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Spark Your Imagination StoryTime

Join us in KidsTown Studio for February’s Spark Your Imagination Storytime! This month we’re celebrating all the possibilities! Using our creativity, we’ll imagine all the amazing things there are to see and do as we read stories together, talk about what inspires us, and design awesome “Future Me” self-portraits!

Tiny Green Home Tours

Outside 4Roots Cafe - Level 1

Explore our humble home filled with technology and tips to live sustainably and reduce your carbon footprint! Recommended age 6+

Twinkle Tales

Our Planet, Our Solar System - Level 4

Learn about stars and constellations in this monthly-rotating early-childhood program at the Science on a Sphere! Recommended 3+

Robots

Dr. Phillips CineDome - Level 1

Robots gives audiences a fascinating and exciting look at what makes us human, how far machines must really go to look and act like us, and how humanoids are already changing our world.

Powers of Pokemon

Discovery Stage - Level 4

Who's that Pokemon?? Dive into the science behind some of your favorite pokemon powers with live demonstrations! Recommended ages 4+

Spark Your Imagination StoryTime

Join us in KidsTown Studio for February’s Spark Your Imagination Storytime! This month we’re celebrating all the possibilities! Using our creativity, we’ll imagine all the amazing things there are to see and do as we read stories together, talk about what inspires us, and design awesome “Future Me” self-portraits!

Life With Animals

Discovery Stage - Level 4

Learn fun facts about all sorts of animals and how you can help protect the habitats they call home. With a different show every day, you never know which of our Animal Ambassadors might stop by! Recommended ages 3+

Open Flight

Flight Lab - Level 4

Pilot a virtual F-35b through an aerial obstacle course above Hong Kong in this virtual reality flight tutorial! Ages 10+ required to participate in VR.

Dream Big

Dr. Phillips CineDome - Level 1

From the Great Wall of China and the world's tallest buildings, to underwater robots, solar cars and smart, sustainable cities, Dream Big celebrates the human ingenuity behind engineering marvels big and small, and reveals the heart that drives engineers to create better lives for people around the world.

Serving Up Science: Boom… Roasted!

4Roots Cafe - Level 1

We'll explore how coffee transforms from bean to brew as we try to get the most out of your roast. Recommended Ages 6+

Cool Science

Discovery Stage - Level 4

Learn about the science of extreme cold with liquid nitrogen demonstrations at the Discovery Stage! Recommended age 6+

Ethnographic Field Research in Costa Rica: Preserving the Ngöbe Indigenous Tribe

Digital Adventure Theater - Level 2

Karla Dana joins us for another Explorer's Club talk! How has the Ngöbe indigenous tribe in Costa Rica preserved its cultural heritage in the face of Spanish colonization, and more recently, in the face of modernizing influences? Karla steps through the process taken to understand how cultural heritage is preserved, starting with the creation of the research, the establishment of research ethics, and sharing stories from the field, including a look at what it was like living with the tribe for 3 weeks. She will delve into the analysis of the research data, which culminated in a project to transcribe and print hundreds of copies of a book containing the language and ancestral legends of this tribe, aiming to further preserve its rich culture.

Moons & More Tour

Our Planet, Our Solar System - Level 4

The best places to seek real examples of sci-fi concepts are some of our unique moons, asteroids, and dwarf planets. Learn about where we might find alien life, cryovolcanoes, methane rain, and more in our very own solar system!

Dinosaurs of Antarctica

Dr. Phillips CineDome - Level 1

Journey to the south polar landscapes of Antarctica hundreds of millions of years ago. Join Antarctic scientists on a quest to understand the ice continent's profound transformation, and predict the future as humans drive dramatic change.

Meet A Snake

Discovery Stage - Level 4

Discover the amazing adaptations of snakes! Meet one of our animal ambassadors to learn about what makes a snake different from other animals and how invasive snakes are affecting our Florida habitats. Recommended for ages 3+.

Muñeca Quitapenas Mini Maker

Join us in the KidsTown Studio for Febraury's Maker activity! We will be learning about traditional Guatemalan Worry Dolls and creating our own while discussing the benefits of naming and expressing our feelings.

Guided Planet Tour

Our Planet, Our Solar System - Level 4

Embark on a tour through our solar system at the Science on a Sphere, while delving into the unique characteristics of each of our planetary neighbors! Recommended age 6+

ART-ificial Intelligence

Flight Lab - Level 4

Is AI-generated art... art? Explore the world of computer generated images by getting hands-on with powerful AI tools and making your very own computer-generated artworks. Adult supervision required

Carbon Conundrum

Discovery Stage - Level 4

Uncover what makes carbon such a critical molecule for life on Earth, as we delve into the environmental changes that are happening with carbon-based demonstrations and games! Recommended ages 6+

Dig Deeper

Get up close and personal as you dig deeper into a topic with a rotating collection of authentic fossils and artifacts with a some of our biggest fossil fans on the team!

Back from the Brink 3D

Digital Adventure Theater - Level 2

Experience the remarkable true story of three animal species rescued from the brink of extinction. Meet scientists, park rangers and students working to save endangered animals around the world. Join this remarkable and heartfelt adventure to save endangered species around the world as we show that positive change is possible.

Moons & More Tour

Our Planet, Our Solar System - Level 4

The best places to seek real examples of sci-fi concepts are some of our unique moons, asteroids, and dwarf planets. Learn about where we might find alien life, cryovolcanoes, methane rain, and more in our very own solar system!

Muñeca Quitapenas Mini Maker

Join us in the KidsTown Studio for Febraury's Maker activity! We will be learning about traditional Guatemalan Worry Dolls and creating our own while discussing the benefits of naming and expressing our feelings.

Space Inflators!

Discovery Stage - Level 4

Learn about the dangers of space travel in this liquid nitrogen show where we subject balloons to the vacuum, extreme cold, and radiation of space! Recommended ages 6+

Animal Kingdom 3D

Digital Adventure Theater - Level 2

Animal Kingdom is a spectacular adventure where we meet the six fascinating families of the Animal Kingdom. Take flight with the family of the birds who rule the skies. Get busy with the insects who work hard behind the scenes. Dive into oceans and coral reefs as we meet the family of the fish. Open your eyes to cold blooded world of the reptiles and amphibians. And get moving with the mammals as we meet the mightiest families in the Animal Kingdom.