Join us for family friendly fun Friday, November 24, Saturday, November 25 and Sunday, November 26!

The dishes are done, the leftovers are packed up and the football games are over, but you’ve still got a house full of relatives and friends for the weekend. What can you do that everyone will agree on? Bring the family to Turkey Tech at Great Lakes Science Center! Feed your curiosity with holiday-themed interactive activities and demonstrations including the Egg Drop Challenge, Flight of the Turkeys robotics activity, and our Kitchen Chemisty Show!

All activities are included in general admission!

​​Saturday, November 25 only - we will be screening John Candy classics, "Uncle Buck" and "Planes, Trains and Automobiles" for our Take Two! Double Feature in the Cleveland Clinic DOME Theater. Reserve your seats today! 

 

Physics of Flight Science Spectacular
Location: Cleveland Creates Zone, Level 1
Times:
Friday and Saturday: 2:15 p.m.
Sunday: 3:15 p.m.
Physics, flight and technology collide! Using physics, we attempt to answer the age-old question; can turkeys fly?

Kitchen Chemistry Show
Location: Cleveland Creates Zone, Level 1
Times:
Friday and Saturday: 12:15 p.m.
Sunday: 2:15 p.m.
Stop by to see how science can help you prepare the perfect feast. From color to energy, uncover the mysteries behind how chemicals and science work in your kitchen.

NEORSD Wonders of Water Workshop
Location: Demonstration Labs, Level 2
Times:
Friday and Saturday: 11 a.m.
Sunday: 1 p.m.
Experience the wonders of water in this fun, hands-on family workshop sponsored by the Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District (NEORSD). We’ll explore water filtration and other technology that helps make our lake great.

BASF Kids’ Lab: Chemistry is Bananas (or Yams)
Location: Demonstration Labs, Level 2
Times:
Friday and Saturday: 1 p.m.
Sunday: 4 p.m.
What do you have in common with that yam on your dinner plate? Trade in your chef’s hat for a lab coat in order to answer this question and more; brought to you by BASF.

Egg Drop Challenge
Location:  Mezzanine and Promenade
Times:
Friday and Saturday: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Sunday: 1-4 p.m.
Protect your egg from a 62 foot drop! Work as a team to design and create the perfect contraption to protect your delicate egg.

Makey Makey Piano Cart
Location: BioMedTech Gallery, Level 1
Times: 
Friday and Saturday: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Sunday: 1-4 p.m.
Gourds and other produce become the piano keys while you explore circuits and use the electricity in your fingertips to make music.

Flight of the Turkey: Robots
Location: BioMedTech Gallery, Level 1
Times:
Friday and Saturday: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Sunday: 1-4 p.m.
Pick your robot and try your hand at making it crawl, roll, or perhaps even fly through an obstacle course. Learn how animals inspire technology and locomotion.

Magna-Train Cart
Location: NASA Glenn Visitor Center, Level 1
Times:
Friday and Saturday: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Sunday: 1-4 p.m.
Explore the close relationship between electricity and magnetism, and uncover the truth behind how trains and other automotive machines work using energy.