Space Day at Whitaker Center for Science and the Arts!
Tickets are available ($10 member / $15 non-member) for the event on Saturday, October 21st from 9-2:30 pm. Check out our website and get tickets HERE!
Enjoy of day of far-out fun including:
★ Science Center exploration including our newest traveling exhibit, Space: An Out-of-Gravity Experience
★ Activities including hands-on space lessons in the STEM Design Studios with members of the Penn State Eberly College of Science Astronomy Department
★ Shows in the StarLab Mobile Planetarium
★ Showtimes for Astronaut: Ocean to Orbit
★ Presentations by Keynote Speaker: Astronaut Hines
★ Space-Themed Gaming in the PNC Innovation Zone
★ Virtual Reality Tours of the International Space Station
The schedule for the day is as follows:
9:00 am – 2:00 pm
Science Center exploration and activities include hands-on space lessons in the STEM design studios with members of the Penn State Eberly College of Science Astronomy Department, and StarLab mobile Planetarium shows in Kunkel Gallery.
9:30 am | 10:30 am | 12:30 pm | 1 pm
Penn State Astrophysics Program, Dr. Darren Williams talks in the Select Medical Digital Cinema and activities throughout the Science Center.
10 am | 11 am | 12 pm | 1 pm
Astronaut: Ocean to Orbit showings in the Select Medical Digital Cinema.
10:30 – 11:15am
Keynote Speaker: Astronaut Hines – First Presentation with Crew 4 Mission Video / 30 minute Talk; Followed by 15 minutes for Q&A in SPT
12:30 – 1:15pm
Keynote Speaker: Astronaut Hines – Second Presentation with Crew 4 Mission Video / 30 minute Talk; Followed by 15 minutes for Q&A in SPT
1:30pm – 2:30pm
Meet & Greet – Autographs (limited number of participants) in Kunkel Gallery
If you have any questions about the event or our traveling exhibit, please let me know. We encourage you to share this information with members of your community – I attached the event flier for you to share!
Can’t make it to Space Day? Checkout some of our other educational programs:
★ Girls in STEAM – Grades 4th-8th – Starting November 18th!
★ Scout at Whitaker – Grades K-12th – Earn badges!
★ Little Learners – Ages 3-6 – This month’s theme is SPOOKTOBER!
★ Gamers & Coders – Grades 3rd-8th – New themes, weekly!