CLEVELAND — CLEVELAND – Great Lakes Science Center is "eggstra eggcited" to celebrate the amazing structure of the egg on Friday, April 19 and Saturday, April 20 during Eggsperiment.
Test your skills on our Egg Race Obstacle Course, check out what happens when everyday objects like "Peeps" candy are subjected to the vacuum of space, explore the science of bubbles and try your hand at navigating a modified lunar rover.
Eggsperiment runs from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Friday, April 19 and Saturday, April 20, and all the special activities are included with general admission.
SCIENCE SPECTACULAR EGGSTRAVAGANZA
Watch in wonder while we explore the amazing structure of the egg! Is it really possible to stand on a carton of eggs without cracking any? Do you need super-human strength to squeeze an egg until it breaks? Why are eggs egg-shaped? Find out during this eggcellent eggsperience!
MOTION MANIA DEMONSTRATION
Experience Newton's Laws of Motion firsthand in this charged demonstration that uses energy and electricity to explore the forces of motion and the power that gets your automobile from one place to another.
EGG DROP: APOLLO LANDER CHALLENGE
Celebrate the 50th anniversary of NASA's Apollo 11 mission as you gather your family and friends to design and engineer the perfect contraption to protect a delicate egg from a 62 foot drop. Did your egg survive the landing on our makeshift moon? Which design is best?
EGG RACE OBSTACLE COURSE
How good is your balance? Test your skills on our obstacle course while holding a fragile object on a spoon. Challenge yourself and try it again going faster, what happened?
"PEEPS IN SPACE" ACTIVITY
What do our atmosphere and Peeps, the colorful marshmallow candy, have in common? Find out what happens to everyday objects in the vacuum of space. This experiment is sure to take your curiosity out of this world!
WEATHER WATCHERS LAB
April showers bring May flowers and this learning lab sponsored by Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District (NEORSD) brings the water cycle to life as we explore the way people impact weather, and how NEORSD works to protect our Great Lake.
Explore shapes, colors and elasticity as you try to blow a square or egg-shaped bubble. Does your bubble float or sink? What colors do you see? Find out the science behind bubbles in this fun activity.
Put yourself in the driver's seat and prepare for your biggest mission yet, driving a vehicle on the moon. The first step in making it to the moon is to learn to operate one of our remote controlled robots right here on Earth. Do you have what it takes to live and drive on the moon? Challenge yourself by navigating our modified lunar landscape and find out!