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October 11th-19th, 2014 Science For All Ages!

Program Guide

Geocaching Fun! October 11th. 10:00am- Noon, $5 per person cost If you love Percy Jackson and the Olympians then come try out this geocache style treasure hunt based on the stories. Geocaching is an outdoor treasure hunting game and you can learn all about it while on an adventure with Percy Jackson. Western Museum of Mining and Industry, North Gate 225 N. Gate Blvd, COS, CO 80921

Live Birds of Prey Presentation October 12th & 19th, FREE The resident raptors of the Nature and Raptor Center welcome you to take a peek inside their lives. Join our NRCP naturalist and a raptor ambassador for an informative talk on these majestic animals and their marvelous adaptations. NRCP Facility- 5200 Nature Center Rd. Pueblo, CO 81003 /CSScienceFestival @CSScienceFest

Schedule Cool Science Carnival Day at UCCS October 11th , 10:00am-4:30pm

FREE! This is the event you have been waiting for! Science related activities for the whole family. The day is filled with robots, birds of prey, telescopes, Legos, wild animals, model planes and rockets, fossils, Chemical Magic Show, WNET Space Racers, space explorers and more!

1420 Austin Bluffs Pkwy Colorado Springs, 80918

Science On Tap- 2014 Science Fair Winners October 13th, 6:30pm FREE Join emerging young scientists (high school and middle school students) whose research stood out among their peers at the 2014 Pikes Peak Regional Science Fair. Jack Quinn’s Irish Alehouse & Pub 21 S. Tejon St, COS, CO 80903 Doing Science Downtown: Chemistry of Food October 13th, 5:00- 6:30pm, FREE Featuring really fun experiments using milk, cream, potatoes and other edibles. These will also be experiments you can do at home! Alamo Corporate Center 102 S. Tejon St. COS, CO 80903 Doing Science Downtown: Chemical Magic Show October 14th, 5:00- 6:30pm, FREE See and experience lots of chemical reactions that involve great colors and explosions! Although they look like magic, there are no secrets or tricks. Everything can be explained with a little chemistry. Appropriate for all ages. Plaza of the Rockies- 111 S. Tejon St. COS, CO 80903 Doing Science Downtown: Dry Ice Fun! October 15th, 5:00- 6:30pm, FREE We’ll use the unusual properties of frozen carbon dioxide (dry ice) to better understand solids, liquids and gases. The experiments are truly amazing and fun! Plaza of the Rockies- 111 S. Tejon St. COS, CO 80903 Star Light, Star Bright Observatory: Stargazing October 12 & 15th, 7:00pm FREE The Star Light, Star Bright Observatory will be open to young and old alike to view selected celestial objects through the Observatory’s 12” telescope. Weather Permitting Trailblazer Elementary School, 2015 Wickes Road COS, CO Recycling Facility Tour October 14th & 16th10:00am FREE, 30ppl per tour Learn about Bestway Recycling’s Material Recovery Facility (MRF) the first to open in Southern Colorado. Online tickets at Bestway Disposal 4005 Interpark Drive, COS, CO 80907

Family Science Night at BSCS October 14th, 6:00pm FREE Join us for a family night full of science. Parents and children get to engage with science related experiments together! BSCS, 5414 Mark Dabling Blvd COS, CO 80918

Electric Airplanes October 15th, 9:00am FREE Watch the Pikes Peak Soaring Society fly radio-controlled model airplanes, gliders and scaled models of specific planes. Pride Soccer Field 8700 E. Woodmen Road COS, CO 80908 Monument Valley Park Water Quality October 15th, 3:30pm FREE The Catamount Institute will be holding a hands-on water quality assessment demonstration and help determine the health of Monument Creek. North Monument Valley Park Radio Station Tour October 15th,16th & 17th, 4:30pm FREE Visit Cumulus Radio for an in-depth radio station engineering tour with an emphasis in the operation and technical details. Online tickets at 6805 Corporate Drive COS, CO 80919 Flight Simulator Experience October 15th, 4:30- 7:30pm (3 tour groups), FREE Flight Simulator I integrates state-of-the-art simulation using realistic, visually intensive flight simulators, the theories will be demonstrated in a lab-like environment with hands-on practice. Ages 10-adults only due to lab environment. 1 hr tour groups Jack Swigert Aerospace Academy 4220 East Pikes Peak Ave COS, CO 80909 Doing Science Downtown: Be an Engineer! October 16th 5:00- 6:30pm, FREE Can you design a boat that won’t sink? How about a space suit to survive a meteorite impact? Join us to see how! Plaza of the Rockies- 111 S. Tejon St. COS, CO 80903 Kids, Cooking and Science! October 16th, 4:30pm $18 per person, limited to 12 kids Understand the science behind the food you eat. Why does popcorn pop? Why does stirring liquid turn it into a solid? This is a in-depth hands on experimental food night. Adams Mountain Cafe- Online Tickets at 26 Manitou Ave, Manitou Springs, CO 80829

For Teen-Adult Explorers Science on the Screen- Two Films! October 12th, 3pm FREE Two great science films The Incredible Bionic Man and The Perfect Runner. Come for free and bring your popcorn! U.S. Olympic Training Center Theater 1750 E. Boulder St. COS, CO 80909

