April Health & Wellness Month
Let's move it, move it! We kick it up a notch as we celebrate World Health Day this April. Watch our energy explode at the Energize It! Show. Discover the importance of a healthy heart in our Heart Dissection Workshop. Learn how to code and test a fitness tracker in our MicroBit Coding Workshop. All activities are included with general admission unless otherwise noted.

Please note that the Science Center is closed on April 4 for Easter and April 12 - May 14 for the NFL Draft. Learn more.

Energize It! Science Show
Saturdays and Sundays, 11:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m.
What is energy and how do we use it? Energy is all around us as we investigate how it can transform in a variety of ways, sometimes with explosive results!

Heart Dissection Family Workshop ($10 per person)
Saturdays and Sundays, 1 p.m.
Participants will learn about the anatomy of the heart and learn how staying active can keep our hearts healthy. Advanced registration is recommended. Register here.

MicroBit Coding Family Workshop ($10 per person)
Saturdays and Sundays at 3 p.m.
Families will get hands-on with technology and learn how to use block coding to create and test a fitness tracker of their own design. Advanced registration is recommended. Register here.

Health and safety procedures will be in place for all shows and workshops, including facemasks for all staff and participants, social distancing and seating with household groups only. PPE including goggles, gloves and lab coats will be provided as needed.


Not quite ready to visit? Check out our themed, monthly at home activities with Great Lakes Science Center Live!


April Health & Wellness Month is sponsored by: