Science Center of Iowa Event Calendar

Saturday December 14, 2013

  • Breakfast with Santa
  • 8:00 AMThe Food Chain Cafe
  • Food, fun, science and Santa! It’s a holiday tradition at SCI. Gather the family and reserve your table today for Breakfast with Santa, where you will:

    • Enjoy a delicious buffet-style catered meal
    • Snap a picture with Santa and share your wish list
    • Catch The Polar Express in the Star Theater planetarium (Free screening is limited to 100 people. Details below.)
    • Explore SCI, see science demonstrations, live programs... and more!

    Reserve your table today online or by phone at 515-274-6868 ext. 222.

    Additional details and pricing at www.sciowa.org/breakfastwithsanta

    The Polar Express: Due to limited seating, RSVP for the free screening of The Polar Express in the Star Theater planetarium is required and limited to the first 100 people to purchase tickets. To RSVP, call the Sales Office at 515-274-6868 ext. 222.

     

    SCI’s Spirit of the Season holiday events are presented by Nationwide.

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  • Star Theater Spectacular
  • 10:30 AMStar Theater
  • See eye-popping space demos and other fun Star Theater features for an experience that’s out of this world!

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  • Dawn of the Space Age
  • 11:30 AMStar Theater
  • Travel through time to witness the Space Race between the USA and USSR, and see the status of space travel today. Sponsored by NASA. Program and location subject to change.

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  • Crazy Chemistry
  • 1:00 PMFounders 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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  • Black Holes: The Other Side of Infinity
  • 2:00 PMStar Theater
  • Experience one of the most mysterious – and misunderstood – wonders of the Universe. Narrated by Liam Neeson. Sponsored by NASA. Program and location subject to change.

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  • Engineering for Exploration
  • 3:00 PMJohn Deere Adventure Theater
  • Explorers must use innovative techniques and tools to meet the challenges of Earth exploration.  And as humans explore the Earth, we discover that our eco-zones are full of amazing examples of natural engineering.  In this program, discover the scientific principles that explain some of the engineering we see in nature and in the exploration of nature! 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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  • Polar and PJs
  • 6:00 PMStar Theater
  • Great for families and young children, Polar and PJs is an opportunity to see The Polar Express in the Star Theater for just $5!

    Register online today or call the SCI Sales Office at (515) 274-6868 ext. 222.

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