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January 2016

Body Worlds Rx

January 27 @ 10:00 am - May 1 @ 5:00 pm
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The institute for Plastination — organizers of the renowned Body Worlds anatomical and health exhibitions — presents a special new exhibition for the times we live in. A curation of the latest research in health prevention and wellness, BODY WORLDS Rx is an unforgettable educational exhibition that will resonate with the health conscious viewer. This public health experience  features a collection of authentic human specimens including whole-body plastinates, organs, translucent body slices and body configurations that show complexity of the…

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February 2016

Science Cafe

February 16 @ 6:00 am - 8:00 pm
John’s City Diner,
112 Richard Arrington Jr Blvd N
Birmingham, AL 35203 United States
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Join other science geeks (and science novices) for an exciting presentation, lively discussion and a little science trivia at the Birmingham Science Cafe, every third Tuesday at John’s City Diner in downtown Birmingham (112 Richard Arrington Jr Blvd N). All Science Cafes are free to the public and no science background is required. The fun begins at 6 pm with science trivia. Then continues with the guest speaker at 6:30 pm.

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Big Machines Day

February 20 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Get your motors running and head over to McWane for a truckload of fun. Spend a constructive day getting up close and persoal with some big machines including backhoes, excavators, dump trucks, loaders, dozers and cranes. Learn the science behind simple machines and participate in fun building programs.   Big Machines Day is sponsored by Craneworks with additional support provided by Go Build Alabama.

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Engineering Showcase

February 24 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
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See how engineers make a difference in our world at the fourth annual Engineering Showcase. Meet and greet experts in the field and learn what it means to be an engineer in today’s world.

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March 2016

Body Worlds Rx Lecture Series

March 3 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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McWane Science Center and UAB Medicine are partnering to present the Body Worlds Rx Lecture Series. Each lecture will be from 5:00PM-8:00PM with the lecture starting at 6:00 PM at McWane Science Center.  Tickets are $5 and will include hors d’oeuvres, the lecture, parking, and access to Body Worlds Rx exhibit. March’s lecture is on Pediatric Sports Medicine and presented by Dr. Reed Estes, UAB Sports Medicine You may purchase your tickets by calling (205) 714-8414 or online at the link…

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Pi Day and Albert Einstein’s Birthday

March 14 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Join McWane Science Center as we celebrate Pi Day (3.14) and Albert Einstein’s Birthday. Fun hands-on activities will focus on the importance of Pi and other interesting applications of math in our daily lives and help mark the 137th anniversary of Einstein’s birth.

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Member Monday

March 14 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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On the 2nd Monday of each month, McWane Science Center opens its doors from 5 to 8 pm for members only. MEMBER MONDAY THEME: Body Worlds Rx Party Experience the science and splendor of the human body up-close in our latest travelling exhibit, Body Worlds Rx.

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Science Cafe

March 15 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
John’s City Diner,
112 Richard Arrington Jr Blvd N
Birmingham, AL 35203 United States
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Join other science geeks (and science novices) for an exciting presentation, lively discussion and a little science trivia at the Birmingham Science Cafe, every third Tuesday at John’s City Diner in downtown Birmingham (112 Richard Arrington Jr Blvd N). All Science Cafes are free to the public and no science background is required. The fun begins at 6 pm with science trivia. Then continues with the guest speaker at 6:30 pm.

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April 2016

Body Worlds Rx Lecture Series

April 25 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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McWane Science Center and UAB Medicine are partnering to present the Body Worlds Rx Lecture Series. Each lecture will be from 5:00PM-8:00PM with the lecture starting at 6:00 PM at McWane Science Center.  Tickets are $5 and will include hors d’oeuvres, the lecture, parking, and access to Body Worlds Rx exhibit. April’s lecture is a panel discussion on Undiagnosed Diseases presented by Dr. Nita Limdi, UAB Department of Neurology and Dr. Bruce Korf, UAB Department of Genetics. You may purchase your…

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