We Heart Tech

Friday, February 14 through Monday, February 17

All you need is love...and Science! Great Lakes Science Center's We Heart Tech event is filled with sweet programs, workshops you'll definitely fall for and special Big Science Shows that will get your heart racing! 

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Under the Big Top Science Show
Location: Curiosity Carnival, Reinberger Hall, Lower Level
Friday - Saturday at 11:15 a.m., Sunday at 1:15 p.m., Monday at 11:15 a.m.
Witness feats of physics and the curiosities of chemistry in this special large spectacle science demonstration that is sure to entertain the entire family.

Lift Off Big Science Show
Location: Cleveland Creates Zone, Level 1
Friday - Saturday at 2:15 p.m., Sunday at 3:15 p.m., Monday at 2:15 p.m.
NASA Glenn Visitor Center at Great Lakes Science Center is the ideal spot to learn about the work being done to return to the moon. This explosively fun demonstration will take you on a journey through rockets and rocket science and highlight the accomplishment behind the Centuar rocket.

BASF Genetic Investigation Workshop
Location: Demonstration Labs, Level 2
Friday - Saturday at noon, Sunday at 2 p.m., Monday at noon
Explore the human genome by using chemistry to liberate your own DNA and learn about how science and technology are being used in the biomedical industry. Learn about the structure of DNA and how it works to make you the person you are.

NEORSD Wonders of Water Workshop
Location: Demonstration Labs, Level 2
Friday - Saturday at 3 p.m., Sunday at 4 p.m., Monday at 3 p.m.
What’s in your water? Learn about the incredible work being done in your own backyard by the Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District (NEORSD) to preserve and protect our environment. Learn about the hidden mysteries lurking beneath the surface of the water.

Makey Makey Mario
Location: BioMedical Technology Gallery, Level 1
Friday - Saturday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Sunday from 1-4 p.m., Monday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
How do video controllers work? We turn your favorite video controller inside out to explore the engineering and circuitry behind these popular devices. We challenge you to a friendly competition as you use unexpected materials to control the game.

Wonders of Wind
Location: Wintergarden, Lower Level
Friday - Saturday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Sunday from 1-4 p.m., Monday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
You become the engineer to design, build, and test different materials and shapes of turbine blades to generate the most energy. Be sure to check out the Environmental Dashboard exhibit to learn more about alternative energy and what you can do to help keep our Great Lake great.

Robots on Mars
Location: NASA Glenn Visitor Center, Discover Gallery, Level 1
Friday - Saturday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Sunday from 1-4 p.m., Monday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Calling all coders! We transport you to the surface of Mars and put you in the driver’s seat to control robots as you explore the Martian surface. Pick up a controller and teleoperate or challenge your skills through block coding to program your robot to cross the surface safely.