Past Events

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  • July 23, noon – 4 pm.
  • Hands-on Science Activities
  • Premiere of new fulldome video: Habitat Earth (1 pm, 2:45 pm)*
  • New Children’s Show: Living Planet (noon, 1:45 pm, 3:30 pm)*
  • Free!
  • Great for all-ages!

*Reserve Seats!

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Living networks connect and support life forms large and small—from colonies of tiny microbes and populations of massive whales to ever-expanding human societies. In the California Academy of Sciences’ latest original planetarium show, Habitat Earth, discover what it means to live in today’s connected world. Through stunning visualizations of the natural world, dive below the ocean’s surface to explore the dynamic relationships found in kelp forest ecosystems, travel beneath the forest floor to see how Earth’s tallest trees rely on tiny fungi to survive, and journey to new heights to witness the intricate intersection between human and ecological networks.

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Children’s Show: The Living Planet  Join an interstellar tour as an alien visiting the amazing blue planet, Earth!  Dive deep into the oceans, scour the vast deserts and trek deep into the heart of the rain forest!  This new program is specially designed for our youngest visitors aged 3-8!

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Transit of Mercury Viewing – May 9th, 7 am – 11:42 am

A transit of Mercury in 2006. Credit: ESA/NASA/SOHO

A transit of Mercury in 2006. Credit: ESA/NASA/SOHO

A transit of Mercury is a fairly rare event with just 14 happening this century!

Mercury will pass in front of the sun and cast a tiny shadow.  Weather permitting we will be out starting at 7 am to watch Mercury trek across the sun.  Come learn about and experience SAFE solar viewing techniques.

DO NOT ATTEMPT TO LOOK AT THE SUN WITHOUT PROPER EQUIPMENT.  

We will also have FREE presentations in the Science Dome on planetary transits at 7 am, 8 am, 9 am and noon.

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Makerfest-2016

May 21st  noon- 5pm.

More info: Pierce County MakerFest

 

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Join us for a free event as we team up with KBTC to launch the new PBS KIDS series,Ready Jet Go!

Sunday January 31, 2016

  • 10 – 11 am Ready Jet Go Screening  and Amazing Aurora live planetarium show
  • 11-11:30 am Hands-on science activities
  • 12:00 pm – 1 pm Ready Jet Go Screening and Amazing Aurora live planetarium show
  • 1:00-1:30 Hands-on science activities

Reserve your seats now!

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Ready Jet Go! is a series that follows three neighborhood kids: Sean, who has an all-consuming drive for science facts; Sydney, who has a passion for science fiction and imagination; and their 4-year old neighbor Mindy, who has lots of questions about space.  They befriend the new kid on their street, Jet Propulsion, whose family happens to be aliens from the planet Bortron 7.  Together, they explore the solar system, learning about friendship and teamwork along the way.

Ready Jet Go! is designed to build on children’s curiosity about science, technology and astronomy.  The series features fun stories that help kids learn a variety of Earth science concepts – such as gravity, sound waves, and force – and demonstrates technology such as telescopes, the Mars rovers and robots.  At the heart of every episode is a basic, kid-friendly question about our solar system, our galaxy and the universe, In the show, the characters often use the scientific method to find the answers to their questions.

 

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Amazing Aurora is a live and interactive planetarium show.  Have you ever seen the Northern Lights? Find out why these swirling lights appear in our night sky and visit other places in the solar system where they can be found!

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Help Celebrate 2015 as the International Year of Light!

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FamilyScienceNight

Central Washington University – Family Science Night!

  • November 20, 5:30 – 7 pm
  • FREE hands on science activities for kids of all ages!
    • Taste to Waste! – Act out what happens to your food!
    • No Stain No Gain! – A messy Experiment!
    • Bend Light!
    • Science in Motion – Hands-on centrifugal force
    • Goldilocks & How Many Bears? – Experiment with buoyancy
    • Drop It Like It’s Hot – Explore air resistance
  • Followed at 7 pm by the Science Dome’s Friday night all ages show –  From Dream to Discovery: Inside NASA.

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  • Saturday August 8th, noon – 4 pm
  • Hands-on Astronomy Activities
  • Planetarium Presentations
  • Everything you knew about Pluto and more!!

