Science Center of Iowa Event Calendar

Saturday October 27, 2012

  • Spooky Science
  • All Day 
  • 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!

    Spooky Science activities include:

    • A costume contest, featuring discounted admission for all dressed-up guests
    • 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
    • Mad science experiments with ISU Chemistry Community Learning
    • Spooky specimens provided by Des Moines University medical students

    Spooky Science activities are included with general admission to SCI; always free for members!

     

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  • Storytime Under the Stars
  • 10:30 AMStar Theater
  • Our youngest visitors can bring their imaginations as an SCI Programs Team member reads under the starry skies.

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  • Crazy Chemistry
  • 11:30 AMFounders Hall
  • Come check out the colorful, ooey-gooey and other fun experiments we'll mix up.  Program and location subject to change.

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  • Deep Freeze
  • 1:00 PMJohn Deere Adventure Theater
  • Get ready for chills and thrills as we showcase awesome demos with dry ice and liquid nitrogen.  Program and location subject to change.

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  • Glow in the Dark Science
  • 2:00 PMJohn Deere Adventure Theater
  • Witness ghostly glow in the dark experiments and even learn how to make your very own glow in the dark substances in this Spooky Science exclusive science presentation! Program and location subject to change.

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  • Bump in the Night
  • 3:00 PMStar Theater
  • Join a nighttime adventure in the Star Theater that uncovers what is behind the things that go bump in the night. Program and location subject to change.

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  • Iowa Skies Tonight
  • 4:00 PMStar Theater
  • Locate constellations and planets, and hear myths of the night sky in this live planetarium program. Program and location subject to change.

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