CELEBRATE DAD WITH A NIGHT OF EXTREME SCIENCE
AT GREAT LAKES SCIENCE CENTER
Blow up watermelons, launch baseballs with liquid nitrogen and more!
June 8th, 2010
CLEVELAND (June 8, 2010) – Great Lakes Science Center will celebrate Father’s Day with its popular Extreme Science Night on Saturday, June 19 from 7 – 11:30 p.m. This exciting event features live demonstrations, hands-on experiments, hundreds of interactive exhibits and an OMNIMAX® film.
Visitors can enjoy science demonstrations such as exploding watermelons, imploding oil drums, liquid nitrogen baseball launchers and the thrilling EGGs-treme Drop, in which participants will build a container to protect an egg from a three-story fall. Guests will also enjoy admission to the latest traveling exhibition, Strange Matter, and the Steamship William G. Mather. In addition, phase one of the new NASA Glenn Visitor Center and all three floors of the Science Center will be open for hours of hands-on, minds-on fun.
“Extreme Science Night offers guests a one-of-a-kind way to celebrate Father’s Day through exciting, hands-on experiences for the whole family,” said Dante Centuori, director of creative productions at Great Lakes Science Center, “Guests will get to witness unique experiments we’ve never before done for an audience, plus interact with the trademark exhibits they know and love.”
The Science Center will also present a special showing of the OMNIMAX® film Hubble. In this gripping story, viewers will join astronauts as they launch and service the most iconic scientific instrument of our time: the Hubble Space Telescope. Late-night snacks and free parking are included.
Tickets for Extreme Science Night are $24 ($85 for a family four-pack). Reservations can be made by calling (216) 621-2400.
About the Great Lakes Science Center
Great Lakes Science Center is one of the nation’s leading science and technology centers and home to Northeast Ohio’s NASA Glenn Visitor Center. Its mission is to stimulate interest in and increase understanding of the sciences, with a particular emphasis on the interdependence of scientific, environmental and technological activities in the Great Lakes region. It features hundreds of hands-on exhibits, themed traveling exhibits, daily demonstrations, the awe-inspiring OMNIMAX® Theater and the Steamship William G. Mather. The Science Center is open daily 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Discounted parking is available for guests in the attached 500-car garage. Great Lakes Science Center is generously funded by the citizens of Cuyahoga County through Cuyahoga Arts and Culture. For more information, contact the Science Center at (216) 694-2000 or visit www.GreatScience.com.
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