The Orlando Science Center’s public relations efforts generate awareness for its exhibits, films, programs and events through media coverage as well as enhance its image as a community resource.

Through careful planning and good relationships with local newspapers, TV networks, websites and radio stations, the Orlando Science Center enjoys consistent coverage.

The Orlando Science Center also functions as a reliable resource for area reporters in need of quick story ideas or colorful backgrounds for live reports. Area media often interview guests and staff on issues involving science, technology and current events.

 

New Healthcare Exhibit Premieres on Saturday, April 17

ORLANDO, FL - (April 8, 2010) - Have you ever wondered what the everyday life of a nurse or doctor would be like? Or perhaps you just wanted some information on the variety of careers possible in the expanding healthcare industry. Careers for Life, premiering on Saturday, April 17 at the Orlando Science Center, was created to showcase the high demand careers dedicated to saving and helping the lives of others.

This new exhibit offers information and education presented in an interactive experience with a focus on opportunities within the growing healthcare field for everyone. Careers for Life is an addition to the Science Center’s collection of permanent exhibits. It forms the basis for a larger health and wellness exhibit, currently in development.

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New Summer Camps Being Offered, Now Enrolling for Grades PreK-9

Engaging Science Available Weekly From June 14 - August 20

(Orlando, FL) - May 18, 2010 - School may be ending but that doesn’t mean the learning does! The Orlando Science Center’s summer camp program has an exciting and creative roster available for kids to enjoy, including hands-on exploration in science and nature, space and astronomy, archeology, math, computers, robotics, and even cooking! During the hottest days of the summer, kids will enjoy each full-day, weeklong session in air-conditioned comfort (thanks to a new A/C system) with special access to Science Center exhibits and films.

Camps are offered weekly this summer from June 14 to August 20. New camps have been added to this year’s roster of opportunities for children in grades K-6. Campers can experience the joys of cooking while experimenting with different elements and creating their own favorite concoctions. If cooking isn’t their passion, kids can get fizzy with the science of bubbles. Another new addition includes an engineering camp where children can design their own racecars and create contraptions to perform everyday tasks.

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Orlando Science Center Participates in National Day

Saturday, April 24, 11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Who: In honor of National Astronomy Day, the Orlando Science Center will be holding a full day of astronomically fun activities! Thanks to event partners the Central Florida Astronomical Society (CFAS) and Seminole State College Planetarium, guests will get to enjoy Orlando By Night live planetarium shows in the Science Center’s Dr. Phillips CineDome.

National Astronomy Day gives astronomy-lovers a chance to share their passion with the cosmically curious. Across the country, clubs, planetariums, observatories, museums, and enthusiasts will host public viewing events, telescope workshops, hands-on activities, and presentations to increase awareness about their profession or hobby.

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Orlando Science Center Participates in National Day to Celebrate the Celestial

Saturday, April 24, 11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Who: In honor of National Astronomy Day, the Orlando Science Center will be holding a full day of astronomically fun activities! Thanks to event partners the Central Florida Astronomical Society (CFAS) and Seminole State College Planetarium, guests will get to enjoy Orlando By Night live planetarium shows in the Science Center’s Dr. Phillips CineDome.

National Astronomy Day gives astronomy-lovers a chance to share their passion with the cosmically curious. Across the country, clubs, planetariums, observatories, museums, and enthusiasts will host public viewing events, telescope workshops, hands-on activities, and presentations to increase awareness about their profession or hobby.

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OUC - The Reliable One, The Darden Restaurants, Inc. Foundation, and Azur Solar USA Support Installation of Solar Panels That Will Produce 42,660 kWh of Electricity Annually

Orlando, FL - June 16, 2010 - The Orlando Science Center now has part of its facility being powered by the sun thanks to a new solar panel system. This system, recently installed on the Science Center’s roof, is expected to produce about 42,660 kWh of electricity annually - enough to power about three homes. The solar panel installation is part of the Science Center’s effort to increase its energy efficiency, decrease operational costs and serve as a community leader in the use of sustainable technologies.

In addition to the installation, educational experiences are currently being designed to engage guests in the science of solar power. The Science Center plans to use its facility as a showcase for sustainable technologies, including energy efficient lighting, high efficiency cooling, smart building controls and solar technology.

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