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DAILY DISCOVERIES (September 26 – Astronomy Day)

September 26

DAILY DISCOVERY EXPERIENCES: SEPTEMBER 26 – OCTOBER 2, 2020
ASTRONOMY DAY

Time: Ongoing throughout the Day
Location: Art Zone
Gallery: Toddler Town – Level 1
Description: Get inspired by Argentina’s Cueva de las Manos and create your own version!

Time: Ongoing throughout the Day
Location: Creative Stations
Gallery: Young at Art – Level 3
Description: Discover Guatemalan artist, Carlos Merida, and create a collage inspired by his color blocking style.

Time: Ongoing throughout the Day
Location: Presentation Space
Gallery: Patents Pending – Level 3
Description: Explore Guatemalan history by exploring 3D printed artifacts from Guatemala's rich archaeological past.

Time: 10:30am and 1:30pm
Location: Art Zone
Gallery: Toddler Town – Level 1
Bear’s Shadow – Special for Little Learners 5 and Younger
Description: Enjoy a story about a little bear exploring his own shadow and experiment with shadow making techniques.

Time: 11:00am
Location: Presentation Space
Gallery: Young at Art – Level 3
One Point Perspective
Description: Join us for an engaging discussion about one point perspective, learn how to create depth in your own art, and work together to make a masterpiece inspired by space.

Time: 11:30am
Location: Presentation Space
Gallery: Patents Pending – Level 3
Pocket Solar System – At the Science Bench
Description: There is an abundance of empty space in our solar system. Create a model of our solar system and compare the vast distances between planets!.

Time: 12:30pm
Location: Presentation Space
Gallery: Solve It – Level 3
Super Satellites & Telescopes
Description: Discover the many uses of satellites and telescopes, and learn how they help us better understand the world we live in and our expansive universe.

Time: 1:00pm
Location: Stage Area
Gallery: Fantasy Festival – Level 1
Sounds, Lights, Action!
Description: Learn how to use sound and light to enhance a production, and bring your own production to life.

Time: 2:00pm
Location: Presentation Space
Gallery: DISCOVERY Lab – Level 2
Dash Dash Moon Challenge
Description: Learn how to code Dash the robot, and guide Dash through an obstacle course to the lunar surface!

Time: 2:30pm
Location: Presentation Space
Gallery: Solve It – Level 3
Asteroid Mining
Description: Imagine the challenges of asteroid mining! Draw an asteroid mining machine and imagine how you might overcome certain challenges.

Time: 3:00pm
Location: Presentation Space
Gallery: Patents Pending – Level 3
Electrifying Encounters – At the Science Bench
Description: Sparks will fly as you learn about electricity and magnetism in this hair-raising experience!

Time: 4:00pm
Location: Riseman Family Theatre
Gallery: Fantasy Festival – Level 1
Cody Gets Lost in the Desert Puppet Show
Description: Meet some of the interesting animals that live in the Mohave Desert as Cody the Coyote searches for his family in an out-of-this-world adventure!

Time: 10:30am, 12:30pm & 2:30pm
Location: Tech Lab
Gallery: DISCOVERY Lab
3D Printshop
Description: Spark that creative engineer in every child's mind, and DISCOVER the world of 3D printing! Learn about free design software and other online resources, see a 3D printer in action, and select a sample model of your choice to print and take home! $6.00 General Admission or $3.00 Members. Recommended for ages 8 and up.

Time: 11:00am, 1:00pm, 2:00pm, 3:00pm
Location: Front of Traveling Exhibit Hall
Gallery: Traveling Exhibit Hall – Level 2
Interactive Planetarium Experience
Description: Join us for an exploration of our universe as we celebrate Astronomy Day! An adult must accompany children under the age of 13 for the duration of the experience. $3.00 per guest.

ONGOING ACTIVITIES:
Rocket Reactions
Description: Experiment with chemical reactions and learn how scientists use chemistry to blast rockets into space.

Lunar Necklace Design
Description: Design a beautiful lunar inspired necklace!

Space Colony
Description: Have you ever wanted to live in space? Where would you choose to live? Design your very own space colony.

Orbiting Objects
Description: Experiment with orbiting objects and gravity through this engaging exploration.

Investigating Clouds
Description: Learn how NASA uses satellite technology to observe clouds from above, and create a cloud in a bottle to explore.

Star Formation
Description: Discover how stars form from dust and gas found in space during this hands-on demonstration.

Design, Build, Test
Description: Engineer a model spacecraft to complete a space mission. Then test it out in our tinkering laboratory.

Stomp Rockets
Description: Design your own rocket and try to launch it high into a region of space.

Mission to Space
Description: Take on the role of a scientist and engineer in this exciting game where players race to complete their mission first.

Nebula Spin Art
Description: Create your own unique and colorful nebula model using paint and a spinner.

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