Event Calendar

Sunday March 10 2019

  • Let’s learn and work together to reduce mental health stigma. On this free admission day, you, along with your family and friends, can experience the Mental Health: Mind Matters exhibition, explore the many mental health resources available in Central Iowa and discover all the Science Center of Iowa has to offer. A variety of local organizations and mental health professionals will be available at the Mind Matters: Mental Health Fair to discuss their offerings, provide free screenings and educate about mental health issues, including:

    • Broadlawns Medical Center
    • Des Moines Chapter Links, Inc.
    • Easterseals Iowa Assistive Technology Program
    • Eyerly Ball
    • Health Partners
    • Healthiest State Initiative
    • Heartland AEA
    • Iowa Concern: Iowa State University Extension and Outreach
    • Make It OK
    • MercyOne
    • NAMI Greater Des Moines
    • NAMI Iowa
    • Orchard Place
    • Prevent Child Abuse Iowa
    • Primary Health Care
    • Youth Emergency Services & Shelter (YESS)
    • Young Women's Resource Center
  • Go on an adventure though history to learn about the creation of the telescope and the discoveries this invention has helped humanity make! Program and location subject to change.

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

  • From things that glow to things that explode, this program is a real blast!

  • Discover how international teams are attempting to be the first to land a robotic spacecraft on the Moon as they compete for the Google Lunar XPRIZE. Program and location subject to change.

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

  • Join a team of soundscape ecologists to learn how the sounds around us can tell us more than we think about the environment in this full dome interactive presentation! Program and location subject to change.

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