The New Horizon’s spacecraft is finishing an almost decade long journey out to the dwarf planet Pluto. This historic mission will make its closest approach to Pluto on July 14th and send back the only detailed pictures of Pluto and its moons ever taken! We will be presenting the latest from the New Horizon’s mission on the enigma that is Pluto!

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Pierce College Science Dome will be offering FREE presentations during MakerFest offered on a first-come, first served basis. See schedule below.

Science Dome Schedule:

All presentations are 20-25 minutes unless otherwise stated.

11 am – Flight Adventures (fulldome video)

11:30 am – Dying Earth (live planetarium presentation)

12 pm – Two Small Pieces of Glass (fulldome video)

12:30 pm – Possible Places for Life in the Solar System (live planetarium presentation)

1 pm – Back to the Moon For Good (fulldome video)

2 – 4 pm – Light Painting with Greg Farley (presentation and drop-in workshop)

4:30 pm – Flight Adventures (fulldome video)

What is MakerFest?

MakerFest is an event where makers can show off what they have made and how they made it. Think of it as a big-show-and-tell event. It provides an opportunity for people to gather, connect, and explore the processes, products, and joys of making. MakerFest is inspired by MAKE magazine’s annualMaker Faires, but is not affiliated with or endorsed by the MAKE brand or company. Features of the Fest include; displays, demonstrations, workshops, and hands-on activities.

Our Manifesto:

MakerFest is a festival-style celebration of makers. A Maker is a person that engages in the process of making or producing something. Makers run the gamut from woodworkers, tinkerers, coders, crafters, to robot builders. The Maker movement includes amateurs, enthusiasts, hobbyists, innovators, and entrepreneurs.

MakerFest is a free, non-commercial, non-competitive, community-building event. It provides an opportunity for people to gather, connect, and explore the processes, products, and joys of making. The goal of MakerFest is to engage and excite youth, families, and adults to explore Maker/DIY (Do-It-Yourself) culture and become Makers themselves.

MakerFest is an inclusive event; gathering folks of all ages, ethnicities, cultures, genders, and sexual orientations.

Are you a Maker? Feature your DIY process in a family-friendly, hands-on, interactive exhibit at MakerFest, FREE.

Remember, you don’t have to be a maker to participate, simply Attend and Explore!

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Pi Day: 3/14/15 noon – 4pm, FREE!

Join us for a celebration of math and science!

Pi Recitation Contests

Free planetarium presentations (reserve seats online):

Hands on activities by Pierce College math and science students:

  • Pi Launching, Pierce College Society of Physics Students
  • Make-A-Moon!, Raven Barbera, Alexandra Strobin
  • The Rings of Saturn, Billie Edwards
  • Split in Half: Hot or Cold?, Peyton Schwartz
  • The Bernoulli Bag Challenge, Phillip Munoz
  • What do you see?!, Shelly San Nicolas
  • Cryovolcanos: Space’s Icy Mysteries, Maria Addison
  • Too Hot & Too Cold: Blast off to Mercury, Songo Wawa
  • Density in Our Solar System and Beyond!, Oliver Amyakar, Skylar Brooks
  • Ridin’ the Waves, Arianna Lawes-Wiseman, Katreece Moses
  • The Rising Tide, Avonlea Werdell

Solar Viewing with Tacoma Astronomical Society (Weather Permitting)

Lectures (in Rainier 235):

  • The Failure of the Tacoma Narrows Bridge A brief history of the original Tacoma Narrows bridge as well as an exploration of a report of the 1940 collapse compiled from investigations by previous experts. Different expert theories will be addressed and analyzed leading to a hypothesis created by the student researchers. Some original mathematical modelling by students of Pierce College on the collapse will also be presented. (~1 hour) noon and 2 pm
  • Earthquakes & a Building’s Harmonic Resonance We are investigating the differential equations used in understanding how a building reacts to an earthquake’s effects. Using a simple mathematical model, we explored two hypothetical buildings and an actual building (Pod A of the Rainier building at Pierce College Fort Steilacoom) to find their harmonic frequencies to predict their survivability in an earthquake. (~ 1 hour) 1 pm and 3 pm

Activities continue after the main Pi Day celebration with the Tacoma Astronomical Society in the evening. The Tacoma Astronomical Society Students will be presenting the Solar System in the Science Dome at 7:30 pm. This will be followed by a TAS public night star party (weather permitting).

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Stop by the Science Dome for the 2nd Annual Lakewood MakerFest. MakerFest is a collaboration between Pierce County Library System, City of Lakewood, Lakewood Computer Clubhouse and Pierce College.

