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International Science Center and Science Museums Day

November 10, 2016 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

In honor of International Science Center and Science Museums Day, we will be offering special public programming.

Operation Clean Up!
Oil is the most common pollutant that affects life below water. Become environmental engineers for this activity, and see if you can help clean up an oil spill disaster!
Level 3- Classroom 303 1:00pm

Larva Lab
Get up close and personal with live bugs! Conduct experiments with the help of baby insects to learn about their senses.
Level 2 – Explore Lab 11:30am & 3:00pm

Skulls and Skins
Alabama has a rich abundance of natural resources including animals! Examine bone, fur and skin to learn more about the animals that call Alabama home.
Level 2- Naturescope 10:00am & 2:00pm

Creatures of the Cahaba
Did you know that one of Alabama’s many diverse rivers is right in Birmingham’s backyard? Join us and learn more about the living creatures supported by the Cahaba River and how we can help them thrive!
Lower Level 10:30 am

ClimateBits
Explore weather, climate, oceans and more at Science on a Sphere! ClimateBits are short videos about how our world works.
Level 2 Science on A Sphere 9:00am-5:00pm

Rainy Day Lab
Do raindrops keep falling on your head? Join us as we conduct a hands on science experiment and discover the mystery within the clouds. Level 2 -Itty Bitty Magic City 10:00am & 12:00pm

Trash Talk
Is there treasure in our trash? Discover how recycling and reducing waste can help keep our planet!
Level 1- Demonstration Station 11:00am & 1:30pm

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Date:
November 10, 2016
Time:
9:00 am - 5:00 pm