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Summer of Discovery Week 2: OCEANS June 17 - 21

When: 
Tuesday, June 17, 2014 - 10:00am to Saturday, June 21, 2014 - 5:00pm
Location: 
Space Foundation Discovery Center, 4425 Arrowswest Dr., Colorado Springs, Colo.

WEEK 2: OCEANS

Tuesday, June 17 - Friday, June 20

  • FREE Surprise for the first 25 paid children admitted each day (age 4-17 only, includes Discovery Passport holders)
  • Underwater Junk Engineering - create and build an underwater habitat and enter our design contest on Saturday, June 21 (prizes awarded)
  • Underwater ROVs
  • Ocean-themed Crafts
    • Under the Sea Jar - Tuesday/Friday/Saturday only ($4 extra fee per jar)
    • Paper Bag Ocean Scene
    • Paper Tube Octopus
    • Recycled CD Turtles and Fish
    • Ocean Straw Buddy
    • Coffee Filter Jellyfish
    • Recycled Egg Carton Sea Life
    • Ocean in a Bottle - Wednesday/Thursday only
    • Coloring/Activity Pages
    • Camouflage Fish
    • Shell/Fossil Identification Station
    • Digging for Fossils and Shells
  • Mars Robotics Laboratory Presentations - 11:00 a.m./1:00 p.m./3:00 p.m.
  • Minecraft games in AGI Space Missions Simulation Laboratory - noon/2:00 p.m. ($4 extra fee)
  • Squid Dissection - Friday, June 20 at 1:00 p.m. ($4 extra fee per squid -- see times for Saturday, June 21 below)
  • Science On a Sphere® presentations (every 30 minutes)
    • SphereCasts with our friends at the Aquarium of the Pacific (AOP) - Friday, June 20, 2:00/3:00 p.m.
    • Each SphereCast presentation will last between 20 and 30 minutes and will allow our guests the opportunity to not only see the AOP presenter but to also ask questions of her. All SphereCasts presentations are included in the SFDC general price of admission.

Saturday, June 21

 

 

Wells Fargo - Oceans Saturday Sponsor 

  • FREE surprise for the first 100 paid children admitted on Saturday (age 4-17, includes Discovery Passport holders)
  • Bite Me Gourmet Sausages Food Truck - 11 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
  • Squid Dissection - 1:00 p.m./3:00 p.m.($4 extra fee per squid)
  • Underwater ROVs
  • Underwater Junk Engineering Contest (prizes awarded)
  • Ocean-themed Crafts
    • Under the Sea Jar ($4 extra fee per jar)
    • Paper Bag Jellyfish
    • Paper Tube Octopus
    • Recycled CD Turtles and Fish
    • Ocean Straw Buddy
    • Coffee Filter Jellyfish
    • Recycled Egg Carton Sea Life
    • Coloring/Activity Pages
    • Camouflage Fish
    • Shell/Fossil Identification Station
    • Digging for Fossils and Shells
  • Minecraft games in AGI Space Missions Simulation Laboratory - noon/2:00 p.m. ($4 extra fee)
  • Mars Robotics Laboratory Presentations - 11:00 a.m./1:00 p.m./3:00 p.m.
  • Science On a Sphere® presentations
    • SphereCasts with our friends at the Aquarium of the Pacific (AOP) - 11:00 a.m./Noon
    • Each SphereCast presentation will last between 20 and 30 minutes and will allow our guests the opportunity to not only see the AOP presenter but to also ask questions of her. All SphereCasts presentations are included in the SFDC general price of admission.

*Events and activities are subject to change without notice.


Plan to Attend Each Week!

ASTRONOMY: Week 3, June 24-28 and Week 4, July 1-3
MARS, ROVERS & ROBOTS: Week 5, July 8-12 and Week 6, July 15-19
ROCKETRY: Week 7, July 22-26 and Week 8, July 29-August 2
A TASTE OF SPACE TECHNOLOGY: Week 9, August 5-9 and Week 10, August 12-16


NEW! Get your Discovery Passport today!

Valuable member benefits including admission* to Summer of Discovery 2014! Click here to learn more and purchase today!

*Includes general admission to Summer of Discovery - some activities require an extra fee as noted on schedule.


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