Families Celebrate a Spooky Science & STEM Halloween
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The Cradle of Aviation Museum’s annual Family Science Nights return with the beloved “Spooky Science Night” with two socially-distant and limited attendance family sessions on Friday, October 30th at 5pm and 7pm. Each session is packed with stimulating family-fun, STEM activities and a Halloween parade to entertain the entire family. Tickets are $15.00 per person; $10 for Museum Members. All activities are included with admission. All tickets must be purchased in advance, no tickets will be sold at the door. Ideal for kids in grades K-5. Info is available at www.cradleofaviation.org/spook…
● Frankenstein Hands: Use your mad scientist skills to dissect frozen hands to discover what is trapped inside.
● Candy Catapults: Protecting your Halloween hoard is serious business. Construct and test your own catapults.
● Boo-Be-Gones: You ain’t afraid of no ghosts! Learn how to keep ghosts away with some homemade ghost repellant.
● Predicting the Future: Do you have a sixth sense? See if you can predict the future by studying what comes before it!
● Kepler Planet Hunt: There are thousands of exoplanets in our galaxy and some have gotten lost in our museum. Can you shed some light on their location?
“Spooky Science Night is a fun and safe way to celebrate Halloween. We are looking forward to seeing everyone in person and having a great night of science tricks and treats! “- Kerri Kiker, Planetarium Education Coordinator .
All young participants are encouraged to dress in costume according to rules in adherence with CDC guidelines as defined on the museum’s web site at www.cradleofaviation.org/spook…. There are a limited number of tickets available to ensure social distancing requirements are met throughout the duration of the program.