Science Center of Iowa Event Calendar

Saturday August 30, 2014

  • Bump in the Night
  • 9:30 AMStar Theater
  • Join a nighttime adventure in the Star Theater that uncovers what is behind the things that go bump in the night.

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  • Meet Stuffee
  • 10:30 AMJohn Deere Adventure Theater
  • Young visitors can explore how the human body works with a large, soft sculpture doll.

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  • Deep Freeze
  • 11:30 AMJohn Deere Adventure Theater
  • Get ready for chills and thrills as we showcase awesome demos with dry ice and liquid nitrogen.

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  • Crazy Chemistry
  • 1:00 PMJohn Deere Adventure Theater
  • Come check out the colorful, ooey-gooey and other fun experiments we'll mix up.

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  • Meet the Makers - Extended Activities
  • 1:00 PMFounders Hall
  • Each Tuesday through Saturday from 1:00-3:00 pm, meet the Makers-In-Residence and try your hand at extended Making activities based on these themes:

    • May 31–June 7: Make Something — An Introduction to Making
    • June 821: Playing with Phenomena
    • June 22July 5: Electromechanical Creations
    • July 619: Action-Reaction
    • July 20August 2: Hack-Deconstruct
    • August 316: Robotics & Coding
    • August 1730: Synthesizing Sound
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  • Fire Works
  • 2:00 PMJohn Deere Adventure Theater
  • From things that glow to things that explode, this program is a real blast!

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  • Cold Blooded Critters
  • 3:00 PMJohn Deere Adventure Theater
  • Meet and get the chance to touch some of SCI’s resident reptiles and amphibians.

     

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  • Back To The Moon For Good
  • 4:00 PMStar Theater
  • Discover how international teams are attempting to be the first to land a robotic spacecraft on the Moon as they compete for the Google Lunar XPRIZE.

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