Miles from Tomorrowland: Space Missions
At the Saint Louis Science Center: July 20 – August 31
Today's robots are nothing short of astonishing. Those coming in the not-too-distant future are simply revolutionary—and they are becoming eerily like us.
What does it take to make a humanoid robot—a robot that can do anything we can do without the benefit of a human brain? How close are scientists to replicating some of the particularly challenging human characteristics? (Think fingers and toes.)
NASA’s next era will be its greatest yet. That is the clear “roadmap” painted by Journey To Space. The film absolutely annihilates the perception that the space program died with the end of the Space Shuttle Program by showcasing the exciting plans NASA and the space community are working on, and the challenges they must overcome to carry out audacious missions such as landing astronauts on Mars and capturing asteroids.
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.
Now here through December 31, 2015!
Santa vs. The Snowman tells the story of a lonely Snowman who at first is swept away by the magical wonders of Santa's Village, only to ultimately wage war on Santa because he's jealous of all the attention Santa gets during Christmas time. An epic-scale polar war develops. The hilarious battle features such holiday defence mechanisms as hot chocolate squirt guns, giant Igloo Robot Walkers and even a 50-foot tall toy soldier manned by Santa himself.
JERUSALEM takes you on an inspiring and eye-opening tour of one of the world’s oldest and most enigmatic cities. Destroyed and rebuilt countless times over 5000 years, Jerusalem’s enduring appeal remains a mystery. In this new film from National Geographic, discover what made Jerusalem so important to many different cultures, how it became the center of the world for three major religions and why it still matters.
Celebrate scouting with two full days of programs especially for Boy Scouts! All ranks of scouts in uniform will be eligible for additional discounts. Boy Scouts, Cub Scouts and Girl Scouts from any council and/or district are welcome.