Explore energy all December long at the Science Center! All activities are included with general admission unless otherwise noted.

Energize It Big Science Show
Wednesday - Friday: 1 p.m.
Saturday - Sunday: 2 p.m.

Energy is all around us! We transform energy with explosive results using thermal, chemical, potential and kinetic energy.

Squishy Circuits Cart sponsored by BASF
Friday - Sunday: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Note: Offered Daily from Monday, December 20 through Friday, December 31, with the exception of Christmas Eve and Christmas Day

Conduct an experiment with LEDs and discover if everyday objects and materials can be used in a circuit.

Carpet Skating
Offered Daily 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. from Monday, December 20 through Friday, December 31, with the exception of Christmas Eve and Christmas Day

Experience the science of friction in this indoor skating activity - no snow required!

Family Dissection Workshop: Owl Pellet Dissection ($10 per person, $8 members)
Saturday - Sunday: 1 p.m.

Learn about an owl’s diet and how they digest their food by examining owl pellets. Can you figure out what the owl ate from what it left behind? Dissection Workshops are for visitors ages 7 and up. Register here.

Candy Loves Chemistry BASF Workshop
Wednesday - Friday: 2:30 p.m.

Explore the chemistry behind some of our favorite colorful candy. Just add water and watch as sweet surprises unfold and letters levitate!

STEM Storytime & Lab
Wednesday: 11 a.m.

Perfect for little scientists! Join our STEM staff for a special story and hands-on activity. Discover how energy makes light and sounds, how thermal energy can change the color of slime, how we need energy to move, and how energy can transfer from one object to another. This month's story book is called Energy Makes Things Happen! Recommended for ages 0-5.