County Coroner Crime Lab Tours (14+, NO EXCEPTIONS) October 15th, 2:00pm FREE tour but $3 reservation fee Join us for a forensic science and a behind the scenes look at El Paso County Coroner’s Office. Adult content. County Coroner’s Office Online tickets at 2741 E. El Paso St. COS , CO 80907

Science on the Screen- Particle Fever October 15th, 7:00pm FREE Imagine being able to watch as Edison turned on the first light bulb, or as Franklin received his first jolt of electricity. Particle Fever gives audiences a front row seat to scientific discovery as it happens. Bonus: Dr. Stringer from UCCS will give a presentation after the film. U.S. Olympic Training Center Theater 1750 E. Boulder St. COS, CO 80909 Science on the Screen- October Sky October 17th, 7:00pm FREE October Sky mixes the drama of traditional family conflicts with a nostalgic glimpse of life in the mid-50’s and a look at the earliest days of our journey into space. Popcorn included! U.S. Olympic Training Center Theater 1750 E. Boulder St. COS, CO 80909

For Adult Explorers

Beer Brewing Science October 15 & 16, 4:00pm FREE tour but $3 reservation fee Take a tour of Bristol Brewing at their new Ivywild location and learn the microbiology and biochemistry of fermentation. Limited to 15 people! Online tickets available at Bristol Brewery 1604 S. Cascade Ave COS, CO 80905

Wine Science October 16th, 3:00pm, FREE tour but $3 reservation fee Join D’Vine Wine as we explore the science behind making wine. Online tickets at 934 Manitou Ave, Suite 108 Manitou Springs, CO 80829 Super Science Mashup October 16th, 6:00pm FREE Dive into the lively GMO/Organic debate sponsored by the Pikes Peak Skeptics Society. Ivywild - Gym 1604 Cascade Ave. COS, CO 80905 Whiskey Distillation Science October 17th, 3:00pm FREE tour but $3 reservation fee So much is involved in making good whiskey. Join Distillery 291 as we investigate the ingredients and science behind whiskey. Online tickets at Distillery 291 1645 S. Tejon St. COS, CO 80905 Science on the Screen- The Day the Mesozoic Died October 19th, 3:00pm FREE The disappearance of the dinosaurs at the end of the Cretaceous period posed one of the greatest, long-standing scientific mysteries. This three-act film tells the story of the extraordinary detective work that solved it. U.S. Olympic Training Center Theater 1750 E. Boulder St. COS, CO 80909


For Explorers Ages 5-99

We hope you and your family are learning something amazing at the 5th Annual Colorado Springs Science Festival. This nine-day festival offers a wide variety of hands-on science education and is a program of the Colorado Springs Science Center. If you would like to be a part of this amazing community endeavour please contact Steve and DeeAnn Rothstein at

Antarctic Discovery Lecture Series

Icarus at the Edge of Time October 17th, 7:00pm Tickets $12-32 Pikes Peak Center

Water in the Rainless Polar Desert and The Toughest Creatures in the World October 13th, 5:30pm FREE, All Ages How can one of the most driest and harshest places on earth have abundant life? Two lectures by world renowned scientists dig deep to the McMurdo Dry Valleys to share their secrets! Kresge Lecture Hall, Inside Tutt Science Center 1112 N. Nevada Ave, COS, CO 80903 Undermining the Unstable West Antarctic

This production is a mesmerizing tale of Icarus who challenges the might of a Black Hole. Based on physicist Brian Greene’s children’s book, this re-imagined classic myth takes audiences on a whirlwind voyage thru space and time with a super high-def film and score played live!

Ice Sheet October 15th, 7:00pm, FREE Explore the Geological culprits in the bedrock below the ice sheet with Colorado College professor Christine Siddoway. Christine has spent eleven seasons in the Antarctic, carrying out geological research. A lecture not to be missed! Kresge Lecture Hall, Inside Tutt Science Center 1112 N. Nevada Ave, COS, CO 80903

Original musical score by Philip Glass and conducted by the Colorado Springs Youth Symphony. Narrated by Scott RC Levy. For Tickets

The SCINI Project October 17th, 7:00pm FREE Learn about SCINI- Submersible Capable of under Ice Navigation and Imaging. Kresge Lecture Hall, Inside Tutt Science Center 1112 N. Nevada Ave, COS, CO 80903


Penguin & Giant Petrel Presentation October 18th, 4:00pm FREE Presentation and movie about the ecology and how it is affecting the penguin population. Colorado College- Olin Hall for map Frozen at the Bottom of Earth: The Life of Antarctica’s Ice October 16th, 7:00pm, FREE The mass of ice which blankets the continent is constantly moving, changing and surprisingly vulnerable. In this lecture we will explore how organisms use the numerous forms of ice in the Antarctic and transform this barren landscape into a habitat for life. Kresge Lecture Hall, Inside Tutt Science Center 1112 N. Nevada Ave, COS, CO 80903

1st Annual Colorado Springs Mini Maker Faire October 18th, 10:00am-4:00pm FREE! At the new Library 21C Bring the family for a day of creating and building. In-conjunction with the Pikes Peak Library District this first ever Colorado Springs Maker Faire will have something for everyone and for all ages. Come create, discover and explore! 1175 Chapel Hills Drive COS, CO 80920





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