Jack-O-Lantern Lane is a newly-designed, family-friendly walk-through Halloween experience that excites, delights, but doesn’t fright. Dr. Frankenstein has moved into town and he needs your help to bring science to life! To get to Frankenstein’s Lab, stroll through Jack-O-Lantern Lane and explore the giant Newton’s Cradle, the science of the color-changing Circuit House, and more exhibit stations. At the end of your journey, use your knowledge to help Dr. Frankenstein with his lively experiments, such as FrankenToys, Monster Masks, and more. Before you leave, discover the science behind Dr. Frankenstein’s greatest creation during the It’s Alive! Live Science Show on weekends.
What Visitors Can Do
Try out different methods of making FrankenToys, Monster Masks, Squishy Circuits, and more in Frankenstein’s Lab.
Navigate through a not-so-spooky forest and watch colors pop from the wall with our special chromadepth glasses.
Don’t miss our new It’s Alive! Live Science Show on weekends.
Experiment with a color-changing circuit house.
Discover how quickly sound travels with the sound tree.
Explore with magnetic gears on our stone wall, visit Newton’s pumpkins, and much more.
Take a family photo in our fall-themed photo op area.
Stroll through town and admire more than 50 spectacular Jack-O-Lanterns.
This week, campers in our Veterinary Apprentice summer camp got to groom and feed Minnie, a miniature horse from Wentz Stables in Orefield. We have lots of fun, science camps coming up this summer. Learn more at http://bit.ly/2SN6KEL
Springhouse Middle School student Reva Gandhi is the the winner of the 2019 Da Vinci Science Center Inventor’s Lab Most Patentable Idea Award. Gandhi’s idea is a way of preserving fresh produce, while minimizing both packaging and food waste. Learn more: http://bit.ly/31Fb0aY
Our first week of summer camp begins on Monday. Some spots are still open in our Grossology, Science Superstar, and Wizard World camps. Sign up today and your kids will make new friends while having the most fun with science this summer. http://bit.ly/2SN6KEL
LAST CHANCE to register for Ice Cream Wars: Battle of the Fans on June 14 from 5:30-9 p.m.! Registration closes TOMORROW, June 11, at 5 p.m. You and your team of up to 7 people will create your own ice cream flavor using liquid nitrogen! Sample other team's flavors and take home all of your leftovers! Register at https://bit.ly/2HHn16O
Welcome astronaut trainees! In "Be the Astronaut" flight school, you'll experience realistic simulations of leaving the Earth's atmosphere and exploring the Moon, Mars, Jupiter, and the dwarf planet Ceres. Come down to the Science Center and check it out. The exhibit runs through Sept. 2. http://bit.ly/2HaNLOa
Chelsea Zucal, 10th grader at Allen High School, and Elena Hume, 11th grader at Lehigh Valley Academy Regional Charter School, will be spending a week this summer at the Pre-Med Biomedical Engineering Program at Stevens Institute of Technology in Hoboken, N.J. The students received scholarships for the program through the Science Center's Women in Science and Engineering Network sponsored by Joe and Judy Kaminski and Bob and Sandy Lovett. In the photo are: Chelsea (L-R), Bob Lovett, Judy Kaminski, Joe Kaminski, Elena, and Craig Hume (Elena's dad).
Make your very own ice cream flavor using liquid nitrogen during Ice Cream Wars: Battle of the Fans on Friday, June 14 from 5:30-9 p.m. Taste test all of the flavors and take home all of your leftovers! Hurry, space is limited and registration closes June 11! Learn more and register at https://bit.ly/2HHn16O.
Allentown School District families are invited to attend the Allentown School District Science Fest Thursday, June 6. Enjoy hands-on STEAM activities and check out the projects students have been working on for the district's 5th Annual Science Fair. Da Vinci Science Center educators are excited to be there facilitating the popular hands-on science activity "Architecture with KEVA." Can you build a taller tower than you ever have before? The event runs from 6-8 p.m. at the Allen High School Gym on Turner Street.
Do your kids want to learn about coding, the physics of flight, drones, animals, engineering, or the human body? Then sign them up for one of our science summer camps. They will do awesome projects like students in last year's Multibot Summer Camp. Sessions start in less than two weeks. Register today. http://bit.ly/2SN6KEL
Make your own ice cream flavor using LIQUID NITROGEN during Ice Cream Wars: Battle of the Fans on Friday, June 14 from 5:30-9 p.m. Register your team of up to 7 people today! Hurry, space is limited! Learn more at https://bit.ly/2HHn16O.
Our summer camps are filling up quickly, and several have sold out. There are just a few weeks left before before camps start on June 17. Don't miss out on awesome hands-on science camps like Wizard World, Grossology, and Little Coders (in the video). Register at http://bit.ly/2SN6KEL