robot Kingdom, Morikami invites kids of all ages to join us on July 18th for a day filled with robot-inspired activities, crafts, games and more!

Robot Day is sponsored in part by:


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Japan’s Robot Kingdom Discovery Guide

All Day in the Galleries

Parents and children are invited to explore our exhibition, Japan’s Robot Kingdom with our discovery guide! Complete the robot puzzle by matching the different images of the robots on exhibit, sketch a few of your favorites, and learn a little about robots in Japan. Finish the robot puzzle, show it to us at the raffle table, and get a robot sticker!

Robot Giveaway and Raffle

All day in the Lobby while prizes last

Donate to our Education Programs, receive a ticket and get the chance to win a raffle prize!
Also, free mini robot toy giveaways throughout the day while supplies last. Sponsored by Tate’s Comics + Toys + More!

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Roll-a-Robot Game

Activity 10am to 4:30pm in the Library

Roll a die to select a robot part – the first to complete the robot wins the game!

Polishing our Roll-A-Robot skills for Robot Day! Join us on July 18th for a day of robot-inspired fun! #RobotDay #Morikami

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Robot Reading Corner

Activity 10am to 4:30pm in the Library

Learn about robots from a variety of books on robots!

Craft Your Own Robot

Activity 10am to 4:30pm in Classroom A

Choose a base, face and parts to craft your very own robot friend to take home with you.

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Play with PARO

11:30 am, 12:30pm, 1:30pm & 3:30pm in the Galleries

PARO, Morikami’s very own therapeutic robot seal, will be out to greet guests and teach them how he helps humans feel better.

Meet & Greet with Gundam Mk II

12pm-4pm in the Morikami Theater

Say cheese with a larger than life (and handmade!) Gundam Mk II. (During theater presentations, Gundam will be on break.)

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Robot Day Membership Sale!

For sale all day in the Lobby

All membership levels will have a 10% discount. This is a one-day (July 18), in-person sale (excludes Wisdom Ring level).

Presentations in the Morikami Theater:

Learn about K-12 robotics programs in South Florida!

  • 11:00am– FLL teams, Tazbots, Poinciana Elementary STEM Magnet School, Boynton Beach, Florida and TazBot RENEGADES, Don Estridge High Tech Middle School, Boca Raton, Florida
  • 12:30pm – South Florida Science Center and Aquarium
  • 1:30pm – FRC team 4471, Spartrons, Hollywood Hills High School, Hollywood, Florida presentation.*
  • 2:30pm –FTC team 3888, Greased Lightning Robotics, Cypress Bay High School, Weston, FL*
  • 3:30pm – FRC team 1251, Techtigers, Atlantic Technical College Technical High School, Coconut Creek, Florida*

*Robot demonstration on the outside terrace after presentation
FIRST =For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology
FLL = FIRST Lego league
FTC = FIRST Tech Challenge
FRC = FIRST Robotics Challenge

About the Organizations:

FIRST
FIRST was founded in 1989 to inspire young people’s interest and participation in science and technology. Based in Manchester, NH, the 501 (c) (3) not-for-profit public charity designs accessible, innovative programs that motivate young people to pursue education and career opportunities in science, technology, engineering, and math, while building self-confidence, knowledge, and life skills.

Every year FIRST in South Florida hosts a Robotics Competition where more than 2,000 High School students participate. If you would like to learn more, volunteer, or get involved with the program, please contact Sandra Contreras – scontreras@usfirst.org

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South Florida Science Center and Aquarium
The mission of the South Florida Science Center and Aquarium is to “open every mind to science” through the strategic programming of interactive exhibits, engaging community-based camps and events. The Science Center features more than 50 hands-on educational exhibits, a fresh and salt water aquarium, a digital planetarium, Conservation Research Station, Florida Exhibit Hall and an interactive Everglades Exhibit.

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