National Chemistry Week is an event that encourages local chemists and chemistry enthusiasts to build awareness of all things chemistry. The local American Chemical Society chapter, businesses, schools, and individuals participate in activities to promote the value of chemistry in everyday life.
October 30, 2014 from 5 to 8pm!
Halloween gets spooky at the Saint Louis Science Center’s first annual Science Spooktacular! Bring your little ghouls, goblins, astronauts and dinosaurs to our Halloween event and let them get hands-on with spell-binding science. Explore the science of boo-ology, get spooked in our Haunted Lab and enjoy a family-friendly Halloween event on October 30.
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Join us for a day full of game creation and playing fun! On Saturday, October 25 from 9:30am-3:30pm, Pixel Press is hosting a free game jam for ages 6-14. At the Pixel Press Fall Game Jam, your child will enjoy the experience of creating video games using the Pixel Press Floors app and competing in groups for a number of prizes for best games created, most challenging game, and most creative game.
October 30, 2014 from 5 to 8pm!
The Saint Louis Science Center has teamed up with the Gateway Electric Vehicle Association to bring you the first annual electric vehicle car show! This is a great opportunity to check out what Electric Vehicles (EVs) are all about. We will have owners of all the major EVs including Teslas, Leafs, Volts, and even some home built conversion electric cars to check out. The show goes from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the James S. McDonnell Planetarium parking lot. Concession stand will be available.
The Saint Louis Science Center is excited to partner with Tau Beta Pi- a national Engineering Honors Society to provide STEM Engineering based programs for children grades 3-6. MindSET is a national initiative led by Tau Beta Pi to help K-12 students get interested in STEM careers by organizing a variety of programs that are both fun and educational.
Trauma prevention educators from Tenet Health and Saint Louis University Hospitals will be at the Saint Louis Science Center to help visitors learn how to prevent serious injuries (falls, concussions, automobile and other vehicular accidents, sports-related injuries, and many others).
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.
The Saint Louis Science Center will have extended hours until 11pm during Fair St. Louis, July 3 – 5, 2014. During that time, Saint Louis Science Center visitors can enjoy:
Visit DINOSAURS IN MOTION 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 explore where art and science meet.
Upcoming Creative Saturdays:
June 14: David Steward, Lion Forge Comics
June 6, 1944: The largest Allied operation of World War II began in Normandy, France. D-Day: Normandy 1944 provides a new perspective to audiences of all ages of this monumental event that changed the world.