April 2014

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04/04/2014 - 6:00pm to 10:00pm
Join us for a robot invasion! Robots created by local maker groups and FIRST® robotics teams will invade the Science Center! Enjoy numerous activities throughout the Science Center, including a free Public Telescope Viewing with the St. Louis Astronomical Society and a free science fiction film at 10pm.
 
 
04/05/2014 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Ever wonder what dinosaurs ate for dinner? Join Science Center staff as we explore dinosaur dinner menus and how their teeth were adapted to specific meals. You will even make your own cast of a real dinosaur tooth! Designed for families with children 5 and up.
 
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04/11/2014 - 7:00pm to 11:00pm
Enjoy Date Night at the Saint Louis Science Center on April 11 as we celebrate two astronomical events – the closest approach of Mars and Earth for two years and a total Lunar Eclipse. Bring your date to enjoy a romantic evening under the stars of the James S. McDonnell Planetarium. Your admission to Nova Nights includes: A special presentation of The Live Sky Tonight featuring Mars at its brightest and a total Lunar Eclipse A classic science fiction movie - The First Men in the Moon (1964) Cash bar Tickets: $10 in advance, $15 at the door Location: James S. McDonnell Planetarium Time: Doors open at 7 p.m. This is a 21 and older event. Seating is limited. Reservations are encouraged. For more information or to purchase your tickets, call 314.289.4424. Click here for more information.
 
 
04/12/2014 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
The Science Center is home to many cute and curious creatures. Observe our amphibians and their unique characteristics using special laboratory equipment. Learn to care for and take home your very own amphibious friend! Cost: $10 per person
 
 
04/12/2014 - 1:30pm to 3:30pm
Family Med School Labs - The Anatomy of the Human Brain and Head Injury Join us for a discussion of the brain and nervous system, offered by the Adventures in Medicine and Science program of Saint Louis University School of Medicine using real, human anatomical specimens. This is followed by a hands-on dissection of a sheep brain. This is the third of a series of four sessions. Ideal for parents and their children, 5th grade and over. Time of event: 1:30-3:30 p.m. Location: Life Science Lab Classroom, Saint Louis Science Center Price: $12 per person per session ($10 for Science Center Members); $46 per person for all sessions ($38 for Science Center Members) Reservations: Please call 314.289.4424 to make your reservations. For more indepth information, please call 314.289.4472.
 
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04/24/2014 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
Join us for an advance Member screening of the newest OMNIMAX® film D-Day: Normandy 1944! For Member Previews, you will not need to use vouchers or Explorer Points for your free tickets. Popcorn and soda will be provided! The Loft will be open if you’d like to buy additional refreshments with your Member discount. Space is limited so reservations are required. Call 314.289.4424 to make yours today!
 
 
04/24/2014 - 8:00pm to 9:00pm
Join us for an advance Member screening of the newest OMNIMAX® film D-Day: Normandy 1944! For Member Previews, you will not need to use vouchers or Explorer Points for your free tickets. Popcorn and soda will be provided! The Loft will be open if you’d like to buy additional refreshments with your Member discount. Space is limited so reservations are required. Call 314.289.4424 to make yours today!
 
 
04/25/2014 - 6:00pm to 11:00pm
Join us for the DINOSAURS IN MOTION Lock-In April 25, and see some the largest and most ferocious creatures of the land and sea come to life through animations, sculpture and art! This Lock-In will also explore the Fossil Prep Lab in the Ecology and Environment gallery. You have the opportunity to participate in a simple machines program and ‘craft’ activities. And don’t miss this chance to see Sea Monsters in the OMNIMAX® Theater! To reserve your spot call 314.289.4424. Check –In for the Lock-In is from 5-6pm on Friday, April 25. Activities begin at 6pm and the Lock-In ends at 11pm. A pizza dinner and snack will be provided. At least one chaperone is required for every 5 children under 18 years old. For more information, call 314.289.4424.
 
 
04/26/2014 - 10:30am to 4:00pm
Presented in partnership with the American Chemical Society, Chemists Celebrate Earth Day (CCED) 2014 seeks to bring international focus to environmental causes, such as clean air, water, and energy. At this event, presenters will offer tabletop demonstrations and educational resources to illustrate the positive role that chemistry plays in preserving the Earth. Visit the Science Center and get hands on with Earth Day Science!
 
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