MakerFest, Aug. 9, 2014

@ Pierce College Science Dome and Rainier Building

MakerFest is a free all-ages event. Meet the local makers, be inspired by their projects, creations and inventions, and catch the making bug.

  • 1- 5pm, Maker presentations
  • All Free
  • Fun for all ages!
  • Dome Schedule (free, no reservation necessary)
    • 1:15pm – Sol to Elhaz: The Making of a Solar System – Katie Iadanza, Pierce College
    • 2:00pm – Introduction to 3D printing – Terri May, Pierce County Library System
    • 2:30 – Back to the Moon For Good (video)
    • 3:00pm – Coder Dojo and Teen Summer Challenge at the Library – Elise Doney, Pierce County Library System
    • 3:30pm – Sol to Elhaz: The Making of a Solar System – Katie Iadanza, Pierce College
    • 4:15pm – Back to the Moon For Good (video)

http://lakewoodmakerfest.org/

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Astronomy Fair

August 2, 2014

@ Pierce College Science Dome and Rainier Building
Hosted by the Tacoma Astronomical Society

Science Dome Shows (not free, but other activities below are!):

  • Children’s Show – Planetary Explorers 12:30 pm, 2:00 pm
  • All Ages Show – Chasing the Ghost Particle 3:15 pm
  • Cash only at the door OR Purchase online

Free Activities:
noon – 5 pm

  • Stomp Rockets
  • Solar Viewing
  • Comet Making
  • Classroom Presentations
  • and more!

9 pm – Telescope Viewing (weather permitting)

Tacoma Astronomical Society http://www.tas-online.org/

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Science Fact or Science Fiction? – June 7, 2014 noon- 3:30 pm, hosted by the Pierce College Science Dome and Pierce College Physics and Astronomy students.

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Saturday, June 7, noon-3:30 pm

  • Free and open to everyone!
  • Learn about the science behind science fiction
  • Hands-on science demonstrations
    • Can You Hear Me Now? The Search for Extraterrestrial Communication, David Pate, Anna Riley-Pate
    • WALL-E: There’s Plenty of Space Out in Space! Alicia Orozco
    • Hiding from the Klingons, Tracy Brock, Rachel Ault
    • Mag-NEAT-o, Amanda Perez, Christina Winterburn, Lulette Fermil
    • The Magic Waves the Surround the World, Maya Washington, Mikaela McGraw
    • Journey Into A Black Hole! Lydia Mehm, Ariel Rawls
    • and more!
  • Free screening of Space Junk (reserve seats in advance) @ 12 pm, 12:50 pm, 1:40 pm, 2:30 pm, 3:20 pm

Space Junk: Have you ever wondered what happens to all of that stuff that we sent up into space when we don’t want it or it doesn’t work any more? Space Junk takes a look at how crowded our inner space has become and what dangers it poses to current satellites and future human space flight.

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Pi Day – March 14, 2014

  • Fun for all ages!
  • Hands on Math and Science Demos (3:14 – 6pm)
    • Motion Commotion – Christina Pederson, Wil Pirnie, David Kind
    • Got Yolk? – Crystal Lo Tin, Melissa Stitt-Dastous, Cameron Cyprain
    • Where does the Moon go? – Anthony Walker, Phil Varia
    • Exploring the sizes of our Solar System – Lydia Mehm, James Woods
    • Gravity Well – Cady Dean, Jeff Ward
    • 3D Movies for the 1D Mind – Stephen Stabbert, Mike Dickson, Andrew Gates, Benjamin Lam
    • Hang Time – Hali Sayers, Amanda Perez
    • Arc Enemies – Sherri Stokes, Christina Winterburn
    • Explosive Engine – Kevin Chan, Nick Chan, Roy Wong
    • What do you weigh in the Milky Way? – Hannah Wattnem, Ross VanAlstine
  • Pi Recitation Contests
    • How many digits of pi can you recite? How fast can you do it?
  • Free Planetarium Show: Chaos & Order (3:15, 4:10, 5 pm) Eventbrite - Pi Day: Chaos and Order (FREE)
  • Free Planetarium Show: Undiscovered Worlds (6 pm, 7 pm – new time!) Eventbrite - Pi Day: Premiere of Undiscovered Worlds (FREE)
  • Statistics Projects
    • Pierce College Students’ Perceptions on Lung Cancer and Actual Statistics – Rachel Brown, Sharon Thomas, Robert Maloney, Jame Minzey
    • Modern Day Watergate! Pierce College Students’ Awareness and Feelings of NSA Monitoring – Monicah Ngugi, Doan Hanh Truong, Zachary Cottrell, Crystal Standlea
    • Poverty in Washington State – Haley Marion, Alexis Jordan, Samone Sanders, Hannelore Brown
    • Syria: Statistics on how much do Pierce College Students Know – Schuyler Shannon, Megan Mullen, Billie Edwards
    • Poor-Favor: Pierce College Students’ Perceptions of Poverty – Robert Doolan, John Goon, Ashley Renner, Nina Calderon
    • Statistics on Missing Children – Are you Aware? – Emily Grenier, Tori Sorenson, Sierra Smith

