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Daily Discovery Experiences

Saturday, September 24, 2016 - 10:00am to 5:00pm
Event Location: 
Discovery Children’s Museum, 360 Promenade Place, Las Vegas, NV 89106

Celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month – Fernando Romero

Location: Young at Art – Level 3

Description: Join us as we wrap up Hispanic Heritage month by exploring past and future works of Mexican Architect Fernando Romero!

Celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month – Honoring Luis Walter Alvarez

Location: Patents Pending – Level 3

Description: Luis Walter Alvarez was an American experimental physicist, inventor and professor who was awarded a Nobel Prize. Explore with us one of his most famous inventions – the ground control radar system.

Inventions 101

Time: 11:15am

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: 12:15pm and 3:15pm

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: 12:45pm

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!

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.

Go, Slow, Whoa!

Time: 1:45pm

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.

Ancient Images

Time: 3:15pm

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