August 2014

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08/02/2014 - 9:30am to 3:00pm
Free eye screenings for visitors of all ages will be provided by Saving Sight on Saturday, August 2 (9:30am to 3pm) and Sunday, August 3 (11am to 3pm) in Room AB (Lower Level) of the Science Center.
 
 
08/02/2014 - 12:00pm to 3:00pm
Visit DINOSAURS IN MOTION from 12 to 3pm on Saturdays throughout the summer, and get hands-on with local artists! Artists will be on site in the exhibition with activities and demonstrations, so that you are you family can find out where art and science meet. Upcoming Creative Saturdays: June 14: David Steward, Lion Forge Comics June 21: Libby Reuter, Watershed Cairns June 28: Kristy Daum, Quilt Artist July 5: Maker Space July 12: Jeffery Johnson, Handmade Family July 19: Amber Bledsoe, Printmaker July 26: Suzanne Shenkman Designs August 2: Kristy Daum, Quilt Artist August 9: Suzanne Shenkman Designs August 16: Jeffery Johnson, Handmade Family August 23: Amber Bledsoe, Printmaker August 30: Chris Weiss, Arch Reactor, Local Hacker Space
 
 
08/02/2014 - 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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08/03/2014 - 11:00am to 3:00pm
Free eye screenings for visitors of all ages will be provided by Saving Sight on Saturday, August 2 (9:30am to 3pm) and Sunday, August 3 (11am to 3pm) in Room AB (Lower Level) of the Science Center.
 
 
 
08/05/2014 - 9:00am to 08/06/2014 - 8:00pm
 
 
Microsoft invites you to join us for a FREE 2-day camp for girls entering grades 8-12, which will be held August 5-6, 2014 at the Saint Louis Science Center. During the camp, the girls listen to women in technology and executive speakers, participate in technology tours and demonstrations, network, and learn through hands-on experience in workshops. For more information about DigiGirlz, click here. Register your interested camper by July 11, 2014. Space is limited and camp will fill up fast. There are several forms to complete and submit. To register, click here. For additional questions, please call 314.289.1459.
 
 
08/07/2014 - 9:30am to 8:00pm
Thursday evenings this summer, the entire Saint Louis Science Center will be open until 8pm for you to enjoy . You can visit DINOSAURS IN MOTION, our special exhibition featuring recycled metal sculptures with exposed mechanics inspired by actual fossils. You can see Titans of the Ice Age, D-Day: Normandy 1944 or Island of Lemurs: Madagascar in the OMNIMAX Theater. During evening hours, receive special rates to the OMNIMAX Theater and special exhibition. The James S. McDonnell Planetarium will highlight the popular Live Sky Tonight shows at 7pm . Don't forget to visit Experience Flight where you can choose your simulator experience or be the pilot or gunner in another fully immersive 360 simulator. Become a Life Science Lab expert. At the activity benches, you can see DNA without a microscope, examine your fingerprints, see your very own cheek cells under a microscope, solve a crime using paper chromatography, and meet planaria and other model organisms that scientists use in their studies of biology. The Discovery Room will have a special 5pm session during July for young learners as they begin to explore science and the exciting world around them, Your family will experience the remarkable natural world together in a nurturing child-friendly environment. So, don't worry if you can't make it by 5:30pm, we're open late 'til 8 on Thursdays!
 
 
 
08/09/2014 - 12:00pm to 3:00pm
Visit DINOSAURS IN MOTION from 12 to 3pm on Saturdays throughout the summer, and get hands-on with local artists! Artists will be on site in the exhibition with activities and demonstrations, so that you are you family can find out where art and science meet. Upcoming Creative Saturdays: June 14: David Steward, Lion Forge Comics June 21: Libby Reuter, Watershed Cairns June 28: Kristy Daum, Quilt Artist July 5: Maker Space July 12: Jeffery Johnson, Handmade Family July 19: Amber Bledsoe, Printmaker July 26: Suzanne Shenkman Designs August 2: Kristy Daum, Quilt Artist August 9: Suzanne Shenkman Designs August 16: Jeffery Johnson, Handmade Family August 23: Amber Bledsoe, Printmaker August 30: Chris Weiss, Arch Reactor, Local Hacker Space
 
 
08/09/2014 - 7:00pm to 11:00pm
Nova Nights: Shooting Stars Enjoy drinks, a classic science fiction movie and a sky full of shooting stars at Date Night on August 9 as we explore the Perseid Meteor Shower! Your admission to Nova Nights includes: A special presentation of the Live Sky Tonight featuring the Perseid Meteor Shower A classic science fiction movie - Logan's Run (1976) Cash bar Tickets: $10 in advance, $15 at the door 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.
 
