September 2016

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09/02/2016 -
6:00pm to 10:00pm
Celebrate the 50th anniversary of Star Trek and explore how the science fiction of Star Trek has influenced the science fact of today! Learn about real treks in space from astronaut Tom Jones and experience how humans explore space through the Omnimax film, Space Station.
 
 
09/03/2016 -
1:00pm to 2:00pm
Ever wonder about the mysterious lives of dinosaurs? Wonder no more! Join us as we explore the mysterious lives of dinosaurs. Discover how dinosaurs ate, learn about dinosaur anatomy, and examine real fossils. Plus, make your own cast of a real dinosaur tooth! The program is fun for kids, families and adults. Tickets are $7 per person ($5 for members) and space is limited so be sure to get tickets today! Date: 1st Saturday of every month in 2016 Time: 1-2pm Location: Dana Brown Fossil Prep Lab on Lower Level *This program is designed for children ages 5+ accompanied by an adult One adult per four children is required. For more information and to purchase tickets, call 314.289.4424.
 
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09/06/2016 - 9:30am to 09/13/2016 - 5:30pm
 
 
The James S. McDonnell Planetarium will be closed for upgrades and maintenance of the star projector. The main building of the Science Center is open as usual. Sorry for any inconvenience.
 
 
 
 
09/08/2016 -
10:00am to 4:00pm
The OSIRIS-Rex will trek into space and bring back a piece of an asteroid. The NASA mission will be featured during star shows. Plus, special activities and demonstrations in the Planetarium lobby.
 
 
 
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09/06/2016 - 9:30am to 09/13/2016 - 5:30pm
 
 
The James S. McDonnell Planetarium will be closed for upgrades and maintenance of the star projector. The main building of the Science Center is open as usual. Sorry for any inconvenience.
 
 
09/14/2016 -
9:30am to 4:30pm
To better serve you, we will be closed for staff training. We will reopen at 9:30 am the following day.
 
 
 
 
09/17/2016 -
10:00am to 4:00pm
Join us and our community partners in safely observing the Sun (weather permitting) and participate in activities that will focus on the Sun. Where: James S. McDonnell Planetarium
 
 
 
 
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09/18/2016 -
11:00am to 4:00pm
Join us for our 3rd annual Electric Vehicle Car Show featuring high performance Tesla cars to homemade conversion cars. This is a family friendly way to learn more about EV cars. Where: Planetarium Parking Lot
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
09/24/2016 -
1:00pm to 3:00pm
Family Med. School: FUNdamentals Interested in a medicine and anatomy? Get hands-on experience with researchers from anatomy and physiology experts from Adventures in Medicine and Science (AIMS), Washington University. Each of our four sessions will explore a different body system. Join us for discussions involving medically important disease prevention and ways to stay healthy and injury-free! This is a great mentoring and fact-finding mission for adolescents with a casual interest in the field or to test the waters of a medical career. Ideal for parents and their children, 5th grade and over. Location: Life Science Lab, First Level, Saint Louis Science Center Cost: $16 per person members $18 per person nonmembers For all 4 sessions- $60 per person for member For all 4 sessions - $65 per person for nonmembers Reservations: To reserve your tickets, please call our Public Programs Department at 314.289.4439. For more information, please call 314.289.4430. Parents must register to participate with their children.
 
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