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Daily Science Activities

November 21, 2016 - December 31, 2017
Every Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Except November 24 and December 25
Additional Showings on November 21, December 19, December 26 and January 16
Next Showing - February 22

Free with Science City admission!
(Union Station members receive free admission to Science City year-round!)


Friday Educator Chats in The Nature Center

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Week of January 30, 2017

Tuesday - Friday, Sunday

12PM -  1830s Electricity and Magnetism (Demo Area)

1PM - Build a Car: A Look at Ford Model T (Maker Studio)

2PM - 1660s Newton’s Laws of Motion (Maze Park)

2PM -  Invent a Skyscraper & Flying Machines  (Spark!Lab)

Thursday Only

10 AM - 12 PM - Make A Tool: Jane Goodall’s Chimps (KinderLab)**

10 AM - 12 PM -  Make  A Space Shuttle (Maker Studio)**

*Schedule subject to change.

**Early Childhood Programming Thursdays ONLY

 

Saturday, February 4, 2017*

Science Saturday

11AM - Walk-Up Workshop: 1940s Seeing DNA (Tapped Out Classroom)

12PM - Science Demo: 1830s Electricity and Magnetism (Demo Area)

1PM - Science Lab:  Dissecting Owl Pellets ( Demo Area)

2PM - Walk-Up Workshop: 940s Seeing DNA (Tapped Out Classroom)

2PM – Spark!Lab: Invent a Skyscraper & Flying Machines  (Spark!Lab)

3PM – Maker Activity:  Build a Car: A Look at Ford Model T (Maker Studio)

*schedule subject to change

 

Week of February 6, 2016*

Tuesday - Friday, Sunday

12PM -  1890's Tesla's Coil (Demo Area)

1PM - Making History; Theater Masks (Maker Studio)

2PM - 1910's Synthetic Plastic (Demo Area)

2PM -  Invent a Skyscraper & Flying Machines  (Spark!Lab)

Thursday Only

10 AM - 12 PM - Pendulum Painting: Isaac Newton Gravity  (KinderLab)**

10 AM - 12 PM - Make A Robot (Maker Studio)**

*Schedule subject to change.

**Early Childhood Programming Thursdays ONLY

 

Saturday, February 11, 2017*

Help Science City celebrate “Periodic Table Day” and bring to life all the elements that make creates all the items around us.

Science Saturday

11AM - Walk-Up Workshop: Carbon: Conductive non-Metal (Tapped Out Classroom)

12PM - Science Demo: Hydrogen: Flammable Gas (Maze Park)

1PM - Science Lab:  Dissecting A Frog (Demo Area)

2PM - Walk-Up Workshop: Sodium: Is it a Metal? (Tapped Out Classroom)

2PM – Spark!Lab: Invent a Skyscraper & Flying Machines  (Spark!Lab)

3PM – Maker Activity: A Look at Gallium (Maker Studio)

*schedule subject to change

 

Week of February 13, 2017*

Tuesday - Friday, Sunday

12PM -  1900's George Washington Carver: More than Peanut Butter (Demo Area)

1PM - Make a Famous Scientist (Maker Studio)

2PM -1960's Environmental Chemistry (Demo Area)

2PM -  Invent a Skyscraper & Flying Machines  (Spark!Lab)

Thursday Only

10 AM - 12 PM - Create a Habitat: Rachel Carson’s Lead (KinderLab)**

10 AM - 12 PM - Learn to Code (Maker Studio)**

*Schedule subject to change.

**Early Childhood Programming Thursdays ONLY

 

Saturday, February 18, 2017*

Science Saturday

11AM - Walk-Up Workshop: Hidden Figures: Rocket Trajectories (Maze Park)

12PM - Science Demo: 1900's George Washington Carver: More than Peanut Butter (Demo Area)

1PM - Science Lab: Dissecting a Pig Heart (Demo Area)

2PM - Walk-Up Workshop: Hidden Figures: Rocket Trajectories (Maze Park)

2PM – Spark!Lab: Invent a Skyscraper & Flying Machines  (Spark!Lab)

3PM – Maker Activity: Make a Famous Scientist (Maker Studio)

*schedule subject to change

 

Week of February 20, 2017*

Ever wondered what Engineers do? Find out with Science City during Engineer’s Week! Every day this week, our 2pm activity will focus on different aspects of engineering.

Monday - Friday, Sunday

12PM -  Spider Glass (Demo Area)

1PM - Build a Sailboat (Maker Studio)

2PM - Examining Engineers (See Column Below)

2PM -  Invent a Skyscraper & Flying Machines  (Spark!Lab)

Thursday Only

10 AM - 12 PM - Playing with Balls: James Naismith’s Style (KinderLab)**

10 AM - 12 PM - Make a Circuit (Maker Studio)**

*Schedule subject to change.

**Early Childhood Programming Thursdays ONLY

 

Engineer’s Week - 2PM Activity *

MONDAY - Civil Engineering (Engineerium)

TUESDAY - Biomedical Engineering (Engineerium)

WEDNESDAY - Aerospace Engineering (Maze Park)

THURSDAY - Engineering Plants (Tapped Out Classroom)

FRIDAY - Aerospace Engineering (Maze Park)

SUNDAY - Civil Engineering (Engineerium)

*Schedule subject to change.

 

Saturday, February 25, 2017*

Science Saturday

11AM - Walk-Up Workshop: Prosthetic Hands (Engineerium)

12PM - Science Demo: Spider Glass (Demo Area)

1PM - Science Lab:  Dissecting a Pig Heart (Demo Area()

2PM - Walk-Up Workshop: Prosthetic Hands (Engineerium)

2PM – Spark!Lab: Invent a Skyscraper & Flying Machines  (Spark!Lab)

3PM – Maker Activity: Build a Sailboat (Maker Studio)

*schedule subject to change

 

Week of February 27, 2017*

Tuesday - Friday, Sunday

12PM -  

1PM - Build a Sailboat (Maker Studio)

2PM -

2PM -  Invent a Skyscraper & Flying Machines  (Spark!Lab)

Thursday Only

10 AM - 12 PM - Playing with Balls: James Naismith’s Style (KinderLab)**

10 AM - 12 PM - (Maker Studio)**

*Schedule subject to change.

**Early Childhood Programming Thursdays ONLY

 

Saturday, March 4 2017*

Science Saturday

11AM - Walk-Up Workshop:

12PM - Science Demo:

1PM - Science Lab:  Dissecting a Sheep Brain (Demo Area)

2PM - Walk-Up Workshop:

2PM – Spark!Lab: Invent a Skyscraper & Flying Machines  (Spark!Lab)

3PM – Maker Activity: Build a Sailboat (Maker Studio)

*schedule subject to change

 

Science comes to life with our daily demonstrations and activities at our Demo Area.