 
 
08/06/2014 - 10:00am to 11:00am
On certain dates and times, the Science Center will offer Low Sensory Days in the DINOSAURS IN MOTION exhibition. During these times, the exhibition will have regular room lighting (not theatrical or strobe lighting) and the sounds on all videos and the dinosaurs will be off or very low. Please note, the dinosaurs in the exhibition make noise just from their movement, so the exhibition cannot be completely quiet. Those buying tickets at these times will be alerted to the exhibition conditions. Low Sensory Dates (10 - 11am): June 4 June 18 July 2 July 16 August 6 August 20
 
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08/11/2014 - 10:00am to 11:00am
Introducing Preschool Science Series, the perfect program for your young scientist! Preschool age children and their adult partner will explore, investigate, and do science together. Each session features a different topic, so you will want to attend often! Dates: 2nd, 3rd, and 4th Mondays of the month. Call reservations to confirm. Time: 10-11am Reservations: Call 314.289.4424, space is limited. One adult per 4 children required.
 
 
 
 
08/14/2014 - 9:30am to 8:00pm
Thursday evenings this summer, the entire Saint Louis Science Center will be open until 8pm for you to enjoy . You can visit DINOSAURS IN MOTION, our special exhibition featuring recycled metal sculptures with exposed mechanics inspired by actual fossils. You can see Titans of the Ice Age, D-Day: Normandy 1944 or Island of Lemurs: Madagascar in the OMNIMAX Theater. During evening hours, receive special rates to the OMNIMAX Theater and special exhibition. The James S. McDonnell Planetarium will highlight the popular Live Sky Tonight shows at 7pm . Don't forget to visit Experience Flight where you can choose your simulator experience or be the pilot or gunner in another fully immersive 360 simulator. Become a Life Science Lab expert. At the activity benches, you can see DNA without a microscope, examine your fingerprints, see your very own cheek cells under a microscope, solve a crime using paper chromatography, and meet planaria and other model organisms that scientists use in their studies of biology. The Discovery Room will have a special 5pm session during July for young learners as they begin to explore science and the exciting world around them, Your family will experience the remarkable natural world together in a nurturing child-friendly environment. So, don't worry if you can't make it by 5:30pm, we're open late 'til 8 on Thursdays!
 
 
08/14/2014 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm
Make slime, play with oobleck, pop rockets and more! Learn about different states of matter and the cool properties of plastic! Participants will take home their own hand made creation. Space is limited to 30 people, so reservations are required. cost is $3 for Members.
 
 
 
08/16/2014 - 12:00pm to 3:00pm
Visit DINOSAURS IN MOTION from 12 to 3pm on Saturdays throughout the summer, and get hands-on with local artists! Artists will be on site in the exhibition with activities and demonstrations, so that you are you family can find out where art and science meet. Upcoming Creative Saturdays: June 14: David Steward, Lion Forge Comics June 21: Libby Reuter, Watershed Cairns June 28: Kristy Daum, Quilt Artist July 5: Maker Space July 12: Jeffery Johnson, Handmade Family July 19: Amber Bledsoe, Printmaker July 26: Suzanne Shenkman Designs August 2: Kristy Daum, Quilt Artist August 9: Suzanne Shenkman Designs August 16: Jeffery Johnson, Handmade Family August 23: Amber Bledsoe, Printmaker August 30: Chris Weiss, Arch Reactor, Local Hacker Space
 
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08/18/2014 - 10:00am to 11:00am
Introducing Preschool Science Series, the perfect program for your young scientist! Preschool age children and their adult partner will explore, investigate, and do science together. Each session features a different topic, so you will want to attend often! Dates: 2nd, 3rd, and 4th Mondays of the month. Call reservations to confirm. Time: 10-11am Reservations: Call 314.289.4424, space is limited. One adult per 4 children required.
 
 
 
08/20/2014 - 10:00am to 11:00am
On certain dates and times, the Science Center will offer Low Sensory Days in the DINOSAURS IN MOTION exhibition. During these times, the exhibition will have regular room lighting (not theatrical or strobe lighting) and the sounds on all videos and the dinosaurs will be off or very low. Please note, the dinosaurs in the exhibition make noise just from their movement, so the exhibition cannot be completely quiet. Those buying tickets at these times will be alerted to the exhibition conditions. Low Sensory Dates (10 - 11am): June 4 June 18 July 2 July 16 August 6 August 20
 
