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Daily Science Activities

March 13, 2017 - December 31, 2018
Every Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Except December 25
Additional Showings on March 13 and March 20
Next Showing - April 20

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 April 2, 2018

Tuesday - Friday, Sunday
12PM - Plant vs. Plastic (Demo Area)
1PM -  Origami 101: Paper Pollinators (Maker Studio)
2PM - Plants at Work (Demo Area)
11 - 1PM & 2-4PM -  Invent A Habitat & Extreme Inventing (Spark!Lab)

Thursday Only
10 AM - 12 PM - Plant Pigment Painting (KinderLab)**
10 AM - 12 PM - Plant Piano (Maker Studio)**
*Schedule subject to change.
**Early Childhood Programming Thursdays ONLY

 

Saturday, April 7, 2018*

Science Saturday
11AM - Walk-Up Workshop: Dissecting Seeds (Demo Area)
12PM - Science Demo:  Plants at Work (Demo Area)
1PM - Science Lab: Dissecting Owl Pellets (Demo Area)
2PM - Walk-Up Workshop:  Dissecting Seeds (Demo Area)
2PM – Spark!Lab: Invent A Habitat & Extreme Inventing (Spark!Lab)
3PM – Maker Activity: Origami 101: Paper Pollinators (Maker Studio)

*schedule subject to change

 

Week of April 9, 2018

Tuesday - Friday, Sunday

12PM - Plants at Work (Demo Area)
1PM -  Make a Simple Robot  (Maker Studio)
2PM - Plant vs. Plastic (Demo Area)
11 - 1PM & 2-4PM -  Invent A Habitat & Extreme Inventing (Spark!Lab)

Thursday Only
10 AM - 12 PM -  Botany 101: Is it a Fruit or Veggie? (KinderLab)**
10 AM - 12 PM - Bugs Vs. Bots (Maker Studio)**
*Schedule subject to change.
**Early Childhood Programming Thursdays ONLY

 

Saturday, April 14, 2018*

Astronomy Day

Sponsored by NISE Network

Science Saturday

11AM - Walk-Up Workshop: Stomp Rockets (maze park)
12PM - Science Demo: Objects in Motion (demo area)
1PM - Science Demo: Craters (Science On A Sphere)
2PM - Science Demo: Filtered Light (demo area)
2PM – Spark!Lab: Invent A Habitat & Extreme Inventing (Spark!Lab)
3PM – Science Demo: Craters (Science On A Sphere)
3PM - Maker Activity: Pack a Space Telescope  (Maker Studio)
*schedule subject to change

 

Week of April 16, 2018

Tuesday - Friday, Sunday

12PM - Respiration: Breathing Plants (Demo Area)
1PM - Make a Terrarium (Maker Studio)
2PM - Plant Nutrients: Vitamin C(Demo Area)
11 - 1PM & 2-4PM -  Invent A Habitat & Extreme Inventing (Spark!Lab)

Thursday Only
10 AM - 12 PM -  Sandwich Baggie Seeds (KinderLab)**
10 AM - 12 PM - Pollinator Puppets (Maker Studio)**

*Schedule subject to change.

**Early Childhood Programming Thursdays ONLY

Saturday, April 21, 2018*
Earth Day at Science City

11 am Early Learning Activity: Exploring textures in Nature in the KinderLab Classroom
11 am Walk Up Workshop: Make a Planter in Tapped Out Room
12 pm Demo: Water Filtration at the Demo Area
1 pm Science on a Sphere:  Wacky Weather at Science on a Sphere
2 pm Demo: Bugs in the Ecosystem in the Nature Center
3 pm Maker Studio Walk Up: Make a Terrarium in the Maker Studio 
11 am – 1pm, 2 pm – 3pm: Maker Studio Open House
12 – 4 pm: Spark!Lab Clean the Oceans at Spark!Lab
10am - 2pm: Ripple Glass
11:30 am – 2:30 pm: Smokey the Bear Appearances
*schedule subject to change. 

Week of April 23, 2018

Tuesday - Friday, Sunday
12PM - Plant Nutrients: Vitamin C (Demo Area)
1PM -  Recycled Planters (Maker Studio)
2PM - Respiration: Breathing Plants (Demo Area)
11 - 1PM & 2-4PM -  Invent A Habitat & Extreme Inventing (Spark!Lab)

Thursday Only
10 AM - 12 PM -  Pollinators: Friends of the Earth (KinderLab)**
10 AM - 12 PM - Plant Prints (Maker Studio)**
*Schedule subject to change.
**Early Childhood Programming Thursdays ONLY

Saturday, April 28,  2018*

11AM - Walk-Up Workshop: Hydroponic Planting (Demo Area)
12PM - Science Demo:  Plant Nutrients: Vitamin C (Demo Area)
1PM - Science Lab: Dissecting a Sheep Heart (Demo Area)
2PM - Walk-Up Workshop:  Hydroponic Planting (Demo Area)
2PM – Spark!Lab: Invent A Habitat & Extreme Inventing (Spark!Lab)
3PM – Maker Activity: Recycled Planters (Maker Studio)
*schedule subject to change