October 12 5:00 pm – 8:00
is in full swing and McWane Science Center has the perfect way to
get in the autumn spirit with fall-related science experiments.
Additionally, a chicken fajita dinner with rice, salsa, chips, sour
cream is available for advanced purchase.
The cost of dinner is Adults: $8, Children: $5. Dinner orders
may be placed when you make your reservation and will not be
available for purchase the night of the event. Dinner reservations
must be made by Thursday, October 8th.
family’s spot by calling (205) 714-8414.
OCTOBER 20 FREE TO THE
other science geeks (or science novices) for an exciting
presentation, lively discussion and a little science trivia at the
Birmingham Science Cafe. All Science Cafes are free to the public
and require no science background. The fun starts at 6 pm at John’s
City Diner with science trivia. Speaker at 6:30 pm. SCIENCE
TOPIC: The Science of Measuring Body Composition Dr. Olivia
Affuso, Associate Professor School of
Public Health — University of Alabama at Birmingham Dr.
Affuso will discuss the development of a new method to measure body
composition in humans utilizing digital photography.
MOLE DAY FRIDAY,
OCTOBER 23 McWane
Science Center joins the American Chemical Society in celebrating
the importance of chemistry in our everyday lives. Mole Day
commemorates Avogadro’s Number (6.02 x 10^23), which is a basic
measuring unit in chemistry first discovered by Amadeo Avogadro.
SCIENCE DAY CELEBRATED
WEDNESDAY OCTOBER 14 Get
engaged in discovering earth’s vital processes with special science
programming in our Adventure Halls.
a Winter Birthday? Enjoy these special Birthday Party themes from
our Birthday Party department. McWane Express Birthday Party
Coinciding with “The Magic of Model Trains” exhibit here at McWane
Science Center, this party will create a birthday that is on the
right “track”! Join us as we uncover the fascination of this method
of transportation! All aboard! Snowy Science Birthday Party Ages
Who doesn’t love the snow? Join us as we create our own winter
wonderland by exploring the science behind snow and snowflakes.
From making your own snow, making a snow globe, to dressing a
snowman, it will surely be a fun experience!
Services will be located at the Member Services Table in the Grand
Lobby from 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. Monday – Friday and on Saturday from 10
a.m. – 1 p.m. They will be checking members in to the museum as well
as assisting members with any other membership needs.
If you are an Amazon shopper,
please consider registering with “amazonsmile.” By
choosing McWane Science Center as your charity of choice, the
Center will receive 0.5% of your eligible purchases at no additional
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to your friends and fellow shoppers and thank you for supporting the
McWane Science Center!