APS Solar Month 2015
Throughout the month of March, Arizona Science Center annually presents hands-on exhibits, programming and activities that explore and celebrate the sun and its capabilities as a source of renewable energy.
DEMONSTRATIONS AND ACTIVIES INCLUDE:
• Creating Sun Dials
• Building Monarch Butterfly Habitats
• Solar Art Mural
• Solar Telescope
• UV Beads
• Solar Ovens
• Exploring Colors and the Sun
*Happening daily in March from 1:30 – 3:30 p.m. and will vary daily.
SPECIAL WEEKEND PROGRAMS:
March 1: Help Arizona Science Center kick off APS Solar Month with a Monarch Butterfly Habitat! This all-day event will aid in helping the endangered species of butterflies. Guests will plant Sun Flowers and Milkweed on our solar terrace and explore the metamorphosis of the butterfly.
March 7-8: Join Arizona Science Center Team in Body Depot at 11:30 a.m. to create a spectroscope that will allow you to explore what different lights are made of!
March 14-15: On the second weekend of Solar Month, bring your creativity to the Solar Terrace at 11:30 a.m.. Use the power of the Sun to generate small bots to scribble and wiggle to create beautiful artwork!
March 21-22: Don’t miss out on Arizona Science Center’s third weekend of Solar Month! All of the center will be filled with solar activities all day! Come check out the photosynthesizes lab, solar telescope, SeaLife, APS, Animal Welfare League and more!
March 28-29: Arizona Science Center wants your help to end APS Solar Month with a bang!
Included with General Admission!
March 2015 Adults' Night Out
March 6, 2015
FREE general admission for adults 18 and over!
Adults get a chance to explore Arizona Science Center on Phoenix First Friday's! Adults' Night Out is an adult oriented event which includes a lecture, cash bar and Arts 360 in the Dorrance Planetarium! All four levels of hands-on science are FREE as is a New Times 'Best of Phoenix' award-winning lecture series!
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*Event is for adults 18 and over only. Children will not be permitted into the Science Center during this event. Programming subject to change without notice.
RSVP , Highly Recommended!
University of Arizona Rube Goldberg Team
March 28, 2015
10 a.m.- 3 p.m.
Join us as the University of Arizona Rube Goldberg Team will be showcasing their Rube Goldberg Machine, speaking to guests about the engineering process to plan and develop the devices as well as having hands-on activities for guests.
Included with general admission.
Arizona Science and Engineering Fair (AzSEF)
Established in 2007, AzSEF is a state-wide science competition for students in grades 5 -12. Each year, schools throughout the state select their most notable scholars to present their research at AzSEF and be recognized for their efforts. Winners are represented at the Inter International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF), the world’s largest international pre-collage science competition. AzSEF will take place at the Phoenix Convention Center in Downtown Phoenix.
Bio Buzz Family Series is back!
BioBuzz Family Talks are family-friendly, 20-minute series of talks and activities designed to stimulate conversation and inquiry surrounding a variety of science topics.
FREE General Admission for Seniors on the First Tuesday of every month
This offer is for persons 62+ only. Please bring your driver’s license, passport or identification card with you day of.
Arizona Science Center Members Weekend Hours
9 a.m. - 5 p.m.