March 2013

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03/01/2013 - 6:00pm to 10:00pm
Learn about the real dinosaurs of Jurassic Park from Dr. Michael Morales, Geology Museum Director at Emporia State University. Explore what it’s like to excavate and study dinosaur fossils in our interactive dig site and prep lab. Debate chaos theory and see a screening of the original Jurassic Park (1993).
 
 
03/02/2013 - 10:00am to 4:00pm
NeuroDay is a free brain science expo that features hands-on activities, giveaways, exhibitor booths, demonstrations and presentations by local scientists and high school neuroscience students. It is a rare opportunity for the public to learn about the human brain, the nervous system, neurological disorders and cutting-edge brain research. You can hold a real human brain, trick your senses with optical illusions, and get dizzy with vision-distortion goggles! Come exercise your brain with us!
 
 
03/02/2013 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Dino Dinners, an exciting new program, offers visitors a chance to dive deeper into dinosaur diets and make a cast of a real dinosaur tooth on the 1st Saturday of every month! The program is fun for kids, families and adults. Tickets are $5 per person and space is limited so be sure to get tickets today!
 
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03/06/2013 - 9:30am to 4:30pm
 
 
03/07/2013 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm
The Saint Louis Science Center hosts the third annual Jazz Under the Stars Fly Me to the Moon, emceed by St. Louis Public Radio's Veronique LaCapra. Join the Young Friends of the Saint Louis Science Center, the Young Friends of Jazz St. Louis and the Young Friends of St. Louis Public Radio for a night of incredible jazz music under a dome of brilliant stars in the James S. McDonnell Planetarium. Enjoy a silent auction alongside the flare and flavors from local restaurants and libations of hometown brews while listening to live performances by the Eric Slaughter Trio with special guests Willie Akins and Jesse Gannon.
 
 
03/08/2013 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm
Members can enjoy free tickets to a special Member Only event for the new OMNIMAX® film, Air Racers! Tickets are free; no vouchers are required. Showtimes are at 6:30 and 8pm. The James S. McDonnell Planetarium will also be open for Members to explore. Space is limited and reservations are required. Please call 314.289.4400 for reservations.
 
 
03/09/2013 - 8:30am to 10:00am
All teachers are invited to attend the Educator Preview of the new film Air Racers. Advanced registration is required.
 
 
03/09/2013 - 10:00am to 4:00pm
Help us celebrate the premiere of the new OMNIMAX® film, Air Racers, and the science of flight! Visit the Experience Flight gallery for a simulated flight experience and try flight-related activities throughout the Science Center and Planetarium.
 
 
03/09/2013 - 1:00pm to 1:30pm
Enhance your Flight of the Butterflies experience by joining us in the Life Science Lab Classroom, select Saturdays from 1-1:30pm! All ages have fun through play as we portray the life cycle and unique characteristics of butterflies in this informal classroom experience! Location: Life Science Lab Classroom Cost: $5 per person ($4 for members) Reservations: Call 314.289.4400. Space is limited.
 
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03/14/2013 - 9:30am to 4:30pm
Celebrate Pi Day at the Science on March 14 through 17. Hands-on activities and demonstrations to celebrate all things round! Circles, cylinders, and spheres are the main event at the Science Center on March 14-17 at Pi Day. Pi (π) represents the ratio between the circumference of a circle and the diameter. Pi can be used to make calculations for any round number. Visit the Saint Louis Science Center this March and see pizzas go splat, learn how to estimate the contents of a jar and use pi to calculate the best pizza deal. With plenty of free activities, jokes, trivia and a pi-related stage show, Pi Day has something for everyone. Pi Day activities will take place throughout the Science Center’s main building.
 
