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Wednesday February 20 2019

    • All Day
    • School/Group Traffic: MODERATE

    Note to SCI Visitors: Please be aware of school group attendance, which could impact your visit. Today's school group traffic is expected to be MODERATE. To avoid these groups, plan your visit later in the day! Schools typically depart the building by 2:00 pm.

  • The surface of the moon provides a lot challenges when finding a place to land. Craters, mountains, massive rocks and cracks make it difficult to land safely. Learn more about the surface of the moon and why it looks – and feels – the way it does.

  • Young visitors can explore how the human body works with a large, soft sculpture doll.

  • Locate constellations and planets, and hear myths of the night sky in this live planetarium program. Program and location subject to change.

  • Here’s your chance to help a WHO-HD Channel 13 meteorologist give today’s live forecast as you learn about weather! Subject to change due to severe weather or technical difficulties.

  • Don’t waste your Wednesday afternoon! Every Wednesday during the school year, head to SCI from 1:00-5:00 pm to test your problem-solving skills with engineering challenges and unleash your creativity with extended making activities during Studio Time. And don’t forget to catch a live science program or planetarium show! Students 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult.

  • Meet and get the chance to touch some of SCI’s resident reptiles and amphibians.

  • Have you ever wondered what Snippy the Snapping Turtle eats? Come check out a feeding demonstration of one of SCI’s most ravenous reptiles! The snapping turtle feeding may be too intense for some visitors.

  • Investigate the world of electrons and electricity for a hair-raising experience!