Science Center of Iowa Event Calendar

Saturday January 5, 2013

  • Space Spectacular Day
  • All Day 
  • Join us Saturday, January 5, to celebrate space exploration with special space-themed activities and live programming! Plus, take advantage of your last chance to see traveling exhibition Facing Mars before it leaves SCI!

    Create your own mission patch, train like an astronaut, see the special NASA Shuttle Legacy Exhibit: Conquering Low Earth Orbit in Why the Sky?, take part in a special telescope workshop with Des Moines Astronomical Society, experience traveling exhibition Facing Mars and more!

    Space Spectacular programming and activities are included with SCI admission. Facing Mars tickets available at an additional cost; free for SCI members.

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Saturday January 26, 2013

  • Real World Design Challenge
  • All DayPrincipal Hall
  • Real World Design Challenge is a competition for teams of high school students to engineer a design that addresses a challenge faced by leading transportation industries.  On January 26, SCI will host a statewide competition where teams from across Iowa will present about their designs. The winning team will progress to the national competition in Washington DC.  These presentations are open to the public.

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