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South Florida Science Center and Aquarium | Holiday Happenings

December 1, 2019 - February 28, 2020

Winter Camps

Holiday Camp – December 23rd-24th, 2019: Turtle Talks and Whale Tales (Ages 4-12) – Dive into the ocean as we talk about how turtles lay their eggs, the different types of turtles and whales, and how some whales keep warm in arctic waters.  $110/non-member & $100/member

Holiday Camp – December 23rd-24th, 2019: B-Lazing Creations (Ages 7-12) – Jump on the craze train as we forge our way into creation using our state-of-the-art GlowForge Pro 3D Laser Printer! Design and create beautiful, laser-cut artwork and enjoy incredible laser light shows in our planetarium.  $125/non-member & $115/member

Holiday Camp – December 26th-27th, 2019: The Art of Science (Ages 4-12) – Experience the beauty of nature as we paint our way through the artistic side of science! Learn how we dye the cells in our body to glow and how special patterns exist in plants and animals. $110/non-member & $100/member

Holiday Camp – December 26th-27th, 2019: 3D Printing & Design (Ages 7-12) – Artistry in the digital world takes on a whole new form as we dive into a winter wonderland of technological joy and cheer! Mold digital snowflakes and design holiday hardware. $125/non-member & $115/member

Holiday Camp – December 30th-31st, 2019: Storm Chasers (Ages 4-12) – Storm in and learn about how hurricanes, tornadoes and earthquakes form by making your own tornado in a bottle and experiencing our hurricane simulator. $110/non-member & $100/member

Holiday Camp – December 30th-31st, 2019: Robo-Tastic (Ages 7-12) – Holy hardware, robots have taken over! Take back control of these menacing machines by learning the basics of circuits and robotics and restore peace at the Science Center. $125/non-member & $115/member

January 2nd-3rd, 2020: Polar Planets (Ages 4-12) – Outer space may have plenty of stars, but it’s not as hot as you think. Explore the frigid frontier using liquid nitrogen, dry ice, and experiment with our vacuum chamber!  $110/non-member & $100/member

January 2nd-3rd, 2020: MinecraftEDU (Ages 7-12) – The Minecraft you know has never been “cooler”! Explore the familiar blocky world with unfamiliar winter twists such as snowing chickens, minecart sledding and ice orbs that instantly freeze water, all changed with the power of coding! $125/non-member & $115/member

January 6th, 2020 – One Day Camp: Engineering is Elementary (Ages 4-12) – Gain first-hand engineering practice as you use problem-solving and creativity to plan, build, test and tweak a project that solves a physical engineering problem. $50/ non-member & $45/ member

January 20th, 2020 – One Day Camp: Let’s Get Digital (Ages 7-12) – Immerse yourself in the digital world of virtual reality. Design your own virtual landscape, then travel inside and look around as if you were actually there! $60/ non-member & $55/ member

February 28th, 2020 – One Day Camp: Marvelous Mutations (Ages 4-12) – Become a genetic scientist and use cell models to explore the different parts of an animal cell and work together to isolate DNA! $50/ non-member & $45/ member

 

The following camps take place at STEM Studio in Jupiter:
STEM Studio is located in Downtown Abacoa at 1209 Main Street Suite 112, Jupiter FL 33458

Holiday Camp – December 30th-31st, 2019: Lights, Camera, Action! (Ages 8-12) – Learn about the science behind cinematography as you test your skills with cameras and sound. Let’s get creative with iMovie and freeze-frame shots! Cost is $125

Winter Camp – January 2nd-3rd, 2020: Sub-Zero Science (Ages 5-8) – Submerge yourself in a chilly adventure as we learn what it means to be below zero degrees Centigrade. From dry ice to liquid nitrogen, come explore the cold Florida never sees. Cost is $110

January 20th, 2020 – One Day Camp: Shark Sparks (Ages 5-8) – Movies and shows have molded us to fear them, but sharks are friendly fish. Learn about our elasmobranch friends as we dive deep to debunk myths. Cost is $50

February 28th, 2020 – One Day Camp: CSI: STEM Studio (Ages 8-12) – Oh no – There have been a string of thefts at STEM Studio! Become Crime Scene Investigators and help us track down the culprits.  Learn how we test for fingerprints, blood samples and DNA to narrow down the list of suspects and solve the case. Cost is $50

 

Camps at both campuses run from 9:00am-4:00pm. Before/Aftercare (7:30am-5:30pm) is an additional charge of $10 per day at the main campus only.

*‘TIS THE SEASON FOR SCIENCE INFO, DATES AND TIMES*

 

“Let it Snow” Planetarium Show
“Let it Snow” features a new variety of festive classics from Frank Sinatra and Chuck Berry to Burl Ives and Brenda Lee and includes a stunning multi-media finale by the Trans Siberian Orchestra.  The soundtrack is visually enhanced with thematic animation, laser imagery, special effects and all-dome scenery in the audiovisual setting of our newly upgraded, state-of-the-art Planetarium. Daily showtimes from November 29th – December 21st. Click here to view the full Planetarium schedule.

