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Daily Discovery Experiences

Tuesday, September 20, 2016 - 9:00am to 4:00pm
Event Location: 
Discovery Children’s Museum, 360 Promenade Place, Las Vegas, NV 89106

Celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month – Luis Barragan

Time: Ongoing throughout the Day
Location: Young at Art – Level 3
Description: Make your own brightly colored art inspired by the brilliant buildings of Mexican architect Luis Barragan!

Celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month – Honoring Julio C. Palmaz

Time: 9:30am and 1:45pm
Location: It’s Your Choice – Level 2

Description: Julio C. Palmaz created the first balloon expandable stent and received a patent. Explore this great inventor and how a stent works.

Inventions 101
Time: 10:15am
Location: Patents Pending – Level 3

Description: Here is your chance to learn about how ideas become patented inventions that make our lives easier. Take a fun filled journey with us through the Engineering Design Process.

Super Cold Science
Time: 11:15am and 2:15pm

Location: Patents Pending – Level 3

Description: At 320 degrees below zero (Fahrenheit) fascinating things begin to happen! Explore the world of “super cold” temperatures in this chilling presentation.

What’s in the Trash?
Time: 11:45am

Location: Eco City – Level 2

Description: Dive in and take a closer look at what’s in the trash and see what you discover and learn a little about sustainability also!

Go, Slow, Whoa!

Time: 12:45pm

Location: It’s Your Choice – Level 2

Description: Do you want to know which foods to eat in order to be healthy? Learn the differences between them in this fun and interactive game of food.

SOUND, Lights, Action!

Time: 1:15pm

Location: Fantasy Festival – Level 1

Description: No performance is complete without the perfect SOUND. Experiment with different sound effects, learn how to use sound and light to enhance a production and become familiar with the sound and light board in Fantasy Festival. All of this and more in this engaging demonstration.

Ancient Images
Time: 3:00pm

Location: Solve It! Ancient City – Level 3

Description: Petroglyph, pictograph, geoglyph or hieroglyph – which is it? Join us as we compare and contrast these ancient forms of communication while exploring how scientists determine the meaning and date them. Also, work together to build your very own geoglyph.