Spooky Science

Saturday, October 28
10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Hair-raising experiments, bubbling potions and visual illusions abound during Spooky Science at the Science Center of Iowa! Dust the cobwebs off of your costume and join us on October 28 to trick-or-treat your way throughout the building and experience themed programming!

Wear your costume, and receive $1 off general admission to SCI.

Spooky Science activities include:

  • A meet-and-greet with SCI’s own creepy crawly critters
  • Live experiments that fizz, bubble and ooze
  • "Spookified" live programming
  • Trick-or-treating around SCI, featuring candy and other giveaways

Spooky Science Partners:

  • Des Moines University: Get up close with brains and other medical specimens, and learn about them from medical students!
  • Gregg Bensink, licensed taxidermist: See unique taxidermy specimens and flesh-eating bugs!
  • ISU Chemistry Community Learning: Make slime and see experiments featuring liquid nitrogen and dry ice, strong bubbles, "genie in a bottle," elephant toothpaste and more!

Spooky Science activities are included with general admission to SCI; always free for members! Not a member? Become a member today and save!