Zip into spring with the Da Vinci Science Center’s annual EggCellent Adventures weekend. Join us on Friday, April 14, Saturday, April 15, and Monday, April 17 from 10 a.m.- 4:30 p.m. Try the Egg Drop Zip Line Challenge, experience a different kind of egg hunt, see live baby chicks, and more! EggCellent Adventures is presented in partnership with Just Born Quality Confections.
What Guests Can Do:
Egg Drop Zip Line Challenge & Inertia Egg Drop
First construct your own egg “armor” and then launch it off the balcony on a zip line! Will your egg survive the Drop?
Live Chicks at Inquiry Island
Watch baby chicks hatch live from an incubator!
Egg Scavenger Hunt
Follow a trail of clues and search your favorite exhibits for hidden eggs!
Egg Racers for Little Learners at Inquiry Island
Learn about slope as your Little Learners race eggs down ramps!
Live Demonstrations of Egg in a Bottle and Egg Flip
Enjoy live experiments as science educators demonstrate how to suck an egg into a bottle using only a match, and flip a cup holding an egg using only their breath!
When it is
Friday, April 14, Saturday, April 15, and Monday, April 17, 2017 every day from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Enjoy a special twist on our Glow Room during our Little Learner Activities on Monday, Jan. 22 from 10:30 a.m.- 1:30 p.m. We'll make and test our own stencils to create cool patterns on the Glow Room's phosphorescent walls. For more information, visit http://bit.ly/2n2wKZN. #LittleLearners
Travel to the North and South Pole with the Center for Aquatic Sciences from Adventure Aquarium on Sat. Feb. 17. During three live shows at 11 a.m., 1 p.m. and 3 p.m., see a real narwhal (a.k.a. unicorn of the sea!) tusk, touch a polar bear pelt, observe a live shark, and learn about everything in between! For more information, visit http://bit.ly/2Dfr2g1.
We want to give a HUGE thank you to Casey Carle, creator and performer of BubbleMania: Science, Art & Comedy! Casey made us laugh and taught us SO many cool things about bubbles! Thanks, Casey! Keep on bubblin'!
Witness "The Wonder of Butterflies" with The Butterfly Lady, Mari Gruber, from the Bear Mountain Butterfly Sanctuary on Saturday, Feb. 10. Join us for three live shows at 11 a.m., 1 p.m., and 3 p.m. to discover new things about all the marvelous species of butterfly. For more information, visit http://bit.ly/2CZ8QKW.
Learn about exotic animals with the Lehigh Valley Zoo. During two live shows at 1 p.m. and 3 p.m., watch and learn about the African Penguin and what makes it different from its South Pole cousin. The penguin won’t be alone; the Lehigh Valley Zoo will bring some of its friends too! Included with admission or membership. Reservation not required.
Watch the scientific magic of the honeybee hive come to life during the “Dancin’ with the Honeybees” live program by Cliff Sunflower, master beekeeper, environmental educator, storyteller and performer. With two chances to see the program at 1 p.m. and 3 p.m., you can’t miss this live opportunity to learn about the fascinating life of a honeybee. Included with admission or membership. Reservation not required.
Learn about and meet animals that call Pennsylvania home with Pocono Wildlife Rehabilitation and Education Center. Get up close and personal with some feathery, furry, and scaly animals like owls, a falcon, a snake, and more! Included with admission or membership. Reservation not required.
Celebrate Valentine's Day with the Da Vinci Science Center's first ever Science Social Club on Thursday, Feb. 15 from 6 p.m.- 9 p.m. Sample great microbrews and specialty chocolates from Chocodiem. Plus, enjoy tasty treats available for purchase from local food trucks. This is a 21 and over event. For more information, visit http://bit.ly/2APFmcw.
Sparks will fly on Monday, Jan. 15 for Jump-Starting the New Year Day Camp. Explore the properties of electricity through circuits, robots, and basic coding. Discover the wonders of outer space on Feb. 19 at Out of this World Science Day Camp. Learn about constellations, make star charts, and make a device to land on mars. For more info, visit http://bit.ly/2xL2GIs.
Save $10 when you register for both Camps during the same transaction!
School's Out Day Camp Details:
• Camps run from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
• For students in grades K-5
• $65.00 per student, per day
• The day includes a short morning recess, a lunch break, and a short afternoon recess
• Morning Care (7:30 a.m. - 9 a.m.) and After Care (4 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.) are available at an additional cost
Don't miss out on this very special celebration! On Saturday, Jan. 27 we will celebrate the life of Abigail Zukowski with space-themed activities, including mobile planetarium shows from Stars on the Move, a visit from retired NASA Astronaut Terry Hart, and more! For more information, visit http://bit.ly/2nGq1JK.