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May 2019

Weekly Programming

May 18 - May 23

Saturday, 5/18/19: Weatherfest with FOX6 10:30 – Design Challenge: Zipline, Workshop 11:30 – Seed Sort, Itty Bitty Magic City Floor 11:30 – Really Cool Science, Plaza 12:30 – Investigating Clouds, Demonstration Station 1:00 – Really Cool Science, Plaza 1:30 – Design Challenge: Disaster Kit, Classroom 302 2:30 - Seed Sort, Itty Bitty Magic City Floor 2:30 – Combustion, Rushton Theater 3:30 – Rising Seas, Demonstration Station 4:30 – Land Cover, Workshop Sunday, 5/19/19 12:30 – Spark of Life, Demonstration Station…

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Bionic Me

May 19 - September 2

New Travelling Exhibit Control a computer using the power of your mind, race against a Paralympian, and see how a bionic eye works in Bionic Me coming to McWane Science Center this summer

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Birmingham Sci Cafe

May 21 @ 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 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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Science on Screen presents Contagion

May 30 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Join us for an exciting new program, as McWane becomes the only science center in the national Science on Screen © program. Featuring a collection of Oscar-winning actors, “Contagion” follows the rapid progress of a lethal airborne virus that kills within days. As the fast-moving epidemic grows, the worldwide medical community races to find a cure and control the panic that spreads faster than the virus itself. At the same time, ordinary people struggle to survive in a society coming…

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