The Super Science Saturday focuses on our mission of providing hands-on science engagement and learning for all ages. This program in created to offer an opportunity for family learning, and is taught by our mad scientists, invited scientists, or topic professionals.
This program runs from 1:30-3:30pm at the Edgerton Explorit Center unless otherwise specified. Free to members, topics vary as do dates, so please like and follow us on Facebook, or sign up for our text reminders: https://www.remind.com/join/scispecial.
Super Science Saturday Dates and Topics
Sept. 10th – Harry Potter and Science
Come fake some movie magic using science! We will make crystal tree kits to do at home, make some chemistry magic and more!
Oct. 29th – Laser Show!
Spectacular full-color laser shows make their return to the Whisper Dome.
Nov. 19th – Kitchen Chemistry
In the kitchen, chefs mix different ingredients together. That’s exactly what chemistry is all about! We’ll whip up some edible concoctions and learn the science behind them.
Dec. 10th – Christmas Party
Santa’s workshop has moved to the Edgerton Explorit Center for the day. Come join Santa’s elves for some DIY Day fun! Gingerbread houses, ornaments, and SANTA!
Jan. 14th – Art in Science
Doc Edgerton was as well known for his art as for his contributions to science. For this lab, we are going to have some visiting artists bring in their art and we will look at how science is in art, and art in science.
Feb. 4th – Electricity
An important part of modern living, we will be learning more about what electricity is, the different kinds of electricity and putting our new knowledge to use.
Mar. 11th – Reptiles
Ssssome people are ssssuper fanssss of reptiles, but we think they are awessssome. We will even have ssssssome guests to get truly handssss on.
April. 22nd – The Sun and the Great American Eclipse
One of nature’s rarest sights, a total solar eclipse visits Nebraska on August 21, 2017. We’ll help prepare you for this spectacular event with the help of the center’s new inflatable planetarium!