Laser Light Holiday Show
Come enjoy the brand-new Laser Light Show system in the full-dome planetarium and out to the holiday classics you know and love! Daily showtimes December 23rd – 31st. Click here to view the full Laser Holiday show schedule.

Frigid Science Demonstration
See physical changes occur right before your eyes as you view these ‘chilling’ states of matter experiments.

Winter Wonder Crafts
Be amazed by a variety of cool winter-themed science labs.

Geometric Snowflakes
Visitors will craft their very own custom snowflakes! Be sure to check out the amazing shapes within your unique design.

Make-N-Take Snow
Snow in Florida? Yes! Watch as your own winter snow forms right before your eyes.

 

2019/2020 Dates and Times 

Friday, November 29

11:00am-12:00pm – Hall of Heroes Exhibit Activity

12:00pm -1:00pm – Winter Wonder Crafts

1:30pm-2:00pm – Frigid Science Demonstrations

2:15pm-2:45pm – Science on a Sphere Demonstration

3:00pm-4:00pm – Make-N-Take Snow

Saturday, November 30

11:00am-12:00pm – Hall of Heroes Exhibit Activity

12:00pm -1:00pm – Winter Wonder Crafts

1:30pm-2:00pm – Frigid Science Demonstrations

2:15pm-2:45pm – Science on a Sphere Demonstration

3:00pm-4:00pm – Geometric Snowflakes

Sunday, December 1

11:00am-12:00pm – Hall of Heroes Exhibit Activity

12:00pm -1:00pm – Winter Wonder Crafts

1:30pm-2:00pm – Frigid Science Demonstrations

2:15pm-2:45pm – Science on a Sphere Demonstration

3:00pm-4:00pm – Make-N-Take Snow

Saturday, December 7

11:00am-12:00pm – Hall of Heroes Exhibit Activity

12:00pm -1:00pm – Winter Wonder Crafts

1:30pm-2:00pm – Frigid Science Demonstrations

2:15pm-2:45pm – Science on a Sphere Demonstration

3:00pm-4:00pm – Geometric Snowflakes

Sunday, December 8

11:00am-12:00pm – Hall of Heroes Exhibit Activity

12:00pm -1:00pm – Winter Wonder Crafts

1:30pm-2:00pm – Frigid Science Demonstrations

2:15pm-2:45pm – Science on a Sphere Demonstration

3:00pm-4:00pm – Make-N-Take Snow

Saturday, December 14 – Palm Beach Mini Maker Faire is today!

11:00am-12:00pm – Hall of Heroes Exhibit Activity

12:00pm -1:00pm – Winter Wonder Crafts

1:30pm-2:00pm – Frigid Science Demonstrations

2:15pm-2:45pm – Science on a Sphere Demonstration

3:00pm-4:00pm – Geometric Snowflakes

Sunday, December 15

11:00am-12:00pm – Hall of Heroes Exhibit Activity

12:00pm -1:00pm – Winter Wonder Crafts

1:30pm-2:00pm – Frigid Science Demonstrations

2:15pm-2:45pm – Science on a Sphere Demonstration

3:00pm-4:00pm – Make-N-Take Snow

Saturday, December 21

11:00am-12:00pm – Hall of Heroes Exhibit Activity

12:00pm -1:00pm – Winter Wonder Crafts

1:30pm-2:00pm – Frigid Science Demonstrations

2:15pm-2:45pm – Science on a Sphere Demonstration

3:00pm-4:00pm – Geometric Snowflakes

Sunday, December 22

11:00am-12:00pm – Hall of Heroes Exhibit Activity

12:00pm -1:00pm – Winter Wonder Crafts

1:30pm-2:00pm – Frigid Science Demonstrations

2:15pm-2:45pm – Science on a Sphere Demonstration

3:00pm-4:00pm – Make-N-Take Snow

Monday, December 23

11:00am-12:00pm – Hall of Heroes Exhibit Activity

12:00pm -1:00pm – Winter Wonder Crafts

1:30pm-2:00pm – Frigid Science Demonstrations

2:15pm-2:45pm – Science on a Sphere Demonstration

3:00pm-4:00pm – Geometric Snowflakes

Tuesday, December 24

11:00am-12:00pm – Hall of Heroes Exhibit Activity

12:00pm -1:00pm – Winter Wonder Crafts

1:30pm-2:00pm – Frigid Science Demonstrations

2:15pm-2:45pm – Science on a Sphere Demonstration

3:00pm-4:00pm – Make-N-Take Snow

Thursday, December 26

11:00am-12:00pm – Hall of Heroes Exhibit Activity

12:00pm -1:00pm – Winter Wonder Crafts

1:30pm-2:00pm – Frigid Science Demonstrations

2:15pm-2:45pm – Science on a Sphere Demonstration

Details

Start:
December 1
End:
February 28, 2020
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Website:
https://www.sfsciencecenter.org/

Venue

South Florida Science Center and Aquarium
4801 Dreher Trail North
West Palm Beach, FL 33405 United States
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