See science come to life with SCI's live programs and demonstrations! Our Programs Team is educated in science and trained in public engagement to deliver visitors a memorable and brilliant SCI experience.
See science come to life with SCI's live programs and demonstrations!
Our Programs Team is educated in science and trained in public engagement to deliver visitors a memorable SCI experience. From cart demonstrations throughout the building to live science programs throughout the day, SCI's live programming is an experience you don't want to miss!
Be on the lookout for SCI's Programs Team stationed throughout the building, ready with hands-on activities.
Explore chemistry, get up close with Iowa’s native animals, explore the cosmos and more with daily live programs.
Planetarium program descriptions are listed here.
From things that glow to things that explode, this program is a real blast!
Get chills and thrills from dry ice and liquid nitrogen!
Explore the human body with help from a large, soft sculpture doll.
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!
Invetsigate the clues chemists use with explosive experiments!
Join us for a visit from Captain Eric Huntoon and his canine coworker Yahtzee the arson-detecting dog! Eric will talk about how Yahtzee helps the fire department and show some of what Yahtzee can do!