CLEVELAND, OH – Feed your family’s curiosity this Thanksgiving weekend during Turkey Tech at Great Lakes Science Center!
Guests of all ages will enjoy holiday-themed, interactive activities, demonstrations and science shows from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, November 23 and Saturday, November 24 and noon to 5 p.m. Sunday, November 25.
Feast on a full complement of hands-on fun, including the BASF Kitchen Chemistry Lab which uncovers the mysteries behind how chemicals and science work in your kitchen, and the Physics of Flight Science Spectacular, where physics will determine if turkeys really can fly!
Experiment with buoyancy and balance as you design and build your own Thanksgiving “float,” and test your design in our wind column. Use LEGO EV3 robots to learn about coding in a Football Fantasy activity where you control the game and move your ‘bot across the goal line, and exercise your creativity by adding to our Tech-nol-o-“tree” community build project of circuits and lights. And, the Airborne Avian Show will put simple machines front and center while technology and physics are used to launch large and small “birds.”
Turkey Tech weekend is also the perfect opportunity to visit Grossology: The (Impolite) Science of the Human Body, running now through January 6. Guests can learn all about how their digestive system processes all that Thanksgiving turkey and pumpkin pie, along with all the other stinky, slimy, oozy and crusty questions they might have about the human body.
(Editor’s Note: The Science Center’s fall/winter operating hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday and noon to 5 p.m. on Sundays. The Science Center is closed on Mondays and during all Cleveland Browns home games. The Science Center is also closed on Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.)
About Great Lakes Science Center
Great Lakes Science Center, home of the NASA Glenn Visitor Center, makes science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) come alive for more than 300,000 visitors a year through hundreds of hands-on exhibits, temporary exhibitions, the Cleveland Clinic DOME Theater, Steamship William G. Mather, daily science demonstrations, seasonal camps, and more. The Science Center is funded in part by the citizens of Cuyahoga County through Cuyahoga Arts and Culture. Visit GreatScience.com for more information.