COMET DAY!

  • Friday December 6th 2013, 5-8 pm
  • Free Family Fun!
  • Science Dome presentations
  • Hands-on Science Activities

Comet ISON is a giant ball of ice and rock that was discovered last fall, and is currently hurtling toward the sun from the outer solar system. As it passes the sun later this year its fate is unpredictable. The warmth from the sun may break it up into disappearing pieces or cause it to shine bright enough to be seen during the day! Join us on December 6th to learn about comets and so much more!

HANDS-ON SCIENCE:

The Ever-Expanding Universe – The universe is expanding! Discover what this means by creating your own balloon universe. (Anthony Walker, Erin Williamson)

Walking on Water – Experience the amazing surface tension of water, this simple substance can do surprising things (Amanda Perez and Hali Sayers)

Telescopes – Learn how a telescope works, how to use one and how to assemble a simple one. (Charliene McWeeny)

Making Slime – (Pierce College Science Club)

Edible Comets – How are comets similar to ice cream? Let your taste buds find out. (Jennifer Stump, Jessica Smith, Eric Greeson)

Fire, Ice and Asteroids – What happens to a comet as it gets closer to the sun? Let’s experiment! (Clayton Crowther, James Woods, Madison Castro)

Comets: A tale of two tails – Make your own comet and learn why a comet has TWO tails. (Mary Elways)

Making Craters: with flour and cocoa (Tacoma Astronomical Society)

It’s a beautiful moment… of momentum: Experience a dizzying ride and learn why comets speed up as they approach the sun. (Mike Dickson, Ryna Chin, Andrew Gates)

PLANETARIUM SCHEDULE:

reserve seats by clicking:

Time Title Presenter Description
5:00 pm Cool Comets Mark Van Wart What is a comet and where do they come from? How do comets differ from asteroids, meteors and other small objects in the solar system? Come to this planetarium presentation to find out!
5:20 pm Breaking the Speed of Sound on Land Brandyn Bayes Traveling faster than the speed of sound has been done up in the sky, but can we do it on land? Learn about the design and engineering of a car that travels at 763 mph!
5:50 pm Comet ISON: A message from the Oort Cloud Dr. Hillary Stephens Comet ISON is the first comet in recent history to come from the Oort cloud. Since our last visitor from this strange faraway place we have had significant advances in technology. Using this technology we’ve been able to decode a message about the beginning of the solar system.
6:30 pm Cool Comets Mark Van Wart What is a comet and where do they come from? How do comets differ from asteroids, meteors and other small objects in the solar system? Come to this planetarium presentation to find out!
6:50 pm Breaking the Speed of Sound on Land Brandyn Bayes Traveling faster than the speed of sound has been done up in the sky, but can we do it on land? Learn about the design and engineering of a car that travels at 763 mph!
7:20 pm Comet ISON: A message from the Oort Cloud Dr. Hillary Stephens Comet ISON is the first comet in recent history to come from the Oort cloud. Since our last visitor from this strange faraway place we have had significant advances in technology. Using this technology we’ve been able to decode a message about the beginning of the solar system.
8:00 pm&*8:35 pm Premiere of Back to the Moon for Good fulldome video Narrated by Tim Allen, Back To The Moon For Good immerses us in the Google Lunar XPRIZE race to the Moon and the human stories of both the competition and the collaboration it inspires.

* new second show time added!

Free Premiere of Back To The Moon For Good after Comet Day!

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Banned Book Reading

Wednesday October 9th, 2013 11am-1 pm

in the Science Dome

Free!

