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Monday March 18 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.

  • Our youngest visitors can bring their imaginations as an SCI Programs Team member reads under the starry skies.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • This show reveals dark matter's earliest clues, covering the astral choreography of galactic orbits as well as sensitive detectors hidden deep underground in ancient gold mines. Narrated by Tilda Swinton. Program and location subject to change.

  • Yoga Under the Stars is a four-week yoga series offered monthly in the Science Center of Iowa's Star Theater planetarium. Classes are held on Mondays from 5:30-6:30 pm. Pre-registration is REQUIRED.

    Single class cost: $10 ($8 for SCI Members)
    Monthly series cost: $35 ($30 for SCI Members)