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Events on Wednesday March 26, 2014
Under Construction: Building Careers exhibition
Drill hands-on into construction trades and complete actual electrical, plumbing, architecture and building tasks!
See "Exhibits" page for details....
Step right up to aerobic Math Midway, a carnival-themed exhibition dedicated to the hands-on excitement of mathematics.
Get to the RMSC for Math Midway—problem solved! For details, go to the "Exhibits" page....
Live Science Performances
Fiery explosions, shocking experiments, musical lightning powered by Tesla coils
Auditorium Shows, Science Encounters, Electricity Theater. For details, visit our "Family Programs" page....
200 Interactive Exhibits
Build a tower, power a robot, climb a wall, discover mastodons, turn a crank, pedal a bike, explore lasers, understand weather—get hands-on in our science and technology exhibits.
click here for the Exhibits page
Strasenburgh Planetarium Shows
Giant-Screen Films, Star & Laser Shows. Scientific adventures in space, through the desert, underwater or among volcanoes. Dazzling laser lights accompanied by rock music.
click here for the Strasenburgh Planetarium page
Science on the Edge Lecture: ‘JAWS’ Revisited
‘JAWS’ Revisited: New insights into the ecology of the white shark in the North Atlantic
7:30pm 'JAWS' Revisited: New insights into the ecology of the white shark in the North Atlantic Wednesday, February 5: 7:30pm There is strong evidence that white sharks have expanded their foraging strategies to include active predation on the North Atlantic gray seal off Cape Cod, Mass. For the first time, researchers have predictable access to white sharks. From 2009-2013, Skomal and the team tagged 39 white sharks off the coast of Cape Cod with coded acoustic transmitters and/or satellite-based tracking tags to examine movements, habitat use, site fidelity, residency and feeding behavior. This research has been featured on Discovery Channel's "Shark Week." Gregory Skomal, Ph.D., Marine Fisheries Scientist and Author...
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