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Faculty, Staff and Students are invited to read from a book that has been banned or challenged. Please come, read, and invite your students! Sign up to read a book in the library. Bring your own or pick from lists we provide.

 

SNEAK PEAK: The Ten Most Farfetched Reasons To Ban A Book.

 

“Encourages children to break dishes so they won’t have to dry them.”

A Light in the Attic, by Shel Silverstien

“It caused a wave of rapes.”

Arabian Nights, or Thousand and One Nights, anonymous

“If there is a possibility that something might be controversial, then why not eliminate it?”

Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee, by Dee Brown

“Tarzan was ‘living in sin’ with Jane.”

Tarzan, by Edgar Rice Burroughs

“It is a real ‘downer.’”

Diary of Anne Frank, by Anne Frank

“The basket carried by Little Red Riding Hood contained a bottle of wine, which condones the use of alcohol.”

Little Red Riding Hood, by Jacob Grimm and Wilhelm K. Grimm

“One bunny is white and the other is black and this ‘brainwashes’ readers into accepting miscegenation.”

The Rabbit’s Wedding, by Garth Williams

“It is a religious book and public funds should not be used to purchase religious books.”

Evangelical Commentary on the Bible, by Walter A. Elwell, ed.

“A female dog is called a bitch.”

My Friend Flicka, by Mary O’Hara

“An unofficial version of the story of Noah’s Ark will confuse children.”

Many Waters, by Madeleine C. L’Engle

 

 

Coffee and cookies generously provided by Student Activities –thanks Cameron and Sam Weigman!

The American Library Association sponsors banned book week each year.

Check out the display in the library – thanks to Sue Cole and the library staff!

Librarians and governing bodies should maintain that parents—and only parents—have the right and the responsibility to restrict the access of their children—and only their children—to library resources.”

Library Bill of Rights, American Library Association

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Supreme Court Justice William O. Douglas (” The One Un-American Act.” Nieman Reports , vol. 7, no. 1, Jan. 1953, p. 20):

Restriction of free thought and free speech is the most dangerous of all subversions. It is the one un-American act that could most easily defeat us.

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Sponsored by the Roland Weiss History Lecture Series and Omicron something chapter of Phi Theta Kappa.

MakerFest

Maker Fest

August 24, 2013

11:00 AM – 3:00 PM

Hosted by Lakewood’s Promise and the Lakewood Computer Clubhouse.

 

MakerFEST is like a huge “Show and Tell” where Makers share their creations and inventions with the world.

Makers create art, build contraptions, design claymation movies, program video games, make robots, and anything else that provides a fun and creative challenge!

Plan your project and use your imagination to make your idea come to life, then bring it to Maker Fest! Show it off and teach other people how you make it work!

But why should kids have all the fun?! The Lakewood Computer Clubhouse is seeking adult mentors (who are young at heart) to help inspire creativity for a summer Maker program. Parents are encouraged to work with their kids and to present their project as a team! Interested? Visit the Lakewood Computer Clubhouse to get involved.

Learn more and register for MakerFEST at Lakewood’s Promise.

All questions regarding MakerFEST can be directed to Michelle Angell.

 

Science Fact or Science Fiction?

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June 8, 2013

Ever wonder if warp drive is actually possible? Will we ever have flying cars and genetically engineered humans? Join us to watch some favorite science fiction movies in the Science Dome and learn about the science behind them.

Fun for ALL ages!

Schedule

(Stay tuned as more activities are added!)

Exhibits (FREE):
noon – 5:30
  • Parallel Universes and Doctor Who, Morgan Le-Mons and Michaela Beaulieu
  • Cyborgs in Science Fiction, Maddie Dale
  • Jurassic Park: Digging Through the Facts, Kelsey Bows
  • The Teleportation Terminal: Beam me up Scotty!, Taylor Underwood and Eric Greeson III
  • Science and Signs of Stargate, Theresa Carr, Christina Pederson, Wil Pirnie and Tony Smith
  • Man and Machine, Austin Ward and Morgan Mabus
  • Back to the Future: A Trip Through Time, Nicholas Boelk and Savvanah Reams-Taylor
  • Back to the Future: A Movie Ahead of its Time, Eric Karlson

Talks, approximately 25 minutes each (FREE):