 
03/15/2013 - 9:30am to 4:30pm
Celebrate Pi Day at the Science on March 14 through 17. Hands-on activities and demonstrations to celebrate all things round! Circles, cylinders, and spheres are the main event at the Science Center on March 14-17 at Pi Day. Pi (π) represents the ratio between the circumference of a circle and the diameter. Pi can be used to make calculations for any round number. Visit the Saint Louis Science Center this March and see pizzas go splat, learn how to estimate the contents of a jar and use pi to calculate the best pizza deal. With plenty of free activities, jokes, trivia and a pi-related stage show, Pi Day has something for everyone. Pi Day activities will take place throughout the Science Center’s main building. - See more at: http://www.slsc.org/pi-day-2013-thursday#sthash.6qFOYQwb.dpuf
 
 
03/16/2013 - 9:30am to 4:30pm
Celebrate Pi Day at the Science on March 14 through 17. Hands-on activities and demonstrations to celebrate all things round! Circles, cylinders, and spheres are the main event at the Science Center on March 14-17 at Pi Day. Pi (π) represents the ratio between the circumference of a circle and the diameter. Pi can be used to make calculations for any round number. Visit the Saint Louis Science Center this March and see pizzas go splat, learn how to estimate the contents of a jar and use pi to calculate the best pizza deal. With plenty of free activities, jokes, trivia and a pi-related stage show, Pi Day has something for everyone. Pi Day activities will take place throughout the Science Center’s main building.
 
 
03/16/2013 - 1:00pm to 1:30pm
Enhance your Flight of the Butterflies experience by joining us in the Life Science Lab Classroom, select Saturdays from 1-1:30pm! All ages have fun through play as we portray the life cycle and unique characteristics of butterflies in this informal classroom experience! Location: Life Science Lab Classroom Cost: $5 per person ($4 for members) Reservations: Call 314.289.4400. Space is limited.
 
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03/17/2013 - 9:30am to 4:30pm
Celebrate Pi Day at the Science on March 14 through 17. Hands-on activities and demonstrations to celebrate all things round! Circles, cylinders, and spheres are the main event at the Science Center on March 14-17 at Pi Day. Pi (π) represents the ratio between the circumference of a circle and the diameter. Pi can be used to make calculations for any round number. Visit the Saint Louis Science Center this March and see pizzas go splat, learn how to estimate the contents of a jar and use pi to calculate the best pizza deal. With plenty of free activities, jokes, trivia and a pi-related stage show, Pi Day has something for everyone. Pi Day activities will take place throughout the Science Center’s main building.
 
 
 
03/19/2013 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm
Time: Doors open @ 5:30pm, food will be served @ 5:45pm, and the cafe will be 6:00-7:30pm Location: Taylor Community Science Resource Center @ 4900 Manchester Ave. Dr. Dan Moran, professor of Biomedical Engineering at Washington University, will help students explore the latest research and progress in the field of biomechanics and the world of robotic prosthetic devices through a brain-computer interface. FREE event for students ages 13 and up, pizza and drinks provided for teen participants
 
 
 
 
03/22/2013 - 7:00pm to 10:00pm
Bring your date to our next Cheap Date Night on Friday March 22, 2013 and enjoy a romantic evening under the stars. The topics for the evening will be the Vernal Equinox and the Lyrid meteor shower. We will begin the evening with our special live presentation "The Sky Tonight" followed by the classic science fiction movie Soylent Green. We will have a cash bar. Light snacks are included. Cheap Date Night is only for adults 21 or older. Reserve you tickets in advance! Space is limited.
 
 
03/23/2013 - 10:00am to 3:00pm
During this free, family-friendly event, you will learn all about mammals -- what makes an animal a mammal and the diversity of mammals. You will also get a chance to meet the mammals living in the Life Science Lab -- our own dumbo rats, Boo and Scout. March Mammal Madness is an Investigate Life Science Day.
 
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03/25/2013 - 10:00am to 11:30am
Introducing Paleo Preschool, the perfect program for your young paleontologist! Each session will include a unique, private program with the dinosaurs. Paleo Preschool is designed for children ages 3-5 years old and takes place in the Dana Brown Fossil Prep Lab and Dig Site.
 
 
 
 
 
 
03/30/2013 - 10:00am to 3:00pm
NanoDays is a free event at the Saint Louis Science Center that brings university researchers together with science center staff, creating unique and fun learning experiences. NanoDays engages people of all ages in a miniscule nano world where materials have special properties and new technologies have amazing promise. Through NanoDays activities and demonstrations, visitors will be able to explore a world that is usually to small to see!
 
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