 
08/21/2014 - 9:30am to 8:00pm
Thursday evenings this summer, the entire Saint Louis Science Center will be open until 8pm for you to enjoy . You can visit DINOSAURS IN MOTION, our special exhibition featuring recycled metal sculptures with exposed mechanics inspired by actual fossils. You can see Titans of the Ice Age, D-Day: Normandy 1944 or Island of Lemurs: Madagascar in the OMNIMAX Theater. During evening hours, receive special rates to the OMNIMAX Theater and special exhibition. The James S. McDonnell Planetarium will highlight the popular Live Sky Tonight shows at 7pm . Don't forget to visit Experience Flight where you can choose your simulator experience or be the pilot or gunner in another fully immersive 360 simulator. Become a Life Science Lab expert. At the activity benches, you can see DNA without a microscope, examine your fingerprints, see your very own cheek cells under a microscope, solve a crime using paper chromatography, and meet planaria and other model organisms that scientists use in their studies of biology. The Discovery Room will have a special 5pm session during July for young learners as they begin to explore science and the exciting world around them, Your family will experience the remarkable natural world together in a nurturing child-friendly environment. So, don't worry if you can't make it by 5:30pm, we're open late 'til 8 on Thursdays!
 
 
 
08/23/2014 - 12:00pm to 3:00pm
Visit DINOSAURS IN MOTION from 12 to 3pm on Saturdays throughout the summer, and get hands-on with local artists! Artists will be on site in the exhibition with activities and demonstrations, so that you are you family can find out where art and science meet. Upcoming Creative Saturdays: June 14: David Steward, Lion Forge Comics June 21: Libby Reuter, Watershed Cairns June 28: Kristy Daum, Quilt Artist July 5: Maker Space July 12: Jeffery Johnson, Handmade Family July 19: Amber Bledsoe, Printmaker July 26: Suzanne Shenkman Designs August 2: Kristy Daum, Quilt Artist August 9: Suzanne Shenkman Designs August 16: Jeffery Johnson, Handmade Family August 23: Amber Bledsoe, Printmaker August 30: Chris Weiss, Arch Reactor, Local Hacker Space
 
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08/25/2014 - 10:00am to 11:00am
Introducing Preschool Science Series, the perfect program for your young scientist! Preschool age children and their adult partner will explore, investigate, and do science together. Each session features a different topic, so you will want to attend often! Dates: 2nd, 3rd, and 4th Mondays of the month. Call reservations to confirm. Time: 10-11am Reservations: Call 314.289.4424, space is limited. One adult per 4 children required.
 
 
 
 
08/28/2014 - 9:30am to 8:00pm
Thursday evenings this summer, the entire Saint Louis Science Center will be open until 8pm for you to enjoy . You can visit DINOSAURS IN MOTION, our special exhibition featuring recycled metal sculptures with exposed mechanics inspired by actual fossils. You can see Titans of the Ice Age, D-Day: Normandy 1944 or Island of Lemurs: Madagascar in the OMNIMAX Theater. During evening hours, receive special rates to the OMNIMAX Theater and special exhibition. The James S. McDonnell Planetarium will highlight the popular Live Sky Tonight shows at 7pm . Don't forget to visit Experience Flight where you can choose your simulator experience or be the pilot or gunner in another fully immersive 360 simulator. Become a Life Science Lab expert. At the activity benches, you can see DNA without a microscope, examine your fingerprints, see your very own cheek cells under a microscope, solve a crime using paper chromatography, and meet planaria and other model organisms that scientists use in their studies of biology. The Discovery Room will have a special 5pm session during July for young learners as they begin to explore science and the exciting world around them, Your family will experience the remarkable natural world together in a nurturing child-friendly environment. So, don't worry if you can't make it by 5:30pm, we're open late 'til 8 on Thursdays!
 
 
 
08/30/2014 - 12:00pm to 3:00pm
Visit DINOSAURS IN MOTION from 12 to 3pm on Saturdays throughout the summer, and get hands-on with local artists! Artists will be on site in the exhibition with activities and demonstrations, so that you are you family can find out where art and science meet. Upcoming Creative Saturdays: June 14: David Steward, Lion Forge Comics June 21: Libby Reuter, Watershed Cairns June 28: Kristy Daum, Quilt Artist July 5: Maker Space July 12: Jeffery Johnson, Handmade Family July 19: Amber Bledsoe, Printmaker July 26: Suzanne Shenkman Designs August 2: Kristy Daum, Quilt Artist August 9: Suzanne Shenkman Designs August 16: Jeffery Johnson, Handmade Family August 23: Amber Bledsoe, Printmaker August 30: Chris Weiss, Arch Reactor, Local Hacker Space
 
 
08/30/2014 - 1:30pm to 3:30pm
Join us for a hands-on experience of the cardiovascular system, offered by the Young Scientist Program of Washington University School of Medicine, using real, human anatomical specimens. This is the first of a series of four sessions. Ideal for parents and their children, 5th grade and over. Click here for more family science program information. Location: Life Science Lab, First Level Saint Louis Science Center Cost: $10 ($8 Members) per person per session $35 ($30 Members) per person for all 4 sessions) Reservations: Call 314.289.4424
 
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