  • noon, 1:30 pm, 3:30 pm Total Recall: What would really happen on Mars, Joel Johnson
  • 2pm, 4:30 pm Black Holes, Worm Holes and Warp Drives, Oh My!, Dr. Hillary Stephens
  • 2:30 pm Explaining Ian Malcolm: Jurassic Park and Chaos Theory, Dalana Dailey
  • 5:00 pm The Science of Serenity, Jennifer Stump and Jessica Smith
Movies
$5 (purchase now until June 8th at the Science Dome or online through Eventbrite for a small fee)
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  • 10:45 am Treasure Planet (PG)
  • 1 pm Back to the Future (PG)
  • 3:15 pm Jurassic Park (PG-13)
  • 5:55 pm Serenity (PG-13)

Costume Contests (FREE) Dress up as your favorite sci-fi character or scientist!

  • 12:30 pm 12 & under
  • 5:30 pm 13 & up

 

This event is being offered in conjunction with the Seattle Science Festival! For full details visit seattlesciencefestival.org

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Landsat Launch Party!

Join us on February 11th 2013 from 9:30 – 10:30 am to watch the 8th Landsat satellite launch!

  • Learn about Landsat!
  • Watch the Launch live on the Dome!
  • See some of Landsat’s “Greatest Hits”
This event is FREE and open to anyone!

What is Landsat?

The Landsat Program is a series of Earth-observing satellite missions jointly managed by NASA and the USGS. Landsat satellites have been consistently gathering data about our planet since 1972. They continue to improve and expand this unparalleled record of Earth’s changing landscapes for the benefit of all. The Landsat Data Continuity Mission (LDCM) will become the 8th satellite in the Landsat series and is launching from Vandenberg Air Force Base, California on February 11th 2013.

For more information on Landsat visit www.nasa.gov/landsat .

Grand Opening

  • January 19th, 2013
  • 11 AM – 4:30 PM
  • FREE

Join us for a fun filled day to celebrate the Science Dome’s Grand Opening! See a show in the brand new dome, participate in hands-on exploration stations and watch live science demonstrations. This event is FREE and open to all ages!

Schedule for the day:

11-11:20 am – Ribbon cutting ceremony

11-4:30 pm – Hands on Exploration stations

11:30-4:30 pm – Science Dome shows (Reserve seats now!):

12:50 pm AND 3:00 pm – Chemistry Demo show

Planetary Explorers – A Preschool Show – FULL

Saturday January 19th 2013

Show times:

  • 12:15 PM to 12:40 PM
  • 3:50 PM to 4:15 PM

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This interactive expedition through our solar system is specially designed for our youngest visitors (Ages 3-6). Explorers will start on watery Earth and embark on an adventure taking them to all 8 planets. From bouncing on Mercury to hula-hooping with Saturn they are certain to have a great journey.

Tickets should only be reserved for the explorers aged 3-6 however adults are encouraged to accompany their little ones into the dome. It does get dark inside of the dome. Hall lights are left on during this program for little ones who might be afraid of the dark, feel free to step out into the hall if you need to.

 

 


Mars: 4th Rock from the Sun – FULL

Saturday January 19th 2013

Show times:

  • 11:30 AM to 12:05 PM
  • 12:50 PM to 1:25 PM
  • 1:35 PM to 2:10 PM
  • 2:20 PM to 2:55 PM
  • 3:05 PM to 3:40 PM
  • 4:30 PM to 5:05 PM

*****THIS SHOW IS FULL********
*********A 1st come 1st serve wait list will be established on the day of the show. Empty spots will be filled 5 minutes before showtime. ************

During this 35 minute program we will travel to the 4th rock from the sun, MARS! Join us and be transported to this alien landscape as we investigate the mysteries of this planet that have captured the imaginations of humans for so long.

This program is intended for a general audience. It does get dark in the dome so please be aware of this when bringing young children into the dome.

 

Educator Open House

  • Wednesday December 12th 2012
  • 4 – 6 PM

The Science Dome was built to be a community resource and we would love to partner with educators of all levels in the area. We invite you to stop by, see a demo of the Science Dome’s capabilities, learn what we have to offer and let us know what would be useful for your students.

Don’t let the name fool you. The Science Dome can be used for much more than science! Use the dome for: Architecture, Art, Astronomy, Biology, Chemistry, Digital Design, Drama, Earth Science, Geography, Math, Music Recitals, Storytelling and much more!