Great Lakes Science Center is proud to be one of the community partners hosting the 2021 NFL Draft celebration. The Science Center will be closed April 12 - May 14 for the event and the activities surrounding it.  We have special football themed Curiosity Corner Live! programming throughout our closure. Join us and the Pro Football Hall of Fame at 10 a.m. on Monday, Wednesday and Friday April 19 - May 14 on YouTube to learn about the science behind sports. 

We look forward to reopening on Saturday, May 15 with a special Members Only Reopening Celebration 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Learn more and reserve your tickets here. 

Our normal summer hours will resume on Sunday, May 16, Monday - Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday, noon to 5 p.m. Join us for a summer of Science Under the Sun activities, included with general admission. Advanced tickets will be required and our health and safety protocols, including face masks and temperature checks, will remain in place. 

Curiosity Corner LIVE! Celebrating Football with Jeff Garcia
Great Lakes Science Center's CEO and President, Kirsten Ellenbogen is proud to interview NFL alumnus Jeff Garcia. They discuss his time spent in Cleveland and the NFL, why STEM is so important in athletics and his current ventures.

Curiosity Corner LIVE! Celebrating Football with Tony Cassillas
Great Lakes Science Center's CEO and President, Kirsten Ellenbogen is proud to interview NFL alumnus Tony Cassillas. They discuss his time spent in the NFL, why STEM is so important with his family and what he is currently doing.


Curiosity Corner Live! Celebrates: National Astronaut Day
We are celebrating National Astronaut Day, honoring the 60th anniversary of human spaceflight: Astronaut Alan Shephard's Historic Launch in 1961 to become the 1st American in space. We will talk with trailblazers who have reached for the stars, and read stories that inspire us to dream big. Joining us in our celebration are Tierra Haynes, author of “The Adventures of Us: Getting to Know Dr. Guion Bluford Jr.” and Dr. Julian Earls, physicist, former director of NASA Glenn Research Center, and most recently an executive at Cleveland State University. Then we are celebrating with Doug Wheelock, engineer, aviator, Army officer, and astronaut.


Curiosity Corner LIVE! Celebrating Football: Collisions
Thank you to the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton, Ohio for sharing their curriculum with us so we can share the Science of Football with you! Join Andy as we calculate the energy used in different types of collisions on and off the field.


Curiosity Corner LIVE! Celebrating Football: Trajectory
Thank you to the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton, Ohio for sharing their curriculum with us so we can share the Science of Football with you! Join Andy as we follow the path a football takes and learn how to calculate its trajectory.


Curiosity Corner LIVE! Celebrating Football: The Shape of a Football
Thank you to the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton, Ohio for sharing their curriculum with us so we can share the Science of Football with you! Join Joy as we take an in-depth look at why footballs have their unique and iconic shape!

  


Curiosity Corner LIVE! Celebrating Football: Weather Observations
Thank you to the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton, Ohio for sharing their curriculum with us so we can share the Science of Football with you! Join Jared, the "Science Viking" as we learn how to safely observe weather so we can determine when it's safe to play outside!


Curiosity Corner LIVE! Celebrating Football: Momentum 
Thank you to the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton, Ohio for sharing their curriculum with us so we can share the Science of Football with you! Join Andy as we explore math and physics to calculate momentum in a football game.


Curiosity Corner LIVE! Celebrating Football: Mascot Classifications
Thank you to the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton, Ohio for sharing their curriculum with us so we can share the Science of Football with you! Join Joy as we have fun sorting and classifying popular mascots.


Curiosity Corner LIVE! Celebrating Football: Designer Cleats
Thank you to the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton, Ohio for sharing their curriculum with us so we can share the Science of Football with you! Our "Science Viking" Jared will explore the engineering behind cleats and how they help the players.


Curiosity Corner LIVE! Celebrating Football: Football Tessellations

Thank you to the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton, Ohio for sharing their curriculum with us so we can share the science of football with you! Grab some paper, scissors, tape and a pencil and join Andy to make football themed tessellation art.

 

Looking for even more science content while we are away? Check out Curiosity Corner Live and our monthly themed videos here.