Summer of Discovery Week 1: OCEANS June 10 - 14

When: 
Tuesday, June 10, 2014 - 10:00am to Saturday, June 14, 2014 - 5:00pm
Location: 
Space Foundation Discovery Center, 4425 Arrowswest Dr., Colorado Springs, Colo.

WEEK 1: OCEANS

Tuesday, June 10 - Friday, June 13

  • 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. (extra fee)
  • Science On a Sphere® presentations
  • Squid Dissection - Friday, June 13 at 1:00 p.m. ($4 extra fee per squid -- see times for Saturday, June 14 below)

Saturday, June 14

 

 

Wells Fargo - Oceans Saturday Sponsor 

  • FREE Surprise for the first 100 paid children admitted on Saturday (age 4-17 only, includes Discovery Passport holders)
  • FREE Wendy's Chili (while quantities last), meet "Wendy" & "Frosty"
  • Sabrosos Tacos 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
  • Cool Science® Interactive Science Demonstrations 11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
  • 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./4:00 p.m. (extra fee)
  • Mars Robotics Laboratory Presentations -11:00 a.m./1:00 p.m./3:00 p.m.
  • Science On a Sphere® presentations
  • Ocean Costume Contest - dress as your favorite ocean animal or character (prizes awarded)

*Events and activities are subject to change without notice.


Plan to Attend Each Week!

OCEANS: Week 2, June 17-21
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


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


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