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January 2020

Guitar: The Instrument that Rocked the World

January 17 - May 10

Experience the science of sound and the cultural impact of the guitar by exploring more than 70 instruments and 100 historical artifacts-ranging from the rare and antique to the wildly popular and innovative. This special exhibition from The National GUITAR Museum features hands-on interactives for all ages, video performances, x-ray images of guitars’ inner workings and plenty of opportunities to strum and jam.

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April 2020

Great McWane Egg Drop

April 11

Egg Drop Contraption Construction Hatch a plan to eggineer a creative contraption to protect an egg from a 70-foot plus drop from the roof of McWane Science Center! We wouldn’t want you to get egg on your face when we put your contraption to the test during the Great McWane Egg Drop #1 today at 1pm. The Great McWane Egg Drop, Outside on the McWane Plaza Are you ready to whisk it? Will your egg survive, or will your contraption…

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Sci Cafe – Sound & the Movies

April 21
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 SCI Cafe, every third Tuesday at John’s City Diner in downtown Birmingham (112 Richard Arrington Jr Blvd N). All SCI 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. The Birmingham SCI Café is a joint project presented…

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