Force Month at Great Lakes Science Center
This April, get moving and explore the push and pull of forces at the Science Center! All activities are included with general admission unless otherwise noted.
Force & Motion Science Show
Tuesday - Friday: 1 p.m.
Saturday - Sunday: 2 p.m.
Forces are with us as we explore Isaac Newton’s three laws of motion using a fire tornado, a liquid nitrogen engine, and a gravity defying finale!
STEM Storytime & Lab
Wednesday: 11 a.m.
Perfect for little scientists! Join our STEM staff for a special story and hands-on activities! Our youngest visitors will discover that to get things moving, you need force - either a push or a pull. They will explore this concept with magnets, dominoes and mini catapults! Recommended for children ages 0-5.
String Resonance Cart Activity
Tuesday - Saturday: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Sunday: 1 – 4 p.m.
Explore what sound waves, frequency and resonance can tell us about guitar strings and other elements of music.
Family Dissection Workshop: Owl Pellet Dissection ($10 per person, $8 members)
Saturday - Sunday: 1 p.m.
Learn about an owl’s diet and how they digest their food by examining owl pellets. Can you figure out what the owl ate from what it left behind? Dissection workshops are for visitors ages 7 and older. Adult supervision is required. Register here.
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