Science Center of Iowa Event Calendar

Tuesday March 8, 2016

  • Science Storytime
  • 10:30 AMWhat on Earth?
  • Specially designed for our youngest visitors! Bring your imagination for fun science stories and try out a related hands-on activity.

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  • The Zula Patrol: Under the Weather
  • 11:00 AMStar Theater
  • When weather is stolen from the solar system planets, the Zula Patrol comes to the rescue! Sponsored by NASA and Variety Club. Program and location subject to change.

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  • Zap
  • 11:30 AMJohn Deere Adventure Theater
  • Investigate the world of electrons and electricity for a hair-raising experience! Program and location subject to change.

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  • WHO-HD Live Weather Forecast
  • 12:00 PMWHO-HD Weather Studio
  • Here’s your chance to help a WHO-HD Ch. 13 meteorologist give today’s live forecast as you learn about weather! Program and location subject to change.

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  • First Alert Storm School, WHO-HD Channel 13
  • 1:00 PMWHO-HD Weather Studio
  • Experiment with a Channel 13 meteorologist to learn the whys behind our weather. Program and location subject to change.

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  • Dawn of the Space Age
  • 2:00 PMStar 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
  • 2:30 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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  • Violent Universe
  • 3:00 PM 
  • Catch a glimpse of the immense power of the enigmatic forces of our starlit sky—from black holes to exploding stars!

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  • Meet Stuffee
  • 3:30 PMFounders Hall
  • Young visitors can explore how the human body works with a large, soft sculpture doll.  This program and location is subject to change. Program and location subject to change.

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  • Cafe Scientifique - Media in the Metro: A Tale of Two Cities
  • 5:30 PM 
  • POSTPONED: Due to illness, the speaker has requested to POSTPONE this event. We will update with a new date as soon as it is determined. Sorry for the inconvenience!

     

    Presenter: Lawrence Cunningham, Iowa State Daily General Manager

    Local news organizations guide public perception of the community, sharing the latest “Best Of” accolade and No. 1 ranking — alongside stories of racism that ultimately fracture the city’s diverse demographics. This dichotomy of balancing news and representing diverse populations has shaped the role of media outlets, especially as they adapt to today’s evolving social and business climates.

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