Science Comes Alive!

Watch entertaining and educational live science demonstrations performed right before your eyes. Discover the magical world of bubbles, learn about space and aeronautics, uncover the “shocking truth” behind electricity and more. Daily science demonstrations and programs are free with paid general admission.

Time and topic is subject to change*

October 16

 It's Electric  11:15 a.m.

 Energize It  1:15 p.m.

October 17

 It's Electric  11:15 a.m.

 Bubblemania  1:15 p.m.

October 18

 It's Electric  11:15 a.m.

 Force and Motion  1:15 p.m.

October 19

 Seeing Sound  11:15 a.m.

 Energize It  12:15 p.m.

October 20

 Force and Motion  11:15 a.m.

 Lift Off Big Science Show  2:15 p.m.

October 21

 Bubblemania  1:15 p.m.

 CryoBlast Big Science Show  3:15 p.m.

October 23

 It's Electric  11:15 a.m.

 Seeing Sound  1:15 p.m.

October 24

 Bubblemania  11:15 a.m. 

 Force and Motion  12:15 p.m.

October 25

 Bubblemania  11:15 a.m.

 Energize It  12:15 p.m.

October 26

 Magic of Matter  11:15 a.m.

 Seeing Sound  12:15 p.m.

October 27-28  Spooktacular Science!
October 30

 It's Electric  11:15 a.m.

 Bubblemania  1:15 p.m.

October 31

 It's Electric  11:15 a.m.

 Magic of Matter  1:15 p.m.

November 1

 It's Electric  11:15 a.m.

 Seeing Sound  1:15 p.m.

November 2

 Bubblemania  11:15 a.m.

 Magic of Matter  12:15 p.m.

November 3

 Force and Motion  11:15 a.m.

 Lift Off Big Science Show  2:15 p.m.

 

Strange Science

Strange Science

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A medley of big, messy and wild experiments that take science to the extremes! See a giant oil drum get crushed, watch as one of our courageous staff gets onto a bed of nails and see a Mentos and Diet Coke explosion!

CryoBlast

CryoBlast

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Our coolest Big Science Show—and by using all that super-cold liquid nitrogen in the show, we mean this literally! Have a real “blast” where freezing, breaking, launching and exploding stuff is the norm!

Liftoff!

Liftoff!

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The first step in space travel is getting off the ground, and dramatic displays of chemistry and physics principles are the stars of this show. From simple pressure rockets that show basic thrust, to actual fuel-burning “boosters,” things will go up and come down, fly overhead and go flash . . . and bang!

Bubblemania!

Bubblemania!

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Become “Bubbleologists” and discover what makes bubbles good, clean fun and explore how bubbles work. This show is popular with our youngest visitors, but is sure to please visitors of all ages!

It's Electric

It's Electric

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What is electricity? How do we get and use it? This shockingly fun demonstration activates historically significant equipment to illustrate the amazing effects of electrical energy transfer and transformation that is sure to spark curiosity.

Magic of Matter

Magic of Matter

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What’s the matter with matter? We de-mystify the mystery of matter while exploring and experimenting with physical changes.  We’ll uncover the truth behind why some materials behave in unexpected ways.